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Jonathan Levitt joins Circle6

The former Reitmans CMO becomes a partner at the experience agency to lead consulting and build out its incubator.

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Accenture brings hands-on innovation hub to Toronto

The digital consultancy’s Liquid Studio aims to give clients the ability to rapidly build and prototype their transformative ideas.

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Tech in Action: Toyota’s teen driver takeover

The automaker’s Android app seizes a speeder’s Spotify and offers up a cringeworthy replacement.

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Facebook launches M in Canada

The company’s AI assistant is now learning which suggestions it can make to best enhance conversations within Messenger.

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Check it out: A robot walks into a comedy bar…

SiriusXM has an AI-powered bot generating instant jokes to promote this year’s Top Comic competition.

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Ad-focused budgets threaten engagement: column

Cameron Wykes says spending won’t save brands that don’t adjust to the new realities of customer engagement.

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Aging Canadians unlikely to adopt digital health tools

A survey shows the population most likely to benefit from health innovations is also the least likely to use them.

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Salesforce gives AI-powered image recognition a new platform

Marketers can now access Einstein Vision capabilities through the company’s social management tools.

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Reno-Depot launches paint-matching app

Sid Lee’s latest activation to promote the retailer’s Sico paints puts the colour-matching power in a consumer’s phone.

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Symbility aims to bring AI to insurance

A partnership with DeepLearni.ng could improve the claims process and customer service.

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VR eye tracking a growing market testing tool

Cost and speed drive retail researchers to embrace a new technology combo.

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Tech in Action: Customize your hold music

SapientRazorfish has a secret weapon to put clients in a better mood before a conference call begins.

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Adobe adds AI to its personalization engine

New smart and automated features in Adobe Target aim to help marketers make better, faster decisions when it comes to their online platforms.

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Facebook acquires startup to make its AI more helpful

The acquisition of Ozlo may improve the conversational abilities of its chatbots and personal assistant.

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RBC launches two new iOS payment options

Customers can now ask Siri to pay their bills for them and use iMessage to send e-Transfers.