NBN admits customers aren’t happy, but once again says retailers are to blame, while Vodafone takes the torch to retailers and mobile phone contracts alike. Meanwhile, we talk LinkedIn work snooping and more in this week’s episode!
Why is the NBN going to war on its own retailers, and what will this mean for consumers? Will Vodafone’s 4G NBN fallback model attract customers, or remind them of the NBN’s failures? Should we be scared or welcoming of our new AI overlords? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!
an you trust anything you read on Facebook? What are Amazon’s plans for Australia (and why is Australian online shopping so rubbish?). Meanwhile, we dissect the Nintendo Classic Mini NES with special guest, CNET.com’s Seamus Byrne!
Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited has its limitations, as do the rumours about the retailing giant’s planned push into Australia. All this and more in the latest episode!
The Australian 2016 Census crashed and burned, and we toast marshmallows on its corpse. Meanwhile, Facebook takes the fight to ad blockers and Netflix wants to improve broadband speeds, but is it faking its results? All this and more in the latest episode!
Stories that caught my eye today from around the web, including how to deal with writing rejection and someone determined enough to really catch them all.
Twitter is apparently set to remove character counts for images and links. Will that change all that much in how social media works?
Facebook’s “Instant Articles” platform promises to pay small content creators for the articles they publish to Facebook. That’s got to be a win, doesn’t it? Not quite.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens comes out this week. What, you didn’t know? You mustn’t spend much time on social media. Or outside. (note: ENTIRELY SPOILER FREE)
Foxtel has a plan to block access to piracy sites — but will it make a difference? Meanwhile, there’s some great mobile data deals available right now, but is this the beginning of a mobile data price war? All this, and much more, including Zuckerberg’s charity change of heart and the latest NBN Snafu in the latest episode of Vertical Hold, where we channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.