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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.
Pocket Casts:

Dec 22, 2021

We look back over the biggest tech stories of 2021, while pondering what's going to happen in 2022 in the world of technology, communications, gadgets and more! Special guest Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau). Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with...

Dec 16, 2021

5G is the future of speed, so they say -- but are they telling the truth? Meanwhile, you can't take it with you when you shuffle off this mortal coil, so what happens (or should happen) to your
digital goods when you do?
Special guest Age/SMH writer Alice Clarke! (@alicedkc)

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Dec 9, 2021

Is Australia ready to embrace an official digital currency? How is the government cracking down on crypto and Buy Now, Pay Later payment systems? Special guest ZDNet AU cybersecurity correspondent Stilgherrian @Stilgherrian – Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband – changing the game with their...

Dec 2, 2021

Will the Federal Government's legislation to take on online trolls solve practical problems, or just pay out lots of lawyers? What did the productivity commission's right to repair report recommend? Should new cars have technology in them to detect drunk drivers -- and can that possibly work?
Special guests Monash Uni's...

Nov 25, 2021

How were Australians (almost) robbed of Star Trek: Discovery at the last moment - until Paramount backflipped? How fragmented will sports rights get? Are we headed back into the bad old days of the dreaded pay TV bundle? Special guest TV Blackbox viewer advocate Steve Molk (@SteveMolk) - Vertical Hold is brought to you...