Tech

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Gadget Watch: Google adds a screen to Home

Plus, Amazon brings Alexa to French Canadians and Samsung launches smart home hub north of the border.

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Tech in Action: Wayfair mixes up reality, again

An app on the Magic Leap headset gives consumers another way to visualize furniture purchases in their home.

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Does your organization lack AI leadership?

A survey of Canadian CFOs shows a lack of confidence in the expertise available to implement the technology.

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A look at TD’s tech and digital priorities

New startup collaborations and support of its new CSR platform were among the announcements at the bank’s annual Tech Day.

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2018 Brands of the Year: RBC banks on the next generation

Canada’s largest bank has been deepening its CSR, innovation and community ties.

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Majority of Canadian firms have no data protection plan

A new report by EY suggests companies may be ill-prepared, as new regulations bring increased focus on cybersecurity.

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Tech in Action: Terry Fox’s ‘tap-to-donate’ billboard

Grip worked with payment company Square on a digital billboard to raise funds for cancer research.

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Advertising Week 2018: Questions on AI and voice

What leaders at the NYC conference expect marketers to think about if they don’t want to be left behind.

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Bond Brand Loyalty launches XO Lab in Toronto

The agency has hired Mike Gregoris to lead the new division focused on digital innovation and personalized experiences.

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Planet Fitness spreads kindness with Snapchat

The gym chain used location-specific geo-filters to help members engage with its “Judgement Free Generation” CSR program.

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Tech in Action: Burger King shows the ridiculous potential of AI

The QSR aims to prove the value of human creativity in a tech-obsessed industry.

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Union puts its tech talent on display

The Toronto agency is showing off the capabilities of its new innovation team with a Nuit Blanche exhibit.

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Tech in Action: Kayak uses AR to measure luggage

The travel site’s new tool gives users a heads up on whether their bag can be carried onto their next flight.

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Salesforce announces Einstein Voice

The CRM company will allow users to build voice assistants and bots powered by existing customer data.

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How Canadian companies rank on AI adoption

An Accenture report shows companies are getting up to speed on ethics, but lag when it comes to successful implementation.