Uber and CMU Announce Strategic Partnership and Advanced Technologies Center

Uber and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) are announcing today a strategic partnership that includes the creation of the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, near the CMU campus.  The center will focus on the development of key long-term technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.


Uber’s New BHAG: uberPOOL

The following is a guest post by Bill Gurley, a General Partner at Benchmark and Board Director at Uber, which originally appeared on his blog, “Above the Crowd.”

30 JAN

Protecting Privacy: Our Commitment

Protecting personal data and privacy is foundational to the trust between Uber and our riders. To ensure that foundation remains strong, two months ago we embarked on a comprehensive review of our Privacy Program. We enlisted outside experts from the global law firm Hogan Lovells to thoroughly examine how we safeguard rider data, and we’d like to share their findings with you today.

28 JAN

Innovation Within the Insurance Industry

As ridesharing continues to grow in popularity, we are seeing insurance companies create innovative products to serve the needs of this evolving industry. Today, we announced a partnership with Metromile, a company that has developed a personal auto insurance product specifically designed for rideshare drivers using the Uber platform.