Toronto’s DNAstack and Horizon Blockchain Games are on the World Economic Forum’s list of tech pioneers

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named two Toronto-based companies to its annual list of tech pioneers, companies tackling issues ranging from sustainability and climate change to healthcare and food production . The international organization best known for its annual gathering of world leaders in Davos, Switzerland, has named 100 companies to the list, and … Read more

The most expensive art collection ever sold at auction | Forbes – Forbes

The most expensive art collection ever sold at auction | ForbesForbes Art auction brings in $922 million for high-profile divorcemsnNOW Spectacular, Spectacular: New York City HighlightsMutualArt.com Sotheby’s landed a strong $408.5 million modern art sale in New York, fueled by the reliable turnover of Blue-Chip Monets and Picassosartnet News Sotheby’s Modern Art Night Sale in … Read more

4chan shows how some platforms are only accountable to themselves

Despite the role it may have played in the horrific events in Buffalo, the platform and its owner have made no statement. Links to copies of the graphic shooting video and praise for the shooter continue to appear on the platform. This inaction reveals a complicated truth about the internet landscape: an online platform that … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Suspect’s messages could be seen online 30 minutes before mass shooting

CNN — Thirty minutes before an 18-year-old white man carried out a racist mass shooting at a supermarket in a predominantly black enclave of Buffalo, New York on Saturday, he revealed his month-long plot to some on social media . Payton S. Gendron – suspected of killing 10 people and injuring three – had created … Read more

New York files discrimination lawsuit against Amazon

The complaint, filed privately by the state’s Human Rights Division on Wednesday, concerns Amazon’s alleged violation of state law by giving its site managers the ability to override recommendations from reasonable accommodations from Amazon’s internal managers – known as Accommodation Consultants – responsible for reviewing such requests. . In one of several cases noted in … Read more

Biden admin ‘suspends’ Disinformation Governance Council: report

The Biden administration has reportedly suspended its controversial plans for a disinformation governance council after coming under fire from free speech advocates and conservatives. The Homeland Security Council was to be led by Director Nina Jankowicz and had a mandate to combat the spread of “disinformation” that “can affect border security, the safety of Americans … Read more

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Twitch, a live streaming giant, comes under intense scrutiny after Buffalo shooting

Twitch removed the live stream less than two minutes after the violence began on Saturday, a spokesperson for the company told CNN. Despite Twitch’s swift action to remove the content, clips and copies of the disturbing video of the shooting, which police say was a racially motivated hate crime, quickly spread to other platforms. social … Read more

Toronto’s Fable raises US$10.5 million to make online accessibility a reality for users with disabilities

Alwar Pillai, CEO and co-founder of Fable, an accessibility platform, says the Toronto startup “focuses on businesses that have large digital teams and billions of users.”Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Fable Tech Labs Inc., a fast-growing Toronto startup that helps companies make their digital products more usable by people with accessibility challenges, has raised US$10.5 … Read more

New Partnership Between Viant and IRIS.TV Delivers Exclusive TV Segments for Marketers | News

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 17, 2022– Viant Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: DSP), a leading people-centric adware company, today announced its partnership with IRIS.TV, the only data platform built for video. This new partnership brings a first-of-its-kind solution integrating IRIS-enabled information into Viant ® Household ID, enabling marketers to leverage in-depth, contextual, cookie-less TV data to more effectively … Read more