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 European Union is likely to begin an anti-trust investigation into Microsoft in the wake of a complaint made by messaging app Slack two years ago, accusing the Redmond firm of bundling applications in order to increase market share.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ordered Telstra to comply with rules governing financial hardship after the telco was found to have taken credit management action against 70 customers.

A bifurcation of the global semiconductor industry will be expensive and risky, and pose threats to quality and reliability as well, the rating agency S&P Global Ratings says in a research note issued earlier this month, adding that China and other Asia-Pacific producers are likely to suffer more.