Yusaku Maezawa promised he'd give away funds on his inaugural 12-day trip to space and has granted gifts of between 500 Japanese yen ($4.40) and 1 million yen ($8,814.)
The ride-hailing giant is working with the online-ordering platform Olo to power last-mile delivery for brands like Sweetgreen and Shake Shack.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Yusaku Maezawa did well to deliver the food, even though it took longer than 30 minutes to arrive.
As demand for services like DoorDash and Instacart continues, workers have been forced to reckon with crime, unruly customers, and sexual harassment.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in April that the company would consider delivering weed in the US if it were decriminalized at a federal level.
Unlike other ghost kitchens, Indiana-based ClusterTruck operates a vertically integrated business model that cuts out third-party delivery drivers.
The lawsuit argues that the higher prices are deceptive because Chick-fil-A never explicitly tells customers about the up-charge.
Following a months-long push by delivery workers, New York City passed several bills aimed at improving their pay and working conditions.
The Verge also reported that riders were getting Chase debit cards so they could shelter in the bank's lobbies.
Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash said the commissions cap could reduce earnings for drivers and force them to raise prices for customers.
Delivery apps have flourished during the pandemic, but restaurants large and small have struggled to keep pace with their fees.
An anonymous delivery driver known only as "Grateful Mom" said: "I don't want to do Uber Eats right now!" after winning a lottery jackpot.
Costco offers same-day delivery through a partnership with Instacart - it's not clear if the Uber deal, which is a trial, changes this partnership.
In the TikTok video, the man said he wished people knew what it was like to work as a delivery driver for a third-party food-delivery app.
The CEO got into a Twitter spat with Uber's CEO last week after Uber Eats announced it would be expanding into the German food delivery market.
Uber customers can bundle food orders from restaurants and convenience stores like 7-Eleven and Wawa. Riders will be promoted to order groceries and meals while in transit.
"As vaccination rates increase in the United States, we are observing that consumer demand for mobility is recovering faster than driver availability," Uber said.
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