Last night, Waymo, the self-driving car division of Alphabet — parent company to Google — filed a blockbuster lawsuit against Uber. The suit alleges that a former Google engineer stole trade secrets and proprietary designs of Waymo's self-driving car system, which he subsequently used when starting his own company that was later acquired by Uber in 2016.


Nowadays, almost every smartphone on the market is proudly 4G capable. The majority of mobile phone plans have followed suit - with everyone from Telstra to Vaya offering 4G network connectivity as standard. Consequently, the idea of a "3G-only" plan sounds positively archaic.

However, there are significant benefits to a 3G plan, ranging from cheap prices to generous data allowances of up to 90GB a month. If speed isn't hugely important to you - or you live in an area with flaky 4G coverage - the plans in this roundup could be worth considering.


If you read certain tech sites, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the only smartphones worth owning are top-of-the-range flagship models - which is all they ever talk about. In reality, very few people need a smartphone that costs upwards of $1000. For half the price, it's possible to snap up a great handset with all the essential features - including fast performance, an excellent camera and decent battery life.


Earlier this morning, the Gizmodo inbox got an email from Mobbo. Note: I have no idea what Mobbo is, apart from "actionable insights for ANY APP", according to the Mobbo website.

Normally, this would be just another email pitch — maybe a quick glance, mark as read, move on.

Until a whole bunch of replies started coming in.