Update from Arianna Huffington

I just joined Travis and Liane Hornsey, Uber’s recently hired Chief Human Resources Officer, for the company’s weekly meeting. We spent over an hour discussing women in the workplace — and talking about the review that’s underway by Eric Holder and Tammy Albarran into diversity and inclusion at Uber.

Standing up for the driver community

The following email will be sent to drivers in the US from Travis Kalanick, following up on his post from yesterday. Here’s the email I’m sending to drivers affected by President Trump’s unjust immigration and travel ban: At Uber we’ve always believed in standing up for what’s right. Today we need your help supporting drivers […]

Standing up for what’s right

Our CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick sent this email to Uber employees today, opposing the recent travel ban and working to compensate drivers using Uber who are impacted by the ban. Team, Yesterday President Trump signed an executive order suspending entry of citizens from seven countries—Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen—to the United States for at […]

Celebrate game day and get a safe ride home after the big game! This Sunday, over 100 million people in the U.S. are expected to watch one of America’s most anticipated sporting events. The Bowl gives fans and non-fans alike a chance to get together, enjoy food off the grill, and cold beer from the […]

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.

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 […]

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!

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.

Doughnut Time

From “hole in the wall” to doughnut empire, the Damien Griffiths owned Doughnut Time has come a long way since launching in 2015.  Fabled for their spectacular decorations, these creative bundles of joy quickly took over social media and became a phenomenon.  “We started as a start up. So the early success came by surprise. We were […]

Uber and Daimler Join Forces on Self-Driving Cars

I’m excited to announce an agreement with Daimler, one of the world’s top auto manufacturers with more than a century of experience designing some of the world’s best and most iconic vehicles. In the coming years, Daimler has planned to introduce and operate their own self-driving cars on Uber’s ridesharing network. We are incredibly excited […]

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 […]

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.

Connecting Manchester United Fans Everywhere

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.