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.
Google ads for big-name brands are continuing to appear on unsavoury YouTube videos a week after the problem surfaced with the placement of advertising on unsuitable UK sites.
Forced Windows 10 upgrades have again landed Microsoft in court, this time in Illinois, with three residents of the state seeking redress for the company's conduct that they allege resulted in data loss and damage to their computers.
Apple says an alleged iPhone vulnerability released by WikiLeaks overnight on Thursday affected the iPhone 3G only and was fixed in 2009.