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Merkel in Danger as Fight to Succeed Her Runs Out of Control

(Bloomberg) -- A 1920s-themed Berlin ballroom packed with several hundred supporters was the unlikely stage for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative nemesis to unveil his comeback bid.“I’m ready to do this,” Friedrich Merz told the audience when someone asked whether he was going to enter the race for the leadership of Merkel’s party and run to succeed her as chancellor in Germany’s next election.The supervisory board chairman of BlackRock Inc.’s German unit, who is leaving the post to focus ...
Tags: News, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Bloomberg, Merkel, Blackrock, Cdu, BlackRock Inc, Jens Spahn, North Rhine Westphalia, Wolfgang Schaeuble, Christian Democratic Union, SPIEGEL, Thuringia


From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


Jennifer Spiegel's Playlist for Her Memoir "Cancer, I'll Give You One Year"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Jennifer Spiegel's Cancer, I'll Give You One Year is a boldly told memoir of illness and identity. Gina Frangello wrote of the book: "Jennifer Spiegel is—thank God—an anti-guru. Th...
Tags: Music, Jerusalem, David, Brooklyn, Bob Dylan, Florence, Oj Simpson, Epcot, Bush, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Johnny Cash, Julie Miller, SPIEGEL, Antiheroines, Gina Frangello, Lauren Groff Bret Easton Ellis Celeste Ng


Snap founder says TikTok could dethrone Instagram

Evan Spiegel knows a thing or two about the social space. For eight years, his startup, Snapchat, has been chasing giants in this space. And now he thinks a new competitor, TikTok, the short-form video app, has the potential to dethrone Instagram as the world’s third-largest social application — if you aren’t including chat platforms like Messenger, WhatsApp, or WeChat. During a fireside chat yesterday, at Digital Life Design (DLD), Spiegel responded to an audience member question about his opin...
Tags: Startups, Instagram, Social Media, Evan Spiegel, SPIEGEL, Tiktok, Digital Life Design DLD Spiegel


Snap CEO Evan Spiegel made a bold call that TikTok could become bigger than Instagram because it focuses on talent and not likes

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel told the DLD conference in Germany on Sunday that short-form video app TikTok has an edge over Instagram because its content is driven by "talent" rather than a quest for social status. Consequently he said the app could grow faster and become bigger than Instagram, which dominates social media apps along with Facebook. Instagram has been trying to move away from its reputation of being a shallow, status-oriented platform, enforcing changes like removing public like coun...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Germany, Trends, Munich, Evan Spiegel, Louisiana, Facebook Instagram, SPIEGEL, Facebook Snapchat, Adam Mosseri, Snapchat Spiegel, Tiktok, DLD, Snapchat Evan Spiegel, Lasso Spiegel


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. A startup company took billions of photos from Facebook and other websites to create a facial-recognition database, and hundreds of law-enforcement agencies are using it. Clearview AI, a facial-recognition startup that scraped social media for images, has been adopted by at least 600 law-enforcement agencies, according to a New York Times report. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said at a conference on Sunday that he thinks TikTok could su...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spotify, Spacex, Elon Musk, Instagram, Wikipedia, Israel, Trends, Bloomberg, Nasa, Netflix, Munich, Xi Jinping, New York Times


Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sold $50 million of company stock

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sold $50 million of Snap stock on Monday. The SEC filing for the the transaction carried a note that Spiegel followed a trading plan designed to allow sellers to avoid accusations of insider trading. Snap had a comeback in 2019 following a harrowing 2018. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An SEC filing has revealed that Snap CEO Evan Spiegel just dumped $50 million worth of company stock. Filed on Monday, the SEC filing shows Spiegel sold 2,780,670 shar...
Tags: Pinterest, US, Trends, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Evan Spiegel, Miranda Kerr, Emarketer, Forbes, Snap, SPIEGEL


Die Dos & Don’ts des Feng-Shui: 14 Tipps für mehr Glück

Natürlich ist dir Feng-Shui ein Begriff. Es handelt sich ja schließlich nicht um irgendeinen Interior-Trend, der erst vor ein paar Tagen aufkam. Aber hast du dich schon mal ernsthaft damit beschäftigt? Hast du deine Wohnung danach ausgerichtet? Könntest du jemandem im Detail erklären, was die daoistische Harmonielehre aus China ausmacht? Nein? Dann geht es dir wie mir. Eine grobe Vorstellung habe ich davon zwar, aber eigentlich wollte ich mich schon lange mal etwas mehr ins Thema einlesen und an...
Tags: Fashion, Music, China, Miranda Kerr, Zimmer, Ruhe, Tipps, Feng Shui, Fenster, Anita, Energie, Bett, Ganz, Essen, Raum, Stein


From Priscilla Chan to Melinda Gates, these are the spouses of some of the most powerful people in tech

Most of tech's most powerful CEOs are married.  Not everyone is coupled up — Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have girlfriends, while Jack Dorsey and Tim Cook appear to be single.  But for those who are married, many of them have been with their spouses for years or even decades.  Here's a look at the lives of the spouses of tech's biggest CEOs.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It takes a special type of person to become the partner of a high-powered tech executive: From long week...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, New York City, Disney


14 celebrities who limit their children's screen time and tech use

How much screen time to allow for children is one of the biggest debates of modern parenting. Some famous figures, like Bill Gates, raised their children mostly tech-free.  Other celebrities, like Jennifer Lopez and Angelina Jolie, strictly limit their children's screen time throughout the week.  Here is how 14 famous people limit their children's exposure to technology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. How much screen time to allow for children is one of the biggest debat...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, London, Instagram, Microsoft, Obama, White House, Trends, Cisco, Netflix, Williams, New York Times, Bill Gates, David Beckham, Reddit, Michelle Obama


Before and after photos show how dramatically 14 world-famous CEOs changed since they started the job

Many of America's longtime top CEOs have held their positions for years. They've weathered their companies going public, internal turmoil, and public scandals. Tech execs like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon's Jeff Bezos were once fresh faces on the scene. Now, they've crafted themselves into multibillionaires while growing their businesses into worldwide success stories.  Take a look at how dramatically these longtime top execs have changed since they've started the job. Visit Business ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spacex, Cook, Microsoft, Congress, Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Ebay, Ipo, Satya Nadella, Africa


Beauty-Hacks: 8 Tricks für langanhaltendes Party-Make-up

Sieh dir diesen Beitrag auf Instagram an Ein Beitrag geteilt von Mary Greenwell (@marygreenwell) am Feb 8, 2019 um 8:19 PST Du bist gerade auf einer Party. Dein Outfit sieht einfach nur Hammer aus und dein Make-up ist on point! Du hast mega viel Spaß mit deinen Leuten, doch so nach dem dritten Drink meldet sich deine Blase langsam zu Wort (immerhin kannst du ja nicht alles ausschwitzen…). Also rennst du schnell aufs Klo,...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Party, Emilia Clarke, Arbeit, Ganz, SPIEGEL, Zeit, Mund, Farbe, Glanz, Mary Greenwell, Weniger, Ein Beitrag, Puder, Sieh


Wir holen uns den Beauty-Salon nach Hause

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Caroline Spiegel, the sister of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, is taking on sites like PornHub with the launch of her new audio porn site

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has a sister named Caroline who is also in the tech industry. Caroline Spiegel launched a startup earlier this year called Quinn, a " much less gross, more fun PornHub for women," she told TechCrunch in March. However, Quinn has since rebranded after discovering that more than just women were enjoying the site's audio and written porn, but "they just hadn't felt they could ask for it." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. There's a new startup that's ente...
Tags: Apple, Stanford, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Evan Spiegel, Quinn, East Coast, Stanford University, Elizabeth Holmes, Caroline, SPIEGEL, Caroline Spiegel, Silicon Valley Caroline Spiegel, PitchBook Spiegel, Brooklyn Quinn


Unlike Facebook, Snapchat will fact-check political ads

With just over a year left until the 2020 US presidential elections, social media giants are preparing by updating their policies around the spread of misinformation and political advertising. Last month, Facebook released a bunch of new tools to better “protect the democratic process,” while Twitter completely banned political ads altogether, and now Evan Spiegel, Snap’s CEO, said his company will fact-check and review all ads on the platform.  “We subject all advertising to review, including p...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, US, Social Media, Tech, Cnbc, SPIEGEL, Facebook Snapchat, Evan Spiegel Snap


Snap CEO Evan Spiegel says that Snapchat fact-checks political ads: 'We don't allow things like misinformation to appear in that advertising' (SNAP, FB, TWIT, GOOG, GOOGL)

In an interview with , Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said all ads on Snapchat — including political ads — are subject to fact-checking and review.  Snap's policy puts it somewhere between Facebook, which doesn't fact-check political ads, and Twitter, which has , in the heated debate over what role social media platforms should play in moderating paid political speech. Spiegel told CNBC that Snap wants to create a space for its younger user base to "engage with the political conversation" without mi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Trends, Evan Spiegel, Cnbc, Facebook Twitter, Twitter Facebook, SPIEGEL, Facebook Twitter and Google


Snapchat founder's sister launches audio erotica site

Caroline Spiegel isn't afraid to talk about sex.The 22 year-old entrepreneur and younger sister of Snap Inc. founder Evan Spiegel, has founded a startup called Quinn, a website for audio erotica.Spiegel hopes Quinn, which is launching... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Evan Spiegel, Quinn, SPIEGEL, Snap Inc, Caroline Spiegel


Inglewood residents’ group demands housing instead of proposed Clippers arena

Pressing a legal challenge to a proposed Clippers arena in Inglewood, attorneys for a residents’ group told a judge on Tuesday, Nov, 5, that the city violated the California Surplus Land Act by failing to give first priority to a possible affordable housing development on the property. But lawyers for the city and developers argued the property does not qualify as surplus land. The also argued the property — which sits in the flight path of Los Angeles International Airport — is unsuitable for h...
Tags: News, Housing, La, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Steve Ballmer, Nba, Faa, Affordable Housing, LA Clippers, Inglewood, Clippers, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles Superior Court, Hollywood Park


Evan Spiegel doesn't regret the Snapchat redesign that tanked Snap's stock and pushed Kylie Jenner to quit

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel gave an interview to The Wall Street Journal in which he said Snapchat's 2018 redesign had proved beneficial to the company. The redesign provoked huge backlash from users when it first rolled out, and caused Kylie Jenner to tweet that she didn't open the app any more — sending Snap's stock spiralling. Spiegel said the redesign resulted in higher engagement with professionally made "premium" content. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Snap CEO Evan Spieg...
Tags: Elon Musk, Time, Trends, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Kylie Jenner, Wall Street Journal, SPIEGEL, Dead Girls Detective Agency


Facebook sees TikTok as a growing threat, but Evan Spiegel says Snapchat views it as a 'friend'

When asked if TikTok is a friend or foe to Snapchat, Snap cofounder and CEO Evan Spiegel gave a definitive answer: "Friend."  Spiegel touted successful developer and advertising partnerships between the two companies. He also said TikTok is contributing to an increase in the amount of time people are spending on mobile devices, which is good news for Snapchat. The outlook diverges from other social media giants like Facebook, who see TikTok as a rising threat. Visit Business Insider's homepage...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Steve Jobs, Trends, Snapchat, Beijing, Evan Spiegel, SPIEGEL, Snapchat Snap, Tiktok, TikTok Facebook, India Spiegel, Snapchat Time


Snapchat beats in Q3, adding 7M users & revenue up 50%

The Snap-back continues. Snapchat blew past earnings expectations for a big beat in Q3, as it added 7 million daily active users this quarter to hit 210 million, up 13% year-over-year. Snap also beat on revenue, notching $446 million, which is up a whopping 50% year-over-year, at a loss of $0.04 EPS. That flew past Bloomberg’s consensus of Wall Street estimates that expected $437.9 million in revenue and a $0.05 EPS loss. Snap has managed to continue cutting losses as it edges towards profitabil...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Ecommerce, Apps, Europe, Media, Advertising Tech, Finance, Wall Street, India, Tech, Bloomberg, Snapchat, Earnings, Evan Spiegel


Snapchat soars in Q3, adding 7M users & revenue up 50%

The Snap-back continues. Snapchat blew past earnings expectations for a big beat in Q3, as it added 7 million daily active users this quarter to hit 210 million, up 13% year-over-year. Snap also beat on revenue, notching $446 million, which is up a whopping 50% year-over-year, at a loss of $0.04 EPS. That flew past Bloomberg’s consensus of Wall Street estimates that expected $437.9 million in revenue and a $0.05 EPS loss. Snap has managed to continue cutting losses as it edges towards profitabil...
Tags: TC, Europe, Wall Street, India, Tech, Bloomberg, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, North America, SPIEGEL, Instagram Stories, Apple Facebook Magic Leap, Interestingly Spiegel


Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel says TikTok is more friend than foe

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel proclaims TikTok a friend, even as industry experts say the rival app could steal the attention of teenagers. “We definitely consider them a friend,” Spiegel said Tuesday about the Chinese-based social media app that has surged to popularity in the past year, especially among Snapchat’s core audience of 13- to 24-year-olds. His comments came during an earnings call with Wall Street analysts Tuesday following release of the company’s third-quarter report. TikTok is...
Tags: Advertising, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Bobby, SPIEGEL, Bobby Murphy, Gorman, Debra Aho Williamson, Aho Williamson, Jeremi Gorman Snapchat


Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel says early focus on privacy helped company

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said that some of his earliest decisions at the company helped position the company in today's social media climate—like his hard line on privacy and focusing the app on the camera instead of a feed like Facebook. Spiegel offered his insights as Snapchat released its third-quarter report, in which the app showed 50 percent year-over-year growth in revenue, mostly from ad sales. Snapchat generated $446 million in the third quarter. Daily active users also rose 13 perc...
Tags: Advertising, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Bobby, SPIEGEL, Bobby Murphy, Gorman, Facebook Spiegel, Jeremi Gorman Snapchat


Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and supermodel Miranda Kerr just had their second child together. Here's a look inside their whirlwind romance. (SNAP)

Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel are one of the most influential power couples, each having dominant presences in their respective industries. The Snap CEO and Australian supermodel began dating in 2015, got married in 2017, and just had their second child together. Here's the story about how the two met and a timeline following their whirlwind romance. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr are incredibly influential ind...
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Supermodel Miranda Kerr has given birth to her second child with Snap CEO Evan Spiegel

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and supermodel Miranda Kerr have been married since 2017. Kerr announced Tuesday night on her Instagram that she had given birth to a baby boy named Myles. This is the couple's second child together, and Kerr's third son. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel is now the father to two boys, his wife — supermodel Miranda Kerr — announced on Instagram. Kerr shared with her over 12 million followers Tuesday night that she had give...
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Fridays for Horsepower: The German Motorists Who Oppose Greta Thunberg

Motorists in Germany are banding together to oppose climate activists' calls to limit the use of cars. Politicians are taking them seriously because, unlike the Fridays for Future movement and its leader Greta Thunberg, most members of the Fridays for Horsepower group can vote. By SPIEGEL Staff
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Germany shooting: 'Rampage situation' as two killed in city of Halle

German media report gunmen tried to enter synagogue and threw grenade into kebab restaurantAuthorities in the eastern German city of Halle say they are dealing with a “rampage situation” after gunmen reportedly targeted a synagogue and a kebab shop in the city, killing two people.Several shots were fired in the Paulus quarter north of the city centre around midday, police said. The head of the the Jewish community in Halle, Max Privorotzki, told Spiegel magazine that gunmen in military gear had ...
Tags: Europe, Germany, World news, SPIEGEL, Halle, Paulus, Halle Max Privorotzki


'Rampage situation' as two killed in shooting in German city of Halle

German media report gunmen tried to enter synagogue and threw grenade into kebab restaurantAuthorities in the eastern German city of Halle say they are dealing with a “rampage situation” after gunmen reportedly targeted a synagogue and a kebab shop in the city, killing two people.Several shots were fired in the Paulus quarter north of the city centre around midday, police said. The head of the the Jewish community in Halle, Max Privorotzki, told Spiegel magazine that gunmen in military gear had ...
Tags: Europe, Germany, World news, SPIEGEL, Halle, Paulus, Halle Max Privorotzki


Snap CEO isn’t expecting much from Facebook antitrust investigations

Facebook’s relentless blatant feature copy of Snapchat have been seen as one of the chief examples of the company’s competitive overreach, but Snap CEO Evan Spiegel isn’t sure whether antitrust activity from the government is going to change the company’s near-term prospects of competing with Instagram. “I mean the history of antitrust would basically say that these investigations last like seven to ten years or something like that and that basically nothing happens,” Spiegel said onstage ...
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