Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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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.

Australians looking for a cuddly puppy to provide them with some solace during the enforced lockdown cause by the coronavirus pandemic have been scammed to the tune of about $300,000, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned.

ANALYSIS The announcement by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company on Friday that it will set up a plant in Arizona to manufacture chips means that it will now be easier for China's Huawei Technologies to obtain semiconductors from the company.

Nine days after it suffered a systems outage that took it offline, Adelaide-based money management company MyBudget says its automated systems are up again, and scheduled payments to clients are being made automatically.

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