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As more notable Canadians join Threads, will the Twitterati flock over?

As more notable Canadians join Threads, will the Twitterati flock over?

TORONTO — Having tweeted more than 60,000 times and amassed upwards of 6,000 followers in the last decade, Dan Seljak is a self-described Twitter "power user" — one with complicated feelings about the direction the site has taken since it was purchas
Amazon pushes back against Europe's pioneering new digital rules

Amazon pushes back against Europe's pioneering new digital rules

LONDON (AP) — Amazon is disputing its status as a big online platform that needs to face stricter scrutiny under European Union digital rules taking effect next month, the first Silicon Valley tech giant to push back on the pioneering new standards.
What is Threads? All your questions about Meta's new Twitter rival, answered

What is Threads? All your questions about Meta's new Twitter rival, answered

NEW YORK (AP) — Threads, a text-based app built by Meta to rival Twitter, is live. The app, billed as the text version of Meta's photo-sharing platform Instagram, became available Wednesday night to users in more than 100 countries — including the U.
Meta's new Twitter rival app Threads gets 10 million sign-ups within hours of launch

Meta's new Twitter rival app Threads gets 10 million sign-ups within hours of launch

LONDON — Millions of people have quickly signed up to Meta's new app, Threads, as it aims to compete with Twitter — a sign that users are looking for an alternative to the social media platform that has undergone a series of unpopular changes since E
Meta looks to target Twitter with a rival app called Threads

Meta looks to target Twitter with a rival app called Threads

LONDON (AP) — Meta is poised to unveil a new app that appears to mimic Twitter — a direct challenge to the social media platform owned by Elon Musk .
What Google's move to block news in Canada means for your next search

What Google's move to block news in Canada means for your next search

TORONTO — Google said Thursday that it will strip Canadian news from its services in response to a new federal law that forces tech giants to pay publishers for news they share through their services.
Google DeepMind calls for 'responsible' approach to AI amid 'eureka moment'

Google DeepMind calls for 'responsible' approach to AI amid 'eureka moment'

TORONTO — The chief business officer at Google's artificial intelligence research lab says the world is having a "eureka moment" around artificial intelligence, but we have to be responsible with the technology.
World entering 'period of uncertainty' as AI makes advances: Hinton

World entering 'period of uncertainty' as AI makes advances: Hinton

TORONTO — The so-called 'godfather of artificial intelligence' said the world is entering a period of huge uncertainty as the technology he pioneered gets even smarter, more ubiquitous and in need of people working to counter its risks.
Artificial intelligence takes centre stage at Collision tech conference in Toronto

Artificial intelligence takes centre stage at Collision tech conference in Toronto

TORONTO — When the Collision tech conference got underway in Toronto on Tuesday, there were two words that dominated discussions across the Enercare Centre: artificial intelligence.
As Toronto readies for Collision conference, some wonder how much it brings to city

As Toronto readies for Collision conference, some wonder how much it brings to city

TORONTO — When the global tech community descends on Toronto next week for the Collision conference, there will be chatter about the rapid rise of artificial intelligence, which many predict is poised to disrupt all sectors of the economy, and the wa