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Would you be worried if you got into an elevator with Google's executive chairman? That's the question asked by a new ad featuring Google's executive chairman.
People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.
Google, Garmin and great big space planes are among the winners of The Economist's Innovation Awards 2012.
It's got a deformity. That's why it's grumpy. Humanity can't get enough of staring at it. But did this cat really make $100 million? It seems not.
Some consumers accused Apple of unfairly boosting iPod prices because it banned music from services other than the iTunes store. They're asking for $350 million, and even Steve Jobs will make an appearance in court, via taped deposition.
A walk down a sunny November street turns into an avoidance maneuver, as four people with a very long stick decide to film themselves. Is this the future of the promenade?
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.
Footage of a plane landing in high winds at Chicago's O'Hare airport shows a landing that, to the average passenger, must have seemed unusual, if not scary.
Surveillance video from moments after a woman is killed by a Boston Red Line train shows a man put his foot on her phone, before picking it up and walking away with it. Today, he has turned himself in.
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.