Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency, NBN scams hit home: Vertical Hold Episode 233

Zuckerberg already knows your hidden secrets, so why not give him your money? Speaking of money, why are we losing so much to NBN scams? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News!

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We’re joined this week by freelance technology writer Anthony Caruana to talk about Facebook’s push for its Libra cryptocurrency, and whether it’s a good concept or not, the alarming rise in NBN scams, and why Netflix might be employing AI to stop you sharing your account with friends.

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Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News – 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.

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Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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