Pelephone CEO Ran Guron  photo: Shlomi Yosef Histadrut and Pelephone agree 400 layoffs

The layoffs will include early retirement packages for tenured workers and Pelephone employees will receive a 7% pay rise, and a 1% annual bonus.

Moti Ben-Moshe Moti Ben-Moshe eyes Mega

According to market sources, Ben-Moshe has held meetings to examine the acquisition of the Mega supermarket chain owned by Yenot Bitan.

David Amsalem Communications minister approves Bezeq takeover

Searchlight Capital Partners and the Fuhrer will be allowed to control Bezeq parent company B Communications.

Amazon Amazon launches Hebrew interface, Israel delivery offer

Free delivery comes with purchases of over $49, but does not apply to all products.

David Amsalem Communications Minister to approve Bezeq sale

David Amsalem: Shares and pension funds are liable to be damaged.

Moshe Hogeg Photo: Yonatan Bloom Moshe Hogeg in $2-6m token sale for BlockTV venture

BlockTV's digital coins will be offered on the Bittrex Global cryptocurrency exchange.

Haim Saban Haim Saban relinquishes control of Partner

Hong Kong-based Hutchison, which controlled Israeli telecommunications company Partner in the past, will now seek to do so again.

Bezeq Bezeq to lay off 200, write off NIS 137m

Bezeq's board of directors has approved the early retirement of 140 tenured employees and 60 other employees.

Nahum Bitan Yenot Bitan agrees to sell 10 more supermarkets

The troubled supermarket chain has already sold seven branches after struggling to swallow that Mega chain that it acquired.

Bezeq Searchlight threatens to pull out of Bezeq deal

If the minister of communications does not grant a permit for control of Bezeq today, the deal will not be completed by the November 24 deadline.

Nahum Bitan Nahum Bitan's Mega headache

Workers at the Mega supermarket chain are refusing to pay the price of failures in the rest of the Bitan group.

Laying fiber-optic cable Govt decides Bezeq needn't provide fiber optics everywhere

An industry fund will subsidize fiber-optic infrastructure where Bezeq chooses not to lay it.

Apple TV Apple launches Apple TV+ in Israel

Apple TV+ is being offered in Israel for NIS 18 per month including Hebrew subtitles with a one-week free trial available.

Online shopping Israelis seen ordering 14.5m online packages in Nov

Israelis ordered 13.5 million packages during last November's special online sales campaigns, the Israel Postal Company reports.

Eyal Fisher and Avi Naor Preciate applies facial ID to revolutionize retailing

The Israeli startup enables store assistants to know customers preferences from their online purchases.

Taboola and Outbrain management  / Photo: Noam Galai Will the regulator approve Taboola-Outbrain merger?

There are very real grounds for the Israel Competition Authority to nix the merger of the content recommendation companies.

Adam Singolda and David Kostman Outbrain and Taboola unite against Google and Facebook

The threat from the giants led the two companies' heads to set ego aside.

Amazon  / Photo: Shutterstock, Plenty of bargains on the new Amazon Israel site

It's still a work in progress, and not yet in Hebrew, but Amazon Israel offers convenience and bargains, especially in electrical appliances.

Amazon Amazon's impact in Israel has been overestimated

Amazon's Hebrew-language website for Israeli sales is leading businesses onto the platform out of concern for "not being there," not for real business considerations.

Zohar Zisapel  / Photo: Jonathan Bloom , Globes Zohar Zisapel moving from auto-tech to AI investments

40 years after founding RAD with his brother, Zisapel is still putting his heart into technology investments.

Netflix "Globes" ranks Netflix as Israel's top 2019 brand

After years of Coca Cola and Google topping "Globes" brand rankings, Netflix takes over as streaming conquers broadcast TV and binge viewing has changed TV habits.

Yigal the Sufersal robot Meet Yigal the robot - Shufersal's shelf re-stocker

Developed by Israeli startup Trax, the robot checks the shelves for shortages several times a day.

IKEA campaign with McCann Photo: IKEA McCann campaign Credit dispute mars prize-winning IKEA campaign

The Reut NGO says it conceived the McCann Tel Aviv ThisAbles IKEA accessibility campaign, which won 11 Cannes Grand Prix prizes.

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