Uber Eats Looking To Reach 70% Of U.S. Population By Year’s End

Uber’s food delivery service, aptly called Uber Eats, has grown considerably overseas. The company is now focusing on growth at home. It has said that Uber Eats will be looking to reach 70 percent of the U.S. population by the end of this year. There’s only a couple of months left in 2018 so this is certainly going to be an ambitious effort on the company’s part.

Uber Could Be Eyeing 2021 Launch Of Drone Food Delivery Service

With UberEATS, Uber has gone from a mere ride hailing service to a service that also delivers food to customers, taking advantage of its infrastructure and also its drivers. However it seems that the company could be thinking of expanding on those services by potentially using drones to deliver food.

Uber May Start Providing On-Demand Workers

You can get a car at any time you want with Uber. Just launch the app, punch in your destination, and you’ll be on your way soon enough. It dominates the on-demand ride-hailing market in key regions across the globe and as the company gears up for its potential IPO next year, it appears to be looking into additional businesses. One of those businesses could involve providing staff to business […]

Uber Introduces VoIP Calling Feature To Its App

One of the ways Uber drivers and/or riders can get in touch with the other person is by sending messages or calling them the old fashioned way. However for those who might prefer communicating over the internet, such as VoIP calls, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Uber has recently introduced the feature to its app.


Uber Offers Free Rides On Election Day

Uber wants people to go out and vote in the 2018 elections. The company’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that Uber wants to do its part in supporting the country’s democratic process. So it’s thus helping voters register and get to the polls come Election Day. Uber will be deploying its resources to make it easier for Uber riders in the country to get to their polling place.

Uber Reportedly Discussing Acquisition With Deliveroo

Uber already runs a food delivery service of its own called Uber Eats and it may be looking to acquire a food delivery firm to further bolster this effort. According to a new report, Uber is in talks to acquire a food delivery company called Deliveroo. It’s unclear how much Uber is willing to pay for the company but it would understandably have to be above Deliveroo’s latest valuation.

Uber Might Buy Careem, Its Biggest Middle East Rival

While Uber has exited some markets in Southeast Asia, it most recently sold out to Grab in the region, the company is reportedly looking to acquire its biggest rival in the Middle East. According to a new report, Uber is in talks to acquire Dubai-based Careem for a price between $2-2.5 billion.

Uber Is Testing Out Its Own Traffic Estimates System

We’re sure that many have called for an Uber in which based on its location on the map, it seems like it could be pretty close, but for some reason it ends up taking way longer than expected. There could be many reasons behind this, but soon Uber riders can knock one of those reasons off their list – traffic.

Uber App Redesigned As Company Changes Logo

Uber has decided to change its logo two years after unveiling the one that’s now being replaced. The new logo is simply a wordmark version which puts that company’s name front and center. The new logo also brings back the “U” which is easily recognizable as being associated with the ride-hailing service.

Uber Expands In Japan With Taxi App For Nagoya

Uber’s business model relies on the average car owner. You sign up for its platform and pick up rides whenever you want to earn money on the side. That’s how its business runs across the globe but Japan is a rare exception. Its service hasn’t arrived there as regulations don’t allow non-professional drivers to transport paying customers. Nevertheless, it has been trying to establish its foothold in the country with […]

Uber Launches New Safety Features For Drivers & Riders

In the news we usually hear about how ride-sharing drivers have committed crimes against passengers, but that’s not to say that the reverse isn’t true or hasn’t happened either. Since it is essentially a stranger getting into another car of a stranger, it’s hard to say what could happen. This is why Uber has announced several new safety features for both its drivers and riders.

Uber Says They Have No Plans To Sell Self-Driving Car Division

We know that Uber has been testing out self-driving cars, but as you might have heard, there was a fatal accident involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars which no doubt put the brakes on the company’s self-driving plans. For example earlier this year they announced that they would not be renewing their self-driving permit in California.

Uber Riders With Low Ratings Will Be Banned From The Service

When it comes to Uber ratings of drivers and riders, it works both ways where riders might not be comfortable with the idea of a driver with a low rating, and drivers might be less willing to pick up a rider with a low rating. Those are some of the implications behind low ratings, but it looks like it could be taken further.

You Can Now Pay For Uber With Venmo

It was announced back in July that Uber will soon be able to accept Venmo as a payment method for rides and Uber Eats. It has taken a couple of months for the payment service to be accepted by Uber. The ride-hailing service has now started sending out emails to users informing them that they will be able to pay for Uber with Venmo.