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Child Tax Credit: Why Are Some Parents Having Problems?

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How to watch swimming at the Tokyo Olympics - the qualifying heats begin on July 24

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Olympic swimming events will be broadcast live on NBC and USA. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Tokyo Olympic swimming events start on July 24 and conclude July 31. Swimming events will air on USA and NBC via live TV streaming services. On the USA team, expectations are high for Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky TV (small) Swimming events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics start ...
Tags: Reviews, Usa, Nbc, Entertainment, US, Sports, Trends, Tech, Olympics, Streaming, Tokyo, Swimming, Sling TV, Nbc Sports, Katie Ledecky, Ledecky


US stocks close at record highs as investors cheer blockbuster earnings

Xinhua/Wang Ying/ Getty Images US stocks finished the week at record highs after a blockbuster week of earnings. Shares of tech giants including Snap and Twitter soared after earnings came in above expectations. Bitcoin hovered just above $32,000, gold was little changed, and oil edged higher. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks finished the week strong with all three major indexes closing at records Friday as investors cheered blockbuster t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Asia, Twitter, China, US, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, US Treasury, Stock Market, Nasdaq, Dow, Uae


Janet Yellen says Treasury is prepared to pay the US's bills to prevent 'irreparable harm' to the economy as GOP balks at raising debt ceiling

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Alex Wong/Getty Images; Greg Nash/Getty Images Yellen said Treasury is prepared to pay off the country's bills starting August 2. It comes as McConnell opposes raising the debt ceiling without political concessions. Yellen said even the threat of a default risks major damage to the US economy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sent a letter to Congress urging lawma...
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3 signs the labor shortage could end soon - and one major sign that it won't, according to UBS

The labor shortage is hitting fast food restaurants. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images UBS Evidence Lab economists said job openings and retirement peaks may signify an end to the labor shortage. Job gains in leisure and hospitality are also promising signs that people are getting back to work. But bottlenecks, which slow economic growth, could prolong the labor shortage, they said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The labor shortage is tough on the economic recovery. Consum...
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Gunfire prompts Biden's UN ambassador to abruptly leave Haitian president's funeral

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Haiti guard carry the casket of slain President Jovenel Moïse before his funeral on July 23, 2021, in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Valerie Baeriswy/Getty Images Biden's UN ambassador abruptly left the funeral for Haiti's president amid unrest surrounding the ceremony. There was reportedly gunfire heard, prompting the US delegation to leave within 30 minutes. The assassination of Jovenel Moïse has pushed Haiti into a deeper crisis after years of struggles. Se...
Tags: Politics, Funeral, White House, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, New York Times, United Nations, Un, Homeland Security, Biden, Haiti, Reuters, Henry


How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode and then exit later

There are several ways to enable Safe Mode in Windows 10. JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images Safe Mode is a Windows 10 feature that starts your computer with most of its nonessential features disabled. You should boot in Safe Mode when you're troubleshooting an issue, or if Windows 10 won't start normally. To exit Safe Mode, go into the "Boot options" menu, or just restart your computer. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Nearly every version of Windows has a Sa...
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Astronomers spotted a distant planet in the middle of making its own moon

The PDS 70 system, located nearly 400 light-years away and still in the process of being formed, with planet PDS 70c circled in blue. ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/Benisty et al. Astronomers have captured a distant planet adorned with a moon-making disc for the first time. The planet has captured enough gas and dust in its orbit to make three moons the size of Earth's. By studying this world and its star, astronomers can learn more about how planets and moons are born. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Stars, Chile, Jupiter, Exoplanets, Planetary Science, Carnegie Institution For Science, Telescopes, Alma, PDS, European Southern Observatory


Best Buy is practically handing out Fitbit smartwatches today

Summer provides countless opportunities to catch up on your health and fitness regimen, or start a new one.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Fitness Tracker, Trends, Health & Fitness, Fitbit deals, Health And Fitness Deals, Mobile Deals, Best Buy 2021, Fitbit Charge 4 deals, Fitbit Sense Deals, Fitbit Versa 3 Deals


Growth marketing roundup: TechCrunch Experts, creative testing and how to nail your narrative

“It’s about focusing on the metric that directly reflects the value that your company and products bring to your customers,” growth marketer Maya Moufarek told us in an interview for one of our most popular marketing articles of the week. “For Airbnb, that may be the number of nights booked; for Spotify, minutes listened to. It’s all about simplifying your strategy into something that is digestible, memorable and applicable.” In the interview, Moufarek speaks about the importance of Sean Ellis’ ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Marketing, Tech, SU, Experts, Greylock, Lucas Matney, Eric Eldon, Jonathan, Martinez, Adam, Matt Burns, Sean Ellis, Jonathan Martinez, Caryn Marooney


How to watch the Intel Accelerated event and what to expect

Intel is delivering the Intel Accelerated event on July 26. Here's how to watch it live and what to expect.
Tags: News, Trends, Intel, Computing, Intel 10nm Chip Production, Alder Lake, Meteor Lake, Intel 7nm Cpu, Intel Accelerated


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Bezos' Blue Origin trip was an empty-calories honor for an 'egonaut,' not an astronaut

Jeff Bezos walks with Lauren Sanchez ahead of Blue Origin spaceflight. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway shares why he thinks Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin flight wasn't the milestone it's chalked up to be. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ever since the first tr...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Asia, Elon Musk, Trends, Spain, Nasa, Earth, United States, Virgin Galactic, Google Glass, Virgin, Richard Branson, Mars, Jeff Bezos, Faa


The Galaxy S21 FE may not launch at Unpacked after all

Samsung's Galaxy S21 Fan Edition is probably coming a few months after Samsung Unpacked, according to new reports.
Tags: Android, Mobile, News, Samsung, Trends, Samsung Unpacked, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2021


Biden wants to hear the public's stories about the student loan forgiveness program for public servants with a 98% denial rate

Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The Education Dept. is launching a public inquiry on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The program, which is supposed to forgive student debt for public servants, rejects 98% of applicants. Anyone can submit comments which the department will consider when implementing improvements. See more stories on Insider's business page. If the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program worked as it should, then every qualifying pu...
Tags: Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Boston Globe, Education Department, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Public Service Loan Forgiveness PSLF, PSLF, Suzanne Kreiter, Seth Frotman, Biden Harris Administration, Ayelet Sheffey, Student Borrower Protection Center, Getty Images The Education Dept, Julie Margetta Morgan


SOSV partners explain how deep tech startups can fundraise successfully

Startups developing so-called deep tech often find it challenging to raise capital for various reasons. At TechCrunch Early Stage: Marketing and Fundraising, two experienced investors spoke on the subject and advised startups facing a challenging fundraising path. Pae Wu and Garrett Winther are both partners at SOSV and run the fund’s programs around biotech and hardware. SOSV doesn’t shy away from startups building complex technology, and because of this, Wu and Winther are well placed to advis...
Tags: Startups, TC, Entrepreneurship, Events, Tech, Fundraising, Venture Capital, Business Incubators, SOSV, Wu, Winther, Deep Tech, Garrett Winther, Early Stage 2021, EC TechCrunch Early Stage


Churchill Capital shareholders approved the SPAC's merger with Lucid Motors after CEO Michael Klein appealed directly to retail investors

Lucid Motors plans to go public in a $24 billion tie-up with a SPAC MediaNews Group/Bay Area News via Getty Images Churchill Capital Corporation IV is set to close on its merger of EV start-up Lucid Motors on Friday.The closing of the merger was delayed earlier this week after not enough shareholders had cast a vote on the deal. It took a personal appeal to retail investors from Churchill chairman Michael Klein to get approval. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Op...
Tags: Trends, Reddit, New York Stock Exchange, Churchill, SPAC, Michael Klein, Klein, Matthew Fox, Lucid Motors, Churchill Capital, SPAC MediaNews Group Bay Area News, Getty Images Churchill Capital Corporation IV


Keurig, Nespresso coffee makers get massive discounts at Best Buy

Keurig and Breville Nespresso coffee makers are on sale at a steep discount today, over at Best Buy. These are a must-see!
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Didi has fallen a stunning 52% since its US IPO as China's crackdown pummels the ride-hail giant

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at a Didi station in Beijing Reuters Didi is vying for China's worst US IPO this year as its stock has lost more than half its value. Not long ago, Didi was eyeing a $70 billion valuation. Less than a month from its debut, it is now worth less than $40 billion. Didi has been spared the title of worst IPO this year by RLX Technology, a vaping company that has fallen 78%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Didi is vying for Chin...
Tags: China, Ipo, US, Trends, Markets, Cybersecurity, Beijing, Didi, Chinese company, Didi Chuxing, Full Truck Alliance, MI Exclusive, Bloomberg Didi, RLX Technology, Ethan Wu, Reuters Didi


Former Trump inaugural chairman Tom Barrack's bond set at $250 million by federal judge

Former Trump Inaugural Committee chairman Tom Barrack speaks at at a pre-Inaugural "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 AP Photo/David J. Phillip A federal judge set financier and former Trump ally Tom Barrack's bond at $250 million. Barrack is charged with illegal foreign lobbying, making false statements, and obstruction. Barrack must wear an ankle bracelet, observe a curfew, and not spend more than $50,000 at...
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Sling TV is the cheapest way to watch the Olympics without cable

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sling TV is giving all subscribers free access to the Olympic Channel during Tokyo 2020. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider If you want to watch the Olympics without cable, Sling TV is one of your cheapest options. New subscribers can get their first month of Sling's Blue plan for just $10 (normally $35/month). NBC, NBCSN, and USA are all included on Sling Blue, and the Olympic Channel is free through A...
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Apple Music’s lossless and spatial audio comes to select Android phones

Apple has finally brought Android phones into the lossless and spatial audio world for Apple Music, but only select handsets will get both features.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Spatial Audio, Lossless Audio, Dolby Atmos Music


Biden wants to hear the public's stories about the student loan forgiveness program with a 98% denial rate

Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The Education Dept. is launching a public inquiry on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The program, which is supposed to forgive student debt for public servants, rejects 98% of applicants. Anyone can submit comments which the department will consider when implementing improvements. See more stories on Insider's business page. If the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program worked as it should, then every qualifying pu...
Tags: Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Boston Globe, Education Department, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Public Service Loan Forgiveness PSLF, PSLF, Suzanne Kreiter, Seth Frotman, Biden Harris Administration, Ayelet Sheffey, Student Borrower Protection Center, Getty Images The Education Dept, Julie Margetta Morgan


Trump advisor says there is 'zero' chance the former president will pick Pence as his running mate if he runs in 2024: report

Then-Vice President Mike Pence and then-President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden on March 29, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Trump advisors told Politico that it's highly unlikely Mike Pence will be Trump's VP pick again. One aide even went so far as to say that there's "zero" chance Pence will be chosen. Trump has not made an official 2024 announcement yet, but has said he's seriously considering running. See more stories on Insider's business page. If former Pres...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, White House, Politico, Trends, Bloomberg, New Hampshire, South Dakota, United Nations, Fox News, Election, Campaign, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Trump


Twitter could rise another 30% as ad spending is set to soar, Bank of America says

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images Twitter stock could rise by almost 30% to $90 per share, according to Bank of America analysts. BofA sees Twitter expanding in its advertising growth which took a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. BofA reiterated its buy rating on the stock. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitter stock could rise by about 30% as the social media platform stands to see further growth in advertising sales which have been recover...
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Facebook moderators, tasked with watching horrific content, are demanding an end to NDAs that promote a 'culture of fear and excessive secrecy'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Facebook content moderators are calling for an end to NDAs, which prohibit them from talking about work. Moderators are contractors tasked with sifting through violent content, like suicide and child abuse. The moderators are also asking for better mental health support and full-time employee pay. See more stories on Insider's business page. Content moderators for Facebook are urging the company to improve...
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Under the radar: How a 117-year old technology gives Olympic throwers an edge

It takes more than sheer strength to be an elite thrower, so today's top athletes often use a unique kind of radar technology to optimize their performance.
Tags: Trends, Features, Olympics, Tokyo, Better Stronger Faster


Free money for all? Garcetti hopes guaranteed income test brings big change

By Sara Burnett | The Associate Press By triggering $1,400 stimulus checks for millions of people and expanding the child tax credit for many families, the pandemic offered a clear takeaway for some officials: That putting tax dollars in people’s pockets is achievable and can be a lifeline to those struggling to get by. Now a growing number of mayors and other leaders say they want to determine for sure whether programs like these are the best way to reduce poverty, lessen inequality and get peo...
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Destiny 2: Beyond Light: Where to find Xur for the weekend of July 23

The weekly vendor in Destiny 2 offers some of the toughest loot to find, including exotic weapons and armor. Here's how to track down Xur.
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6 million renters face eviction in 8 days when a Trump-era ban expires. Biden is poised to let it happen.

President Joe Biden speaks on the economy at Cuyahoga Community College Manufacturing Technology Center, on May 27, 2021, in Cleveland, Ohio. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images Both a federal eviction ban and a moratorium on foreclosures expire in eight days. Some advocates are pushing for an extension of the eviction ban as new virus cases pile up. The Biden administration is poised to allow both relief programs to expire on July 31. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Jul...
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The 5 best hanging shelves for closets

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Hanging closet organizers are an easy, affordable way to add additional storage to a cramped space. Our top pick is The Container Store's 6-Compartment Natural Canvas Sweater Organizer. It has roomy shelves for neatly stacking sweaters or pants and is made of high-quality canvas. The tiny closet in my bedroom is the bane of my existence. It's poorly organized, with upper shelves that I can't easily reach and sliding doors that make getting the clo...
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