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.
Despite threats of retaliation from the US, France has decided to go ahead with a 3% tax on big technology firms, asking them to pay the levy next month.
The world's biggest contract chip manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has reached an important milestone with the beam-raising ceremony for its 3nm process fab at Tainan's Southern Taiwan Science Park on Tuesday.
Spending on public cloud services by end-users has been forecast to increase to US$4.1 billion (A$5.58 billion) next year, the technology analyst firm Gartner says, adding that this would be an increase of 29.4% year-on-year.
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
"Choosing your comparisons is like marking your own homework — it's very easy to get top marks."
Yeah just what I want more spyware from our (not) trustworthy Federal Government to put on my 'phone. No chance[…]
Thx Sam - a timely reminder with historical perspective included, and great points that Australia as a tiny player on[…]
Waste of time and money unless the Government starts listening to and adopting expert advice.I doubt that there is anyone[…]