Bad news for BDS…

Apple takes a bite out of Israel’s high tech scene

h/t MP

  • Nic

    well… there’s always smoke signals.

  • The Butterfly

    Gosh, I wonder why they didn’t build their development centre in “Palestine”? Or Iraq, or Syria, or Yemen, or Somalia, or…

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    ..”value job 1″…now that’s a real joke…

  • Norman_In_New_York

    It seems like every month there is another merger, acquisition or investment involving an Israeli startup and a major international tech company. At the last count by Forbes, Israel has 17 billionaires and growing. In addition, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is one of the few such securities markets that do trading on Sunday, giving worldwide investors a heads up on market trends before their own Monday morning opening.

  • marty_p

    Johny Srouji SVP Hardware at Apple is an Israeli Arab – considering the supposed Israeli Apartheid one would assume that as a victim of horrible persecution he would want to open his new R&D facility in Ramallah or Gaza? ‘Nuff said.

    So to prevent being accused of hypocrisy the BDS folks can’t use Mac’s and iAnything …they can’t use Windows due to Microsoft’s R&D centre in Israel, can’t use Intel CPU’s as many are developed in Israel…oh well…there’s always: