Australia's pricing regulator has called for a freeze on Sydney taxi fares as research shows 11 percent of Sydneysiders have used ridesharing services, such as Uber X, in the past 6 months.
The agency issues official statement that blocking an individual's personal hotspot, as hotels and convention centers have done, is against the law and subject to fines.
The NSW Department of Transport is coming down hard on UberX, issuing a number of court attendance notices to drivers and upping the rhetoric by saying they're offering an "illegal" service.
The trial of the mastermind behind Silk Road began with the defense admitting Ross Ulbricht founded the illicit online drug marketplace but arguing he really wasn't the true operator of the site.
Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.
Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin, says that she's looked at the numbers and taking the risk of getting a ticket is worth it.
The company is providing engineering services, mapping software and servers, and financial support to help two conservation groups detect in real time the fishing that's decimating fish populations.
US and European police say they closed more than 400 online contraband markets and arrested 17 people -- who thought they were hidden by the popular tool.
A 26-year-old computer programmer in San Francisco is accused of running the illicit site, which feds say followed a similar business model to its shuttered predecessor.
Victoria has passed changes to the Crimes Act that rule out distribution of "intimate images" and even the threat to distribute images, making unwanted sexting against the law.