Uber finds its mate: The Tipline for 7 July 2020

07 July 2020

As covid-19 forces restaurants across the US to rely on food delivery services to keep afloat, ride-hailing app Uber has announced its plans to purchase rival delivery app Postmates for $2.65 billion. Uber missed out on its opportunity to acquire fellow food delivery service Grubhub after Dutch company Just Eat Takeaway beat it to the punch last month. We have more on Uber’s purchase, plus news of a civil penalty settlement over violations of a divestiture order and two Amazon-related moves.