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Israeli startup alerts Microsoft to critical flaw

Israel’s Wiz (see here previously), led by former Microsoft employees, discovered an “unprecedented critical vulnerability” in Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. It notified Microsoft, who paid Wiz a bounty for the discovery and said it immediately fixed the problem. https://www.timesofisrael.com/microsoft-fixes-cloud-vulnerability-after-warning-from-israel-based-company/

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Live video streaming for Microsoft

Microsoft has acquired Israel’s Peer5, which develops technology for low-bandwidth video streaming, called eCDN. It is understood that its technology will be used in Microsoft Teams, the company’s platform for communication. Peer5’s team will join Microsoft Israel R&D. https://www.timesofisrael.com/microsoft-acquires-israeli-startup-peer5-to-improve-video-streaming-software/ https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3914649,00.html … Continue reading

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Microsoft to invest $1 billion in Israel

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has given details of his company’s planned new investments in Israel to the Israeli PM. They should total between $1 billion and $1.5 billion. https://en.globes.co.il/en/article-microsoft-set-for-major-israel-investment-1001365619

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Security partnership with Microsoft

Israel’s Voyager Labs (reported here previously) has announced that its suite of AI cloud-based security solutions is now also available on Microsoft Azure. Also, the Microsoft One Commercial Partner program gives Voyager Labs the facility to sell to Microsoft customers … Continue reading

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Microsoft Israel Ignites interest

At its annual Ignite Conference, Microsoft revealed many of the developments emanating from its Israeli R&D center. They include digital tools that integrate into Microsoft Teams; comprehensive organizational data snapshots and a Data Loss protection service. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3896435,00.html

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Microsoft’s green new Israeli campus

Microsoft’s new Herzliya 46,000 sqm building will support innovation and accessibility. It is the first Israeli office to carry a ‘LEED V4 Gold certification’ for its environmentally friendly design. It includes a 3,500 sqm garden, WaterGen’s water from air and … Continue reading

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Microsoft showcases two Israeli security products

Microsoft’s 2020 Ignite (online) conference featured two cloud security products developed at the Development Center in Israel. The Azure Security Center Multi Cloud shows a unified picture of all security, whereas Microsoft Defender gives end-to-end protection against attacks. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3851246,00.html

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Microsoft expands and moves offices

Microsoft’s Tel Aviv development center is expanding. Its 1,500 employees will move to WeWork’s Midtown Tel Aviv building, specially tailored to Microsoft Israel’s R&D division’s needs. Joining them are Microsoft for Startups, the Microsoft accelerator, and Microsoft’s Reactor. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3839793,00.html

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Microsoft buys more Israeli cybersecurity

Microsoft has acquired Israeli IoT security company CyberX (reported here previously) for an estimated $170 million. Microsoft said CyberX complemented its existing Azure IoT security capabilities. Microsoft praised CyberX’s cutting-edge expertise, and technology platform. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3835241,00.html

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Microsoft’s AI-powered virtual classroom

Microsoft has launched a virtual classroom system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to provide feedback on the individual performance of students. Built by Microsoft Israel’s education group, it also provides security, group collaboration and teacher supervision / inspection. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3833452,00.html

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