Tag archive for ‘tech’
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Steven Spielberg’s Daughter Makes TV Debut for Snapchat

The second generation of Hollywood royalty is stepping up. Sasha Spielberg, daughter of Steven, and Emily Goldwyn, daughter of John and granddaughter of legendary Samuel Goldwyn who co-founded MGM Studios, More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Software Giant Salesforce Had Humble Beginnings in Neighborhood Office

Salesforce is the largest tech employer in San Francisco, with more than 1, 100 employees hired last year alone. It has nine offices in the city, including the Salesforce Tower which is scheduled to open 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 More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Wins Revenue Jackpot Despite Macau

Las Vegas Sands should have had a weak 2014, with increased regulations from China on Macau’s casinos, an Iranian cyber-attack on the company’s tech systems and a shaky global economy, but 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...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Blocking of Turkish Pages Shows Facebook ‘Disingenuous’ on Free Speech, Report Says

Only two weeks after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a strongly worded #JeSuisCharlie statement on the importance of free speech, Facebook has agreed to censor images of the prophet Muhammad in Turkey, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

What Lyve’s Tim Bucher Learned From Dell, Jobs and Gates

Tim Bucher has worked with the greats in the tech industry: Steve Jobs, Michael Dell and Bill Gates, and learned unique lessons from each. Bucher is CEO of a photo storage and sharing app called Lyve,  More...

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Gali Weinreb On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Hebrew University Teams with Australian PhytoTech on medical cannabis patch

The Hebrew University tech transfer company will collaborate on a novel delivery system. Hebrew University of Jerusalem technology transfer company Yissum Research Development Co. Ltd. has signed an exclusive More...

Tali Tsipori On Monday, January 26th, 2015

2015 Israeli Hi-Tech Exits Reach $862 Million – and It’s Only January

Acquisitions by Amazon, Microsoft, Dropbox and others have enriched many Israeli entrepreneurs in the first few weeks of this year. 2015 has begun with a flood of Israeli high-tech exits. Since the start More...

Jewish Business News Service On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

2014’s 10 Biggest VC Deals Were Worth Nearly $50 Billion

In 2014, venture capital funding in the United States hit its highest mark since 2001. Even though deal growth was a modest 8 percent higher than in 2013, investment skyrocketed 62 percent. $47.3 billion More...

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