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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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Feb 23, 2023

Who's raring to pay Meta $300 per year to get a blue tick on Instagram or Facebook -- and why are they charging for features that should be free?

How is one Aussie game dev doing their part to make FPS games more accessible to deaf gamers?

Special guests Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) and Kotaku Australia's David Smith!...

Feb 16, 2023

What would an Australian "right to be forgotten" law look like? Google's promising to track you less on Android phones... but can it be trusted? Special guest Consumer Policy Research Centre's digital policy director Chandni Gupta (@__chandnigupta)

Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and...

Feb 9, 2023

Microsoft and Google are going all in on AI-assisted search with Bard and Prometheus, but what effect on our online searches will this have? And can an AI write sitcoms and make them funny, or are they funny because an AI is writing them?

Special Guest The Register's Simon Sharwood (@ssharwood)!


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Feb 2, 2023

Does the Australian government's independent games fund go far enough? Samsung's bringing the hype, but can the Galaxy S23 Ultra live up to it -- and who needs a pricey premium flagship phone in 2023 anyway? Special guests Digitally Downloaded's Matt Sainsbury (@MattSainsb), Telsyte's Foad Fadaghi (@foadfadaghi) and...