Move Over, Smiley Face: New Religious Emojis On The Way

07/13/2014 - 20:00

In addition to smiley faces, high heels and frogs, Unicode is rolling out a new batch of 250 emojis, among them a set of religious icons.

Microsoft, Israel Finalize Cooperation Deal

CEO Ballmer meets with Netanyahu sign memo defining joint efforts in teleprocessing technology.
11/05/2012 - 19:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz met with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in Jerusalem on Monday morning to discuss cooperation in the field of teleprocessing technology, Israel Hayom reported.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Microsoft/Wikimedia Commons.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Set to Visit Israel in November

08/27/2012 - 20:00

(JTA) -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will make his third visit to Israel shortly after the launch of the Windows 8 operating system.

Ballmer's visit in November will come after the Windows 8 system for PCs, laptops and tablets is introduced on Oct. 26, and ahead of the launch in Israel of the Windows Phone 8 operating system for smartphones, the Israeli business daily Globes reported.

Technion Sues Microsoft Over Intellectual Property

06/09/2012 - 20:00

The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has filed a $6.5 million lawsuit against the Microsoft Corp.

The lawsuit, filed last week in the Central District Court in Petach Tikvah, alleges that Microsoft used intellectual property developed by a Technion professor, the business daily Globes reported.

The Blessings of a Dragon and Phoenix

11/09/2011 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist


It was my first day of my second semester teaching Presentation Skills and Business Writing at the Beijing International MBA Program at Peking University, the top business school program in China.

Deborah Grayson Riegel

DavkaWriter 7 Wins Hebrew Word Processor Wars

One might think that rabbinical students spend much of their days sitting in the beit midrash arguing over sections of the Talmud containing the debates of the medieval sages. That's only partially correct. When I was in rabbinical school, I remember the arguments we had (students and teachers) over which is the best Hebrew word processor.

DavkaWriter 7 Comes with All the Bells & Whistles
Syndicate content