A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

UBER

Sat, 26 Feb '22
Auto download?
Tue, 22 Feb '22
Lyft competitor
Sun, 9 Jan '22
Modern lead-in to "X"
Mon, 27 Dec '21
Lyft competitor
Thu, 4 Nov '21
___ Eats
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Company whose business is picking up?