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Tech in Action: Walking the graveyard with Lincoln

The New York Times brings a scene from George Saunders’ debut novel to life with VR.

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Element AI expands offering with database acquisition

MLDB.ai joins a growing Montreal accelerator helping companies navigate the AI future.

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The frightening reality of VR

Samsung takes on your fears as it adapts a global platform to Canada.

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PayPal acquisition extends reach into bill payments

The digital payment giant acquires Vancouver-based Tio for $304 million.

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Y&R launches new tech practice

Serviced in Canada through Taxi, the specialized offering will help clients tackle unique marketing challenges.

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Zulu Alpha Kilo gets its first U.S. client

The agency has been named AOR for connected home platform Wink as it aims to build momentum south of the border.

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Marriott redesigns app for deeper customer experience

Ease of use and personalized suggestions turn the hotel’s mobile experience into a “personal concierge.”

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The best new bots

Domino’s, Slack and CoverGirl are beginning to prove chatbot hype may be deserved.

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Molson helps NHL enter VR

How the beer co is using its brand and traditional assets to drive interest in a next-gen hockey broadcast on Sportsnet.

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Prepping for AI

Where decision makers are directing their resources in anticipation of machine learning’s increased importance.

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Mazda turns heads

An interactive, face-tracking billboard aims to reflect the craft that goes into the automaker’s design.

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Tech in Action: Data that drives you crazy

Virgin Trains prompts drivers to consider alternative transportation using real-time traffic data and image recognition.

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Ones to watch at ResolveTO

From chatbots to machine learning, check out which startups stood out at the new event’s debut.

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Searching for insights at the Waterfront

How a scavenger hunt app is giving the Toronto neighbourhood’s BIA the data to create a more robust experience.

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A smarter way to personalize (column)

Salesforce’s new Canadian CMO Tricia Gellman on how AI fits into the high standards of modern consumers.