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.

Thursday, 17 May 2007 06:31

Microsoft: shades of Saddam Hussein

When they write the history of the computer history 10 years from now, the date May 14, 2007 will be marked in red: it's the day when everyone knew that Microsoft was starting to go down the tube.
Vista isn't selling as well as expected. Hints that Linux infringes Microsoft's patents aren't working well as a protection racket. And the third revision of the General Public Licence is due to come into force soon.

Sunday, 13 May 2007 23:00

Solaris can never be Linux

Whenever I hear the words Sun Microsystems and open source mentioned together I can't help but laugh.