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Why You Need A Risk Policy For Open Source

You may well be reading this article at your desk at work or, perhaps, at home. You may be reading it on a browser based on open source. Your company may well have chosen the browser because it is free.


Beard Maintenance Tips From Someone Who Isn't A Hipster

From no beard, to full hobo beard and back again, I have done it all. I’m no rugged lumberjack or style-conscious hipster, but this is my bearded experience.


Hola Better Internet Sells Your VPN Bandwidth To Botnets

Hola Better Internet is a popular Chrome extension that allows you to watch blocked content overseas. However, there’s something more nefarious going on behind the scenes: the company is selling the bandwidth of Hola users to anyone with money to buy, effectively turning its users into a botnet for hire.


All The Important Stuff Google Announced At I/O 2015

Today, Google kicked off its I/O conference with the traditional keynote full of new product announcements. Here are all the most interesting things Google revealed.


Australia's 100 Best Lattes On A Map

Fussy about your coffee? Yelp has crunched its reviews data for Australia to identify the 100 best lattes, and we’ve popped them on a searchable map for you.


Is Netflix Australia Showing Censored Versions Of Movies?

Dear Lifehacker, Movies and TV shows broadcast in Australia often have subtle (or not-so-subtle) cuts when compared to the overseas versions, mainly due to censorship. With Netflix now in Australia, I was wondering whether they’re streaming Australian edits, or the original version?


If You're Not On IPv6, It Could Cost You A Fortune

We’ve long known that the pool of IPv4 addresses was near exhaustion — and as Tim Chown explains, that now means you’ll soon pay dearly if you’re not ready to shift to IPv6.


The Remote Worker's Guide To Office Etiquette

Working from home, whether it’s once in a while or every day, doesn’t make you immune to the social weirdness that comes with other people. In fact, being physically removed from your coworkers can make communicating that much stranger. Here’s what you need to know to avoid awkward silences in chat rooms, flat jokes on conference calls, or just feeling isolated from the rest of your colleagues.


How To Build An Emergency Budget (And Why You Need One)

You’ve probably heard of an emergency fund. It’s a small cushion of savings to help you stay afloat in case of a financial crisis. For some emergencies, it also helps to use an emergency budget — a deflated spending plan to make sure the money in your fund lasts as long as possible.


Hump Day Deals: Cheap MacBooks, 85% Off At OzGameShop

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include get $350 off Macbooks, cheap Darling Habour luxury getaway, up to 85% off video games at OzGameShop. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.