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.
Chinese smartphone vendor Huawei is trying to sell its P and Mate flagship smartphone divisions, a report claims, adding that this move, if carried through, would mean the company's exit from the premium smartphone business. The company has denied it has any such plan.
Chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies has announced that it will make a number of different SoCs for use in the next generation of automobiles manufactured by General Motors.
Email security firm Mimecast has admitted that the compromise of a certificate it had issued for some Microsoft services is connected to the SolarWinds supply chain incident.