Uber CEO says he wants ‘flying burgers’ to be a thing

Uber drones food delivery

Here's how ambitious Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has gotten, ahead of the possibility that his ride-hailing company could IPO next year at a valuation of as much as $120 billion.

He's been talking up the idea of drone food delivery big time lately. It might sound like a flight of fancy (pardon the pun), but The Wall Street Journal recently spotted a since-pulled job listing that showed Uber is hunting for an executive to help launch just such a program. Internally, that drone food delivery effort is known as UberExpress, with the company hoping to get the drones airborne and operating as part of its existing UberEats side business in a few markets by 2021.

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