Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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.

Microsoft has released patches for 84 flaws, including four rated critical and one that had an unknown status, on its monthly Patch Tuesday. The other patches were all rated as important.

The Oppo Reno8 Lite 5G marks the release of a model in this line in Australia after more than a year, with the device coming after three of the company's Find X flagship series were unveiled. The phone was launched in early June.

Australia should undertake a comprehensive review of its mobile telecommunications in the wake of Telstra's bid to actively promote the sharing of its infrastructure, independent telecommunications analyst Paul Budde has urged.