Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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.

Sunday, 19 November 2006 13:10

Microsoft deal will hurt Novell

If anything can raise the hackles of the free and open source software community it is the spectre of a big proprietary software company trying to muscle in and grab some of the action.

Tuesday, 26 September 2006 11:36

Torvalds: Give me GPLv2

If there were any doubts over Linus Torvalds' position on the forthcoming third version of the General Public License (GPLv3), the creator of the Linux kernel has made his position clear.
Monday, 25 September 2006 11:59

The Windows are open – or are they?

In the early days, Linux was never a desktop contender.