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.
A 10-metre tall Christmas tree built out of Lego stands tall in Sydney, Australia to celebrate the holiday season.
Real-life FPS IRL Shooter has added new reward tiers to its Pozible campaign, including a level that allows you to dress as a zombie and chase players.
Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.
UberX drivers in Sydney are now being issued with warning letters from the government threatening legal action and significant fines if they continue to drive for the ridesharing service.
A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."
Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.
As part of the annual Vivid Festival, the iconic Sydney Opera House is covered in large-scale projections each night. We take a look at how UK company 59 Productions is making it happen.
What does it take to cover the iconic Sydney Opera House in large-scale projections every night? CNET finds out about the tech behind the scenes at this year's Vivid Festival.
Covered in LEDs controlled by viewers on the ground, Sydney's Harbour Bridge becomes a giant interactive light show every night as part of Vivid Festival.