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Connected tech fights old-school thinking

Business leaders see where the future lies, but struggle to get their companies to invest there.

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PFLAG uses data to keep travelers safe

A new global platform reimagines the Pride flag as an online data tool to keeps LGBT people informed while abroad.

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Tech in Action: Benefit Cosmetics’ ‘try-on’ brows

The beauty retailer joins other major brands in harnessing AR tech to improve shoppers’ online experiences.

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Adobe is bolstering its retail tech capabilities

Live in-store tracking and VR are among the tools it says will help improve the shopping experience.

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Rewards for sharing data an attractive option: survey

Roughly half of Canadians would share info to save on insurance, while autonomous vehicles remain daunting to many.

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GE Appliances is following a new digital path

The newly-acquired home appliance company has a new brand to build online.

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TD acquires Layer 6

The AI start-up’s platform could aid everything from data automation to financial advising at the bank.

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Tech in Action: Ordering a burger with your face

CaliBurger uses facial recognition to connect loyalty data and make easy payments at its restaurants.

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Life is Good taps the power of happy thoughts

The apparel brand’s Power of Optimism Machine allows customers to pour themselves a glass half full of positivity.

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Biometrics could overtake passwords and PINs: survey

Canadians are opening up to things like fingerprint scans for security and quick purchases.

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Shaftesbury partners with Sonifi on VR therapy

The entertainment company’s VR division aims to improve patient care.

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New fintech has yet to earn Canadians’ trust: survey

When it comes to trusting digital financial technology, Ratehub’s survey shows the older the product, the better.

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Tech in Action: Boxed adds tech to buying in bulk

Using AR and a chatbot to make wholesale ordering more convenient.

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Stradigi names VP of sales and marketing

Former iProspect VP Sonia Allard joins the software company as it looks to grow its business and AI efforts.

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The digital trends that will shape marketing in 2018

Live streaming and chatbots are so 2017. Pound & Grain’s Sandy Fleischer and Kaiti Snell look at what’s next.