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.

Shipments of PCs in China have grown by 3% year-on-year in the third quarter to a record of more than 15 million units, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that this reflected growth of 10% quarter-on-quarter.

Existing methods to detect and nab cyber criminals are likely to be ineffective in the years ahead, judging from the projections of consulting firm PwC, the chairman of the digital identity provider VeroGuard claims.

Super taxes proposed by Papua New Guinea will hit Telstra in its role as owner of Digicel, with the telco having to pay out about $36 million if the tax comes into force.

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