JERUSALEM, ISRAEL: Onavo, a Tel-Aviv-based firm that makes applications for users to manage mobile data costs, particularly when travelling abroad, has been bought by Facebook for between US$100m and US$200m. The final price was not disclosed.
15 Oct 2013 06:51
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL / BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN: A rocket carrying an Israeli communications satellite has been successfully launched from a Russian facility in Kazakhstan, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said in a statement on Sunday.
2 Sep 2013 09:37
RA'ANANA, ISRAEL: How good wine reps make consistently good wine sales.
By Ofer Kfir 27 Aug 2013 08:22
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
RAMALLAH, PALESTINE: The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned attacks by Palestinian security forces on at least four journalists who were covering protests against the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah on Saturday and Sunday, according to news reports.
4 Jul 2012 12:29
PARIS, FRANCE: Benetton is courting controversy and encouraging the world to kiss and make up in its new PR campaign aimed at helping to rid the world of hate.
18 Nov 2011 07:29
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: The Eurobest Advertising Festival, taking place from 28-30 November, has announced the last of its eight juries; Craft and Integrated. The jury members will come together in Lisbon to judge the best of European creativity and award the sought after Eurobest trophies.
15 Nov 2011 07:27
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
LONDON, UK: Record numbers of households across the Middle East and Africa are signing up for pay TV, according to new research from Informa Telecoms & Media.
2 Nov 2011 11:35
Israeli and Palestinian members of the Parents Circle Families Forum (PCFF), a joint Israeli/Palestinian organisation for people who have lost an immediate family member in the conflict have been coming together over the past week in Israel to donate their blood, as a symbolic act of healing.
30 Sep 2011 11:41
JERUSALEM: Five of the main Dead Sea scrolls, containing some of the oldest-known surviving biblical texts, were on Monday (26 September 2011) put online as part of a joint project between the Israel Museum and Google.
27 Sep 2011 10:14
RA'ANANA, ISRAEL: DMG (DSNR Media Group) - a leading provider of result-based online and mobile advertising solutions - has introduced Traffiliate for mobile, reputed to be a first-of-its-kind management and control platform for mobile advertising.
26 Jul 2011 12:28
NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.
11 Jul 2011 12:07
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL: In Israel, the renowned brand Pampers faces a unique challenge. The "un-kosher" diaper brand was competing again "kosher" brand for share in Orthodox Jewish households.
30 May 2011 11:04
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011 11:00
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.
24 Jan 2011 09:53
NEW YORK, NY: The International AME Awards for Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2011 award winners. The International AME Grand Jury awarded the International AME Grand Trophy and AME Green Award to DDB Stockholm AB.
21 Jan 2011 08:22
DUBAI, UAE: The number of mobile subscriptions in the Middle East crossed the 200 million mark in 3Q10 to reach 202 million at end-September, according to research by Informa Telecoms & Media. Driven by growth in the less-developed markets like Iran and Iraq, the region's mobile market is still growing strongly, with the number of mobile subscriptions in the region increasing by almost 20% over the year to end-September.
2 Dec 2010 09:31
DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival in 2011 will take place over two and a half days, 27- 29 March and the Dubai Lynx Awards, honouring North Africa and the Middle East's best work in advertising and creative communications, will be held on 30 March. Both events will take place for the first time at the Arabian coast resort, the Madinat Jumeirah, in Dubai.
12 Nov 2010 06:53
NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.
27 Oct 2010 06:22
HAMBURG, GERMANY: The remaining jury members have been named for Eurobest 2010, one of Europe's principal creative advertising and communications festivals honouring and celebrating European creative excellence across all major disciplines.
21 Oct 2010 10:04
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The global photo market is once again experiencing growth, after some regions recorded a decline in the previous year. For 2010, GfK Retail and Technology is forecasting sales of 141 million digital cameras, which even represents an increase on the high levels seen in 2008. These findings have been recorded in view of the upcoming photokina trade fair in Cologne.
20 Sep 2010 10:32
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL: Coca-Cola Israel wanted to put the fun back in Fanta. It needed to reach a target audience of teens, with the message, "never say no to fun". This motto bought to life in the form of a youth club, created by Fanta and Promarket Israel agency.
8 Sep 2010 06:04
RESTON, US: comScore, Inc yesterday, 29 July 2010, released a global report on women's online usage titled, Women on the Web: How Women are Shaping the Internet, which provides an in-depth analysis of the female Internet user, highlighting key trends by Internet activity, worldwide region and digital channel.
29 Jul 2010 10:46
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Organizations and individuals from 28 nations, including first-time winners Israel, Kenya, and the Philippines, have been announced as StevieR Award winners in the 7th Annual International Business Awards, claimed to be the world's only international, all-encompassing business awards program.
13 Jul 2010 12:32
Facebook audience nearly doubles in Israel in past year, property now ranks #2, while local Israeli companies account for majority of top Israeli web properties.
24 Jun 2010 12:13
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