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A  Grubhub delivery person in New York. Photograph: Gabriela Bhaskar/The New York Times

Uber Technologies chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has spent much of his career deftly negotiating acquisitions. Yet his $6.5 billion all-stock bid f(...)

With economic activity coming to a shuddering halt and major employers   announcing they will not reopen, there are huge fears here for employment. Photograph: iStock

Innovative thinking, agility and speed of response are key characteristics required to successfully deal with the challenges of coronavirus. A new ta(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Online payments company Stripe has officially launched in five new European countries in an operation spearheaded by its Dublin office. The company, (...)

Each affected Uber employee will receive a minimum of 10 weeks’ payout and medical insurance coverage for the next six months, and will be added to the Uber talent directory, the company said. Photograph:  Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images

Uber is cutting 25 per cent of its workforce in India as the US ride-hailing group grapples with severe strain from the coronavirus crisis in its bigg(...)

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(...)

WorkVivo founders John Goulding and Joe Lennon

Irish employee communications software company WorkVivo has raised $16 million (€14.7 million) in fundraising to accelerate product development as it (...)

Uber recorded $3.54bn  in total revenue for the first three months of the year, roughly in line with analyst estimates, but still posted a $2.9bn loss in the period. Photograph: Getty Images

Uber’s ride service bookings slowly recovered in recent weeks as the company expects a coronavirus-related slowdown will delay the goal of becoming pr(...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collins

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, may be on its way to becoming a household name, but few peopl(...)

“It still sounds a little bit creepy, if you think about it – going into a car where there is no one at the steering wheel.”

As we slog through this first year of a new decade, it’s tempting to look around and wonder where all the robots are. If we go by classic science fict(...)

Patrick Collison (left) with brother John Collison. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Stripe, the online payments company founded by Limerick-born brothers Patrick and John Collison, has raised an additional $600 million (€551 million) (...)

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