Did you think the Google purchase of Waze for $966 million was a major purchase? Or Yahoo taking a tumble for Tumblr at just over $1 billion? These were just some of the high-profile acquisitions that took place during 2013:
Only “tens of millions” of dollars? I hope that these startups hold out until they get all the extras, including… Anyway – there’s a decent infographic showing the leaderboard for 2013 available below:
Shabbos (or Shabbat, in modern Hebrew) is the Jewish Sabbath, which starts from Friday right before sundown, and carries through until about an hour after nightfall on Saturday evening. During this time, traditional Jews refrain from certain activities classified as “labor” – in other words, it is a “day of rest”. No iPhones, no laptop, no Twitter (unless you set it up to run in advance, which could be the subject of a whole other post).
With that in mind, Pessis developed Wibki to bring the clear visual experience we see on our mobile and tablet devices to our desktop browser, in a way that really gives the user a single location where they can find their favorite bookmarked sites in an easy, accessible format. Wibki also allows a user to easily access their information from any browser or device, anywhere in the world – since it stores their information in the cloud, while maintaining security and privacy. To hear it from Pessis himself: