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Reports: Uber In Talks To Buy Postmates - Quick Facts

As per an article published in The New York Times, Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER) has made an offer for delivery service company Postmates. Reportedly, the deal could be valued around $2.6 billion. Headquartered in San Francisco, Postmates operates in 4,200 US cities.

Postmates was co-founded by Bastian Lehmann, Sean Plaice and Sam Street in 2011. In December, 2018, Postmates launched Serve, the company's internally developed autonomous delivery rover. In 2019, the company hired long-time Apple engineer, Ken Kocienda, as Principal Software Engineer to work on Postmates X, the new platform for Serve.

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