Israel received a visit from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg this week, where she launched Facebook’s “Playground”, a “new hub for startups and entrepreneurs in Israel to build connections, develop skills, and foster innovation.”
Israel’s Defense Ministry also announced the launch of an innovation hub aimed at fostering security-related technologies and strengthening the relationship between the country’s civilian and defense markets.
In recent acquisition news, Salesforce buys the Israeli field service software company Clicksoftware for $1.35B.
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