Samsung's battery confessions, Mastercard embraces facial recognition: Vertical Hold – Episode 111

Samsung comes clean on battery problems, Mastercard talks the future of facial recognition and 3D TV bites the dust in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!
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After many months, Samsung has announced in exhausting detail what went wrong with the Note 7, but what does that mean for Samsung’s future phones? Adam tracks down Mastercard at the Australian Open to talk facial recognition, and we debate why 3D TV had to die!
Vertical Hold – Australian technology journalists Alex Kidman and Adam Turner channel-surf through the headlines in search of the big picture.
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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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