12 stories about Viber

Messaging app Rakuten Viber lays off 45 employees, 8% of team

15.11.22|Meir Orbach
This is the first time the company is implementing significant cutbacks since it was founded 12 years ago
 גלי ניומן ויבר Gali Newman Viber

How did Viber keep its ‘vibe’ during Covid-19?

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic caused practically all companies to work from home, HR director Gali Newman tells CTech how the software company kept its groove.
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Cannabis E-commerce Venture Seeks to Merge with Tel Aviv Shelf Company

18.02.19|Tzally Greenberg
A group of Israeli businessmen, investors, and tech entrepreneurs turned its sight to cannabis, a fast-growing local industry and a lucrative niche for companies seeking to leverage the hype on capital markets
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
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Russia Could Move to Block Viber, Report Says

In April, a Russian court ruled in favor of the Russian regulator’s request to block Telegram in the country after the app operator failed to surrender keys for decrypting users’ messages
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
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
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
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Viber Partners with the Sri Lankan Government to Raise Awareness of Dengue Fever

The instant messaging and voice over IP app is introducing a sticker pack developed in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health