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's attitude to the controversy over its ads appearing on racist, anti-Semitic and anti-women videos is not surprising: the company has made some comforting noises but essentially it has given all those who pulled their ads the collective finger.
Dell has launched an x86 quad-core thin client designed for a virtual desktop environment.
Pizza vendor Domino's has teamed up with Starship Technologies to undertake a pilot in European cities for delivering pizzas using autonomous drones.