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.
Telstra has sold its remaining 6.5% stake in the Chinese car website Autohome to Ping An Insurance Group for US$127 million (A$282 million).
Information management vendor Veritas Technologies and Microsoft have signed a multi-year deal to promote the use of the Azure cloud platform for hosting Veritas Enterprise Vault.cloud management and governance service.
Jailed Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong has been questioned for a third time since his arrest over bribery allegations related to a corruption scandal that has seen the South Korean parliament vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye.