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The Dow hit a record high on Monday after Moderna became the second US company in a week to report positive results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial, raising hopes of a quicker economic recovery from a pandemic-led recession. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/Getty Images

European shares ended at a more-than-eight-month high on Monday as positive data from Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine boosted investor confidence in a fast(...)

The owner of online takeaway platform Just Eat has revealed hungry households across the world ordered 151 million takeaways in the three months to th(...)

Some gig economy workers are what you might call micro-entreprenuers running their own businessess.

What is the gig economy? Strictly speaking it’s any economic activity that involves the use of temporary or freelance workers. However, it’s become (...)

“We’re a large multinational company with quite a lot of money and we want to insure our people,” Just Eat chief executive Jitse Groen said. Photograph: Nicola Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images

Food delivery platform Just Eat has vowed to stop using gig workers in Europe, with its chief executive Jitse Groen saying he wants to employ people (...)

JustEat is in the process of a brand ’refresh’ to reflect the merger of Just Eat and Takeaway. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Restaurant marketplace Just Eat is embarking on a brand “refresh” to reflect the multibillion euro merger of its British parent and Amsterdam-based Ta(...)

Founded in 2011, Postmates was one of the first to let customers in the US order meal delivery using a mobile.  Photographer. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg

Uber has agreed to acquire US food delivery group Postmates in a $2.65 billion (€2.34 billion) all-stock takeover anounced on Monday. “Uber and Postm(...)

Takeaway bought Just Eat in January after a long takeover battle.

Europe’s largest online food ordering service Just Eat Takeaway. com moved quickly to shore up its finances with an overnight share and convertible bo(...)

Boeing helped the Dow surge 1,400 points on signs that its grounded jet could fly by the middle of the year.  Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Financial markets rebounded sharply on Tuesday, with global equities headed for their biggest bounce since the coronavirus crisis erupted a month ago.(...)

If Facebook hadn’t acquired WhatsApp or Instagram, or if Google hadn’t bought YouTube or DoubleClick, would there be stronger competition for the two Silicon Valley firms? Photograph: iStock

When the world’s competition police reflect on big tech’s dealmaking over the past 15 years, you could forgive them for wondering what might have been(...)

Deliveroo currently has about 1,200 restaurants on its books across the State.

Food delivery service Deliveroo set an ambitious target to increase the number of restaurants on its service by two thirds to 2,000 this year as it ex(...)

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