THE BLOG

16 JUL

Because Everyone Loves Ice Cream

No matter where you are in the world, nothing captures the sweetness of a sunny afternoon better than ice cream. Friday, July 18th, we’re serving up cold treats on demand in 144 cities, in 38 countries, on 6 continents.

16 JUL

UBER LAUNCHING AMARILLO WITH FREE RIDES FOR TWO WEEKS

Amarillo, your Uber has arrived! Starting at 6PM today, residents of The Yellow Rose of Texas will have access to the convenience and reliability of Uber, and rides will be FREE for two weeks to celebrate. So imagine you've just downed a massive steak and don't have the willpower to walk it off or drive yourself home. Now Uber will be there to help you get around town to celebrate your achievement at the touch of a button — it's that easy!

15 JUL

UberBOAT meets #UberData

Today the Science Team drops into uncharted territory like tea to the harbor with UberBOAT! The Uber Boston crew made an exciting move last month – from June 4th-15th, curious (and persistent) Bostonians were able to request a water taxi using the Uber app from 20 docks along the Boston Harbor.

Here’s what we learned about Boston, boats, and transportation options from our most recent experiment in moving people around cities.

14 JUL

Uber Around the World

Here at Uber, things are happening pretty quickly. What launched from humble beginnings in San Francisco in 2010 grew to a global service spanning 3 continents and the world’s top cities in 2012. By the end of 2013, that number had more than quadrupled, and in early 2014 we hit the 100 city mark (and we’re just getting started).

11 JUL

Ya Beirut, Ya Sett Al Dunia...Your Uber has just arrived!

We're pretty sure you've heard the popular saying of how, in Lebanon, you can ski in the morning and dip your feet in the sea in the afternoon. Well it's popular because it's absolutely true—you can literally do everything that comes to mind in exactly one day. Ubers have been roaming around the Middle East since September 2013 and it wasn't long until the shout out to bring Uber to Beirut City was heard! Yes that’s true...Uber just rolled right into its 6th city in the Middle East to set the coolest trend!