Monday tech news kicked off with a significant price cut to the
Microsoft reduced the price of its Surface RT tablets this weekend by $150. It's cheapest model now starts at $349, but there are plenty of other great tablets that start around that price.
A 23-year-old woman in China was reportedly killed when she answered a call on her iPhone 5 while it was plugged into the wall for recharging. Apple has said it is saddened to hear about the incident and will work with authorities to investigate what happened.
Users may be able to command the Moto X smartphone without ever touching it, thanks to voice activation. A video that allegedly leaked from a Canadian carrier shows the Moto X responding to users' voice commands without any buttons ever being pressed. The video also says the phone will launch in August, at least in Canada.
Elon Musk, the founder of
Uber announces new fare-splitting feature for iOS and Android apps
Ride-sharing app Uber announced a new feature that allows riders to split fares evenly, directly from their phones. In a blog post, Uber said "math is hard, Uber isn't" and said the feature should help you deal with those friends who always seem to conveniently forget to pay you back.