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Award-winning Australian technology news podcast Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News dives into the big stories of the week. Joined by Australia's leading tech journalists every Friday, co-hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.
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May 26, 2022

What does Labor's win mean for the NBN? Why is the ACCC worried NBN's new plan structures are "too fast"? How are telcos are being brought into line around their treatment of vulnerable customers?
Special guest ZDNet AU editor Chris Duckett! (@dobes)

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May 19, 2022

How do pollies keep spending money hand over fist during the so-called election advertising blackout? How is Google helping us escape from hold music hell? Guests Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) and News Corp national tech editor Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson (@jendudley) Vertical Hold is brought to you...


May 12, 2022

Google dropped a swag of new Pixel gear at I/O, but is it spreading itself too thin again with Pixel smartphones, tablets, earbuds, watches and more? Telstra is making 5G available to MVNOs, including mmWave, but will customers pay through the nose? Guests EFTM's Dan Tyson (@phroghollow) and ZDNet AU editor Chris...


May 5, 2022

Are we really being sold "bargains" when we shop online -- and what's being done to combat deceptive online sellers?  With Apple's self-repair options launching, do they make sense for consumers -- or just Apple itself?
Special guest Erin Turner from the Consumer Policy Research Centre (@ErinLTurner)

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Apr 28, 2022

What will Elon Musk buying Twitter mean for the rapid-fire social network? Why do Aussies feel like they get "trapped" into handing over their private data online? Special guest Australian Financial Review tech editor Paul Smith @SaysSmithy - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game...