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David Shamah has been writing about Israeli technology news for over a decade, both in print and on the web, and knows the Israeli tech scene and its start-ups inside out.
Niv Lilien is a senior technology writer, and the former technology section editor for ynetnews. Currently, Niv writes regularly for several of Israel's most prominent media outlets. Niv is also one of the founders of a new media initiative - Tabula Media digital publishing house, and the editor in chief of the TheUplink Hebrew tech magazine for tablets and smartphones. Lilien has a BA degree (with honours) in political science and communications from Bar Ilan University and a degree in journalism from the same institute. He is currently a graduate student working towards a master's degree in the net culture program in Tel Aviv University.
If you've ever had just five minutes to charge your smartphone's flat battery and wished it didn't take an hour, help is at hand. An Israeli company is working on a nano-material that could see your mobile fully charged in just seconds.
Israeli startup KitLocate will be the nucleus of the search engine giant's move to the Middle East.
The two countries have been working on several important joint digital government projects over the past several years.
Trusteer's solutions have been deployed in tens of millions of systems, all of whom are now IBM customers.
An 'undo' button for AD could be the key to saving administrators a lot of time and pain.
The company is counting on a new center in southern Israel to help it tap into Israel's security knowhow.
One startup reckons that's its cracked how to make location-based services work on mobile without hammering battery life.
With some help from Israel, CTO and co-founder Henry Samueli is confident the company will become the leader in 4G technology.
A worldwide effort, led in part by Intel Israel, helped developed a long-life, high performance processor that is now in dozens of devices.
The head of IT strategy at Russia's biggest bank sees the cloud as a necessary evil and is investing in security startups to deal with hackers that want to get into its systems.
The first round of rumours didn't pan out, but the purchase of the Israeli 3D technology start-up by the Cupertino tech giant makes enough sense for Apple to make it happen.
General Motors is at the forefront of developing self-driving vehicles, with the car industry on the cusp of revolutionary changes.
Microsoft Ventures, a worldwide empire of startup accelerators, and a redoubled determination to innovate are all part of the Microsoft future, according to execs.
ZeroVM has a fast new way to build virtual workspaces, and RackSpace was impressed enough to buy the company.
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