His book about a colony on Mars is about to become a Hollywood blockbuster, but Andy Weir isn't quite as bullish as NASA about his fiction becoming fact within 25 years.
An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.
R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.
After fighting Dallas Buyers Club in court over the alleged piracy of its customers, iiNet says it will offer free legal services to those individually targeted through legal action.
Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.
Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.
The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.
While Dallas Buyers Club says its case against iiNet sets a precedent, it could be small potatoes compared to future legal action as the rights holders look to nab 'substantially' more internet users infringing their copyright.
For some reason, this year it has become a thing to imagine the distant future of space tourism as it might have been sold via vintage posters.
The Federal Government has been slammed for quietly expanding access to stored metadata in what opponents call the first example of "scope creep" in data retention laws.