US President Donald Trump gave a full pardon to former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-driving cars months before he briefly headed Uber Technologies Inc’s rival unit.

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given a full pardon to a former Google engineer sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-drivi(...)

Voters in California backed a ballot proposal by Uber, Lyft and its allies that cements app-based food delivery and ride-hailing drivers’ status as independent contractors. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP

Uber and Lyft stocks soared on Wednesday after California voters endorsed the gig economy’s blistering campaign not to count drivers as employees, eve(...)

Anthony Levandowski agreed a plea deal in March. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A US judge on Tuesday sentenced former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to 18 months in prison for stealing a trade secret from Google related to s(...)

With the current account service, consumers will be able to receive their paychecks and transact solely inside the Google ecosystem. Photograph: Carsten Koall/Getty Images

Google is taking its deepest dive yet into the financial lives of its users with plans to roll out a current account service. Citigroup and a Califor(...)

 Softbank group chief executive Masayoshi Son. The  meltdown at WeWork has sparked pointed questions about whether his enormous investments and futuristic pronouncements are more style than substance. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images

Masayoshi Son’s start-ups have had a rough few months, from a botched initial public offering (IPO) by WeWork to a sharp decline in shares of Uber Tec(...)

The Airbnb logo is displayed on a computer screen.  Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Airbnb’s long-awaited Wall Street debut is officially earmarked for 2020, but the home-share startup is charting an unconventional path to the public (...)

The We Company’s deliberations illustrate how growing investor scepticism over the US office space sharing startup’s lack of a roadmap to profitability

WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation it will seek in an initial public offering (IPO) to a little over $20 billion (€18 b(...)

AB InBev’s setback can be explained at least partly by shifting trends in China, where younger consumers are increasingly moving away from traditional beers toward higher-priced craft brews and cocktails

For months, executives from Anheuser-Busch InBev NV raced to prepare for a listing of its Asian subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd. It wa(...)

Bitcoin is back on a high. Photograph: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Bitcoin traded above $11,000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that captured the attention of mains(...)

A banner announcing Uber Technologies hangs above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion (€896 million)loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and fr(...)

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