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The Top 5 Rules For Mobile Security

Mobile security ultimately relies on a mixture of smart technology choices and well-communicated policies. These are the key rules you need to remember.


This Movie About Hackers Is Free For 24 Hours Before It Disappears

The new film Algorithm tracks the travails of Will, a freelance computer hacker who “breaks into a top-secret government contractor and downloads all their recently developed programs”. Like the subjects it tackles, the film has a tech-forward business model that make it more like a startup than a cinematic feature: It’s free today only.


Why Vodafone's Free Data Weekend Is A Little Scary

Vodafone is making things right after its outage yesterday by giving its customers all the data they can handle, free of charge for the weekend. Does that worry anyone else?


Vodafone Offering Free Data All Weekend To Apologise For Outage

Both Vodafone and Optus suffered severe network headaches yesterday, leaving customers without calls, SMS or internet functionality around Australia. By way of an apology, Vodafone is giving its customers free data all weekend.


You Can Grab Software That Helped Pixar Make Wall-E For Free Soon

If you’re an aspiring animator, this might be the best news you’ll hear this month: Pixar is giving away — that’s right, giving away — a version of RenderMan, its in-house rendering software. Gratis. No catch. You’ll be able to download the program some time in August.


PayPal Is Giving Out Free Coffee In Sydney CBD Today

Fancy a free coffee? If you’re in Sydney CBD at the moment, you’re in luck: PayPal will cover the cost of your coffee if you install its app and visit one of 200 participating cafes.


Listen To John Frusciante's Latest Album Right Now Via Satellite

With the traditional music industry floundering, some acts have embraced the rapidly changing musical landscape more than others. While the Wu-Tang Clan is hawking just a single copy of its upcoming double album, John Frusciante is letting anyone on Earth listen to his for free — at least for as long as the satellite it’s riding stays aloft.


Report: Rdio Will Have Free Streaming Radio Service This Year

The New York Times is reporting that Rdio is partnering with Cumulus Media — a company that owns, like, real radio station — to provide a free version of its audio streaming service.


Windows "Blue" Is Officially Called Windows 8.1 And Free

Microsoft announced on a call with shareholders overnight that the Windows Blue update will officially be called Windows 8.1, which will be a free update. It’ll be available for both Windows 8 and Windows RT.


Rdio Has Free Music Streaming Now

Despite the veritable glut of music streaming services now on offer in Australia, getting good music for free has always been difficult. You’ve either had to put up with adds, cough up a credit card or engage in some other mechanic to get the good stuff on the free and easy. Now, though, Rdio has you covered, by giving new customers access to six months worth of free streaming — no credit card required.