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Google Acquires SlickLogin to Work on Password Security – Mashable

MashableGoogle acquired SlickLogin, an early-stage Israeli startup that had been developing alternative web-login options, the company announced Sunday. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Started by three graduates from the Israel Defense Forces, …Google buys SlickLogin to magnify and secure its products and servicesInferseGoogle Acquires Israeli Security Startup SlickLoginRe/codeGoogle buys sound authentication company […]

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Rakuten to Buy Viber Internet Messaging App for $900 Million – Bloomberg

BloombergRakuten Inc. (4755), the Japanese online retailer controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, is buying the Viber Internet messaging and calling service for $900 million as it moves into social networking. Viber will provide a distribution channel for Rakuten’s …Rakuten buys Viber messaging app for $900 millionPCWorldRakuten, Japanese E-Commerce Giant, to Buy Viber for $900 MillionNew […]

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Chief PLO negotiator says “no progress in peace talks” – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaLivni and Erekat reportedly had a heated argument over the peace talks in Munich. Here, they are accompanied by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File). More >. Create alert for WashingtonWashington. ,. Create alert for MunichMunich. ,. Create alert …Susan Rice blasts Israel for criticizing KerryHaaretzSusan Rice decries ‘personal attacks’ on KerryJewish Telegraphic AgencyUS […]

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Obama honors Holocaust Remembrance Day – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Obama urged the nation and world Monday to remember the victims in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Each year on this day the world comes together to commemorate a barbaric crime unique in human history,” Obama said …As world marks Int’l Holocaust Day, PM decries silence over Iran’s annihilative …Jerusalem PostIsraeli lawmakers […]

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LIVE: 60 MKs among those marking International Holocaust Day at Auschwitz … – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostIsraeli delegation to site of concentration camp in Poland includes more than 250 people; Lawmakers from 13 countries also attending. The largest-ever delegation of MKs, plus hundreds of Israelis and Jewish politicians from around the world are scheduled …Auschwitz survivors, Israeli lawmakers mark 69 years since camp’s liberationFox NewsHolocaust Memorial Day to be marked […]

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Two Gazans hurt as Israel strike targets Islamic Jihad – AFP

AFPJerusalem — Two Palestinians were hurt, one critically, in an Israeli air strike on Gaza City on Sunday, which the military said had targeted a senior Islamic Jihad militant. Gaza emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the strike had hit a …Israel injures Palestinian blamed for rocket attacks from GazaFinancial TimesIsraeli army strikes Islamic Jihad […]

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World leaders gather for Sharon memorial service – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHundreds of Israeli VIPs and international dignitaries attended a state memorial ceremony for the late Ariel Sharon on Monday, remembering the controversial former prime minister as a bold leader who was devoted to Israel’s security. (Jan. 13). Loading…Russell Simmons mixes up Ariel Sharon and Shimon Peres in condolence tweetJewish Telegraphic AgencyHeightened Security as Sharon […]

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30000 African migrants take to Tel-Aviv streets protesting detention policy – RT

RTAfrican migrants hold a sign during a protest at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv January 5, 2014.(Reuters / Nir Elias). Tags. Africa, Immigration, Israel, Politics, Protest, Rally. Tens of thousands of Africans took to the streets of Tel Aviv on Sunday in protest of Israel’s …African migrants in Israel demonstrate for asylumJewish Telegraphic AgencyAfrican migrants […]

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From the Archive: Ariel Sharon’s stroke and what followed – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic AgencyDoctors believe that Ariel Sharon won’t live much longer. But who would have predicted when he had his debilitating stroke in January 2004 that he would hang on for eight years in a vegetative state? The then prime minister’s stroke may have changed the …Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon remains in critical conditionCNN […]

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Jennifer Gorovitz Steps Down as San Francisco Jewish Federation Chief – Jewish Daily Forward

Jewish Daily ForwardJennifer Gorovitz, the chief executive officer of San Francisco’s Jewish federation and the only woman to head a large Jewish federation in the United States, announced that she will resign from her position at the end of March. Gorovitz announced her …Gorovitz resigns as San Francisco federation chiefJewish Telegraphic Agency (blog)Jennifer Gorovitz resigns […]

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Israel hospital: Sharon’s condition still critical – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon says the former prime minister’s medical condition remains critical. Tel Hashomer hospital made the announcement in a short text message to reporters Saturday evening. “There was no significant …Sharon remains in critical condition with his life at riskJerusalem PostEx-PM Sharon’s condition unchanged: hospitalBusiness StandardSharon’s condition […]

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Jennifer Gorovitz Quits as San Francisco Jewish Federation Chief – Jewish Daily Forward

Jewish Daily ForwardJennifer Gorovitz, the chief executive officer of San Francisco’s Jewish federation and the only woman to head a large Jewish federation in the United States, announced that she will resign from her position at the end of March. Gorovitz announced her …Gorovitz resigns as San Francisco FED chiefJewish Telegraphic Agency (blog) all 2 […]

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American abducted by al-Qaeda makes video plea – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaeda more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday to negotiate his release, saying he feels “totally abandoned …American worker kidnapped by Al-Qaida appeals to ObamaJewish Telegraphic AgencyAmerican held by al Qaeda in Pakistan […]

Atlanta

Ex-president of Atlanta synagogue killed in city plane crash – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Ex-president of Atlanta synagogue killed in city plane crashJewish Telegraphic AgencyPeter Mallen, 67, the founder of a high-tech textile company and president of The Temple in Atlanta from 2004 to 2006, was piloting the plane when it went down and exploded into flames last week near Interstate 285, the Atlanta Journal Constitution … and more […]