Uber in talks to acquire Postmates for about $2.6B, WSJ reports

Uber Technologies (UBER) is in discussions to buy Postmates for about $2.6B, Cara Lombardo of Wall Street Journal reports, citing people familiar with the matter. A deal could be announced next week if not sooner, a source told the Journal. Postmates has been simultaneously planning an initial public offering and was preparing in the coming days to make its filing public, a source added. The New York Times earlier reported on the discussions between Uber and Postmates.