Tag archive for ‘Verizon’

Phone Designed for People with Disabilities Wins $1 Million Verizon Prize

Israeli startup Sesame Enable, which develops smart phones for people with disabilities, has won a $1 million prize in the Verizon Wireless competition. Based in Israel, Sesame Enable has developed touch-free More...

Noam Meir On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Ben Shaoul Secures $360 Million in Loans for Verizon Building Refit

Ben Shaoul’s Magnum Real Estate has closed on a $360 million loan to complete the conversion of Manhattan’s Verizon office building located at  into luxury condominiums, the Mortgage Observer reported. More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Franken, Schatz and Cruz Not Neutral on Proposed FCC Net Neutrality

Senators Al Franken from Minnesota and Brian Schatz from Hawaii were pleased when the FCC announced it would propose new rules regulating broadband carriers, as reported by MPR News. Senator Franken, who More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

AOL Taking Even More Employees Offline

AOL is restructuring  yet again … which really means that people will be getting sacked. AOL will get rid of positions that aren’t needed anymore, but may create new ones. Sources say this won’t More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Israeli Startup Rounds Raises $12 Million from Samsung, Verizon

Israeli startup Rounds, which offers users a live social platform that combines live communication and social activities and hopes to take down WhatsApp, has just raised $12 million in a series B round of More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Court Permits Eruv in the Hamptons, Says It Won’t Force Religion on People

The sight of an Eruv, plastic strips placed on utility poles to mark areas where observant Jews are allowed to carry things on the Shabbat, will not force religion on Hampton residents, or so was the spirit More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Israeli Semiconductor FourGee Gets Verizon Certification

Israel’s Altair Semiconductor, a developer of high-performance, single-mode LTE chipsets, announced that its FourGee-3800/6300 Category 4 chipset has successfully achieved Verizon Wireless chipset certification. More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Fraud from Bots Represents Loss of $6 Billion in Digital Advertising

Almost one-fourth of video ads and 11 percent of display ads are viewed by fake consumers created by cyber crime networks seeking to take a chunk of the billions of dollars spent on digital advertising, according More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Is Sumner Redstone Finished?

Sumner Redstone’s days as head of Viacom/CBS may be numbered, according to a report in the New York Post. The 91 year old media titan has been embattled since he was perceived to be weak or ill during a More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Ben Shaoul Asking $100 for Penthouse in Old Verizon building

Ben Shaoul’s asking price for a penthouse in the former Verizon building on 140 West street is a steep $100 million, but  he thinks it is worth every dime. According to the RealDeal, Shaoul said, More...

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