The NSW government appears as though it won't immediately bow to taxi incumbent's demands and restrict "ridesharing" apps that allow anyone to transport members of the public in their own cars for a fee, arguing how or if it regulates them will depend on what they call their service.
Sydney taxi drivers and the NSW Taxi Council are furious with a new initiative launched by US tech start-up Uber that allows car owners to use their own vehicles to taxi people around for a fee.
In your lifetime there've been about as many solar as lunar eclipses.
The Commonwealth Bank and Australia's competition watchdog are warning consumers to disregard unsolicited phone calls purporting to be from the bank.
Dangerous chemicals are killing workers in factories that assemble smartphones for Apple and Samsung.
Australian quantum computing star Michelle Simmons has joined Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein and Alexander Graham Bell as an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
On Tuesday night a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10. I didn't know this woman prior to her driving me home in the Suzuki Swift she owns - rather I used a new feature in the taxi and private hire car app Uber - due to be rolled out to others soon - to request she pick me up.
The world's longest-running laboratory experiment has finally delivered a result – eight months after the man who patiently watched over it unrewarded for five decades died.
New research suggests the tax office should expand the list of acceptable explanations for procrastinators' yearly extension requests and late tax filings. Two possibilities: "I was born this way" and "failure to evolve".
Contrary to popular (female) opinion, you can have all the symptoms of the flu without being infected.