Tech

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SickKids launches #Tech4SickKids initiative

The hospital turns to the tech community to help fund innovations and transform treatment experiences.

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Air Canada puts its Dreamliner in VR

The airline gives an interactive tour of its top-of-the-line plane to engage business flyers, international markets and travel agents.

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Amazon launches Alexa in Canada

How local brands are working with Amazon’s AI assistant now that it has officially arrived.

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Tech in Action: Visa brings payments in from the cold

The brand creates payment-enabled gloves, pins and stickers for its Winter Olympics partnership.

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Arc’teryx brings backcountry skiing to life

How the retailer built its winter campaign around an immersive in-store VR experience.

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Toys ‘R’ Us chases engagement with AR app

A new app brings additional experiences for kids to the retailer’s catalogue and stores.

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Meet Remi, CIBC’s global money transfer chatbot

The digital assistant aims to give users an easy way to send payments and stay informed about exchange rates.

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HP pictures baby boomers using its mobile printer

New Canadian-made creative aims to show how physical photos can build emotional connections.

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Microsoft bets on B.C.’s mixed reality community

The company adds to its AR and VR teams in Vancouver and invests in the next generation of developers.

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Samsung Pay opens to Scotiabank, ATB customers

The mobile wallet now supports Interac, letting an expanded user base load debit cards into the app.

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Facebook launches dynamic creative options

The social network has new tools to help customize and optimize ads based on where they appear.

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Amazon makes Black Friday an AR affair

An ARKit update to the online retailer’s free app puts a selection of products in your home.

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Are Canadian companies lagging on innovation?

A PwC report shows that even companies spending the most are missing out on a potential revenue driver.

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An ‘easy’ way to get recipe tips

Quebec’s pork producers use a chatbot to deliver on the convenience message of its new campaign.

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Manulife uses Apple Watch to woo customers

The company adds the allure of an in-demand wearable to its health-focused Vitality insurance program.