Tech

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RBC launches new innovation lab

The bank’s Global Asset Management division get its own dedicated team to explore its unique tech and data needs.

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Marketers seeing the value in AI: report

Canadian companies are keeping up with the global pace, but budgetary constraints remain a roadblock for many.

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Insurers retool offers and amp up goodwill

How the increasingly commoditized sector is shifting its marketing to go beyond pricing.

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The challenges on the horizon (video)

Lucie Greene, a futurist and the global innovation leader at JWT, points to the big challenges waiting for the industry.

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KPMG study shows where CEOs are investing in tech

The Internet of Things remains an investment priority for top-level executives.

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GM Canada sponsors its first hackathon

The automaker partners with Ryerson’s DMZ to explore the broader applications of AI in the category.

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How Future Lions solved the problems of tomorrow

The best ideas to come out of AKQA’s annual student competition at Cannes.

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So what will Marcel do?

Publicis Groupe believes the AI-powered assistant is important enough to give it the awards budget.

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Cannes 2017: What is too creepy in Direct and Creative Data?

‘We’ve never seen anything as invasive as that,’ jury president says of Direct Grand Prix.

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Tech In Action: La Roche-Posay fights UV rays with fun

New gamified AR elements aim to keep kids engaged with tracking their sun exposure.

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Best Buy’s tech goes to the dogs

The retailer is proving the emotional connection its products provide by getting a pup’s eye view of the world.

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SAAQ illustrates the dangers of speeding with VR

The organization is giving Quebecers a first-person view of how going even a bit over the limit can make driving more dangerous.

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Holistic approaches to AI are rare: report

Few companies are taking advantage of investing in both internal capabilities and collaborative approaches.

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State Farm adds telematics to its app

The insurance company uses mobile sensors to give customers discounts and alerts when something is wrong.

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Canadian Blood Services debuts a chatbot

The organization finds a new way to get info about the importance of blood donation out to a younger audience.