A couple reasons why Elon Musk could actually pull off his wild plan to take Tesla private (TSLA)

Kiichiro Sato/AP Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private has generated a lot of buzz, and it has been met with a lot of skepticism.  But there are several reasons why he might actually be able to pull off the deal. He’s got a few things going for him, including a market with mountains of […]

Trump’s family separations actually didn’t discourage immigrant families from crossing the border, new data suggest

Getty Images/John Moore Immigrant families have apparently not been deterred from illegally crossing the border, even after the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The Department of Homeland Security said this is because courts have prevented the government from detaining and prosecuting immigrant parents. But the administration celebrated an overall drop in border arrest numbers . […]

Chase links its payment app to Samsung Pay so you’ll actually use it

Do you use Chase Pay for your retail shopping? No? We won’t blame you — its insistence on using QR codes for purchases makes it far less convenient than tap-to-pay services, not to mention less common. Now, however, it’s admitting that it needs to get with the times. Chase has introduced an option to link […]

38 actually useful things you can still get for under $25 during Prime Day

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Updated 7:07 pm ET: Amazon’s Prime Day is one of the best times of the year to stock up on essentials like home goods or tech for a whole lot less. And while there may […]

Theme Park Bits: Disco Yeti Might Actually Bust a Move, Super Nintendo World Could Feature a Gaming Element

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: The paralyzed yeti in Disney’s Expedition Everest ride may finally be on track to move again. Some misattributed photos have led to false reports of an animatronic Lion King movie model. Florida parkgoers, you’ll definitely want to see what your new Mickey Mouse beignets look like. A man in his […]

Theme Park Bits: Disco Yeti Might Actually Bust a Move, Super Nintendo World Could Feature a Gaming Element

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: The paralyzed yeti in Disney’s Expedition Everest ride may finally be on track to move again. Some misattributed photos have led to false reports of an animatronic Lion King movie model. Florida parkgoers, you’ll definitely want to see what your new Mickey Mouse beignets look like. A man in his […]