Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Monday, 08 January 2007 05:28

All about the mixed-source company

One of the classic quotes to emerge from of the tech industry in recent times has come from Maarten Koster, the newly-appointed president of Novell Asia-Pacific.
Friday, 05 January 2007 04:29

MySQL spreads its wings

The open source firm MySQL, which makes the database of the same name, is slowly acquiring new options as far as storage engines go, doubtless with on eye on the fact that bigger rivals are circling.

Tuesday, 02 January 2007 05:08

The year of the Linux desktop!

You'll see these words in more than one article penned by the pundits. Every year since about 2003 has been called the year of the Linux desktop - and then, when that fails to transpire, those who predict these things set about rehashing their predictions for the next year.

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