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 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.
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.
Twitter is trying to diversify its revenue sources beyond advertising, and one way is to license its data to businesses that might find it useful -- like deep-fryer makers.
The officers who witnessed a key verbal exchange between a Newsweek writer and the alleged Bitcoin founder have confirmed the accuracy of the account.
Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?
The iWatch may even come in a gold version, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. But it won't be available this year.
Joining the growing ranks of indie games offering more thoughtful takes on war, The Sun Also Rises hopes to show the very human impact of the Global War on Terror.