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Tweet In 2010, Israel’s Internet sector came of age, mobile hit its stride, more capital began to flow into Israel, and several companies grew. Here is a video recap of some of the biggest headlines and stories from 2010. Happy 2011!

Tweet Every year Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar, a professional services firm under the interational Deloitte brand in Israel, releases an annual list of Israel’s top 50 fastest growing technology companies for the year based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period. Seventeen software companies ranging from security to finance to storage made the list […]

Tweet If you ever wonder what the most important networking website in Israel is for Israeli startups, it seems that might have more impact on a company’s success than LinkedIn or Facebook. Or at least in the initial stages of forming the startup. Without – which helps groups of people with common interests […]

Tweet Earlier today Deloitte Israel announced the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period. The 10 fastest growing companies overall were Pontis, Tufin Technologies, Kontera, Telmap, Safend, Algosec, Promisec, Imperva, cVidya, and SuperDimension. Pontis, a telecom company that provides contextual marketing and selling, had a revenue […]

Tweet Qualcomm announced earlier today that it has acquired Israel’s iSkoot, a leader in “mobilizing internet services on the handsets most people use today”, for an undisclosed sum (rumored to be between $50-100 million). iSkoot’s Kalaida™ Platform utilizes cloud computing to enable device manufacturers and mobile operators to bring popular social networks and new internet […]

Tweet The Jerusalem Post, the main daily English Israeli newspaper, has implemented SemantiNet’s Headup application and is currently running a pilot with it. At first glance, Headup, which has been added to this blog too, seems to be potentially another annoying widget that will underline certain keywords (that may or may not be relevant) and […]

Tweet The Israel Defense Forces’s ongoing efforts to embrace the Internet continues. A few days before IDF representatives explained to 140Conf participants how the army used social media to update the public about its efforts in Haiti and to help save lives there, the army announced that it created and is using a website modeled […]

Tweet Emblaze Mobile, a subsidiary of Emblaze Ltd., announced yesterday that it was ending its efforts to bring the First Else, its linux-based smartphone, to market. The announcement had been expected for quite a few months, especially when it failed to meet its Q2 goal of partnering with a wireless carrier. The phone, which debuted […]

Tweet It’s been a busy month for Trusteer. The company, which offers secure browsing services, was named a Red Herring Europe 100 winner last week and Amit Klein was named CTO of the Year by InfoWorld Magazine recently. The criteria for the Red Herring award included financial performance, technology innovation and execution of strategy. According […]

Tweet Over the past few years there’s been significant increase in trade, investments and R&D partnerships between Israel and China. Except for during the recession, trade has increased steadily and is expected to grow even more as a result of the Israel pavilion at the Shanghai Expo and new initiatives among business organizations in both […]