The South Korean tech giant has two R&D centres in Israel – and their work can currently be seen on Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone.
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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.
Israel's Lucid wants to take on Nvidia on the desktop and laptop - and it's already settings its sights on tackling the graphics strain that is sure to hit ultrabooks and tablets soon.
Microsoft Israel is opening up its accelerator to a second wave of start-ups with what it hopes is a new methodology to help inspire success - housed in the R&D centre that aims to keep the grande dame of tech ahead of the curve.
Intel is Israel's biggest private-sector employer and has been behind some of its best-known projects, from the Pentium M to Cloverview.
Motorola Solutions Israel is developing kit for law enforcement and rescue workers using LTE, and it's hoping the tech it's developing will go on to be used in new industries
Broadcom has made many of its best buys in Israeli start-ups, says the head of the company's operations in the country
As it continues to find a place with Big Data and high-performance computing scenarios, Israel's Mellanox is seeing its share price heading skyward
Israel's Waze turn-by-turn navigation app has something neither Android's nor iOS 6's new navigation app has - a dedicated community of drivers who love the app, and who are a source of fantastically useful information for drivers
The security company has recently closed a funding round which it will use to add to its workforce - with new recruits potentially facing a very interesting job interview
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