• Gmail finally works with the iPad’s split-view multitasking
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    Gmail finally works with the iPad’s split-view multitasking

    You can now use Gmail alongside other iOS apps using Split View on the iPad.

  • The best educational apps to stay sharp throughout the school year
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    The best educational apps to stay sharp throughout the school year

    Find the best learning tools, apps and courses online to aid you in your studies.

  • Sequoia announces $1.35 billion venture and growth funds for India and Southeast Asia
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    Sequoia announces $1.35 billion venture and growth funds for India and Southeast Asia

    Sequoia Capital India on Monday announced it has secured $1.35 billion from LPs for two new funds as the storied venture firm looks to ramp up its investments in the world’s second-largest internet market and Southeast Asia. The two new funds -- a $525 million venture fund and a $825 million growth fund -- will help the VC firm, which operates in India and Southeast Asia through one arm, more comprehensively serve the startup ecosystem in the region, said Shailendra Singh, a managing director at Sequoia Capital India.

  • The best budget smart TVs and streaming devices for students
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    The best budget smart TVs and streaming devices for students

    Here are the best streaming devices and inexpensive smart TV to satisfy your entertainment needs from the experts at Engadget.

  • How to pick the best gaming subscription for you
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    How to pick the best gaming subscription for you

    Here's a detailed comparison of the latest game subscription services to help you choose which one is the best for you.

  • 8BitDo is updating one of its Bluetooth gamepads for Project xCloud
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    8BitDo is updating one of its Bluetooth gamepads for Project xCloud

    Peripheral manufacturer 8BitDo is best known for making retro-inspired controllers, but for its latest act the company is doing something different. Instead of yet another Switch-focused controller, 8BitDo is releasing a new Bluetooth gamepad designed for use with Microsoft's Project xCloud game streaming service. The $45 SN30 Pro for Xbox adapts the same underlying design as the company's SN30 Pro+, symmetrical analog sticks and all, but won’t be out of place in your Xbox controller collection.

  • US tech giants halt reviews of Hong Kong demands for user data
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    US tech giants halt reviews of Hong Kong demands for user data

    Facebook and Twitter have confirmed they have suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following the introduction of a new Beijing-imposed national security law. A spokesperson for Facebook told TechCrunch it will "pause" the processing of data demands until it can better understand the new national security law, "including formal human rights due diligence and consultations with human rights experts." The spokesperson added: "We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to express themselves without fear for their safety or other repercussions."

  • Microsoft's first-party Xbox Games Showcase streams July 23rd
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    Microsoft's first-party Xbox Games Showcase streams July 23rd

    Expect plenty of news about Xbox Series X titles.

  • Minted's Mariam Naficy will join us at TechCrunch Early Stage
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    Minted's Mariam Naficy will join us at TechCrunch Early Stage

    At Early Stage, the first event of its kind from TechCrunch, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest minds in the tech world across categories like fundraising, scaling, operations and marketing. One such entrepreneur is Mariam Naficy, founder and CEO of Minted. Naficy is an early trailblazer of the e-commerce and crowdsourcing spaces, and a serial entrepreneur to boot.

  • Facebook will 'pause' responses to data requests from Hong Kong
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    Facebook will 'pause' responses to data requests from Hong Kong

    China just recently imposed a new national security law on Hong Kong, a region not subject to the country’s restrictive “Great Firewall” that censors the internet throughout the country. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook’s WhatsApp will pause any processing of requests for user data from Hong Kong police while it reviews the new regulation. WhatsApp was the first Facebook company to confirm it wouldn’t process these government requests, but now it sounds like all of Facebook will hold off on reviewing data requests.

  • The best student discounts we found for 2020
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    The best student discounts we found for 2020

    See a comprehensive list of the best student discounts for subscriptions, tech, software, events, other products and services.

  • ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ gameplay footage surfaces in leaked videos
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    ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ gameplay footage surfaces in leaked videos

    Thirty minutes of leaked gameplay footage from 'Assassin’s Creed Valhalla' is circulating around the internet, despite Ubisoft’s attempts to remove the videos.

  • Tom Hanks: 'Absolute heartbreak' that 'Greyhound' won't debut in theaters
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    Tom Hanks: 'Absolute heartbreak' that 'Greyhound' won't debut in theaters

    Tom Hanks, who wrote and stars in the upcoming film Greyhound, said it’s “an absolute heartbreak” that the film won’t debut in theaters.

  • Sega's Genesis Mini is on sale for $40 right now
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    Sega's Genesis Mini is on sale for $40 right now

    Grab Sega's Genesis Mini console for $40 at Amazon today.

  • Equity Monday: Uber-Postmates is announced, three funding rounds and narrative construction
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    Equity Monday: Uber-Postmates is announced, three funding rounds and narrative construction

    This is Equity Monday, our week-starting primer in which we go over the latest news, dig into the week ahead, talk about some neat funding rounds and dive into the latest big news from the startup world. Most dealt with a possible Uber -Postmates tie up, so we wrote the show to talk about the transaction's unconfirmed nature. Uber will buy Postmates for $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction.

  • How to keep track of your finances as a student
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    How to keep track of your finances as a student

    Here are the best tools you can use to manage your finances while you're in school -- and beyond.

  • The best laptops for students
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    The best laptops for students

    Here's the latest list of the best laptop for college and university students as reviewed by experts from Engadget.

  • Uber is buying Postmates for $2.65 billion
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    Uber is buying Postmates for $2.65 billion

    Uber just bought Postmates, but the rival app will live on.

  • Uber confirms it is acquiring Postmates in an all-stock, $2.65B deal
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    Uber confirms it is acquiring Postmates in an all-stock, $2.65B deal

    Competition continues to heat up in the food delivery wars. In the latest development, Uber today announced that it has acquired Postmates in a $2.65 billion, all-stock deal. It plans to run the business alongside its own food delivery business, Uber Eats, keeping the Postmates app running while merging some of the tech and delivery operations at the back end -- for example, by having drivers delivering orders for both businesses.

  • How to buy a laptop for school
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    How to buy a laptop for school

    Here's a guide to find the perfect laptop for you based on your needs and budget.

  • Payfazz gets $53 million to give more Indonesians access to financial services
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    Payfazz gets $53 million to give more Indonesians access to financial services

    Indonesia is not only Southeast Asia’s most populated country, but also one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Payfazz is one of several tech startups focused on solving that problem by finding innovative ways to give more Indonesians access to financial services. The company announced today that it has raised a $53 million Series B led by B Capital and Insignia Ventures Partners.

  • The Morning After: Uber sets its sights on Postmates
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    The Morning After: Uber sets its sights on Postmates

    Engadget's daily tech news bulletin. We kick the week off with reports that Uber is buying Postmates, a better Chrome and the future of 5G. Oh, and Iron Man VR isn't the killer PSVR game you were hoping for.

  • Sony's excellent WF-1000MX3 wireless earbuds are just $170 right now
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    Sony's excellent WF-1000MX3 wireless earbuds are just $170 right now

    With powerful noise cancellation and excellent sound quality, Sony’s WF-1000XM3 wireless Bluetooth earbuds are still among the best you can get. They were already a good deal at the $230 retail price, but a new sale makes them more irresistible: Dell is offering them in silver for $170, the best price we’ve seen so far.

  • Samsung begins offering support requests via WhatsApp in India
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    Samsung begins offering support requests via WhatsApp in India

    With the COVID-19 crisis continuing unabated in India, more folks than ever are relying on their smartphone. At the same time, the pandemic means it’s not easy to get help if you have a technical problem. With all that in mind, Samsung has introduced Customer Care for WhatsApp, an ultra-popular service in India.

  • Uber reportedly acquires Postmates for $2.65 billion
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    Uber reportedly acquires Postmates for $2.65 billion

    Uber has acquired online food delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock. The deal is expected to help Uber better compete against food delivery giant DoorDash and will be a consolation prize after it failed to acquire GrubHub earlier this year.