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.

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network has announced it will spend up to $700 million on creating 240 Business Fibre Zones, including a presence in 85 regional centres.

The personal information of nearly 20,000 students at the University of Tasmania has been exposed due to misconfiguration of a Microsoft SharePoint site, the university says.

Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has signed a three-year deal to provide secure national data and Internet services to the Australian Taxation Office.