• Uber Eats Launches National ‘Listening Tour' After Buying Postmates for $2.65 Billion

    1 month ago - By Eater

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    Plus, lab-grown chicken is available for consumption in Singapore, and more news to start your day First on the agenda: Convince the rest of the country to screw gig workers out of employee benefits...
    After coming to an agreement in July over an acquisition, Uber Eats has officially bought Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal. The deal consolidates two of the biggest players in the third-party delivery space. In a statement , Uber Eats explained that “the consumer-facing Postmates and Uber Eats apps will continue to run separately, supported by a more efficient...
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  • Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First

    Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The approval for a U.S. start-up's “cultured chicken” product is a small victory for the nascent laboratory meat industry. Less clear is whether other countries will follow Singapore's lead.
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