Samsung in talks to buy Israeli startup ShopCloud for $90M
Israeli startup Shopcloud, a provider of software solutions for retailers and businesses, is in talks with giant electronics manufacturer Samsung regarding an acquisition of the company. Shopcloud created an indoor location app that they claim will change the landscape of the navigation industry.To read more about Samsung and Shopcloud, click here.
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Israeli-developed Magisto features in new Amazon TV box
The newly announced Amazon Fire TV has an important Israeli-born component. The digital media player and microconsole’s official video editing app is made by Israeli startup Magisto. With the Magisto app, Fire TV users will be able to build a library of their own video clips and watch them on their TV sets. To read more about Magisto’s app and the Amazon Fire TV system, click here.
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