This Fourth of July weekend, we are partnering with Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) to thank thousands of Uber driver-partners for making sure revelers have access to a safe ride home. As part of this nationwide public service campaign, we are asking our riders to help us support this important mission by taking the MADD pledge to not drink and drive.

Uber Joins ‘It Can Wait’ Campaign to Combat Texting & Driving

One of the best things about hopping in an Uber, is that someone else is behind the wheel. We hope you’ll consider that convenience next time you’re tempted to text and drive, because when it comes to the all-too-common habit, our message is clear: it can wait.

Uber is now available for BlackBerry 7!

We know that BlackBerry users on the go also need a quick and easy way to get an Uber. Our new native BlackBerry app now makes getting an Uber as quick as clicking a button. Get the app today!

It’s about time!

The latest Uber app feature lets you share your trip route and ETA with friends and family. No need to keep sending texts or phone calls guessing how far away you are — leave the ETA updates to Uber and set your watch an extra five minutes ahead.

Uber, NFL Players Association Launch ‘Uber Rides’ Program

Uber and the NFL Players Association are partnering to provide safe, discreet and professional transportation for active NFL players and their friends and families during the 2013-14 season.

Uber welcomes three new members to its senior team

Uber is pleased to announce three senior hires: Brent Callinicos as CFO, Emil Michael as SVP of Business, and Ed Baker as Head of Growth.

Bits & Atoms

As many of you have seen in the press today, Uber recently closed a financing round. We want to make sure the facts are clear and confirmed. Our vision is to build a technology company that changes transportation and logistics in urban centers around the world, and this financing gives us the fuel to make that a reality.

Introducing the new Uber.com

We gave the Uber.com website a makeover to complement the high quality experience we hope to achieve every time you use our app.

CPUC Proposed Decision Paves Path Forward

Today, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued a proposed decision that reaffirms that Uber’s core business model of working with professionally licensed and regulated transportation providers can continue without change, while paving the way for a long-term regulatory framework for peer-to-peer ride-sharing services.

#UberSloep: Order a boat on the Amsterdam canals with the push of a button!

We set sail for the future of transportation in Amsterdam: we give you the option to order a canal boat through the Uber app!

Uber Ice Cream Goes Global

On Friday, July 19th, Uber Ice Cream is going global, serving ice cream on-demand to 33 cities across 10 countries.