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, 21 January 2008 20:37

linux.conf.au: Peeping under the brim

Attending the Australian national Linux conference just once - in 2007 - was enough for Eugene Teo to conclude that he would like to get involved in some capacity.
Thursday, 17 January 2008 20:45

OOXML: the propaganda war has begun

The first salvo in the document standard war of 2008 has been fired - and, predictably, it favours the Microsoft camp. A study by the Burton Group, a firm of consultants, has come down hard on the side of Microsoft Office Open XML.

Wednesday, 16 January 2008 19:41

Sun Microsystems buys MySQL

Sun Microsystems has announced that it will be buying the best known open source database company, MySQL, for $US1 billion.

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