Economy Aug 19

Pandemic shifts how consumers use gig companies, poll shows

The pandemic shuffled the deck for the so-called gig economy as fear of contracting the coronavirus led many who once traveled in shared vehicles to stay home, and grocery delivery services struggled to keep up with demand from people who…

Jul 06

Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion deal

The acquisition enables the ride-hailing giant to increase its delivery offerings at a time when the global pandemic has suppressed customers' desire for rides while boosting home delivery needs.

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