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.

Shipments of PCs in 2022 hit a low note in the final quarter, with total shipments of desktops and notebooks falling by 29% for a total of 65.4 million units.

Global semiconductor revenue will fall 3.6% year-on-year in 2023, the technology analyst firm Gartner has forecast, adding that the 2022 market would be up by 4% with revenue rising to US$618 billion (A$929 billion).

Researchers at Auckland University have investigated the use of electric vehicle charging pads on a section of the city's freeway, evaluating if it is a better alternative to charging an EV at a plug-in charging station.