Microsoft Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Israel

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“On a visit to Israel, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discussed Israel’s technology scene and how he’s counting on the country to provide the machine learning it needs for big data.

Ballmer said he was “thrilled to be in Israel” telling the local audience that “there is a wide range of exciting things going on here.” The CEO, who called the country’s start-up scene “remarkable”, was in Israel for Microsoft’s own tech start-up event, called ThinkNext — a sort of combination start-up contest, where 15 companies chosen out of hundreds displayed their innovations, along with a series of TED-type talks about everything from computing, to art, war and peace.”

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Read more about the cooperation agreement here.

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