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Amazon Music and Spotify both offer a huge selection of songs, but Spotify's personalization features make it a better fit for most people

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider A good music streaming service gives you access to millions of the latest songs. Amazon Music and Spotify are two of the most popular platforms you can subscribe to. Amazon has lossless music for audiophiles, but Spotify has better options for playlists and sharing. Music Unlimited (small) Music Service (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Finding a music streami...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Spotify, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Showtime, Streaming, Waze, Google Maps, X Ray, Alexa, Amazon Music, Tech Insider, Amazon Music Unlimited


Disney Plus Premier Access lets subscribers buy new movies like 'Black Widow' and 'Jungle Cruise' while they're still in theaters

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh star in "Black Widow." Disney With Premier Access, Disney Plus members can pay $30 to unlock select movies while they're in theaters. "Black Widow," "Cruella," and "Jungle Cruise" are the latest Premier Access titles. A Disney Plus subscription costs $8 a month or $80 a year. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky (Disney Plus Premier Access) (small) (Disney Plus ...
Tags: Reviews, TV, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, US, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Black Widow, Espn, Scarlett Johansson, Mulan, Hulu, Steven Cohen, Jungle Cruise


How to watch track and field at the Tokyo Olympics - the 100-meter finals stream live this weekend

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Kori Carter competes in the women's 400-meter hurdles during the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on July 7, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. Andy Lyons / Getty Images Dozens of track and field medals will be awarded during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Olympic opening ceremonies were July 23, but track and field events are just getting underway. You can stream Olympic track and field ...
Tags: Reviews, Usa, Nbc, Entertainment, Sports, Trends, Tech, Olympics, Streaming, Tokyo, Cnbc, Sling, Nbc Sports, Peacock, Hayward Field, NBC NBCSN


Where to buy a PlayStation 5 - Sony has sold more than 10 million PS5 consoles but stock remains hard to find

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Sony's PlayStation 5 remains hard to find months after its release. Sony Sony's PlayStation 5 launched with two models- the $500 standard PS5 and a $400 digital edition. The PS5 has been consistently sold out since release, but retailers have been restocking regularly. For detailed thoughts on the PS5's performance, you can read our full PlayStation 5 review. Table of Contents: Masthead Sti...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Newegg, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Playstation, Sony, Seoul, Gamestop, Call of Duty Black Ops, Miles Morales, Tech Insider


'Jungle Cruise' is now available in theaters and on Disney Plus - here's how to stream the new adventure movie with Premier Access

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Dwayne Johnson in "Jungle Cruise." Frank Masi/Disney "Jungle Cruise" is available now in theaters and on Disney Plus with Premier Access. The movie is inspired by the popular Disneyland ride, and stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. Disney Plus costs $8/month and the Premier Access fee is an extra $30 per movie. Jungle Cruise (medium) Disney's "Jungle Cruise" premiered on July 30, nearly two years...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Movies, Entertainment, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Trends, Tech, Cruise, Streaming, Espn, Disneyland, Hulu, Hdr, Hamilton, Luca


Scarlett Johansson files suit over Disney+ ‘Black Widow’ release

With Scarlett Johansson’s time as an Avenger seemingly in the rearview, the “Black Widow” star has filed a breach of contract suit against Marvel-owner Disney. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court this week, alleges that the studio breached its agreement with the star when it released the film on Disney+ alongside its theatrical debut. “As Ms. Johansson, Disney, Marvel, and most everyone else in Hollywood knows, a ‘theatrical release’ is a release that is exclusive to movie theatres,...
Tags: Apps, Lawsuit, Hollywood, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, Tech, Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson, Pixar, Los Angeles Superior Court, Scarlett, Johansson, Cruella, Disney Marvel, COVID


'The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD' revitalizes one of Nintendo's most polarizing games for a new generation on Switch

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD" / Nintendo "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD" remasters a Nintendo Wii classic for the Nintendo Switch. "Skyward Sword HD" improves the graphics, controls, and overall pacing of the original 2008 release. Despite its age, "Skyward Sword" can help keep Zelda fans entertained until "Breath of the Wild 2." Skyward Sword HD (small) "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Games, Video Games, Trends, Tech, Nintendo, Wii, Zelda, Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo Wii, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch, Kevin Webb, Skyloft, Insider Picks


Homebase raises $70M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers

Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that underscores the state of that market. Homebase, which provides a platform that helps SMBs manage various services related to their hourly workforces, has closed $70 million in funding, a Series C that values the company at between $500 million and $600 mill...
Tags: UK, Texas, Enterprise, Entertainment, Labor, Funding, America, Tech, Khosla Ventures, Ggv Capital, Yc, Homebase, Lauren Holiday, McConaughey, Jrue, Personnel


Homebase raises $71M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers

Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that underscores the state of that market. Homebase, which provides a platform that helps SMBs manage various services related to their hourly workforces, has closed $71 million in funding, a Series C that values the company at between $500 million and $600 mill...
Tags: UK, Texas, Enterprise, Entertainment, Labor, Funding, America, Tech, Khosla Ventures, Ggv Capital, Yc, Homebase, Lauren Holiday, McConaughey, Jrue, Personnel


INKR draws in $3.1M to make more comics accessible to worldwide audiences

Digital comics platform INKR’s team INKR is a digital comics platform that crosses cultural and language divides, enabling creators to reach global audiences with its proprietary localization technology. Previously bootstrapped, the company announced today that it has raised $3.1 million in pre-Series A funding led by Monk’s Hill Ventures, with participation from manga distributor TokyoPop founder and chief executive Stu Levy and VI Management managing director David Do. Headquartered in Sing...
Tags: Amazon, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Apps, Asia, Publishing, Comics, Entertainment, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Tech, Vietnam, Luong, Kombo, Stu Levy


Spotify’s podcast ad revenue jumps 627% in Q2

In the minutes before its quarterly earnings call this morning, Spotify played advertisements for its Originals & Exclusives, like the true crime show “Deathbed Confessions,” and the sex and relationships podcast “Call Her Daddy,” which Spotify recently acquired in a deal worth $60 million. Sure, it’s kind of hilarious to hear a recording of host Alex Cooper’s voice say, “Hey, daddy gang!” as investors log in to an 8 AM call, but the subtext rang clear: Spotify is serious about growing its podca...
Tags: Apple, Apps, Spotify, Podcast, Technology, Justice, Entertainment, Tech, Ceo, Software, EK, Podcasting, Earnings, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Subscription Services


ASCAP Lab highlights a quartet of early-stage music startups

Music publishing giant ASCAP said today that a quartet of early-stage startups/university music projects will compete in its Immersive Music Studio Challenge. The 12-week project is a partnership between ASCAP Lab and NY Media Lab (NYCML) that offers the teams grants and access to development resources. They’ll also be showcasing at the upcoming ASCAP Experience. It’s an interesting little cohort, aiming to tackle some wide-ranging music industry issues. Some have already laid out commercializat...
Tags: Apps, Music, Entertainment, Tech, NG, Cornell, Cornell Tech, Streaming Services, Artist, Streaming Media, Nyu, Ascap, Elena Georgieva, Errol Kolosine, ASCAP Lab, Pablo Ripolles


Katie Ledecky will swim for gold at the 2021 Olympic Games - here's how to watch the event on NBC

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 started on July 24 and conclude July 31. Swimming events will air on NBC and USA Network 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 Olymp...
Tags: Reviews, Usa, Nbc, Entertainment, US, Sports, Trends, Tech, Olympics, Streaming, Tokyo, Swimming, Sling TV, Nbc Sports, Katie Ledecky, Usa Network


'Jungle Cruise,' the new adventure movie starring Dwayne Johnson, premieres this Friday - here's how to stream it on Disney Plus

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Dwayne Johnson in "Jungle Cruise." Frank Masi/Disney "Jungle Cruise" arrives in theaters and on Disney Plus Premier Access on July 30. The movie is inspired by the popular Disneyland ride, and stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. Disney Plus costs $8/month and the Premier Access fee is an extra $30 per movie. Jungle Cruise (medium) Disney's "Jungle Cruise" will premiere on July 30, nearly two year...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Movies, Entertainment, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Trends, Tech, Cruise, Streaming, Espn, Disneyland, Hulu, Hdr, Hamilton, Luca


You can get 3 months of Apple TV Plus for free when you buy select Apple devices, or 6 months for free if you own a PS5

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "Ted Lasso" is one of several Apple TV Plus original shows. Apple TV Plus New Apple TV Plus subscribers can get a three-month trial with a qualifying Apple device purchase. Eligible devices include iPhone, , Macs, and Apple TVs that run the latest Apple software. Alternatively, PlayStation 5 owners can get six months of Apple TV Plus for free. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky TV Plus (3-month free ...
Tags: Reviews, Iphone, Apple, Amazon, Deals, TV, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Apple TV, Macbook, Streaming, Oprah, iMac, Tech Insider


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


How to watch gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics - the finals are free to stream on Peacock

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Simone Biles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky The 2020 Olympic gymnastics competition starts on July 23 and concludes on August 3. Select events featuring Team USA can be streamed for free via Peacock. NBC is rebroadcasting portions of its gymnastics coverage during primetime. Gymnastics are one of the most anticipated events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Qualification subdivisions st...
Tags: Reviews, Nbc, Entertainment, Sports, Trends, Tech, Gymnastics, Olympics, Streaming, Tokyo, Sling TV, Live TV, Nbc Sports, Simone Biles, Rio Olympics, Team USA


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


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


'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


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


DraftKings shares plans for launch of NFT collectibles marketplace

DraftKings is charging into the NFT game, announcing a marketplace aimed at curating sports and entertainment-themed digital collectibles for its audience of enthusiasts. The platform is “debuting later this summer,” and showcases another potentially lucrative expansion for the fantasy sports betting company. DraftKings is entering a market that is both crowded and sparse — with plenty of NFT marketplace options for today’s niche group of collectors though offerings are still light when consider...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Games, Tech, Nba, Tom Brady, National Basketball Association, Tony Hawk, Player, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Derek Jeter, Draftkings, Daily Fantasy Sports, NFT


LiveControl raises $30M to help venues livestream events

One thing seems certain: The past year-and-a-half has fundamentally transformed the world of live events. The pandemic left plenty of venues scrambling for alternative revenue streams and, in many cases, shutting down for good. On the flip side, it’s been a massive driver for those companies working to expand the reach of in-person events. Take LiveControl, which just raised a $30 million Series A led by Coatue and featuring existing investors First Round Capital, Box Group, Susa Ventures and Tr...
Tags: Startups, Music, Entertainment, Funding, Events, Tech, Broadway, Livestreaming, Frc, Coyne, Coatue, Patrick Coyne, Recent Funding, FlyMachine, Livecontrol, First Round Capital Box Group Susa Ventures


The secret factors that influence your TikTok algorithm and 'For You' page were just revealed. The app is tracking how long you watch or hover over videos.

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images TikTok's secret algorithm determines which videos populate a user's "For You" page. The app is tracking your watch time, even if you don't like or share the videos, WSJ reported. This can uncover secret interests or desires users never directly share with the app. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok is tracking how long you hover over certain videos and knows when you watch something twice - even if you ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Media, Entertainment, Youtube, Trends, Tech, Algorithm, Wall Street Journal, Journal, WSJ, Tech Insider, Bytedance, Guillaume Chaslot, Chaslot, Tiktok


How to watch soccer at the Tokyo Olympics - women's group matches begin on July 21

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. US women's national soccer team members Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe celebrate. Zhizhao Wu/Getty Images Olympic soccer will begin before the opening ceremonies with women's group matches starting July 21. Games will air on USA, NBC Sports, and the Olympic Channel via cable and live streaming services. The women's gold medal match is August 5, while the men's gold medal will be decided o...
Tags: Reviews, South Korea, Japan, Usa, Sweden, Nbc, Entertainment, Saudi Arabia, Football, US, Sports, Trends, Tech, Spain, Soccer, United States


You can get 3 months of Apple TV Plus for free when you buy a new iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "Ted Lasso" is one of several Apple TV Plus original shows. Apple TV Plus New Apple TV Plus subscribers can get a three-month trial with a qualifying Apple device purchase. You must claim the offer within 90 days of setting up your new device. Eligible devices include iPhone, , and Macs that run the latest Apple software. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky TV Plus (3-month free trial) (medium) Apple ...
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'Ted Lasso' returns for a second season this Friday - 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 premieres exclusively via Apple TV Plus ($5/month) on July 23. TV Plus Monthly Subscription (small) "Ted Lasso" returns to Apple TV Plus ($5/month) for a second sea...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Comedy, TV, Television, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Kansas City, Jason Sudeikis, Lasso, Sudeikis, Tech Insider, How To Watch, Apple TV Plus Apple


The smart agent’s guide to building relationships now

Here, Inman contributor Jimmy Burgess will show you how to launch your marketing efforts inexpensively and build those lifetime relationships using the most convenient, time-saving tools. Plus, he’ll arm you with a solid strategy that generated him $11 million in listings — in three months.
Tags: Video, Relationships, Listings, Tech, Service, Radio, Agent, Inman, Tech Tools, Building Relationships, Video Creation, Brokerage, Select, Creating Video, Jimmy Burgess, Generate Listings


'Space Jam: A New Legacy' stars LeBron James and the Looney Tunes in a new family adventure - you can watch the movie on HBO Max starting July 16

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "Space Jam: A New Legacy" stars LeBron James and the Looney Tunes. Warner Bros. "Space Jam: A New Legacy" will premiere on HBO Max and in theaters on July 16. NBA icon LeBron James and the Looney Tunes star in this sequel to the 1997 family film. You need the ad-free HBO Max plan ($15/month) to stream new theatrical releases like "Space Jam 2." Max (ad-free) (small) Nearly 25 years after the original "...
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Michael Jordan, Basketball, Nba, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Newark, Lebron James, Warner, Warner Bros, WNBA, James


Paramount Plus features a huge catalog of series and movies, including blockbuster releases like 'A Quiet Place Part II' - here's everything announced so far

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. CBS Paramount Plus is available for $5 a month (with ads) or $10 a month (ad-free). The streaming service features several original shows and movies you can watch right now. Brand-new Paramount films will also be available to stream 30 to 45 days after they hit theaters Essential Monthly Plan (ad-supported) (small) Premium Monthly Plan (ad-free) (small) Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky From reviva...
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