Uber

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The company, which has never made a profit, could target a valuation of $120 billion when it lists on the New York stock market next year – three times the value of the carmaker Ford. File photograph: Ginnette Riquelme/Reuters

Uber has posted a loss of more than $1 billion in its latest quarter as growth in bookings continued to slow in the run-up to its stock market flotati(...)

The NHS is one of the world’s largest buyers of fax machines. Worse, NHS doctors are still being issued with hopelessly outdated pagers

What do these four companies have in common: Walmart, Uber, Levi Strauss and Tyson Foods? The answer is simple yet to outsiders also baffling. The fo(...)

The project has been in development in Chicago for several months following an earlier trial in Los Angeles.

Uber is developing a new short-term staffing business, dubbed Uber Works, that would help to diversify its business ahead of next year’s planned initi(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk: After he publicly apologised for criticising an analyst, Tesla’s share value soared by almost $5 billion, making it “maybe the most valuable apology of all time”. File Photograph:  Joe Skipper/Reuters

Hardly a week passes now without one major company or another expressing contrition for its sins. Facebook is sorry for lax privacy controls. Apple is(...)

Kitty Hawk’s Cora  autonomous personal aircraft, backed by Google co-founder Larry Page

Drones and driverless cars look set to have a profound impact on buildings, our cities and the way we get around. Amazon, for example, floated the id(...)

Robots also play a role, from machines which challenge your decision-making to devices that observe your behaviour and bring you a mid-morning cup of tea and biscuits. Photograph: iStock

Co-working and flexible office space – where companies and workers rent on a short-term basis in trendy environments – is just starting to take root i(...)

Children and parked cars are colour-coded on a monitor inside a Mercedes S-Class car. Photograph: Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg

It’s no wonder that every tech firm and carmaker with a research-and-development budget to spare is getting on the autonomous, self-driving car bandwa(...)

Is WhatsApp for ‘real friends’? Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

How does WhatsApp make money? The answer, right now, is that it doesn’t. But Facebook, which has owned the messaging service since 2014, wants to chan(...)

Rachel Talbott, who makes style and beauty videos for 1.1 million subscribers on YouTube, films a video with the help of her husband Byron Talbott, a chef with 1.4 million subscribers to his YouTube channel

Recently at a California convention centre, about 50 people entered a room decorated as a stylish lounge for a speed-dating event. They moved from tab(...)

Westminster magistrates’ court in London has ruled Uber is to receive a 15-month licence for operating in London. The regulator, Transport for London, had refused the renewal of Uber’s licence in September. Photograph: Will Oliver / EPA

Uber avoided a ban in London on Tuesday after the taxi-hailing app’s new management made changes to ease strained relations with the city’s transport (...)

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