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Is FaceApp abusing your privacy, would you let Elon Musk put wires in your brain: Vertical Hold Episode 237

We look behind the wrinkled faces at the reality of using FaceApp, ponder whether giving Elon Musk permission to mess with our grey matter is a good idea and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Do Australia’s new encryption interception laws put everyone’s safety and privacy at risk? Vertical Hold Episode 207

There’s no bigger topic than the Assistance and Access Bill in this week’s news, so we’ve drafted in a serious security specialist for this week’s…

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Foxtel goes 4K and ditches cable, what can we expect from the iQ4? – Vertical Hold Episode 191

Foxtel’s making big changes to resolution, delivery and its set-top box strategy, while the government releases its draft encryption bill and more in the latest episode!

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Unlimited data frenzy (with a catch) and Windows 10 April Update: Vertical Hold – Episode 176

“Unlimited” mobile data deals are here, but are they worth your money? Meanwhile, there’s a new version of Windows 10 in town, as well as…

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NBN Reality Check and iOT Killers: Vertical Hold Episode 70

What’s the future of the NBN? Should WhatsApp be encrypted? Should vendors kill old hardware on a whim? All this and CNET Editor Nic Healey in the latest episode!

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How do I clear my Internet History?

Got something lurking in your Internet history you’re not especially proud of? There are ways to cover (some) of your tracks.

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Privacy Week: Do Australians even care about their privacy online?

Privacy Awareness Week sounds like one of those terribly worthy but terribly dull concepts, but it’s something that a lot more of us should take…

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The Eyes have IT: Controlling your tech with vision alone

Forget keyboards and touchscreens — the future of computing interactions is right in front of your eyes.

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Hands On With Fujitsu’s Iris recognition

Forget TouchID. The future of smartphone security is in your eyes.

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Anti-Piracy Code and Metadata: Vertical Hold Episode 4, 2015

Will the proposed Anti-Piracy code crack the piracy problem — and how can you have your say? Will Metadata collection invade your privacy, or is…

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