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News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Demand Crashes Websites in Global Rush for Tickets

Walt Disney Co.’s upcoming “Star Wars” movie is awakening a global force of fans who are swamping websites in the U.S. and U.K. as they try to reserve seats to a movie still two months away from opening. The More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Retail giants look to a 21-year-old Israeli for app success

The ad agencies launching Coca-Cola’s loyalty app in Berlin and Amazon’s shopping app in India are both depending on Israel’s MobCo Media  to get users on board. MobCo, an engagement-driven performance More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Israel’s AreaOne, Facebook Marketing Partner and Mobile DSP Provider, Opens Beijing Offices

– – http://www.areaone.com/ The expansion of business ties between Israel and China continues with the announcement that Israeli firm AreaOne has opened up offices in Beijing. The company, formally More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Amazon Seeks Highly Skilled Engineers in Israel

Amazon is hiring over 100 techies in Israel over the next 18 months. The new jobs will cover Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon Development Centers, and Amazon subsidiary, Annapurna Labs. Annapurna Labs, More...

The Guardian On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

UK: Letter from 90 tech entrepreneurs praises Conservatives’ industry support

    The Conservatives have received praise from 90 tech entrepreneurs, who have written to the Guardian to say it would be bad for jobs, growth and innovation to “change course”. The company More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Chinese Internet Giants Alibaba and Baidu Increase Investments in Israel

  Baidu and Alibaba, two of China’s largest internet companies are increasing their investments in Israel. Baidu is investing $5 million in Tonara, an Israeli startup that makes it easier for More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Brent Hoberman’s Made.com Sales Rise Before Its Stock Floats

Made.com’s sales rose 63% last year ahead of its stock flotation, as reported by Techworld. The company, which allows users to buy designer furniture at a discount, won an award at the Techworld More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Fed Chief Janet Yellen Could Drop the Greenspan ‘Put’

While former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan said the notion of the “Greenspan put” was a “joke, ” current Fed chief Janet Yellen isn’t laughing; she seems serious about raising rates More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Patrick Drahi Buys 7 Magazines From Belgian Publisher

  Patrick Drahi, known to some as the “cable cowboy, ” is going to buy seven magazines from Belgian-based Roularta Media Group, as reported by Reuters. Drahi, founder of Altice, won More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Dallas Mavericks Look Back on Rescue by Mark Cuban 15 Years Ago

On Jan. 4, 2000, an unknown but brash 42-year-old billionaire from the dot.com world named Mark Cuban hedged his bets and purchased the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks for $285 million. The Mavs were one of the More...

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