A professional journalist with decades of experience, Sam for nine years used DOS and then Windows, which led him to start experimenting with GNU/Linux in 1998. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software, and the people behind the code. His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.
Samsung's official investigation into its Galaxy Note7 device, which began to explode and catch fire a month after release, has found that it was due to the irregular size of some batteries while others had manufacturing defects, the Wall Street Journal reported today.
Oracle appears to have abandoned plans for Solaris 12, with no indication in its January roadmap of when this version will emerge.
More than three months after it was forced to pull the Galaxy Note7 from production, Samsung Electronics has finally given an indication of when it will make an official statement about the fiasco.