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Welcome to Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News, where podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

May 18, 2017

Is Google on a winner with its standalone Daydream VR headsets? Can the Google Home benchtop speaker beat Amazon Echo? Special guests Ausdroid's Dan Tyson and News Corp's Jen Dudley-Nicholson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

 

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May 11, 2017

The Federal Budget has been handed down, but what impact will it have on the Australian technology scene? Meanwhile, Telstra has enabled Voice over Wi-Fi for iPhone users, but is this a godsend or a patch where users are expected to shore up shaky mobile networks? We're joined by finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus...


May 4, 2017

Microsoft's launching Surface Laptops and Windows 10 S, but who's lining up to buy them? Google goes on HTTPS security push. Special guest 2SER's Nic Healey. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

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Apr 27, 2017

Google is pitching to fight a war against fake news, but can an algorithm and user notifications really fight the tidal wave of fake news? The NBN seems to stumble from one problem to another, with customers being disconnected from ADSL only to find the NBN won't talk to them either, but what can be done? Finally,...


Apr 20, 2017

Is Samsung's Galaxy S8 the smartphone we've been waiting for? Will Google's Chrome browser enable ad-blocking by default? What is Amazon planning for Australia? Special guest News Corp national technology editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

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