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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.”
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.
In partnership with the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, today we launched the Drive to Thrive campaign to extend economic opportunity to 5,000 new women driver-partners in Chicago this year.
Today we are excited to announce the next addition to the Momentum Driver Rewards program: the Partner Fuel Card. Eligible partners will be able to unlock significant savings of up to 15 cents per gallon whenever they fill up at gas stations across the country. Learn more.
Uber launched in San Francisco five years ago this week. On Wednesday, June 3, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gave a special address to employees, driver partners and others reflecting on the past five years and looking ahead to the future.
Five years in, our vision for Uber is still evolving. Looking back at where we’ve been is incredible. Where we’re going together is even better. Thanks for coming along for the ride.