20 stories about IBM
CTech AIsrael Conference Aya Soffer

IBM helping companies "figure out" how to use GenAI safely

22.04.24|James Spiro
Aya Soffer, Director at IBM Israel Research Lab, spoke to CTech at AIsrael 2024 about generative AI and correct governance around its use.
הבניין החדש של אמדוקס ב רעננה

Amdocs, IBM slashing thousands of square meters of office space

27.12.23|Dotan Levy
The two global giants are looking to offload some of their office space in Israel. Amdocs plans to rent space on its campus in Ra'anana, while IBM is considering moving its headquarters from Petah Tikva.
Neatsun Ziv and Yaron Wolfsthal

Supply chain security startup OX Security receives strategic investment from IBM Ventures

The companies did not disclose the size of the investment, but it is estimated at between $5-10 million
מטה יבמ IBM פתח תקווה פארק אזורים

IBM laying off dozens of storage software developers in Israel

17.07.23|Meir Orbach
IBM operates a substantial development center in Israel focused on storage technology, employing hundreds of workers. The center was established after IBM acquired the Israeli startup XIV in 2008
Polar Security team

IBM acquires Polar Security for $60 million to help automate cloud data protection

The Israeli startup’s solution helps organizations see where data stores exist, which stores hold what information, who has access to this information, and spot and prevent data vulnerabilities and compliance violations
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IBM Research, Hebrew University, and Israel’s Technion partner to promote AI efforts

08.09.22|James Spiro
The announcement was made at the Tech, Science, and Sustainable Society Summit, hosted by IBM Research celebrating 50 years of its presence in Israel
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IBM acquiring Israeli data observability startup Databand

06.07.22|Meir Orbach
The multinational corporation will pay tens of millions of dollars for the company that has developed a unified data pipeline observability solution that’s purpose-built for data engineers
Shai Banaim IBM

Shai Banaim named General Manager of IBM in Israel

Incumbent Daniel Melka will take the role of Vice President of Technology Support Services IBM for EMEA
Moshe Tanach NeuReality Dr. Mukesh Khare IBM

IBM teams up with Israeli startup NeuReality to build AI inference platforms

The platforms are aimed at enabling sectors such as finance, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and smart cities to deploy computer vision, Natural Language Processing, recommendation systems, and other AI use cases
ZzappMalaria Team

ZzappMalaria wins IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition by helping eliminate Malaria

24.06.21|James Spiro
The company won a $3 million grant to help prevent the 400,000 deaths each year caused by the illness
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Aya Soffer named as new Director of IBM’s Haifa Research Lab

“I'm excited to take on such a significant role at IBM with an influence that reverberates beyond technological research,” says IBM’s AI chief
Oren Rubin

"When you're building a product, it’s important to understand how people think, what makes them happy"

Oren Rubin, the founder and CEO of, speaks to Michael Matias about AI's growing importance to the field of product testing
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IBM bids goodbye to Watson Health, its interactive AI system

22.02.21|Raphael Kahan
Last year, the division made less than $1 billion and was considered unprofitable. IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna, has decided to put the focus back on more traditional areas like enterprise computing and the cloud, and anything unrelated is in danger of shutting down
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IBM harnessing blockchain to deliver verifiable Covid-19 vaccine and health passes

23.01.21|Allon Sinai
Director of Blockchain and IoT Platforms at IBM Research in Haifa believes blockchain is the ideal technology to tackle the challenges of coronavirus
מנכל אינטל החדש פט גלסינגר

New CEO injects much-needed hope to floundering Intel

13.01.21|Raphael Kahan
Pat Gelsinger will try and return the U.S. tech giant to its former glory after achieving resounding success at VMware
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Aya Soffer: IBM’s AI trailblazer

Soffer has made an impact as IBM’s vice president of AI - let’s take a look at why she made our list of Israeli gateways to the space of Artificial Intelligence
מטה יבמ IBM פתח תקווה פארק אזורים

IBM fires dozens of employees in Israel office

24.11.20|Meir Orbach
IBM already began firing thousands of its employees across the world back in May
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IBM announces splitting of company, plans to list its IT infrastructure services unit as a separate company by end of 2021

The company has shifted focus to cloud growth in recent years, aiming to make up for slowing software sales and seasonal demand for its mainframe servers
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This research was sponsored by Amazon: How ‘Big Tech’ is compromising academic integrity

06.10.20|Viki Auslender
After ‘Big Tobacco’ and ‘Big Oil,’ it is now the tech giants’ turn to try their hand at influencing the public debate by contributing to research institutes