Tag archive for ‘industry’
Lucy P. Marcus On Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Lucy P. Marcus: What’s an Industry?

Carmakers are afraid of Apple. YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon are upending the television industry. Skype, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and others have changed consumers’ notions of how – and how much More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Vessel’s Jason Kilar Bangs Drum for Early-Access Online Video Sector

New startup Vessel is looking to carve a niche for itself in online video as activity picks up in the promising field, Chief Executive Jason Kilar said in an interview with the Guardian. “We want to make media More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Technion and Microsoft Launch Internet of Things Joint Venture

The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, together with Microsoft Israel R&D center, launched a special initiative in a lab for developing software and systems at the Technion’s computer science faculty. More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Billionaire Icahn Says Taj Mahal Worker Belt-Tightening an ‘Essential Sacrifice’

  Future owner of the Trump Taj Mahal is battling workers who want a judge to restore benefits to employees, but Carl Icahn says these cuts in benefits are “an essential sacrifice.” As Atlantic More...

Check Point Beats Earnings Expectations and Expands Stock Repurchase Plan

Israel’s Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the largest pure-play security vendor globally, reported that its Q4 profit for 2014 beat expectations. It also announced an extension and expansion to the More...

Check Point Launches New Partner Program to Accelerate Security Innovation

Israel’s Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the largest pure-play security vendor globally, announced its new global partner program, the Stars Program. This new program, it boasts, will create More...

Noam Meir On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Union Workers Protest Icahn’s Saving Trump Casino Over Their Dead Contract

The saga surrounding the attempt by billionaire investor Carl Icahn to take over the bankrupt Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, and possibly save it, continues. A few days ago, workers from Local 54 More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Jason Kilar’s Vessel Hoping to Make Waves in Online Video

  A recently-established startup, Vessel, is pushing to revolutionize the online video industry. Vessel, which opened to beta testers last week, will charge subscribers $3 a month for three days of More...

Tali Tsipori On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Shmuel Harlap: I’m Not Selling Mobileye

Mobileye’s biggest private investor after the founders believes it is leading an automotive revolution. Dr. Shmuel Harlap chairman and controlling shareholder of Colmobil, Israeli’s leading auto importer, More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Soros Planning $1 Billion Investment in Auto Dealerships

George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, is interested in investing in auto dealerships, reports said. Soros Fund Management sent representatives to the National Automobile Dealers Association convention More...

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