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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


How to use PS Remote Play to play PS5 games on a computer, mobile device, or another console

PS Remote Play puts your PS5 games on nearly any phone or computer. rafapress/Shutterstock PS5 Remote Play lets you play your PS5 games and apps on a computer, phone, tablet, or another console. Your PS5 will need a fast internet connection - preferably over Ethernet - to use Remote Play. Remote Play is free for all users, since all you need is a PlayStation Network account, not a subscription. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. There's no denying that the Pla...
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Playstation Network, Psn, Cloud Gaming, Tech Insider, Remote Play, Power Saving, PlayStation 5, PS5, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, William Antonelli


A letter from over 1,000 employees at gaming giant Activision called the company's response to a sexual-harassment lawsuit 'abhorrent and insulting'

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick. Thomson Reuters The state of California is suing "Call of Duty" maker Activision-Blizzard. The lawsuit alleges a "pervasive frat boy culture" where female staffers were harassed. After execs pushed back, a group of over 1,000 employees signed a joint letter lambasting them. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Activision employees said the company's response to a new lawsuit is "abhorrent and insulting" in a letter sent to management, acc...
Tags: Gaming, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Labor, California, Trends, Bloomberg, Blizzard, World of Warcraft, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Reuters, Kotaku


'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 much Twitch pays employees in the US in 2021

Nick Bastone/Business Insider Amazon's Twitch has become a giant in the burgeoning livestreaming industry. Insider analyzed public data to get a sense of how much Twitch pays employees in the US. Twitch has offered some US staffers annual salaries between $60,000 and $185,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitch has become a giant in the burgeoning livestreaming industry.The Amazon-owned company is now staffing up in the US for roles including data engineer, softwa...
Tags: Amazon, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Streaming, Streaming Video, Livestreaming, Twitch, Ashley Rodriguez, Tech Insider, Nick Bastone Business Insider Amazon


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


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 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


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


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


Amazon's latest game has left some players with an irreparable, expensive problem: a black screen and a destroyed $1,500 graphics card

DisobeyArt/Getty Images Amazon has a new video game, and it's reportedly causing major issues for players. The game is said to destroy an especially expensive type of graphics card, NVIDIA's RTX 3090. The graphics card costs at least $1,500, and often sells for much higher on the re-sale market. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon's latest video game, "New World," has a potentially major problem: Some players say the game "bricked," or destroyed, the...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Pc, Steam, Reddit, Nvidia, Graphics Cards, Gpu, EVGA, New World, RMA, Ben Gilbert, Amazon Games


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 ...
Tags: Reviews, Iphone, Apple, Amazon, Deals, TV, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Apple TV, Macbook, Streaming, Oprah, iMac, Tech Insider


PS5 storage: How to manage your console's storage or expand it with an external hard drive

You can expand your PS5's storage space easily. Phil Barker/Future Publishing via Getty Images The PS5 has 825GB of storage space, but you can only use 667.2GB of it - unless you use an external hard drive. Your external hard drive can store both PS5 and PS4 games, and you can play PS4 games straight from the drive. To work with a PS5, your external hard drive needs to have at least 250GB of storage space. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The PlayStation 5 c...
Tags: Gaming, Storage, Hard Drive, Trends, Usb, USB Drive, Playstation, Sony, External hard drive, Don, Phil Barker, Tech Insider, Storage Space, PlayStation 5, PS5, Product Card


'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


Netflix Q2 earnings preview: Web-tracking data shows traffic slumped then rebounded

"Never Have I Ever." Isabella B. Vosmikova/Netflix. Netflix's web traffic slumped during the Q2 and then began to recover, data from Similarweb shows. It suggests engagement with Netflix has waned a bit, but that it could be temporary. Netflix reports earnings for its second quarter on July 20. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix's web traffic slumped during the second quarter of 2021, but rebounded toward the end of the period, according to data from analytic...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Streaming Video, SimilarWeb, Ashley Rodriguez, Tech Insider, Isabella B Vosmikova Netflix Netflix


Insiders reveal how celebrities are responding to recent dating app profile leaks

Ben Affleck and Matthew Perry (are two celebrities whose purported interactions were leaked online by people they matched with on dating apps. Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images (left) and Kevin Winter/Getty Images (right) Videos that appeared to show Matthew Perry and Ben Affleck matching with dating app users recently went viral. Dating apps and celebrity advisors are dealing with increased concern over privacy and security. Insider spoke to experts, celebrities, and influencers who explained h...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Life, La, New York City, Ben Affleck, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Dating Apps, Warner, Bumble, Facetime, Spencer


Netflix's big gaming plans aren't really about creating video games, according to a Netflix job listing

Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings at a news conference in Toronto, Canada on September 22, 2010. REUTERS/ Mike Cassese Netflix reportedly has major plans to add video games to its wildly popular streaming service. Those games could arrive on Netflix as soon as next year, according to Bloomberg. But what kind of games should users expect? A Netflix job listing draws a pretty clear picture. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With over 200 million paid subscribers worldwide, ...
Tags: Gaming, Hollywood, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Bloomberg, EA, Netflix, Black Mirror, Reed Hastings, Toronto Canada, Wedbush, Ben Gilbert, Michael Pachter, Tech Insider, Pachter


How to update your PS5 controller to keep it working properly

There are two ways to update a PS5 controller, but they both go through the same prompt. YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty Images To update your PS5 controller, accept the update prompt that appears when you turn on the console. If you decline the prompt, you'll have to wait a day before you can update your PS5 controllers. You can also manually move the PS5's clock up one day to immediately see the update prompt again. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Modern game...
Tags: Updates, Gaming, Time, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Tech Insider, PlayStation 5, PS5, DualSense, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, William Antonelli, Ron Lyons, Reference Gaming


College students can save big on streaming services - check out deals from Amazon Prime, Hulu, Paramount Plus, and more

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Many streaming services offer discounts for college students. Milan Markovic/Getty Images College students can save money on many streaming services by claiming special discounts. Some of the best student discounts include deals on Prime Video, Hulu, Paramount Plus, and more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While living in a shared dorm room my freshman year of college, I started regularly watching ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Deals, Hbo, TV, Entertainment, US, Sales, Trends, Atlanta, Amazon Prime, Indiana, Features, Showtime, Streaming


A rare first-edition copy of 'Super Mario 64' just sold for over $1.56 million, making it the most expensive video game in the world - here's why it cost so much

A Super Mario game released in 1996 sold for $1.56 million, making it the most expensive game in the world. Courtesy of Heritage Auction Over the weekend, a copy of "Super Mario 64" sold for over $1.5 million at auction. That's nearly double the next most-expensive game of all time, a rare copy of "The Legend of Zelda." "A lot of people are surprised," the CEO of the company that graded the game for auction told Insider. "We are not nearly as surprised." Visit the Business section of ...
Tags: Gaming, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Auctions, Millennials, Nintendo, Auction, Heritage Auctions, Super Mario, Zelda, Collectibles, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo


'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


The new Anthony Bourdain documentary used a deepfake of Bourdain's voice to read a despairing, personal email

Anthony Bourdain. Business Insider/Sarah Jacobs The new documentary about the late Anthony Bourdain, "Roadrunner," fakes his voice. A computer-created deepfake of Bourdain's voice is used to read a personal letter he wrote to a friend. "You're not going to know," the director said. "We can have a documentary-ethics panel about it later." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the new documentary "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain," the iconic voice of be...
Tags: Entertainment, Film, Documentary, US, Trends, Cnn, Documentaries, David Choe, Voiceover, The New Yorker, Anthony Bourdain, Neville, Bourdain, Sarah Jacobs, RoadRunner, Ben Gilbert


The weird hoops video game developers reportedly have to jump through to sell their games in China

A Tencent video game exhibit in Beijing, China. Barcroft Media A story in the Guardian details the draconian rules Chinese censors impose on video game companies. Video games can't feature exposed bone, gore, or politically contentious messages. Companies have to navigate guidelines that are fuzzy, changing, and often unwritten. See more stories on Insider's business page. With Chinese government censors guarding the gates of the world's largest video game market, video game c...
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, China, Censorship, Trends, Tencent, The Guardian, Riot Games, Tsui, Tech Insider, Lokman Tsui, State Administration of Press, Heather Schlitz, Beijing China Barcroft Media



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