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Amazon is unquestionably the world’s most essential retailer, hiring 100,000 extra staff to manage its quarantine-related demand surge. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images

Contact apps that trace where we have been and who we have touched; software that tells bosses how hard we’re working from home; face masks that light(...)

Online takeaway food service Just Eatprocessed more than 60 million orders for 45,700 restaurants in 2014. Photo: Bloomberg

Online takeaway food service Just Eat processed orders worth more than £1 billion (€1.39 billion) last year, boosting revenues by 62 per cent to £157 (...)

Pedestrians pass in front of the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, US. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

For much of the past year, Tesla Motors seemingly could do no wrong in investors’ eyes. A nearly unbroken string of quarterly losses, amb(...)

Foodpanda’s office, an online takeout delivery service for restaurants that mirrors the popular American company GrubHub, in Berlin. International companies like Rocket Internet, which funds e-commerce start-ups that mimic proven business models, are operating in sharp contrast to Silicon Valley, where originality is prized

For Linio, think Amazon for Mexicans. For Zalora, think Zappos for Malaysians. For Easy Taxi, think Uber for Nigerians. And for all of them, th(...)