Innovation

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Next Big Things: new tech will lead to new storytelling

How VR, AR and even UHD will open the doors to different kinds of content and entertainment experiences.

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Next Big Things: The new internet of things frontier

Plus, what health care tech can do for the industry, and more predictions about wearables and connected devices.

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Science fiction tech gets a reality check

From mind control to teleportation (well, sort of) the future of marketing is here.

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Next Big Things: Creativity gets automated

Keep your eye on neural networks, and forget devising just a single clever campaign, our pundits say.

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Mondelez taps into entrepreneurial culture

The CPG co is partnering with tech startups and retailers on Canadian pilot projects.

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Moneris partners with Razorfish

The Toronto shop will develop a new digital platform for the payment tech provider as part of a broader digital strategy.

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Next Big Things: Mobile tech will make everything smarter

Apps become their own devices, a path-to-purchase that follows you and other predictions of what’s to come.

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Google launches new holding co Alphabet

Restructuring will separate web and ad services from the company’s more ambitious tech and investment arms.

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Trend alert: omni-convenience

Take a look at who’s capitalizing on consumers’ desire to get what they want when they want.

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A wake-up call for Cannes

During the first Lions Innovation festival, DDB global CCO Amir Kassaei says confusing tech with innovation is leading creatives to forget their purpose.

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Lessons from Pharrell’s path to success

Bostons Pizza’s Joanne Forrester on what marketers can learn from the musician’s talk at Cannes.

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Act like a lamb and you won’t be among Lions

Cundari’s Andrew Simon on why small budgets are no excuse not to be brave with creative.