The start-up was valued at more than $2bn (£1.5m) previous year after raising $98m from private investors.
Uber declined to comment. Specifics on the reported discussions, including any purchase offer, weren't reported, but Bloomberg said it could be "considerably above its valuation".
Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has reportedly made the company's food delivery arm a priority ahead of a planned initial public offering in the second half of next year. The San Francisco-based company is weighing other acquisitions, too.
Deliveroo presently operates in more than 200 cities across 12 nations, including Italy, Ireland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, UAE, and the UK. The negotiations abruptly ended after SoftBank concentrated on backing Uber. It seems the United Kingdom food delivery start-up has deliberately avoided the USA market, cited Bloomberg.
Ecstasy Makes Octopuses More Friendly, Study Shows
The "love drug" seemed to be working on the brains of the invertebrates much in the same way it does to human brains. All four tended to spend more time in the chamber where an octopus was caged than the other two chambers.
Japan space robots start asteroid survey
The probe will also release a French-German landing vehicle named Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout (MASCOT) for surface observation. The tiny rovers are part of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa2 asteroid sample-return mission.
The potential takeover of Deliveroo would be a victory for Uber, which is trying to dominate the food delivery segment in Europe.
Just Eat shares fell by as much as 9 per cent at one point in London before paring some of the losses to close down 4.8 per cent at 674p. Its arrival posed a significant threat to Deliveroo, which was hailed as the food delivery service du jour.
"They say strength in numbers can be a powerful force and so it is no surprise that Just Eat's shares have taken a big hit on speculation that Uber is going to buy Deliveroo", said Russ Mould, investment director at stockbroker AJ Bell.
'The combination of two competitors is the last thing Just Eat wants to hear, ' he adds.
In fact, the Ivor Novello Award-winners have also released a new track, Guiding Light , as the first song off their new album. Mumford And Sons have announced details of their fourth studio album, which is due later this year.
NB1: une victoire vaut un point la première journée, deux points la deuxième journée et trois points la troisième journée. Roger Federer avait réussi sa première en double avec Rafael Nadal , lors de l'édition 2017 de la Laver Cup l'an passé.
The Alabama head coach announced that he will continue to use both top-tier quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts . Tight end Irv Smith Jr. had four receptions for 74 yards, while Hentges hauled in two touchdowns on the afternoon.
Ahvaz is the capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan province, which has seen attacks on oil pipelines by Arab separatists. A child and a woman are among the injured following the attack in Ahvaz , the Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
This has been about dialogue, patient listening on both sides even when people come from very different standpoints. It added that the deal "creates the conditions for greater collaboration at the bilateral level".
Pourtant, cette réforme tant rêvée par les étudiants n'est pas forcément vue d'un bon œil par tout le monde. Le Président propose " aux volontaires " de passer du paiement à l'acte à des forfaits de prise en charge.
Anyone reading that would conclude the only option for the Timberwolves is to trade him and get something back for him. By trading Butler they would essentially be giving up on the opportunity to go for it with a fully healthy team.
David Alaba hit the bar before Robert Lewandowski made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after Rodriguez was fouled. Joshua Kimmich centred for the Colombian to leather home for his second Bundesliga goal of the season.
The clip, set to Laughing by The Guess Who , shows an unassuming Flack standing around while images of the Joker flash across him. The film also stars Zazie Beetz , Robert DeNiro, Marc Maron , Frances Conroy, and Josh Pais.
Hunt on for Australian driver seen mowing down emus
The suspect is to appear in court on November 9 . "We ask that people do not "name and shame" alleged suspects on social media". A young man has been charged after horrific video surfaced of a driver laughing while mowing down a group of emus.
Anthony Martial titulaire contre les Young Boys Berne — MU
Ce serait une erreur colossale de sous-estimer cette équipe suisse, simplement parce que c'est un club moins prestigieux. Critiqué et annoncé sur le départ depuis le début de l'été, le milieu de terrain a été impressionnant hier mercredi.
Spiders blanket lagoon with thick layer of webs
Scientists say the arachnids are merely enjoying the handsome weather and availability of food, taking the opportunity to "party". A Western Greek beach has almost been taken over with more than 900 feet of spider webs.
Manchester United vs. Wolves live stream
I think people are forgetting the calibre of player he is but he just looks completely lost out there. I said what I had to say last week in Geneva, at a UEFA meeting that we had.
The life and work of Chas and Dave singer Chas Hodges
He underwent chemotherapy and returned to performing past year but was forced to cancel all gigs in August on doctor's advice. Chas Hodges, half of the cockney pop duo Chas & Dave, famed for hits such as Gertcha and Rabbit, died early today aged 74.
Tournoi de Metz. Simon en finale
Samedi en demi-finale, Simon rencontrera le Moldave Radu Albot (107e). Gilles a bien joué, on le connaît, on sait qu'il ne fait pas de faute.
Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo
Last time around, he won the first doubles match with Rafael Nadal but this time, his pairing with Djokovic didn't pay dividends. The match also a hilarious moment play out between them when Djokovic accidentally struck the ball on Federer's waist.