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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 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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Apr 13, 2017

NBN is talking a big speed game, TPG's launching a fourth mobile network and there's plenty happening in the smartphone payments space, but will Australians care? We're joined this week by finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus Kidman!

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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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