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Robots hit the streets as demand for food delivery grows in US

Robots use cameras, sensors, GPS and sometimes laser scanners to navigate sidewalks and even cross streets autonomously

02 Nov 2021 11:17 AM

Uber expands its US food delivery business with purchase of startup Postmates

Postmates, whose business delivering food, groceries and other goods doubled amid lockdown, was bought for $2.65 billion.

06 Jul 2020 7:13 PM

Amazon steps on to Zomato, Swiggy turf, starts with food delivery in some parts of Bengaluru

Now, apart from groceries on Prime Now, Bengalurians can get meals delivered through the Amazon app itself in some pin codes

21 May 2020 5:25 PM

Food app row: Jobs at stake

Cultural practices may have derived from religion, with sections of people particular about avoiding foods that were apparently against their beliefs.

15 Aug 2019 12:32 AM

Uber loses USD 1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery

Revenue of USD 3.1 billion matched the high end of the range Uber forecast for the quarter and the loss of USD1.0 billion.

31 May 2019 11:51 AM


Meet Kiwibot, a robot that delivers food

Kiwibot is the robot counterpart of the pizza delivery person.

07 Apr 2019 1:05 PM

Zomato to sell UAE food delivery business for USD 172 million

The acquisition will allow us to further improve our service to customers in the UAE.

05 Mar 2019 9:58 AM

Swiggy moves beyond food delivery, opens Stores to deliver everyday needs

Company will deliver from these stores in categories such as fruits and vegetables, kiranas and supermarkets.

12 Feb 2019 1:28 PM

India fastest growing market for Uber Eats globally: Uber

The number of orders on its platform has "more than quadrupled" in the last three months.

24 Aug 2018 12:54 PM

Starbucks joins with Alibaba for coffee deliveries

The move comes as Seattle-based Starbucks faces a challenge from upstart Chinese company Luckin Coffee.

02 Aug 2018 1:03 PM


Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

The strategy to provide "every day" offerings via a new open platform underscores Grab’s ambition to secure its dominant market share.

10 Jul 2018 2:48 PM

Plastic ban: Delivery cost of food to rise 25 per cent

Restaurants are suffering 30 per cent loss due to ban on one-time plastic items.

28 Jun 2018 5:09 AM

Swiggy raises USD 210 million in fresh round of funding

The Series G funding will also see participation from existing shareholder.

21 Jun 2018 2:26 PM

Foodpanda, PhonePe partner to strengthen digital payment portfolio

Through the partnership, consumers will be able to choose from several payment options.

24 Apr 2018 4:25 PM

Uber Eats mobile food delivery app launched in Kolkata

The gourmet can order food from 250 favourite eating joints on the click of a button.

18 Apr 2018 4:21 PM


Food delivery orders dip by 80 per cent as hoteliers charge GST

Some hotel owners in Mumbai have been passing on hike in tax after GST to consumers, despite state government warning them not to.

06 Sep 2017 3:03 PM

Food delivery creates tech headache for some US restaurants

When there is a ping, a cashier finds the right tablet and then retypes the order into the restaurant’s own system.

27 Aug 2017 8:22 PM

Now, drones to deliver food in Lucknow

Young entrepreneurs from Lucknow are attempting to revolutionize the food delivery system using drones.

28 Jul 2017 4:57 PM

McDonald's expanding delivery locations on UberEats

Uber says its delivery fee varies depending on the city, but that it is generally a flat $4.99.

01 Jun 2017 9:42 AM

Uber brings UberEATS, on-demand food delivery app to India

An on-demand food delivery app, UberEATS helps bring food to consumers.

02 May 2017 3:09 PM