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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: Pocket Cast

Dec 6, 2018

Do Australia's new encryption interception laws put everyone's safety and privacy at risk? Are we ready to say goodbye to Microsoft Edge?
Special guest Risky Business editor Patrick Gray.
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Oct 17, 2018

Direct from Huawei's London launch of the Huawei Mate 20 series -- and plenty more -- we're joined by Pickr's Leigh Stark and PC World's Fergus Halliday -- to talk everything Huawei, and what Google's decision to charge for apps for EU phones might mean for the wider Android market.

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May 9, 2018

Are we ready for Google Assistant to pass the Turing Test on the phone? What are Google's thoughts on Digital Wellness? How is Google tackling fake news, including a chat with Google News head Richard Gingras about the inclusion of podcasts. Special guests Ausdroid editor Dan Tyson and Radio New Zealand's Peter...

Mar 1, 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018, straight from Barcelona - we're talking Samsung S9, Sony XZ2, 5G and Google Android Go with special guests News Ltd tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson, ZDNet deputy editor Corinne Reichert and Ausdroid editors Dan Tyson, Jason Murray and Chris Rowland.

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Jun 15, 2017

The biggest news this week comes from the E3 Games shot in Los Angeles. We're joined by Matt Sainsbury from, and Fairfax Media's Tim Biggs, reporting live from LA as we pull apart the big announcements, dissect the hype and decide which games are worth getting excited about!

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