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.
The US-based peering company International Internet Exchange (IIX) has announced that it is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region and opening an office in Brisbane.
The number of women in the technology is a concern, but IDC's ANZ research director Sally Parker still believes that they should be hired on merit.
The German Linux company, SUSE, plans to increase staff numbers by up to 150 personnel in the next six months, SUSE global marketing and alliances chief Michael Miller said today.