Uber celebrates the cities we serve and one of the best ways to engage with our communities is to encourage riders and drivers to vote. Today is National Voter Registration Day and we are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Google to help Uber riders and drivers register to vote and get to […]
It’s official: the Uber Driver App for iOS is now available for download in the App Store. And to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of the top 9 things you probably didn’t know about the Uber Driver App for iOS. Once you’ve taken a look, head on over to the App Store and take it for a spin.
We’re always looking for ways to make the Uber experience more rewarding, whether you’re behind the wheel or in the backseat. Thanks to a new partnership with Shop Your Way, we’re offering both driver-partners and riders benefits that make the journey even more valuable.
Starting today, you can give the gift of … well, actually you fill in the blank. Whether it’s exploring a new city, a night out with friends, or simply a safe ride home, Uber is ready to help get the special people in your life where they want to go. And treating them to these […]
Today we’ll start expanding Real-Time ID Check, our latest security feature which uses Microsoft Cognitive Services to protect both riders and drivers.
Time to hit the pitch because we’re teaming up with EA SPORTS™ and Xbox to kick off FIFA 17 launch week. Learn how you can get in the action in over 40 cities around the world today.
This year, we’re participating in Parking Day. Join us by transforming your own parking spot, and help make your city more liveable, vibrant, and affordable.
A year and a half ago, Uber set up an Advanced Technologies Center (ATC) in Pittsburgh. Its mission: to make self-driving Ubers a reality. Today, we’re excited to announce that the world’s first Self-Driving Ubers are now on the road in the Steel City.
Uber’s cybersecurity team is joining with top tech companies to launch the first-ever Vendor Security Alliance (VSA), a coalition to enable businesses to streamline their vetting process for vendors’ cybersecurity risks.
Memorial Day weekend is finally here and summer is right around the corner. With so many folks hitting the road this holiday weekend, Uber is excited to partner with the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) as part of the national Memorial Day ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign to raise awareness of the importance of wearing […]
Calling all entrepreneurs, self-starters and start-up warriors — your big break is arriving now! For a limited period only, Uber will be offering entrepreneurs across 37 cities and 21 countries the chance of a lifetime by connecting you to some of the region’s top investors — all at the touch of a button. 1 CONTINENT […]
Todd Bowers, Director of UberMILITARY, testified before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity this week where he discussed the economic opportunities and flexibility being a driver-partner provides to veterans and military families throughout the country. At the hearing, appropriately titled “Veterans in Tech: Innovative Careers for All Generations of Veterans,” Todd outlined the […]
Today we are expanding the functionality of Family Profiles with Trip Tracker, a feature that provides automatic notifications and the ability to follow along whenever someone is riding under your Family Profile. Learn more.
New era mobile is about meeting people where they are, on the go: connected, in motion, synced to the cloud, and continuously switching contexts. StartupBus is bringing together smart, passionate people with the goal of kickstarting sustainable new businesses in the course of three days… while on a bus. Learn more…
Everyone has a story. Here’s a look behind the wheel at a few of our partners as told by some of our favorite bloggers. SIGN UP TO DRIVE The Girl Who Knows Sometimes all the heart and hustle we put out there, doesn’t pay dividends. At least not right away. Building a business takes time. […]
Below are remarks, as prepared for delivery, by David Plouffe regarding a new agreement between Uber and the International Association of Machinists. Thank you, Josh. I am delighted to be here this morning in New York with the International Association of Machinists to launch a new, independent guild that will represent drivers who use Uber in […]
The White House declared today Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2016 and we thought this was the perfect opportunity to say THANK YOU to military spouses across the country. As I always say, I enlisted in the military but my family was drafted. All of our UberMILITARY driver-partners have served and sacrificed including those who […]
With New Global Collaboration, Chinese Travelers Can Use Alipay to Request and Pay for Uber Rides All Over The World
Today, Uber, the only global ridesharing company, and Alipay, the world’s largest third-party payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”), announced a global partnership to enable Chinese travelers to seamlessly request and pay for Uber rides from either the Uber or Alipay app, in all 400+ cities where Uber operates.
We’re piloting two new features to make the Uber experience more productive (and less stressful!) for drivers and their passengers in Dallas, New Jersey, New York, and Phoenix.