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.
Australia's second biggest telco, Singtel Optus, has been hit by an outage that has been affecting some services for at least the last four hours.
The au Domain Administration, the organisation that administers the Australian domain namespace, has written to the Department of Communications, seeking to end the practice of it having an overseer role with the organisation.
One can't exactly put a name to it, but something akin to cultural cringe must have led the Australian Bureau of Statistics to avoid picking Australian companies to run the 2021 Census.
still cant access netflix ! optus is crap
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