Now’s your chance to be the playmaker. We’re teaming up with EA SPORTS to kick off Madden Season a day early. Today, request “Madden NFL” to intercept a free copy of Madden NFL 16 for Xbox One for free – across all 32 NFL cities.

As we prepare for the school season, Uber teams across the country are hosting a series of events to celebrate parents and their kids. Beginning this weekend, in Miami, Los Angeles, Oakland and Indianapolis, teams will bring together parent drivers, their kids, community organizations, and local officials to hear about parents’ experience as drivers with Uber and discuss the importance of these types of earning opportunities in communities nationwide.

A typical ride: you request, have small talk with your driver, and safely get where you need to go. For Jonathan, a driver-partner in California, his rides are anything but ordinary — he wants his passengers to have fun and turned each trip into a dance party — and now the latest viral video. We caught up with the man in front of the cam to learn more about what inspired him to create this feel-good video.

Uber + MADD Partner to Keep Drunk Drivers off the Road This Holiday Weekend

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.

Introducing Cash Rewards: A New Way for Developers to Monetize

Today we’re excited to announce the new Affiliate Program. Starting tomorrow, US based developers can earn $5 (USD) for every new US-based Uber user they refer.

Go Places with Uber and PayPal

Today we are announcing we have expanded our PayPal integration to 9 new countries. Riders in Canada, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland will be able to pay for rides with PayPal’s safe and secure payments system directly from the Uber app.

A New Kind Of Mobility

Uber driver-partners Bob, Luigi, and Gabriel have all been able to overcome the adversity faced by people with disabilities in the job marketplace. Instead of being limited by what makes them unique, all three are redefining mobility — for themselves and their communities.

Uber Hosts Student Veterans of America for Two-Day Leadership Summit at San Francisco Headquarters

Dozens of veteran and active military leaders from Student Veterans of America (SVA) gathered at Uber HQ in San Francisco this past weekend for a two-day summit on leadership, technology and bridging the military-civilian divide.

UberEATS joins EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign to fight AIDS

Uber is proud to join the EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign to drive money and awareness to fight AIDS. This week, UberEATS will join thousands of restaurants, bars, and businesses in supporting (RED)’s annual culinary campaign.

Five years in, a closer look at Uber’s impact in San Francisco

In 2010, Uber started with a modest goal — to better enable San Franciscans to more easily and reliably get around their city. Five years later, Uber now coordinates millions of rides in San Francisco and the surrounding area every month, helping to bring the city’s people, businesses, and neighborhoods closer together.

Announcing the Winners of Uber’s Virtual Hackathon

In March we announced the release of our Request endpoint and our very first virtual hackathon on Challengepost.com. Since then, over 1500 developers from around the world have participated in our two month long hackathon, with over 95% of them taking advantage of our Request endpoint.

On The Road With Jason Derulo

On Friday, we kicked off our brand new “On The Road” series on Periscope. With this series, we’ll give you an inside look at all of your favorite celebrities — this time we caught up with Jason Derulo, who just released his album “Everything is 4.”

Center of Excellence in Phoenix

Today we are opening a new Center of Excellence (COE) in Phoenix, bringing nearly 300 jobs to the Valley while enhancing our mission to provide world-class customer support for our valued riders and driver-partners.