It’s been a big week for Uber in China. On Wednesday we announced uberCOMMUTE in Chengdu, and today we’re excited to announce the public release of the Uber API in China. Empowering developers to build moving experiences using the Uber API is a key part of our mission of transportation as reliable as running water, […]

As we continue to build our teams across the hundreds of cities where we operate, the Bay Area remains our home. That is why we are thrilled to announce and celebrate that we are deepening our roots here and expanding our headquarters across the Bay to Oakland.

More People in Fewer Cars

Today, we’re excited to announce uberCOMMUTE, an entirely new product for drivers. It will launch in Chengdu, China — our number one city in the world. uberCOMMUTE enables drivers who commute longer distances to share the cost of the trip. It’s carpooling at the press of a button.

This week, three driver-partners from Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are taking over our Instagram account to show us why they drive. Jump in the front seat with them as they take us on an unforgettable ride.

Europe, You’ve Moved Us

We’ve seen a humanitarian crisis unfold across Europe in recent weeks and months. Around the world, we’ve all been moved by the stories of thousands of refugees. At Uber, we want to do our bit to help – and help in a way that only Uber can.

The Next Generation of Women Engineers

The next generation of engineers and coders are brimming with ideas for new apps, competitive startups, and social good concepts. This week, Uber’s New York City office hosted a group of aspiring young women entrepreneurs and heard their well-prepared pitches for apps relating to food, safety, news, transportation, and education.

On The Road with Above & Beyond

We recently hit the road with Paavo and Jono of British DJ group Above & Beyond as they were on their way to headline Electric Zoo in New York City. Read on for the inside scoop and to hear some insights from these seasoned musicians on how to be successful.

Uber and Carnegie Mellon University: A Deeper Partnership

Today, we are excited to announce that Uber will give $5.5M to support a new robotics faculty chair as well as three fellowships at CMU. This gift is part of a partnership we announced earlier this year. In addition, we’re pumped to be part of a growing innovation ecosystem in Pittsburgh that includes world leading research institutions and companies, as well as an increasing number of start-ups.

Alcanzando las Estrellas: Una Tarde con José Hernández y Los Ubers

La semana pasada, el grupo de recursos para empleados, Los Ubers, organizó una plática con José Hernández, uno de los astronautas aclamados de la NASA. Los Ubers es un grupo de empleados de Uber de todo el mundo comprometidos con la difusión de la vitalidad de la cultura latina a través de Uber, buscando generar un impacto en el negocio , la cultura organizacional y la diversidad de la empresa.

Reaching for the Stars: An Evening with José Hernández and Los Ubers

Last week, Uber’s employee resource group, Los Ubers, hosted one of NASA’s acclaimed astronauts, José Hernández, for a fireside talk. Los Ubers is a group of Uber employees from around the world committed to spreading the vibrancy of Latino culture across Uber while driving an impact to the business, organizational culture and diversity of the company.

Uber for Business – One Year In!

Since our launch of Uber for Business last August, we’ve been moving road warriors, jet-setters and everyone in between. We’ve covered a lot of ground together and here are some of the highlights…

A Few Facts About the O’Connor Court Case

Today, the Court declined to certify this very broad class of people, instead opting for a much smaller group — so small in fact that it even excludes one of the original plaintiffs. While this is just one step in legal proceedings that may well play out over several years, we wanted to share some details about today’s ruling.

Uber and Hilton Team Up For Seamless Travel

We’re excited about our new partnership with Hilton and integrating two new features into the Hilton experience so that you can make the most of every trip, every time. Learn more about “Ride Reminders” and curated “Local Scene” guides.

Set Your Labor Day Weekend On Cruise Control

In the U.S., Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer, and we want to help you squeeze every last bit of fun out of the season. So whether you’re hosting a barbecue or going on a road trip, set your tunes to cruise control with a special curated playlist from Clark Dinnison of Noon Pacific.