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Did Netflix kill the NBN, What regulations should we put on Artificial Intelligence – Vertical Hold Episode 236

Is Netflix to blame for the NBN’s speed woes? With AI running so many features of our lives, what should we look for when it comes to regulation? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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NBN ponders Netflix tax, should teens be banned from social media? – Vertical Hold Episode 235

The “Netflix Tax” for the NBN emerges, and we ponder the tricky question of teenage use of social media in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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

Anyone want some Facebook Bucks? You could use them to pay your NBN scammer! All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News

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Huawei’s Android ambitions crushed, Telstra leaps into 5G: Vertical Hold Episode 229

Huawei hits a US-sized speedbump as Telstra gears up super-fast 5G in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Has Vodafone cracked roaming, does the NBN really have a clean bill of health, foldable phones emerge: Vertical Hold – Episode 203

Samsung starts a fresh wave of hype around foldable phones, Vodafone gets aggressive on roaming deals and the ACCC says the NBN is doing just fine… maybe… in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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TPG looks to merge with Vodafone, new NBN CEO and Google Home Max: Vertical Hold Episode 192

What would a merged TPG/Vodafone look like? What changes will the new NBN CEO bring in? Is Google Home Max worth its steep asking price?

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Google serves Android Pie, Fortnite bypasses Play Store – Vertical Hold Episode 190

Android Pie is here, but what’s the story for most Android users? Plus Samsung Galaxy Note9, Fortnite, NBN and more!

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ACCC's NBN report card, Village Roadshow's new piracy fight – Vertical Hold Episode 189

Which telcos got canned in the consumer watchdog’s latest NBN report card? Why has Village Roadshow declared war on pirate subtitles?

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Amazon Echo Spot comes to Australia, Telstra boosts HFC cable speeds: Vertical Hold – Episode 175

Amazon’s latest smart speaker, the Echo Spot is here, but how does it compare to the rest of the smart speaker field? Telstra’s upping HFC…

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How do the latest OLED and LED TVs compare, did you win NBN's FttC lottery? Vertical Hold – Episode 174

NBN Co has revealed the locations that will switch up to FTTC, but who won and lost under that arrangement? Meanwhile, big TVs are back…

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