Will Melbourne get Uber, and should you trust your Smart Home to Telstra? Vertical Hold Episode 81

Uber could become legal in Melbourne, but is that a boon or a bust? Meanwhile, Telstra has big plans for your smart home, but does renting Internet-of-Things devices make sense? All this and more in the latest episode!
Plus bonus jokes about Sydney’s lockout laws, discussion of Google’s moves to make two factor authentication easier — but maybe not safer — and the latest technology news with award winning journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner.

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Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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