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Uber suffers loss as judge grants drivers' suit class action status

A California judge rules that the employee vs. independent-contractor case that was limited to three drivers can now be expanded to thousands of drivers.

By 2 September 2015


Gamer's wish granted: He can pay for Fallout 4 with real bottle caps

Digital bottle caps are the de facto currency in the wastelands of Fallout 4, but Bethesda Softworks accepted one guy's ingenious plea to let him pay for the game with real ones.

By 26 June 2015


Data retention creep: Border Force granted metadata access

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.

By 15 May 2015


Woman granted permission to serve divorce papers via Facebook

A Manhattan Supreme Court justice grants a woman permission to serve her elusive husband divorce papers via a private Facebook message. Is this a sign of what's to come?

By 7 April 2015


Facebook dealt privacy blow as US-Europe data-sharing pact declared illegal

A ruling by Europe's highest court puts the social network and thousands of other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.

By 6 October 2015


Yahoo to go ahead with Alibaba spinoff without IRS approval

Internet giant plans to pursue spinoff of stake in the Chinese e-commerce giant, which is valued at more than $23 billion.

By 29 September 2015


Two humans link their brains to play 20 Questions

A noninvasive brain-to-brain interface successfully let two people in separate locations share thoughts.

By 24 September 2015


NSW Police issued with body cameras to 'hold everyone to account'

"A picture is worth a thousand words" according to NSW Police, which is issuing officers with 'Body Worn Video' to help collect evidence and provide an accurate record of police and civilian behaviour.

By 18 September 2015


#IStandWithAhmed: Support grows for teen arrested for clock that 'looked like bomb'

Technically Incorrect: Even President Obama tweets support for the young science enthusiast, inviting him to bring his clock to the White House.

By 17 September 2015


You can't take a selfie stick to see the pope

Technically Incorrect: When Pope Francis visits Washington DC later this month, selfie sticks will be deemed tools of the devil. Which is understandable.

By 15 September 2015