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DoorDash security breach affects nearly 5 million users

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images DoorDash announced today that it suffered a security breach that affected 4.9 million users. According to the company, on May 4th, 2019, an unauthorized third-party gained access to information belonging to DoorDash users including consumers, delivery drivers and merchants who joined the platfrom on or […]

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California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links REUTERS/Kate Munsch It was really just a matter of time, but it’s now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state’s Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test that determines whether or not they qualify […]

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Panera Bread now delivers through DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Panera Bread Panera Bread can’t resist the siren’s call of offering food through third-party delivery apps. The restaurant chain has made its delivery service available outside of its own apps for the first time, offering its menu through DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats. Don’t expect to see someone from those […]

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DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a month […]

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DoorDash buys food delivery app Caviar from Square

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Prasit photo via Getty Images The food delivery world is getting smaller. DoorDash has agreed to buy rival food delivery platform Caviar from Square for a total of $410 million in cash and stock. Square CEO Jack Dorsey said during a second-quarter earnings call today that the move would allow […]

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DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn’t make clear that this was happening. Last month it changed payouts to show how much of […]

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DoorDash updates it payment model, but workers still miss out on tips

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company — it’s already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and beer. But the company has attracted criticism for its tipping system, in […]

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Now it’s easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Rawpixel via Getty Images Starting today, you’ll be able to order food via Google Assistant, Search and Maps in the US. At the outset, Google is working with DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice and ChowNow, with support for Zuppler and more on the way. On Maps and Search, you’ll see an […]

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Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NurPhoto via Getty Images Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK’s Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a monthly $9.99 pass that includes free delivery from any restaurant at any time (although just […]

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Amazon, DoorDash will keep the controversial tipping policy Instacart just ditched

Mashable Image: Boston Globe via Getty Images By Adam Rosenberg2019-02-10 20:21:16 UTC Instacart heard the cries of an angered internet and took action. Amazon and DoorDash, on the other hand, seem content to dig in. It was online anger that led Instacart to change its policy on tips, which were previously used to pay the […]

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