On the prowl for top startup tech, Microsoft has invested in a company that is tackling a hot-button enterprise problem.
Tel Aviv Tech
All the latest on technology news, startups, people and events from Israel
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.
Facebook's Internet.org effort is getting a major boost with the company acquiring Onavo, the 'data-miser' of mobile apps.
Clientless security and compatibility with its existing products are two of the reasons F5 Networks is acquiring Israel's Versafe, according to F5.
The largest employer in Israel's high-tech economy is about to get even bigger, as it takes over Micron's Israeli fab – likely to be the future site of Intel's 10nm chip manufacturing plant.
When it comes to IT security, big tech firms keep looking to Israel for their next buy.
While the clock ticks on the arrival of the next iPhone version, old Apple devices will soon be able to offer eye and face-tracking capabilities via uMoove.
Despite the war of words over open source among big tech companies, HP is convinced OpenStack is a business opportunity worth pursuing.
Israeli-developed natural interaction technology could start showing up on devices as soon as next year.
More funding for the cloud-focused Israeli threat detection startup.
In just two years, Intel's Jerusalem team paved the way for the company's challenge in an industry dominated by ARM.
The news about the 'start-up nation' has finally reached the ears of the heads of some of the biggest tech companies in the world – including Deutsche Telekom.
A superfast fiber to the home network could mean a wave of digitisation - and even more startups - for Israel, says John Chambers.
ScaleIO's elastic virtual SAN pitch is reportedly encouraging EMC to get its chequebook out.
The Waze team was determined not to force employees to pull up roots — was this one of the big factors in choosing Google?
The company's second silicon-photonics acquisition in recent weeks boosts its challenge to Intel and Cisco in the space.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Making pen cool again: How N-trig won over Microsoft for the Surface Pro 3
- 2 Hands-on with the Kano: The Linux kit that wants to help kids love coding
- 3 StoreDot: Inside the nanotech that can charge your phone in 30 seconds
- 4 Opening new doors: Why IBM spent $1bn on security firm Trusteer
- 5 Meet Zuta, the tiny printer that drives itself to make documents on the go