Last week Uber released its earnings for the second quarter, which arguably were underwhelming. One of the most interesting things from the numbers — which TechCrunch characterised as “less than rosy” — is the flip-over on how parts of the business are performing.

The delivery division, known as Uber Eats, has outperformed ride-hailing in terms of adjusted net revenue. This illustrates the effect of the pandemic on the Uber model: people aren’t heading out; they are ordering in...

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