Last week, British Columbia government announced it is making the BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Tech Pilot permanent and renaming it to BC PNP Tech. The program was originally set to expire at the end of June 2021.
Dennis Clarke once collected cars, but gave it all up for open-source Solaris. A year ago, he took US$13,000 in exchange for the last of his collection -- a red 1989 Corvette -- to pay for bandwidth on the Web site he maintains, Blastwave.org, which is dedicated to providing open-source applications for Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Solaris operating system. On Tuesday, a small group of Solaris true believers, including Clarke, will have their moment in the spotlight, as Sun finally releases the DTrace performance analysis software, the first component of OpenSolaris, the open-source version of its Unix operating system.
Radio frequency identification (RFID) tagging technology continues to gain in inventory tracking uses, as Monday Microsoft Corp., IBM Corp. and Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV announced projects for developing and promoting it as a cost-saving tool for retailers.