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Platform News: Lyft ride-hailing app is part of the sharing economy

Lyft says recovery in ride-hailing could bring third-quarter profit

Ride-hailing player, Lyft Inc has said it could make an adjusted profit by the third quarter of this year despite the pandemic thanks to additional cost cuts and an expected reboun...

Platform News: Uber Eats drivers delivery meals

Uber launches medicines delivery service in South Africa

Uber Eats’ South African unit has expanded its delivery offerings, launching an app-based over-the-counter medicines service as it seeks to claw market share in the fast-grow...

Platform News: Ride-hailing app Uber Technologies

Uber rides take pandemic hit but food-delivery business soars

Homebound clients of Uber Technologies more than doubled their orders from the company’s food-delivery service in the next quarter but need for ride-hailing trips only margin...

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UK regulator clears Amazon’s investment in online food delivery platform Deliveroo

The UK’s competition regulator has now cleared Amazon.com’s purchase of a 16% stake in the online delivery group Deliveroo, following a provisional nod in June.

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Uber Eats features black-owned restaurants on its US and Canadian delivery platform

Uber Technologies has launched a feature on its food delivery app Uber Eats that allows customers in the United States and Canada to order from restaurants owned by black people.

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Uber to focus on core rides and delivery business as it cuts jobs

Uber Technologies will concentrate on its core businesses in ride-hailing and food delivery, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an Email to employees, announcing the company’s sec...

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US Senator says Uber and Grubhub combination would be anticompetitive

Senator Amy Klobuchar has blasted merger talks between ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies and online food delivery company Grubhub, calling any deal bad for the competitive landsc...

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Japanese fencer waiting for the Olympics turns to Uber Eats

With his Olympics preparations in tatters, Japanese fencer Ryo Miyake has begun delivering food for Uber Eats as a way to keep up his fitness and bring in a little extra cash durin...

Platform News: Uber Technologies app

Uber approaches Grubhub with acquisition offer – sources

Uber Technologies is in negotiations to buy online food delivery company Grubhub Inc in an all-stock deal, according to people familiar with the matter. 

Platform News: Just Eat, Deliveroo, Uber Eats and more food Delivery services

UK regulator clears Amazon stake in coronavirus-hit Deliveroo

Amazon’s purchase of a stake in Deliveroo has been provisionally cleared by the UK’s competition regulator in view of a potentially fatal deterioration in the online fo...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Uber targets older Americans with phone-based food ordering during coronavirus lockdown

Uber has said customers in New York City and the Miami area could now order restaurant meal deliveries over the telephone, instead of via its app, as it aims to expand its service ...

Platform News: Just Eat, Deliveroo, Uber Eats and more food Delivery services

Online meal delivery services knocked off course by coronavirus

With the coronavirus pandemic causing the lockdown of billions of people around the world, now should should be the perfect recipe for success for the burgeoning online meal delive...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Uber connects out-of-work US ride-hail drivers to delivery and production jobs

Uber has just stated that its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that can be accessed by its US-based drivers who have been hit by a s...

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Brazil delivery app iFood sees job applications multiply after coronavirus

The Brazilian delivery app iFood has seen job applications more than double in the past month, an executive told told news agency Reuters, as the fast-spreading coronavirus outbrea...

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