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.

American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company Qualcomm has been found to have illegally suppressed competition for smartphone processors by holding out the threat of limiting supplies and obtaining excessive licensing fees.

British mobile operator EE, part of the BT Group, will be the first to launch 5G services in the country, announcing on Wednesday that it would kick off services to six cities on 30 May, beating Vodafone to the punch, with the latter having already said it would launch its 5G offerings on 3 July.

Smartphone sales in Europe during the first quarter of 2019 fell 3% year-on-year and 20% quarter-on-quarter, the analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that there was a marginal increase in eastern Europe while Western Europe saw a 6% year-on-year drop.

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