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Barbara Corcoran Explains How To Ask For A Raise

At IGNITION, Business Insider asked real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” host Barbara Corcoran to share her advice on how to successfully ask your boss for a raise. Corcoran also talked about what you should do if you receive an offer from another company.
Tags: Radio, Wages, Salary, Wage, Business Insider, Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran, Corcoran, General Interest, Ignition


R. Kelly Reportedly Having Panic Attacks Over “Surviving R. Kelly” Lifetime Documentary

Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary series is reportedly taking a toll on R. Kelly, TMZ reports.According to the gossip site, the singer-songwriter has been so stressed out about the whole situation that he’s been suffering from severe panic attacks, which started in the days leading up to the 6-episode series airing last week and has continued even afterward. TMZ reported that one attack was so serious that he had to seek treatment at a hospital.“Surviving R. Kelly” documented in great ...
Tags: Health, Celebs, Georgia, Lifetime, Pop Culture, Jazz, Aaliyah, Lady Gaga, Controversy, Reports, R. Kelly, Gaga, Kelly, John Legend Chrissy Teigen, Kellz, Ignition


Mark Zuckerberg has reached out to Microsoft president Brad Smith which is bad for Sandberg because... that's basically her job (FB, MSFT)

Mark Zuckerberg has spoken to Microsoft president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith, about the possibility of joining Facebook, according to on Monday. Smith reportedly told Zuckerberg he was happy at Microsoft and had no intention of leaving.  The move to bring in the Microsoft president should be cause for concern for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who holds a similar role to Smith at the social networking giant.  If Smith were brought on, Sandberg would likely have to go.  Earlier this y...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Washington Post, Russia, US, Trends, New York Times, Bill Gates, Michelle Obama, Smith, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Nyu, Brad Smith


VC-backed Syndio taps Porcarelli as chief legal counsel

Syndio, a pay equity SaaS startup, has named Rob Porcarelli as chief legal counsel. Previously, he worked at Starbucks where he was a vice president and assistant general counsel responsible for labor, employment and general litigation. The investors were Sirius Partners, Contour Venture Partners and Frontier Venture Capital. PRESS RELEASE SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2018 /PR Newswire/ — Syndio Solutions, Inc., today announces Rob Porcarelli as its chief legal counsel as the company continues to expand a f...
Tags: New York, Trends, People, Starbucks, Seattle, Match Group, Company, New York California, Ignition, Sirius Partners Contour Venture Partners, Syndio, Porcarelli, Rob Porcarelli, Frontier Venture Capital PRESS, PR Newswire Syndio Solutions Inc, Frontier Venture Capital This


Lime's co-founder drops some big hints about the scooter company's plans to increase safety features

Lime has big plans when it comes to safety: including AI, sidewalk detection, and tools to lock out drunk riders.  The company has already given away helmets as part of its "respect the ride" campaign.  Still, injuries are flooding emergency rooms and the company has come under fire for not doing more.  As injuries from scooter riding flood emergency rooms across the country, operators are coming under fire for not doing more to ensure user safety. Lime, which has invested heavily in a "respe...
Tags: Trends, Business Insider, Bao, Ignition, Rachel Holt Uber, Lego Bugatti Chiron, Brad Bao, Bird Bao, Two Uber


Salesforce's Chief People Officer explains how and why the company has spent $8.7 million to close its gender pay gap (CRM)

On Tuesday at Business Insider's IGNITION conference, Salesforce Chief People Officer Cindy Robbins shared the story of how her company became committed to equal pay for its employees. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was initially surprised by Robbins' request, but ultimately he agreed.  Over the last three years, Salesforce has paid around $8.7 million to close its gender pay gap. "Unless you have flawless systems and flawless processes, you're going to have to run the audit every single year," R...
Tags: Trends, Salesforce, Marc Benioff, Robbins, Leyla Seka, Cindy Robbins, Benioff, Ignition, Salesforce Robbins, Salesforce Equal, Seka


Uber did little to downplay reports it wants to buy scooter firms Bird or Lime in a deal potentially worth billions

Uber has done little to downplay reports it wants to buy electric scooter firms Bird or Lime. Speaking at Business Insider's IGNITION conference, Uber exec Rachel Holt said the company is constantly approached by firms "wanting to partner with us, looking for acquisitions." But Holt added that Uber is "really focused on building our own product right now" through Jump, the electric bike firm it acquired in April. Uber has done little to downplay speculation that it is about to swoop for one o...
Tags: Apple, Uber, New York, Trends, Bird, Silicon Valley, Financial Times, Lime, Santa Monica California, Holt, Rachel Holt, Ignition, Rachel Holt Uber, Cadie Thompson, Ryan Rzepecki


Former Facebook exec Mary Lou Jepsen said her new company will make telepathy possible. But first, it’s going to upend the medical-imaging industry (FB, GOOG, GOOGL)

At Business Insider's IGNITION conference on Monday, Mary Lou Jepsen, a former executive at Facebook and Google, discussed the technology being developed by her new company. Openwater is working on a new kind of imaging technology that relies on ultrasound and infrared light.  The resolution of its system is better than that of MRI machines, Jepsen said. The technology could be used to do everything from detecting cancers early to reading people's minds, she said. Mary Lou Jepsen has some bol...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Silicon Valley, Jepsen, Scott Galloway, Ignition, Mary Lou Jepsen, Openwater, MIT Jepsen, Food and Drug Association


How tech companies are fighting fake news with humans (FB, GOOG)

Microsoft and NewsGuard are among the companies today fighting fake news with human oversight and moderation. Disinformation and hoaxes have run rampant in recent years, fueled by tech platforms like Facebook. Microsoft takes a different approach, manually curating trusted news for its MSN portal and funneling revenue back to publishers. NewsGuard, meanwhile, assesses and rates news outlets so readers can learn more about the news outlets they're looking at. To fight fake news, some companies...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, New York, Microsoft, US, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Msn, Business Insider, Facebook Microsoft, Gordon Crovitz, Crovitz, Ignition, Microsoft News, NewsGuard


Piston Slap: CAN Busing Around a No-Start Van?

Bob writes: Hello Sajeev, My wife’s 2012 Grand Caravan has a quirk: an intermittent no start condition when the key is inserted into the ignition and turned. Dash lights come on, but engine doesn’t crank. Doesn’t seem to matter if I cover the brake or not. Doesn’t seem to matter if the row the gear […] The post Piston Slap: CAN Busing Around a No-Start Van? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Bob, KEY, News Blog, Piston Slap, Ignition, Can Bus, ECU, Wim, Tipm, No Start, Ignition Key, Intermittent No Start Condition


Billionaire AOL cofounder Steve Case says we're at the start of the internet's third wave, and he's laying the groundwork to benefit from it

Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture capital firm Revolution. Case led the first wave of internet companies with AOL, fulfilling the vision he had of a "digital age" in college. He is now using Revolution's "Rise of the Rest" initiative to benefit from the emerge of the new "third wave" of the internet, by investing in startups outside of Silicon Valley, New York City, and Boston. He said that his career has above all taught him the imp...
Tags: Apple, Time Warner, California, Ipo, Massachusetts, America, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Aol, Ohio, Ibm, Silicon Valley, New York Stock Exchange


The rise of Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, who just made the Forbes 400 after taking his company public

Drew Houston is on top of the world. His company, Dropbox, recently went public, making it Y Combinator's first startup to ever IPO. The file-sharing service that began as a two-person team in 2007 is now a sprawling enterprise with more than a thousand employees and a stock ticker symbol that's soon to be listed on the NASDAQ. The cloud storage giant now provides services to more than 500 million people and generates a billion dollars in annual revenue. In October, he was named to Forbes' 400 ...
Tags: Drew Houston, Trends, United States, Dropbox, Houston, Forbes, Ignition, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Houston


Next-generation leaders and change makers will be at IGNITION 2018 — check out last year's lineup

Business Insider's flagship IGNITION conference brings together an engaged community of next-generation leaders and change makers from around the world. Come away with actionable insights for your own critical decision-making — plus a ton of new contacts and ideas thanks to IGNITION’s next-level networking. Last year big-name speakers such as Nick Bell, Scott Galloway, Jeff Zucker, Megyn Kelly, and Toni Reid kept the audience on the edge of their seats. What will people be talking about at this ...
Tags: Amazon, Steve Jobs, Trends, Cnn, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Matt Lauer, Jeff Zucker, Alexa, Nick Bell, Amazon Apple Facebook Google, Roger Ailes, Henry Blodget, Scott Galloway, NYU Stern School of Business, Toni Reid


Full Custom Trans-Am-Powered 1965 Ford Mustang

Every shop has that one great customer—that one person who truly enjoys the process of the build and keeps coming back again and again for the next car. Some of the builds stay in the collection, and sometimes they move along to allow room/finances to build the next best thing. For Alloway’s Hot Rod Shop that customer is George Lange, one of its longest-running customers. Lange, of St. Louis, has had numerous memorable cars built at Alloway’s. As a matter of fact, we’ve featured several of them ...
Tags: Featured, Ford Mustang, Cleveland, St Louis, Taylor, Mustang, Lange, Knoxville Tennessee, Alloway, Mustang Monthly, Caldwell, Steve Holcomb, Trans Am, DSE, George Lange, Yates


Google acquires Cask Data to beef up its tools for building and running big data analytics

Google is pushing hard on its efforts to build out a deeper enterprise business around Google Cloud, which continues to trail behind Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft’s Azure when it comes to revenues and usage among organizations. In the latest development, Google has picked up Cask Data, a Palo Alto startup that specialises in building solutions to run big data analytics services based on Hadoop. The news comes less than a week after Google announced the acquisition of Velostrata, a startup from Isra...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Microsoft, Israel, Tech, Palo Alto, Hadoop, Andreessen Horowitz, Thomson Reuters, Velostrata, PitchBook, Jonathan Gray, Cask, Ignition, Google Cloud


As Deaths Climb, Safety Advocates Want Renewed Action on Push-button Ignition Danger

It’s a minor annoyance when you’re taking exterior photos of a car in a public place. You leap out to take that perfect shot, leaving the engine running, and no sooner have you walked a couple of paces when the vehicle emits a loud, obnoxious beep. Or perhaps a few. Everyone looks in your direction. […] The post As Deaths Climb, Safety Advocates Want Renewed Action on Push-button Ignition Danger appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Industry, Autos, News Blog, Ignition, Push-button Ignition


Ignition names former Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois and Satbir Khanuja as venture advisors

Ignition Partners has named former Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois and DataSphere Technologies CEO Satbir Khanuja as venture advisors. As chief information officer at Microsoft, DuBois oversaw the company’s global security, infrastructure, IT messaging and business applications. He previously worked at Accenture. Khanuja was an executive at Amazon prior to joining Datasphere, where he led Amazon.com’s worldwide traffic organization. Ignition led Datasphere’s Series A.  
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, People, Ignition Partners, Ignition, Jim DuBois, Microsoft CIO, Satbir Khanuja, Accenture Khanuja, Datasphere


Francesco Novara – Astron [EP] brings evocative, comet-inspired music

On 8th September, Novaro will debut a downtempo album drawn from a single sonification of a comet, in collaboration with the European Space Agency. After last year’s inaugural four releases, our label Establishment is back in a big way starting this fall. Opening our next season of releases is Italian composer Francesco Novara, with a unique, open Creative Commons-licensed project that was constructed almost entirely from a single sound. We’ll have more to share about this music soon, as well ...
Tags: Space, Music, Science, Digital, Esa, Italy, Netherlands, Comet, Rosetta, Moscow, European Space Agency, Creative-Commons, Listening, Cdm, Composition, Establishment


Bellevue VC firm Ignition dismisses executive after second misconduct complaint

Bellevue-based Ignition said it asked for and received a partner’s resignation after a complaint of misconduct from a third party. It isn’t the first time the executive has been investigated for a similar complaint.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Bellevue, Ignition


Ignition 2017: Learn how the future of sports media is being turned on its head

The sports-media landscape is changing rapidly. As consumers continue to move away from traditional television, sports leagues, their broadcast partner, and their advertising partners need to find creative ways to stay in front of the consumer. And the screen of choice isn't the only moving part in this sports-media revolution. Technologies like virtual reality, immersive video, and 360 video are changing consumers' expectations in how content is presented. Perhaps no entity has felt the effect...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Youtube, New York City, Trends, Bt Sport, Espn, IAC, UEFA Champions League, Allen, Diller, Barry Diller, Brad Allen, Time Warner Center, Ignition


ColourPop x Amanda Steele Super Shock Shadows

Steele ColourPop Steele Super Shock Shadow ($5.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a very pale pink with lavender and silver glitter. It had semi-sheer coverage, which was not buildable, and the consistency felt drier than average so it did not blend out as easily. I had the best luck using my fingertip to blend out the color (I think the warmth of my skin helped). The color lasted for nine hours before creasing subtly. Top Dupes View Swatches View All Dupes ...
Tags: Beauty, Hydroplane, Christine, Steele, Eye Products, Cream Eyeshadow, Colourpop, Kat Von, Tarina Tarantino, Amanda Steele, Budget Beauty Products, Ignition, Chanel Tisse Beverly Hills, MAC Light Violet LE


Day 5: Win a HON Ignition Task Chair (CLOSED)

We’re convinced that if Santa’s making a list and checking it twice, it’s definitely happening in a Hon Ignition Chair. When the big guy in red is mocking up the ultimate christmas list, he definitely needs to be sitting somewhere comfortable, right? We think so! Today’s amazing grand prize is a super comfy HON Ignition Low Back Task Chair. If you’ve been waiting all year to score the perfect chair for your home office, now’s the time! We are giving ONE lucky winner this seriously sleek chair th...
Tags: Giveaways, Christmas, Holiday, Hanukkah, Win, Lifehacks, Santa, Contest, Sweepstakes, Chair, Giveaway, Prize, Freebie, Shoplet Activities, Rafflecopter, Hon


Day 5: Win a HON Ignition Task Chair

We’re convinced that if Santa’s making a list and checking it twice, it’s definitely happening in a Hon Ignition Chair. When the big guy in red is mocking up the ultimate christmas list, he definitely needs to be sitting somewhere comfortable, right? We think so! Today’s amazing grand prize is a super comfy HON Ignition Low Back Task Chair. If you’ve been waiting all year to score the perfect chair for your home office, now’s the time! We are giving ONE lucky winner this seriously sleek chair th...
Tags: Giveaways, Christmas, Holiday, Hanukkah, Win, Lifehacks, Santa, Contest, Sweepstakes, Chair, Giveaway, Prize, Freebie, Shoplet Activities, Rafflecopter, Hon


How IBM Watson saved the life of a woman dying from cancer, exec says

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has called health care IBM's "moonshot." IBM has spent years training its super-smart, learning, reasonsing computer service Watson to do things like analyze massive amounts of data to help improve the patient diagnosis. On stage at Business Insider's Ignition conference taking place this week in New York, David Kenny, General Manager of IBM Watson, gave one example of how Watson is changing health care. He told this startling story: "There's a 60-year-old woman in Tokyo. S...
Tags: Trends, Ibm Watson, Tokyo, Ibm, Watson, Air Force, University Of Tokyo, Kenny, Ginni Rometty, Ignition


AT&T CEO says you'll eventually spend over half your waking life watching video (T)

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is quite optimistic about video, and thinks you'll be watching it nine hours a day, eventually. There are only 24 hours in a day, so if  Stephenson is correct, that means people will spend about 38% of their lives — including sleep — watching video. If you get eight hours of sleep, that's over half your waking life. "We are going to be living in a world where video is pervasively in front of you,"  Stephenson said at Business Insider's Ignition conference Tuesday.  ...
Tags: Time Warner, Trends, Cbs, Stephenson, AT T, DirecTV, Randall Stephenson, Ignition


AT&T CEO says you'll eventually spend 38% of your life watching video (T)

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is quite optimistic about video, and thinks you'll be watching it nine hours a day, eventually. There are only 24 hours in a day, so if  Stephenson is correct, that means people will spend about 38% of their lives — including sleep — watching video. "We are going to be living in a world where video is pervasively in front of you,"  Stephenson said at Business Insider's Ignition conference Tuesday.  Stephenson said that as companies like AT&T roll out 5G network...
Tags: Time Warner, Trends, Cbs, Stephenson, AT T, DirecTV, Randall Stephenson, Ignition


AOL CEO Tim Armstrong 'cautiously optimistic' the Verizon/Yahoo deal will still go through (VZN, YHOO)

NEW YORK — AOL CEO Tim Armstrong says he is "cautiously optimistic" that parent company Verizon's plan to acquire Yahoo will go through. Verizon announced its intentions to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion in July this year, but the deal has taken a long time to close after Yahoo admitted in September it had suffered a catastrophic hack affecting more than 500 million accounts. Yahoo gave Verizon just two days notice before informing the public about the security breach and Verizon is reportedly seeki...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, New York, Yahoo, New York City, US, Trends, Aol, Cia, Marissa, Marissa Mayer, Tim Armstrong, Armstrong, Mayer, Verizon Yahoo


AOL's Tim Armstrong is 'cautiously optimistic' the Yahoo deal will still go through (VZN, YHOO)

NEW YORK — AOL CEO Tim Armstrong says he is "cautiously optimistic" that parent company Verizon's plan to acquire Yahoo will go through. Verizon announced its intentions to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion in July this year, but the deal has taken a long time to close after Yahoo admitted in September it had suffered a catastrophic hack affecting more than 500 million accounts. Yahoo gave Verizon just two days notice before informing the public about the security breach and Verizon is reportedly seeki...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, New York, Yahoo, New York City, US, Trends, Aol, Marissa, Marissa Mayer, Tim Armstrong, Armstrong, Mayer, Alyson Shontell, Ignition