Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

The production of a Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra mmWave 128GB smartphone costs Samsung Electronics up to US$533 (A$691.1) less, about 7% less than the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research claims.

The Federal Court recently found that Google misled Android users about personal location data from January 2017 to December 2018.

Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has teamed up with Kailona, a healthcare app funded by the German Government, to provide a counter-model to apps that sell users' data.

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