Daisy Dumas 5:17 PM Coffee may be your mind-sharpening tool of choice, but some of Silicon Valley's brightest brains are relying on something substantially stronger for their morning pick-me-up.
Ben Grubb I am a hot, sweaty mess. Why? Because I've just finished dancing (yes, dancing) to Demi Lovato's "Cool For The Summer".
Liam Tung Marie Moe's heart could be affected by a software flaw or attacked remotely by a hacker, but regulations and restrictions make it difficult to prevent.
Keegan Thomson Terrorists' propaganda appears to be shifting to the Dark Web so that it will be harder to shut down.
Tim Biggs Imagine, a full computer so small and cheap that you can get one for free, stuck on the front of a magazine like a sample of hand soap.
Marco della Cava Company's motion capture tech allows animated avatars to double the facial movements of real actors.
Keegan Thomson Drivers will not be slapped with fines if their smartphone has no charge when their identity is being checked under a NSW government plan to digitise licences.
Caitlin Dewey Multiple security experts have claimed Telegram is actually not all that secure: a flaw that may reflect the fact that Telegram wasn't initially conceived as an encrypted messaging platform.
Kate Aubusson, Timna Jacks The Australian man who claimed his name was 'Phuc Dat Bich' has admitted it was a hoax.
Claire Connelly Scientists develop a new form of wireless communication for computers that is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.
Keegan Thomson Gamers rejoice at news Sony is working on a way to play PlayStation 2 games work on PlayStation 4.
Matthew Knott Optus's cable TV and broadband network, bought by the National Broadband Network for $800 million this year, is in such poor condition the NBN is considering replacing it entirely.
Julia Love and Yasmeen Abutaleb As tech giants race to build ever better AI platforms, they are obsessing over their digital assistants' personalities.
Keegan Thomson The NSW state government is following up its 2015 election promise to deliver digital licences, with the first downloadable batch coming out mid 2016.
Walt Bogdanich and Jacqueline Williams Joshua Adams lost more than $27,000 playing daily fantasy sports games, which many providers claim are not technically gambling.
Jessica Guynn Google joins forces with Disney to create a Star Wars theme for Google apps including Google Maps, Gmail, search and YouTube.
Hannah Francis Mother Bec Smith has been trying for months to access Centrelink payments. A "serious error" is preventing her.
Emma Partridge and Matt O'Sullivan NSW Opposition leader Luke Foley says taxi owners should receive some form of compensation if ride-sharing service Uber is legalised.