Uber could be getting ready to buy Deliveroo, a food-delivery startup valued at over $2 billion and one of its biggest international rivals

Uber could be getting ready to buy Deliveroo, a food-delivery startup valued at over $2 billion and one of its biggest international rivals

Uber is in early talks to buy Deliveroo, a fast-growing food delivery-startup based in London, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Deliveroo is one of Europe’s biggest startup success stories: Founded in 2013 by Americans Will Shu and Greg Orlowski, Deliveroo enlists contract employees as couriers, who deliver food from local restaurants in some…

‚It’s getting lonely on Trump Island’: Mueller just snagged his biggest victory yet in the Russia probe

‚It’s getting lonely on Trump Island’: Mueller just snagged his biggest victory yet in the Russia probe

Paul Manafort was the chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign when he offered a Russian oligarch „private briefings” on Trump’s bid. He was spearheading the campaign when WikiLeaks began dumping thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee that had been stolen by Russian operatives. Perhaps most importantly, he was one of three top Trump…

Tesla is getting crushed after two executives jump ship and CEO Elon Musk smokes weed

Tesla is getting crushed after two executives jump ship and CEO Elon Musk smokes weed

Tesla’s stock is down over 7% on Friday, after two executives left and CEO Elon Musk was filmed smoking a spliff — weed mixed with tobacco — during a live YouTube interview and podcast on the „Joe Rogan Experience” on Thursday. Tesla’s chief accountant, Dave Morton, resigned Tuesday after just a month at the company,…

‚You’re getting nothing’: Steve Jobs’ daughter wrote a heartbreaking memoir about their often brutal relationship

‚You’re getting nothing’: Steve Jobs’ daughter wrote a heartbreaking memoir about their often brutal relationship

Lisa Brennan-Jobs, daughter of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, has published an excerpt from her upcoming memoir „Small Fry” — and it contains heartbreaking details about her difficult relationship with her father. This is the first time Brennan-Jobs has written in depth about her father, who initially denied paternity and refused to pay child support payments…

Twitter is getting smoked after deleting 70 million suspicious accounts over the past 2 months

Twitter is getting smoked after deleting 70 million suspicious accounts over the past 2 months

The Washington Post reported late Friday that Twitter deleted 70 million accounts in May and June, which the company confirmed to Business Insider.  Twitter shares fell more than 8% when markets opened Monday. The suspensions could hurt Twitter’s account-growth metrics when it reports earnings this month. Follow Twitter’s stock price in real-time here.  Twitter sank more…

Bitcoin is getting smoked as the crypto market eyes its lowest level of the year

Bitcoin is getting smoked as the crypto market eyes its lowest level of the year

Markets Insider Bitcoin was eyeing its lowest level of the year Friday morning, according to Markets Insider data.  The coin, which soared close to $20,000 at the end of 2017, was trading down 8.6% at $6,144 as all of the major cryptos were under pressure. Ethereum was trading down 11% at $467 a token while…

Amazon is just getting started with its big bet on showing live Premier League matches

Amazon is just getting started with its big bet on showing live Premier League matches

Premier League star Harry Kane. Getty Amazon will make a bit of history next year when it becomes the first tech company to stream live Premier League matches in the UK — and industry insiders think it’s just getting started. Big name stars including Paul Pogba, Harry Kane, and Mohamed Salah will make their debut…

Cryptocurrencies are getting slammed after a raid at South Korea’s largest exchange

Cryptocurrencies are getting slammed after a raid at South Korea’s largest exchange

LONDON — Cryptocurrencies are getting slammed Friday after investors were spooked by news that South Korea’s largest crypto exchange has been raided by prosecutors. Here’s the scoreboard as of 1:35 p.m. BST (8:35 a.m. ET): Bitcoin -4.8% Ethereum -6% XRP’s Ripple -11.2% Bitcoin Cash -10.3% Litecoin -6.5% The slump comes amid negative headlines in the…

The 1% are getting even richer — and it’s not going to stop any time soon

The 1% are getting even richer — and it’s not going to stop any time soon

A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask carries an Occupy Wall Street placard in front of the Reichstag building during an Occupy Berlin protest denouncing current banking and financial industry practices in Berlin Nov. 12, 2011. Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski The world’s richest people — the so-called 1% — will control almost two-thirds of global wealth by…

Cryptocurrencies are getting smoked as investors move to ‚risk off’

Cryptocurrencies are getting smoked as investors move to ‚risk off’

A screenshot from CoinMarketCap.com showing the 24 price movement of the entire cryptocurrency market.CoinMarketCap.com/Screenshot Cryptocurrency markets lose $7 billion in around half an hour. Litecoin, one of the worst hit, is down 9% at the time of writing. Slump appears to be linked to fears about a trade war between the US and China. LONDON…