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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...
Tags: Reviews, Deals, Usa, Nbc, Entertainment, Sports, Samsung, Trends, Tech, Fox, Olympics, Streaming, Tokyo, Lg, Cnbc, Sling TV


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...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Social Media, Ireland, Washington Dc, Accenture, Sheryl Sandberg, Andrew Harnik, Irish Parliament, Tech Insider, Content Moderation, Katie Canales, Content Moderators, Isabella Plunkett


Google made an elaborate 16-bit video game that pays homage to Japan hosting the Olympics, and you can play it for free right now

"Doodle Champion Island Games" is Google's Olympics-themed game that's free on the Google homepage. Google In honor of the Olympics, Google just turned its homepage into a video game platform with one game. "Doodle Champion Island Games" is a free, adorable homage to Japan's history of video game production. The game was produced in collaboration with Tokyo animation firm STUDIO4°C. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With the Olympic Games kicking off this ...
Tags: Google, Gaming, Japan, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Olympics, Tokyo, Google Doodle, Google Doodles, Doodle, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Tokyo 2020, Olympics 2020


How does your Snap Score work? How to check and raise your score

Your Snap Score counts Snaps sent, Stories viewed, and more. William Antonelli/Insider Your Snapchat Snap Score works by combining your overall activity on the app, like how many Snaps you send and receive. Snapchat hasn't revealed how much each action is worth, but the best way to raise your Snap Score is by keeping up streaks. You can find your Snap Score on your profile page. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. With our phones playing such a vital role in ou...
Tags: Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Reuters, Tech Insider, Snap Inc, Snapchat Users, Tech Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli, Ron Lyons, Ron Lyons Jr, Ron Lyons Jr William Antonelli, Social Media (Reference, Snapchat score


A video from a wild WeWork party shows the moment a bottle is thrown at former CEO Adam Neumann's glass office

Screenshot from a video shows the moment a WeWork employee hurls a bottle through a window at company headquarters. Elliot Brown/Wall Street Journal Video shows a glass bottle hurled through WeWork's headquarters during a rowdy company party. Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann encouraged a constant hustle - and party - culture. A WeWork representative claimed the incident was an accident. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann and other employees th...
Tags: Real Estate, Trends, WeWork, Neumann, Adam Neumann, Tech Insider, Eliot Brown, Meghan Morris, Elliot Brown Wall Street Journal Video, Heather Schlitz Sarah Jackson


How to watch basketball at the Tokyo Olympics, including the new 3-on-3 tournament

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Kevin Durant is one of the many NBA stars playing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. AP Photo/John Locher The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will feature men's and women's tournaments for 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 basketball. Olympic basketball games will be spread across NBC, NBC Sports, USA, and CNBC. The NBC sports app will stream every game, and US men's games will also stream live on Peacock ($5/month). Table o...
Tags: Reviews, Japan, Usa, Nbc, Entertainment, Australia, France, Germany, Nigeria, US, Sports, Trends, Tech, United States, Olympics, Italy


New drone footage shows deadly floods devastating China's "iPhone city"

People wade across a flooded street following heavy rains which caused flooding and claimed the lives of at least 33 people earlier in the week, in the city of Zhengzhou in China's Henan province on July 23, 2021. Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images This week deadly floods hit China's Henan province, killing at least 33 people. New footage shows the flooding in Zhengzhou, home to the world's largest iPhone-assembly plant. The extreme flooding in Europe and China is a cons...
Tags: Apple, Europe, News, Climate Change, China, Trends, Bbc, Taiwan, Tim Cook, Flooding, Wall Street Journal, Foxconn, Journal, Afp, Foxconn Technology Group, Henan Province


'Ted Lasso' is back for a second season - here's how to watch the Emmy-nominated series on Apple TV Plus

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Jason Sudeikis as Ted Lasso. Apple TV+ "Ted Lasso" is a sports comedy following the fictional British soccer team AFC Richmond. The show stars former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jason Sudeikis as the title character. The second season premiered exclusively via Apple TV Plus ($5/month) on July 23. TV Plus Monthly Subscription (small) The second season of "Ted Lasso" premiered on July 23 exclusivel...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Comedy, TV, Television, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Kansas City, Jason Sudeikis, Lasso, Sudeikis, Tech Insider, How To Watch, Ted Lasso


This video from a wild WeWork party shows the moment a bottle is thrown at former CEO Adam Neumann's glass office

Screenshot from a video shows the moment a WeWork employee hurls a bottle through a window at company headquarters. Elliot Brown/Wall Street Journal Video shows a glass bottle hurled through WeWork's headquarters during a rowdy company party. Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann encouraged a constant hustle - and party - culture. A WeWork representative claimed the incident was an accident. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann and other employees th...
Tags: Real Estate, Trends, WeWork, Neumann, Adam Neumann, Tech Insider, Eliot Brown, Meghan Morris, Elliot Brown Wall Street Journal Video, Heather Schlitz Sarah Jackson


Mark Zuckerberg 'liked' a meme mocking Jeff Bezos for saying that Amazon workers sent him to space

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, left, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Alex Wong/Getty Images; KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg "liked" an Instagram meme mocking Jeff Bezos' spaceflight. The meme shades Bezos for thanking Amazon workers and customers for paying for his spaceflight. Zuckerberg and Bezos don't appear to be rivals, but they've been involved in feuds with other execs. See more stories on Insider's business page. It seems Mark...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Instagram, Congress, Trends, Tesla, Getty Images, Tim Cook, Evan Spiegel, Jeff Bezos, Kevin Systrom, Musk


Grimes and rapper Lil Uzi Vert claim he's in the process of 'legally' buying a planet, but experts say it's 'bogus'

Lil Uzi Vert performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival Daytime Stage Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia On Thursday, Grimes said Lil Uzi Vert was buying WASP-127b, a planet that was discovered in 2016. Space law experts say it is not possible to own any land in outer space. But, over the past few decades many people have claimed to own land outside of Earth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Singer Grimes and rapper Lil Uzi Vert were trending on Twitter...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, News, Entertainment, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Travel, United Nations, Grimes, Quebec, Lil Uzi Vert, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Tesla CEO Elon Musk


How TikTok is changing the music industry

Gia Woods. Rich Fury/Getty Images for LA Pride. TikTok has become a go-to platform for discovering new music. Record labels, music marketers, artists, and other creators are all flooding the app with songs. Here's a full breakdown of Insider's recent coverage on TikTok's impact on the music industry. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok is an essential promotional tool for music artists and record labels.Songs can rise up organically on the app even if they&#...
Tags: Music, Media, Entertainment, Advertising, Trends, Artists, Sony, Fleetwood Mac, Influencers, Sony Music, Universal Music Group, Matthew Wilder, Tech Insider, Amelio, Samantha Lee, Record Labels


Facebook says some misinformation and racism will 'inevitably' always exist on its platforms

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Reuters/Erin Scott Facebook's CEO said moderating content is like fighting crime. Instagram's leader similarly said that some racism will "inevitably" exist online. Their comments show that Facebook may never fully weed out harmful content on its platforms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two Facebook executives on Thursday addr...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Selena Gomez, Biden, Zuckerberg, Misinformation, House Financial Services Committee


2 Democrat Senators want to make Big Tech companies liable when their algorithms promote health misinformation

Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Samuel Corum/Pool/AFP Two Democratic senators introduced a bill called The Health Misinformation Act on Thursday. It would make social-media firms liable when algorithms promote misinformation during health emergencies. The Biden administration has argued with Facebook over its role in vaccine hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Ben Ray Luján introduced a on Thursday that, if passed into law, would make social media ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Biden, Misinformation, Kevin Martin


Mainstream sites were left displaying hardcore porn after an expired domain redirected to X-rated videos

The page the 'Vid.Me' link redirected to, with graphic content blurred by Insider 5 Star HD Porn/Insider Hardcore porn made its way onto mainstream news sites including the Guardian and Washington Post. Old posts which embedded content from the site Vidme instead showed content from 5 Star HD Porn. Some sites moved quickly to remove the explicit imagery, while others appeared not to have noticed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hardcore porn appeared on major news ...
Tags: Facebook, UK, News, Media, Washington Post, US, Trends, Azealia Banks, House, News UK, Guardian, John Boehner, Pornography, Telegraph, Baltimore, Daily Telegraph


Electric car sales in the US will overtake those of combustion vehicles by 2036, according to an EY report

In 25 years, by 2045, sales of non-electric cars will barely account for 1% of the global market. Lucid Electric car slaes will equal those of combustion cars in the US in 2036, says a Bloomberg report. Millennials and government incentives will be key to the growth of non-polluting mobility. Germany is leading the way in Europe, having sold 398,000 electric cars in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of the 78 million vehicles sold worldwide in 2020, 3.2 million were el...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, UK, China, Germany, US, International, Trends, General Motors, Markets, Bloomberg, Economy, United States, Retail, Ey, Biden


10 things in tech: Larry Page in Fiji - Zuck's metaverse - Web outages

A host of high-profile websites including UPS and Airbnb went dark yesterday. Screenshot Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. A lot of websites went dark yesterday. UPS, FedEx, US Bank, Airbnb, and other major websites saw outages beginning around noon yesterday, but the issue was fixed within an hour. What we know about what happened.2. Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to turn Facebook into "a metaverse company."...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Disney, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Nasa, UPS, Larry Page, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Mars


Two of the GOP's most prominent big tech critics previously sought work with Google: 'I dodged a bullet.'

Google's logo seen at its Mountain View campus. Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Two of the GOP's fiercest Big Tech critics sought to work with Google in 2019, Politico reports. Mike Davis and Garrett Ventry reportedly offered to mend the firm's relationship with conservatives. Google has faced allegations of anti-conservative bias from a number of GOP lawmakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two of the GOP's most vocal big tech critics ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York Post, Technology, White House, Politico, Trends, Bloomberg, Gop, Davis, Mountain View, Department Of Justice, Republican Party, Sundar Pichai, Trump, Mike Davis


The world's first 3D-printed steel bridge has opened in Amsterdam

The transportation of the 3D printed bridge in Amsterdam. Imperial College of London Pedestrians in Amsterdam can now cross the world's first 3D printed steel bridge. The architectural work required 4.9 tons of stainless steel and four years of research. Intelligent sensors on the bridge will monitor stress, movement, vibration, and temperature. See more stories on Insider's business page. The world's first 3D printed steel bridge has opened in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.Whil...
Tags: Travel, UK, Science, News, International, Trends, Research, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Nordic, Queen Maxima, Red light District, Craig Buchanan, Tech Insider, BI General Contributors, Business Insider España


Tesla is letting California solar customers with Powerwalls feed their energy back into the grid to help prevent blackouts

Reuters/Patrick Fallon Tesla said Californian Powerwall owners could sign up to its "virtual power plant" beta. Participants will feed electricity generated by the solar systems on their homes back into the grid. Tesla said it won't make money off the project. It's designed to prevent blackouts during high demand. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla will let Californian owners of its Powerwall battery feed electricity back into the power grid during periods of h...
Tags: Energy, Elon Musk, News, Australia, California, Trends, Tesla, Grid, Solar, Blackouts, Wall Street Journal, Gavin Newsom, Reuters, Fort Lauderdale, Western US, Powerwall


Fitbit's Versa 3 has most of the fitness tracking features you want with over twice the battery life of the latest Apple Watch

Mark Knapp/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The Fitbit Versa 3 offers a ton of functionality in a $229 package, making it a great sidekick to your phone and a capable fitness tracker. The battery can easily last over 5 days, letting the watch track activity during the day and sleep at night, plus it recharges quickly. Fitness enthusiasts needing more tracking features might consider the Apple Watch Series 6, Fitbit Sense, or Garmin Forerunner 745. Versa 3 (small) Fitbit'...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Health, Google, Amazon, Fitness, Trends, Smartwatches, Fitbit, Pebble Time Steel, Alexa, Alexa Google, Tech Insider, Insider Picks, Product Card, IP Freelance


How to go live on Instagram and broadcast video in real time to your followers

It's easy to go live on Instagram with friends. Shutterstock You can go live on Instagram by scrolling to the "Live" tab on the "New Post" page. When you're live, all your followers will be notified and can view your live video in real time. You can also go live together with a friend, or request to join a friend's live video. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Instagram launched its live video feature in late 2016. Since then, the social media com...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Tech Insider, Instagram Live, Meira Gebel, Instagram Reels, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider, Social Media (Reference


22 features that make Tesla cars unlike any others

Tesla Model X Tesla Tesla vehicles are engineered with a plethora of interesting features. These include a bioweapon defense mode, sentry mode, and other hidden Easter eggs. The features have helped the company gain such a cult following. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most people know Tesla for its sleek and luxury electric cars and its eccentric CEO Elon Musk, but some may not know the electric vehicles are equipped with a plethora of features that you wouldn't f...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Features, Santa, Bugatti, Fernando, Burbank, Spike, Littleton Colorado, Teslas, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla, Burbank Town Center


I gifted my dad a Cameo video from a former NFL player - here are 3 things I enjoyed about the experience

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Watching the Cameo from Merril Hoge on my phone. Reece Rogers/Insider On Cameo, you can purchase personalized videos from numerous celebrities. As a gift, I got my dad a video message from a former player on his favorite NFL team. I enjoyed the fast turnaround time and appreciated the variety of options for different budgets. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Personalized Message (medium) Cameo is a ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Apps, Celebrities, Celebrity, Entertainment, Youtube, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Trends, Tech, Gifts, Steelers, Streaming, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cameo


Mark Zuckerberg said he wanted to transform Facebook from a social-media company into 'a metaverse company'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg onstage at an Oculus developers conference in 2016. Glenn Chapmann/AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg told The Verge that Facebook would eventually become a "metaverse company." Zuckerberg told employees that Facebook would focus more on building out the internet's successor. From "infinite offices" to egalitarian societies, peek into the social network's futuristic plans. See more stories on Insider's business page. At the end of June, Mark Zuck...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, News, US, Trends, Getty Images, Zuckerberg, Afp, Casey Newton, Big Tech, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Glenn Chapmann, Hannah Towey, Antitrust regulation


Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to transform Facebook from a social-media company into 'a metaverse company'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on stage at an Oculus developers conference in 2016. Glenn Chapmann/AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg told The Verge that Facebook will eventually become a "metaverse company." Zuckerberg told employees that Facebook will focus more on building out the internet's successor. From "infinite offices" to egalitarian societies, peek into the social network's futuristic plans. See more stories on Insider's business page. At the end of June, Mark Zuck...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, News, US, Trends, Getty Images, Zuckerberg, Afp, Casey Newton, Big Tech, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Glenn Chapmann, Hannah Towey, Antitrust regulation


How to make your Instagram private and hide your account from anyone who doesn't follow you

It's easy to put your Instagram on private. Delmaine Donson/Getty Images You can make your Instagram private on a mobile device or a desktop computer. When you make Instagram private, you keep current followers but have to approve all new follower requests. Once your Instagram is private, anyone who doesn't follow you won't be able to see your posts or stories. This story is part of Business Insider's Guide to Instagram. By default, Instagram accounts are set to be public...
Tags: Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Devon Delfino, Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider, Social Media (Reference, Privacy Click Privacy Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider, Security Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider


How to delete Snapchat messages before the recipient reads your message

You can delete Snapchat messages or clear entire conversations. Shutterstock You can delete a Snapchat message as long as the recipient has not yet viewed the message. Even if you delete your Snapchat message in time, both recipients will see a note in the chat that a message has been deleted. You can also clear entire conversations in your chat history, though this is after the recipient has already seen the message. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Snapchat m...
Tags: Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Devon Delfino, Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider, Social Media (Reference


The best soundbars of 2021 for clear and crisp TV audio

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good soundbar enhances your audio experience, offering an upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers. Soundbars are available at many performance levels, from basic stereo to surround sound. With an affordable price and great audio, the Yamaha YAS-209 is the best soundbar for most needs. A soundbar is the perfect solution for anyone who wants a space-saving and budget-friendly way to upgrade their TV audio experience. Even the best TVs on the market tend t...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, TV, Audio, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Buying Guide, Home Theater, Roku, Vizio, Hulu, Voice, Alexa


How to type the degree symbol on your computer, phone, or tablet keyboard

It's easy to type a degree symbol on any common keyboard. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images You can type a degree symbol with your keyboard using key combinations on a computer or numerical keyboard menus on a phone or tablet. For instance, on a PC you can use the numpad code Alt + 0176; on a Mac, use Shift + Option + 8. You can also use third-party apps to remap your keyboard, which can make the degree symbol easier to type. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. For as...
Tags: Iphone, Android, Ipad, Keyboards, Mac, Trends, Pc, Keyboard, Chromebook, Unicode, Degree, Typing, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gadgets (Reference



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