Google To Set Up 2nd R&D Office In Israel

Reuters reports that Google is going to open a second research and development office in Israel. This office will be located in Tel Aviv, the current office is based in Haifa. Yossi Matias, “a scientist and expert on algorithms, databases and Internet technologies,” will head the Tel Aviv office up says Reuters. Matias previously worked at Tel Aviv University and as a research scientist at Bell Laboratories. The Tel Aviv office should be opening in early 2007.