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Facebook Buys Israeli Startup in Play for Mobile Space

October 14, 2013 | 10:37 am

Facebook Buys Israeli Startup in Play for Mobile Space

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Move could improve the company’s smartphone products and help foster the spread of Internet access.

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Google Changes ‘Palestinian Territories’  to ‘Palestine’

May 3, 2013 | 1:50 pm

Google Changes ‘Palestinian Territories’ to ‘Palestine’

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JERUSALEM (AP) – Google is de facto recognizing a state of Palestine — at least on its local home page in the Palestinian territories. Google spokesman Nathan Tyler said Friday “We’re changing the name ‘Palestinian territories’ to ‘Palestine’ across our products.” He said Google consults with a number of sources and authorities when naming countries […]

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August 13, 2012 | 2:33 pm

Muni Bus Ads Call Israel’s Enemies ‘Savages’

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If you are out and about in San Francisco, you may have noticed ads on the sides of Muni buses that refer to Israel’s enemies as “savages.” The ads are raising questions about the kind of advertising public agencies can accept. The ads read: “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support […]

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March 6, 2012 | 9:12 am

Video Replay: Interview With Israeli President Shimon Peres at Facebook

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Israeli President Shimon Peres was at Facebook today as part of a four-day visit to Silicon Valley. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg interviewed the 88-year-old former Prime Minister. Among the topics: Israel as a technology leader. Watch a video replay: Watch live streaming video from facebookguests at livestream.com

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Film “Between Two Worlds” Chronicles Vitriolic Israel Debate; Interview w/ Filmmakers; Clips

August 2, 2011 | 2:32 pm

Film “Between Two Worlds” Chronicles Vitriolic Israel Debate; Interview w/ Filmmakers; Clips

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I once interviewed a normally outspoken media analyst who suddenly went off the record when speaking about people’s reactions to the Israeli-Palestinian issue, because who needed the angry emails? In my 15 years covering news online, I have learned that even a carefully neutral story related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can draw howls of protest […]

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