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 charges more for data from its corporate registry than even countries like Bangladesh and Cambodia, it has been revealed as the tender process for selling off the database owned and operated by ASIC closed today.
Back-up and archive specialist CommVault has announced support for Red Hat Virtualisation 4, the open source company's kernel-based virtual machine powered virtualisation platform.
Tonight the ABC's Four Corners will report on what it considers to be very sensational disclosures: that various break-ins into digital systems of public and private entities were allegedly done by Chinese individuals.