The funeral for the late Motorhead front man, who died in December at age 70, will be broadcast live on YouTube from Hollywood this Saturday.
Iwata praised for his influence that "will make people around the world smile."
Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.
This week on Crave, solve your yoga woes with the self-rolling YoYo Mat, check out some of the bizarre things that happened at the Apple Event and meet Homo naledi, an ancient human ancestor who might have been invented funerals. That and more on Crave.
Humanity knows no bounds to its imagination. There is now a Tumblr feed curating selfies taken at homages to the departed.
A survey probing when people in different cities use their smartphones to shop reveals results that some might find deadening.
The funeral of Margaret Thatcher was the second most-watched live TV programme ever on BBC iPlayer.
The infamous "church" failed to carry through on its protest of the funeral yesterday following a call to action by Anonymous.
The president and British and Danish prime ministers smile for the smartphone at Nelson Mandela's memorial. Says the Selfies at Funerals Tumblr feed: "Our work here is done."
Too busy to attend a funeral? Stafford crematorium plans to stream live footage of funerals on the Internet.