Tag archive for ‘Snapchat’
Shai Genish On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Israel’s Voca.ai Bought by Snapchat for $70 million

Snapchat has reportedly acquired Israeli startup Voca.ai for $70 million. Voca uses artificial intelligence to create realistic lifelike automated speech. Based in Herzilya, Israel, Voca.ai was founded in More...

Statista On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Snapchat Vs. Instagram and Whatsapp: Attack of the Clones

Following a disappointing earnings report on Tuesday, Snap’s shares dropped nearly 15 percent on Wednesday as shareholders appear to be losing faith in the company. While Snapchat is still immensely popular More...

Shai Genish On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Snapchat Co-Founders Spiegel and Murphy Lost Over $1 Billion Each

  CEO Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy Snap Inc. co-founders lost more than $1 billion each after Shares fell 25 percent to a low of $17.12 Wednesday, Bloomberg reports. Snap Inc. reported earnings for first-quarter More...

Shai Genish On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Snap Inc. Committed to Spend $1 Billion on Web Services With Amazon

Snap Founder and CEO Evan Spiegel Snap Inc. has a deal to pay Amazon.com Inc. at least $1 billion for internet services over the next five years, adding to a $2 billion agreement it already has with Google. More...

Shai Genish On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Ex-employee sues Snapchat, claims the company Has Been Faking Growth Numbers

  A former Snapchat employee accusing the messaging app of faking its growth numbers in order to drive up its value in its initial public offering (IPO), according to Hollywood Reporter. Snapchat filed for More...

Shai Genish On Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Snapchat buying Israeli augmented reality start-up Cimagine, report  

  Image messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat is buying Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media for an estimated $30-$40 million, Israeli Calcalist reported on Sunday. This is More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Forbes Names Mark Zuckerberg World’s Richest Jew, Larry Ellison Second

The Forbes’ 2016 list of the 400 richest people in America, “The Forbes 400” , has a record-breaking, combined total net worth of $2.4 trillion, up from $2.34 trillion in 2015. The average net More...

Snapchat hit with class-action suit for sexually explicit content

Snapchat Discover exposes minors to “harmful, offensive, prurient and sexually offensive content”, a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court in California, accusing the popular messaging app. Snapchat More...

Noam Meir On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Snapchat to Start Showing Ads From Verizon, Warner in ‘Stories’

For the first time Snapchat has released an advertising API for its platform, called Snapchat Partners. The new Snap Ad format allows advertisers via third party collaborators, to show a 10-second video More...

News Brief On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Snapchat’s Spiegel to Investors: We Have 8 Billion Video Views a Day

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel has a message for investors: the app is growing quickly, and young people love it. People using the application for disappearing photos view 8 billion videos a day, the same More...

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