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Gig economy tech companies like Instacart have been accused of tip theft. But the problem is bigger than that.

Full Q&A: DoorDash CEO Tony Xu and COO Christopher Payne on Recode Decode

Instacart’s new $7 billion valuation is a bet on the future of grocery delivery — not a wager against Amazon

Instacart says it mistakenly withheld tips from some of its workers

Rent the Runway, DoorDash and The Cheesecake Factory are coming to Code Commerce at Shoptalk

GrubHub’s stock price is soaring after it announced a giant partnership with Taco Bell and KFC — and crushed earnings

Indian ride-hail player Ola is taking its fight against Uber global, starting with Australia

Amazon has combined the leadership of Prime Now and Amazon Fresh under one rising-star executive

Target is acquiring Instacart competitor Shipt for $550 million to fight back against Amazon

Uber is asking drivers if they want to provide other on-demand services

This is how Walmart, Amazon, Target and others are coming up with new ways of getting more stuff to you faster

Walmart has acquired the logistics startup Parcel to help launch same-day delivery in New York City

Here’s what Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods means for Instacart

The Wegmans grocery chain is introducing delivery in partnership with Instacart

Uber is in advanced talks to acquire engineers from the valet startup Luxe

The gig economy workforce will double in four years

The food-delivery startup Maple has shut down

TaskRabbit is looking into selling itself

On-demand doctor app Heal has added Obama’s Navy chief to its board

Postmates has picked up an Obama administration alum as it eyes the policy fights to come

Instacart will pay $4.6 million to settle a class action lawsuit with its workers

Instacart is playing games with its workers’ pay — and will eventually suffer for it

Postmates is planning a big push into alcohol delivery

Workers aren’t taught to respect female bosses, Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman says

Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman says the fashion industry is stuck in the past

On-demand delivery may be convenient, but we still care about what brand we’re ordering

The gig economy has grown big, fast — and that’s a problem for workers

Full transcript: Eaze CEO Keith McCarty talks marijuana apps on Too Embarrassed to Ask

Marijuana sold over the web will disrupt drug cartels, says Eaze CEO

Football is back in LA, so Uber is delivering Rams gear for Monday night’s game

Why everyone should talk about diversity, according to TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot

How do food delivery startups stay in business?

HP's first 3-D printers are finally here

On-demand chef service Kitchensurfing shuts down

Brown-Philpot Tapped as New TaskRabbit CEO

UberEats Is Going After Caviar in Food Delivery Market

Amazon Operations Vet Joins Instacart to Make Its Delivery Network Run Smoother

Can 'Uber for X' Services Survive Outside of San Francisco?

Google Express Adds Grocery Delivery, Taking on Amazon, Instacart, Everybody On-Demand

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick: Don't Regulate Us to Death Like the Jitney