Uber made a profit for the first time in 12 years

Uber was founded in March 2009. And only now, in the second half of 2021, the IT giant has finally

was able to record quarterly profit for the first time.

So, after the "write-off" of all depreciation costs,tax payments and so on, the company had $ 8 million in profit. For comparison, for the same third quarter, but already in 2020, the company recorded only a loss of $ 625 million.

Interestingly, along with this, Uber announced aboutfirst came from the business of delivering food from restaurants and cafes. According to representatives of the company, the next in line to break even is the business of delivering food from stores.

It is worth noting that the corporation was able to reduce the waiting time for the car by passengers. If in March 2021 it was about 7 minutes, now it is only about 5 minutes.

Source: The Wall Street Journal