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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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Aug 31, 2023

Can Apple maintain excitement around the iPhone brand as it starts up the hype train for its iPhone 15 "Wonderlust" event?

Google's waiting in the wings with its own heavily leaked Pixel 8 Pro ready to emerge while the AI that's coming for our jobs... might be the AI we need to be trained in to keep our jobs.


Aug 24, 2023

Why are Aussie ISPs abandoning email? Why are telcos killing off 3G networks? Is social media imploding as Threads falters and Twitter fails? Special guest @GuardianAus tech reporter Josh Taylor (@joshgnosis) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Uniden Australia.

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Aug 17, 2023

How is Tik Tok responsible for billions of dollars in tax fraud? Why did Dell and Doordash cop big fines from Aussie regulators? And why has Google's search become so awful in an age of AI? Special guest Leigh Stark from Pickr!

Vertical Hold is brought to you by Uniden Australia.

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Aug 10, 2023

The ABC is cutting ties with Twitter - sorry, X - as the world of social media remains in turmoil. Speaking of turmoil, what does Australia's success in the women's World Cup mean for the feature of streaming rights deals? Finally, a new report shows that even more Aussies are gaming than ever before. Guests TV...

Aug 3, 2023

NBN Co's adding even more homes to the fibre rollout -- yay! But also... Australia's slipping WAY down in the global broadband rankings. Boo!

Meanwhile, Vertical Hold's hosts are being peppered with ATO/MyGov scams, and they've had more than enough of that...

Special guest Finder's Angus Kidman (@gusworldau)!