Sunday, February 16, 2014
Rakuten says purchase will add 300 million users to its existing 200 million, sees ‘communication-based transaction’ future for online sales.
After conquering the big screen, Israel’s own Wonder Woman ranks 39th on AskMen magazine’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women list, beating other beauties like Sofia Vergara, Miranda Kerr and Katy Perry.
Acquisition apparently comes in the form ‘acquhire’, allowing company founders – all IDF ‘cyber-warriors’ – to stay on at Google.
A crop of successful new entrepreneurs is coming out of Israel and they credit military schooling for their success.
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Social media company Twitter announced on Friday that it has expanded its Twitter Trends feature to include the Israeli cities of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Haifa.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Russian Jewish community, Israeli delegation to Winter Games honour Israelis killed by Palestinian gunmen in Munich.http://bcove.me/m33nlfs1
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The Ritz-Carlton in Herzliya and Alma Hotel & Lounge in Tel Aviv make list of 70 most promising hotels of 2014.
The ‘Batman vs. Superman’ star will join Winslet in police corruption thriller, ‘Triple Nine.’
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Soldiers in a new IDF company, called "Defenders of the Negev", maintain an observant Jewish lifestyle as they work to protect the State of Israel. Their service reflects an important goal of the IDF: to help Ultra-Orthodox Jews integrate into the army.
Israel will host the 2015 FIBA 3-on-3 under-18 World Championship basketball tournament, the federation for the sport said on Monday. The tournament will take place in May or June, with the exact date and city to be announced at a later date.
Evgeni Krasnopolski and Andrea Davidovich set their sights on Israel’s first ever medal at the Winter Olympics.
Porter Airlines and EL AL Israel Airlines have signed an interline agreement that will give passengers more options for travel between Canada and Israel.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Vladislav Bykanov of Israel carries his country flag as the team arrives during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Photo by AP