10 stories about Rakuten
רקוטן הירושי מיקיטני Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani 1

Rakuten Looking to Expand Investments, Collaborations in Israel

20.01.19|Meir Orbach
The Japanese online retail company bought Israeli messaging app Viber in 2014 for $900 million
רקוטן הירושי מיקיטני Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani

Viber Rolls Out New Look Resembling Competing Apps

The messaging app’s latest update includes faster delivery of messages, bigger thumbnails for images and videos, larger speech bubbles, and new message status icons bearing a striking resemblance to those used by Telegram and WhatsApp
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Rakuten Plans to Make Cryptocoin Available in Russia Within a Year

05.07.18|Lilach Baumer
The Japanese online retailer announced Rakuten Coin in February without providing a launch date
רקוטן הירושי מיקיטני Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani

Viber Launches Group Chats of Up to One Billion Users

01.03.18|Asaf Shalev
The messaging app owned by Rakuten is introducing a way for group admins to monetize the activity on their streams
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Zimperium appoints Swiss angel investor and former CA Technologies executive Eric Grotefeld as chief revenue officer
רקוטן הירושי מיקיטני Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani

Rakuten Announces New Cryptocoin, Report Says

28.02.18|Lilach Baumer
By utilizing blockchain technologies, Rakuten can make some of its services “more scalable and efficient,” CEO Hiroshi Mikitani said in a November interview with Calcalist
רקוטן הירושי מיקיטני Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani

Rakuten’s Viber Partners with Social Media Marketing App Sprinklr

23.02.18|Lilach Baumer
The integration will enable brands to reach Viber’s user base of almost 1 billion
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Amazon’s plans to open local distribution center, Uber’s retreated after facing legal pressure, and Teva is going back to its roots
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The CEO of Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten on the company’s global expansion plans, Mobileye co-founder and CEO on the company's model for safe driverless cars, and a lot of international relations: Japan, China and the U.S.
רקוטן הירושי מיקיטני Rakuten Hiroshi Mikitani 1

With Sports Sponsorship Deals, CEO Wants Rakuten to Become a Household Brand

29.11.17|Orr Hirschauge and Lilach Baumer
With a host of acquisitions to support its global expansion, the number one Japanese e-commerce firm wants its brand to be recognized by its many users worldwide. As part of the effort, the company inked sponsorship deals with FC Barcelona and with the Golden State Warriors