A Geek’s Candy Store: Amit Singhal Joins Uber

Today, Amit Singhal joined Uber as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Below is a blog post that appears on Amit’s personal website. I’m excited to announce that I’m joining Uber as SVP of Engineering. After 15 wonderful years at Google working on search, I wasn’t sure that I would find an opportunity as exciting or potentially […]

Back in August 2016, we announced the launch of a program that allowed riders to use their commuter benefits debit card to pay for uberPOOL rides. We’re excited to share that we’ve partnered with Edenred, Ameriflex, Benefit Resource and Navia in more than a dozen cities so that more riders have the opportunity to save money when using uberPOOL to commute.

We’re thrilled today to announce Uber’s first global sports partnership with Manchester United. Soon, fans globally will be able to to experience a more united match day with fellow supporters – no matter where they’re watching.

With Calendar Shortcuts, Uber can assist with your planning. Whether it’s a flight out of town, meeting across the city, or dinner reservation with friends, it’s now one tap to get moving!

The last few weeks have been filled with holiday traditions. One of our favorites at Uber is workation. Workations — a combination of work and vacation — aren’t a new concept, but ours is unique to Uber culture. Each year, we ask employees to come up with ways to improve our product or customer experience. We […]

Getting an Uber in Google Maps Just Got Easier

When you’re on the go and looking at transportation options in Google Maps, you can now request an Uber ride directly from the Google Maps app. With the latest integration update powered by Uber’s API, you can now request a ride, see your driver en route, contact your driver, and follow your trip status — all without having to switch over to the Uber app.

Introducing Uber Movement

Every hour of every day, people use Uber to get around the more than 450 cities we serve. From Sydney to Summit, we’ve been working hard to get to know these cities, with the goal of making them cleaner, more efficient and less crowded. Along the way, we’ve found that local leaders, urban planners, and […]

Ringing in 2017 with Uber

Happy New Year! From Sydney to San Francisco, and hundreds of cities in between, people who drive with Uber provided nearly 15 million safe rides this New Year’s Eve, with an average ETA for a ride of just 4 minutes.

New Year’s Eve Ride Guide

Check out these tips on how to enjoy a stress-free night on New Year’s Eve.

Uber to Your Friends and Snap Along the Way!

With Uber, we realize that you’re doing more than just going somewhere—you’re often going somewhere to meet someone. That’s why we’ve been working on two new features: a way for you to Uber directly to a person in your contacts, and a way to unlock custom Snapchat filters so you can Snap while you ride.