Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

website statistics

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.

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.

Samsung, Apple and Xiaomi fared much better than other smartphone brands in the Western European market during the third quarter, the technology analyst firm IDC says, adding that total shipments decline 6.5% year-on-year to 28.8 million units.

ASX-listed financial software firm Iress is moving away from email to Slack for communications and its chief technology officer, Andrew Todd, says this is because the app offers improved security and control.

Comments