Announcing Uber’s U.S. Safety Advisory Board

We are excited to announce the establishment of the Uber Safety Advisory Board, a group of experts who bring a wealth of expertise and experience spanning several aspects of safety. These advisors will provide critical recommendations and counsel as we continue to develop new methods and technologies that reduce risk and increase safety for riders, drivers, and the public.

Morgan Stanley Rides with Uber!

Today Morgan Stanley announced that Uber is officially included in their corporate travel policy as a recommended transportation option for all employees. Learn more…

Get Moving with Google Maps

We’re excited to announce an update to our integration with Google Maps! For users with Uber installed on their Android or iPhone, Google Maps now shows the estimated pickup time, fare, and travel time to the destination in an Uber.

Uber’s All-Star Military Advisory Board

Thousands of partners from across the country have already taken advantage of the entrepreneurial opportunity offered by the UberMILITARY initiative and today, we’re thrilled to announce the outstanding individuals who have signed up to help lead this effort as part of the UberMILITARY Advisory Board.

Uber Setting the Standard for Safety in Ridesharing

Four months ago, Giuliani Partners embarked on an independent strategic review of Uber’s driver background check (“BGC”) process. Today, I would like to update you on our progress. Uber is on track to complete more than 2 million background checks of potential drivers in 2014, which Uber has noted is among the highest totals of any major corporation in the world. This is a daunting task for a company that has yet to reach its 5th birthday – but I am pleased to say that in my opinion and that of my safety consulting team at Giuliani Partners and our partners at Guidepost Solutions, Uber is setting the safety standard in the ride-sourcing industry.

U4B Saves Companies $1,000+ per Employee EVERY YEAR

The #UberData Team demonstrates how a company can save over a thousand dollars per employee per year through Uber for Business. Customize your savings estimate with our calculator.

One-Tap Sign Up & Ride With Apple Pay

Today, we launched a new version of the Uber app that is integrated with Apple Pay, a new service that offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID. We’re excited about it because it solves an age-old problem in the world of e-commerce—namely the friction involved in signing up and entering your credit card information.

Finally, A Way To Give Your Driver A Sixth Star

Every day across the nation, drivers on the Uber platform work hard to seamlessly and efficiently move people around their cities. And sometimes, in the midst of getting you from point A to point B, a driver does something amazing.

Today, Uber and American Express are excited to honor these incredible drivers with our “Sixth Star Award” program. Hear their stories and learn more…

Uber for Business now available in 45 Countries

Today, Uber is truly open for business in all 45 countries that Uber is available in. Now in more than 200 cities, the Uber for Business technology platform is the most reliable, efficient and seamless way for businesses to connect with transportation globally.

From Singapore to Sydney, Uber is now simplifying business travel for companies all over the world. Learn more..

U4B is Fifth Fastest Growing City in Uber History

Uber has been open for business for 6 weeks. How are we doing? Here’s an update on Uber for Business (U4B) from the #UberData Team.

Making a Bayesian Model to Infer Uber Rider Destinations

The #UberData Team works on a prediction model that might tell us where you’re trying to ultimately end up, based on where you’re dropped off — and how we might use that to make your experience as a rider even better.