Motorola commercial cell phone was developed in Israel. Motorola has its largest development center in Israel
Intel has four major development centers in Israel.
Microsoft has one of its three strategic development centers outside the US in Israel. It is based on several startup companies that Microsoft has acquired in Israel, which are now part of this development center. Most of Windows NT technology was developed in Israel.
AKAMAI technology was developed in Israel by Danny Lewin, its co-founder and CTO. Mr. Lewin was killed on 9/11 on one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center.
SAP AG, the enterprise software leader, has its larger development center outside Germany in Raanana, Israel. This center, called SAP Labs Israel, is also based on several startup companies that SAP acquired in Israel.
Checkpoint, the world leader in internet security and firewalls is an Israeli company.
The AOL Instant Messenger was developed in 1996 by four young Israelis.
Given Imaging, an Israeli company, developed the first ingestible pill-sized video camera, used for medical diagnostic without the need of an invasive operation.
The Israeli company M-Systems developed the USB-Flash Drives, used for portable storage all over the world. The company was recently bought by SanDisk, an American company, the world leader in the flash storage market, established by an Israeli.
IBM, Kodak, Cisco, HP, Google, Novell and many others, also have large scale research and development centers in Israel.