Uber Tech Smackdown Winner Announced
The results of the Uber Tech Smackdown are in. And the winner is…Facebook!
Zuckerberg’s crew continues to flex its muscles in Palo Alto, showing Google that they’re ready to go head-to-head both online and on the road.
To celebrate their win, Facebook employees get free trips in either direction to Google HQ, meaning they can now poach in style!
Facebook employees who signed up to Uber before 3/15 will receive $20 in Uber credits. And we’ll also be giving away $10 in credits to all Facebook employees who ‘liked’ Uber on Facebook.
Even more excitingly, our Palo Alto service is now rocking and ready for all of Silicon Valley’s finest to get a taste of Uber.
Well done again, Facebook – better luck next time, Google!
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.