Why is the takeaway war hotting up?

Just Eat agrees tie-up with rival in £8.2bn deal Just Eat profits up amid merger pressure Just Eat could have a lot to offer the right suitor. It works in 13 countries where its riders could soon deliver more than just takeaways. And that potential has attracted the attention of a company far bigger than Takeaway.com. Mr Thorne thinks one rival bidder could be online retail giant Amazon, which recently tried to buy a $575m (£450m) stake in Deliveroo before …

Air fare wars and Brexit hit Ryanair

He added that “the current weak fare environment has continued into the second quarter and we expect [first half] fares to be down approximately 6%”. Ryanair to cut flights after 737 Max delays Ryanair expects to win in airline ‘fare wars’ Ryanair said the drop in fares had been partially offset by 14% higher ancillary revenue, such as from baggage, food and other fees. “The June quarter results were not quite as bad as feared,” Liberum analyst Gerald Khoo said …

The Best ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Recap You’ll Ever Read: Karma & Kristina Come For Blake Betches

THIS GUY?! Really? THIS GUY? Blake pulls Tayshia away from the group to clear the air because Kristina asked him to go on a date that day. He basically tells her he had a great time last night but given the chance he’s totally going to f*ck Kristina today. So sweet! Meanwhile, Caelynn continues to be horrified that the mediocre white man who ghosted her is somehow still popular with the ladies. Duh! Welcome to the real world, Caelynn! I’ve …

Huawei sales soar 23% despite US restrictions on its business

Shenzhen (CNN Business)Huawei is still growing despite a continued US campaign aimed at crimping its global reach. The company’s latest earnings report comes more than two months after the US imposed new restrictions on the Chinese firm. Washington placed Huawei on a trade blacklist in May, barring American companies from selling it software and components without a license. Despite the US restrictions, Huawei chairman Liang Hua said Tuesday that operations are smooth. “Our core products have not been significantly affected,” …

Hong Kong: Police and protesters clash on eighth weekend of marches

Yuen Long, Hong Kong (CNN)Riot police and protesters clashed Saturday in the small town of Yuen Long, near Hong Kong’s border with China, after tens of thousands took to the streets for the eighth consecutive weekend amid an ongoing political crisis. Despite the apparent unlawfulness of the gathering, tens of thousands of protesters defied police to march through Yuen Long. Protesters, many wearing black, chanted “There is no riot only a tyranny” and “Hong Kong Police, the lawbreakers” as they …

DoorDash To Change Tipping Model Following Backlash

“Going forward, we’re changing our model – the new model will ensure that Dashers’ earnings will increase by the exact amount a customer tips on every order,” DoorDash chief executive Tony Xu The announcement comes after was no secret, but the renewed attention prompted swift backlash on social media. As tech writer Louise Matsakis wrote on Twitter after reading the Times article: “I don’t believe that a single person intends to give a tip to a multibillion dollar venture-backed startup. They …

Premier League 201920 preview No 3: Bournemouth

Eddie Howe has held on to his key players and recruited from the EFL in preparation for a fifth season in the top flight Guardian writers predicted position: 12th (NB: this is not necessarily Ben Fishers prediction but the average of our writers tips) Last seasons position: 14th Odds to win the league (via Oddschecker): 1,000-1 Eddie Howe is not one to hark back; it is against his better nature to bask in a sense of satisfaction or trade on …

Get Your Sh*t Together – It’s Virgo Season: Weekly Horoscopes August 19-23 Betches

Welcome to Virgo season—do you have your day planner ready? Virgo is a sign that is known for very much having its sh*t together, meaning this month is the perfect time to clean up the (literal) hot mess that has been your summer. Harness some of that old back-to-school energy and get your life in order for fall. And yes, buying a new fall wardrobe totally counts as “harnessing back-to-school energy.” Your bank account might hate you, but whatever. You’re …

Are you ready for the 35C heatwave?

But the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says a limit cannot be introduced because some industries have to work in high temperatures. You must enable JavaScript to view this content. Compare the temperature where you are with more than 50 cities around the world, including some of the hottest and coldest inhabited places. Enter your location or postcode in the search box to see your result. Find a location °C °C °C This temperature comparison tool uses three hourly forecast …

Facebook Fined Record $5 Billion By FTC For Privacy Violations

Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO The fine is the largest the As part of the agency’s settlement with Facebook, Zuckerberg will have to personally certify his company’s compliance with its privacy programs. The FTC said that false certifications could expose him to civil or criminal penalties. Some experts had thought the FTC might fine Zuckerberg directly or seriously limit his authority over the …