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Calgary-based food safety software startup, Provision, has acquired Crop Boss farm management software from Platinum Agriculture Solutions.
Kahoot picks up $215M from SoftBank for its user-generated, gamified e-learning platform (TECHCRUNCH)
The placement was made at 46 Norwegian Krone per share, working out to NOK1,978 million (or $215 million), and the funding will be used for acquisitions and also to continue its expansion.
Twitter and Facebook contend with concerns over election interference, censorship (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
Social-media companies spent four years prepping their response to campaign-document leaks ahead of U.S. elections. When one came, things got messy.
The federal government has revealed what the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy could look like until the end of its tenth period in December.
The companies have built up massive fleets of workers over the years by treating them as independent contractors, who are paid on a gig-by-gig basis. But a new law which went into effect this year in California, threw a wrench into the model.
Roughly 83% of enterprise workloads have moved to the cloud, according to a 2020 survey from LogicMonitor. But the cloud remains vulnerable to cyberattacks.
According to the WSJ, some policy executives at Facebook voiced concerns in 2017 about pending changes to the news feed algorithm that they thought might have a larger impact on right-leaning news sites like the Daily Wire.
The videoconferencing service is launching a new store for ‘Zapps’ and a paid events feature in a bid to cater to nonbusiness users.
Four Canadian companies have filled positions on their leadership teams. Here’s a breakdown of who is joining and what they bring to the table.
It’s still unclear how the FCC would seek to “clarify” Section 230, but if tech platforms’ protection under the law is limited, it could force them to rethink their business models entirely.