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WASHINGTON, US: A series of cyber attacks against Israel since mid-2013 appears to be coming from "Arab parties located in the Gaza Strip" and elsewhere, US security researchers say...
19 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL: Israel's secretive overseas spy agency, the Mossad, launched a new website to recruit potential spies, as well as an espionage thriller-type video hoping to hook new talent.
23 Sep 2014
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL: Establishing a TV channel is no easy feat. In order to achieve a successful launch, many factors need to be considered. This can be a daunting task...
Doron Revivi 11 Sep 2014
LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.
6 Aug 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US / KFAR SABA, ISRAEL: How you can manage costs better in retail stores: Six factors that contribute to energy waste and are raising your costs.
Jon Rabinowitz 24 Mar 2014
AIRPORT CITY, ISRAEL: Software solutions for enterprise serve to facilitate a number of processes in the business world today, ranging across the board from customer relationship management (CRM), to human resource (HR) department functions, automated marketing and sales funnels, and IT support, as well as security.
Ophir Shalitin 23 Jan 2014
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
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
RA'ANANA, ISRAEL: How good wine reps make consistently good wine sales.
Ofer Kfir 27 Aug 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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
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
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
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