Owen Amsler, an Instacart shift captain, displays the grocery list of a customer in the Whole Foods Market in Boston's South End.

Instacart, which has amassed a massive market share with its on-demand grocery services, is betting that you’d like a glass of wine to pair with your meal. On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based company announced that it would begin offering its Boston-area customers deliveries of wine, beer, and spirits through a partnership with local liquor store VinodivinoMore →

Uber advisor David Plouffe speaks to a gathering of drivers and supporters in Roxbury on Feb. 23, 2016.

At a gathering of Uber drivers and community groups in Roxbury on Tuesday morning, senior company advisor David Plouffe repeated the company’s contention that fingerprint-based criminal background checks are unnecessary. “We should be thinking about how to build on this, how to make it easier for more people to get behind the wheel and make money than make it harder,” Plouffe said.More →