Tech

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Automat combines chatbots with display ads

The company has partnered with a Google-backed startup to expand the reach of conversational platforms.

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Does Alexa or Google win with marketers?

A poll shows where some businesses see the most opportunity with voice platforms.

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L’Oreal uses AI to find the right skincare product

An online tool for Vichy is the latest way the company is using image recognition to bring new services to customers.

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ParticipAction launches a data-driven mobile app

The non-profit is using data to serve personalized recommendations to help users reach their fitness goals.

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IBM brings Watson to the masses

The company addresses a major hurdle to AI adoption by letting its platform run on any cloud platform.

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Warby Parker adds AR to its app

The new function gives customers the ability to try on frames from the online-first eyewear retailer.

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KPMG names new digital and technology head

Armughan Ahmad brings global experience to help the firm expand its digital transformation services.

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Are Canadian companies putting off data security?

A survey shows that despite AI investment going up, companies may not be prepared for the security responsibilities it brings.

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The executive guide to artificial intelligence

From freeing data to starting small, Rubikloud’s CEO Kerry Liu on the best approaches to deploying AI.

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The Boundless School creates a chatbot with attitude

As a part of a recruitment campaign, the bot aims to screen would-be teachers for their ability to handle snarky teeens.

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Cannvas to add AR to its kiosks

Partnering with NexTech, the cannabis tech company looks to add more features to its in-retail education platform.

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Salesforce debuts personalized shopping tools

The company aims to provide services more associated with ecommerce across different retail channels.

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TD rolls out its AI chatbot

Dubbed Clari, the tool helps customers discover insights about their spending through a conversational platform.

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Borealis AI adds to its leadership team

Kathryn Hume will find new uses for the lab’s research within RBC and work to “increase its brand profile.”

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MOY 2019: Jill Schoolenberg’s slam dunk

The GoDaddy VP transforms sports figurines and cozy pajamas into a long-term strategy for the Canadian market.