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.
Australia's second biggest telecommunications provider Optus is cutting 320 jobs in a number of divisions and says that more redundancies will take place in the next 12 months. However, the telco said it would also be adding 140 new roles.
Sydney-based telecommunications provider Comvergence has started rolling out G.Fast technologies to businesses in Sydney and Melbourne, in what the US technology supplier Calix claims is a first in the country.