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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.

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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Apr 6, 2017

Apple promises it cares about the Mac, ACCC vows to fight Apple in court over Error 53 repairs, NBN puts more homes in the too-hard basket. Special guest Matthew JC Powell, editor of PCMag.com.au. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

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Mar 30, 2017

Samsung unleashes the Galaxy S8, while broadcast TV figures decline ahead of an inevitable crash. Meanwhile, NBN is raising fixed wireless speeds while sneakily dropping consumers onto the satellite footprint, even in urban areas. We're joined by Leigh Stark, editor of Pickr.com.au for this week's episode!

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Mar 23, 2017

The AFL and NRL premiership seasons kick off this week, but not all viewers are on a winner. Meanwhile Stan adds offline playback to keep you entertained when you're sans internet. Special guest Marc C-Scott, Lecturer in Screen Media, Victoria University. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Alcatel.

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