Here's CNET's tour through some of the notable, quotable moments of the year.
Plenty of high-profile people suffered from foot-in-mouth disease this year. Here, CNET catalogs some of the silly, smart and interesting things said in the world of tech in 2014.
In an ad of splendidly questionable taste, Samsung decides to mock the dead to sell its Galaxy Note 4.
The Harry Potter author wrote to teenager Cassidy Stay, who quoted the wizardly headmaster at her murdered family's memorial service, sending her condolences -- and a wand.
Technically Incorrect: In a vigorous defense of the family to honor World Communications Day, Pope Francis offers the hope that humanity won't be dominated by technology.
After making his popular "Jaws" shark baby crib, crafter Joseph Reginella tells Crave why he decided to make a bigger boat.
As a major hostage operation plays out in the centre of Sydney, Uber briefly reached record surge pricing for rides in the CBD, before changing tack and offering free rides for passengers trying to leave the city.
In a major reversal, Firefox's leader tells Mozilla community members he wants the open-source browser on Apple's mobile devices. A better mobile presence is key for Firefox's future.
The app's creator has decided to turn the app into a Web-only program after Apple decided daily Steve Jobs quotes weren't enough.
The officers who witnessed a key verbal exchange between a Newsweek writer and the alleged Bitcoin founder have confirmed the accuracy of the account.