Analysis: Food delivery companies revamp for cost-of-living crunch

AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) – When food delivery service Grubhub struck a deal with Amazon (AMZN.O) earlier this month, offering Prime customers a year’s free delivery, shares in rivals slumped. The deal, a lifeline for Grubhub that will increase pressure on its competitors, was the latest example of a meal delivery company taking action … Read more

As EVs go mainstream, a rush for share of the home charger market

BEDFORD, England, July 20 (Reuters) – With electric vehicles (EVs) catching on, the scramble for market share among startups selling home chargers is heating up and that will feed further dealmaking in the sector as tens of millions of units are installed globally over the next decade. According to a Reuters analysis, more than 100 … Read more

Face-recognition business puts SoftBank between China, US

The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, July 8 (Reuters)-A SoftBank-owned company is thriving by offering face-recognition technology fueled by a blacklisted Chinese firm to the likes of Mastercard and Visa, … Read more