Tech

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Shaftesbury partners with Sonifi on VR therapy

The entertainment company’s VR division aims to improve patient care.

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New fintech has yet to earn Canadians’ trust: survey

When it comes to trusting digital financial technology, Ratehub’s survey shows the older the product, the better.

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Tech in Action: Boxed adds tech to buying in bulk

Using AR and a chatbot to make wholesale ordering more convenient.

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Stradigi names VP of sales and marketing

Former iProspect VP Sonia Allard joins the software company as it looks to grow its business and AI efforts.

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The digital trends that will shape marketing in 2018

Live streaming and chatbots are so 2017. Pound & Grain’s Sandy Fleischer and Kaiti Snell look at what’s next.

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Tech in Action: Rethink and Buttons work holiday magic

The agency pulls out all the stops to make its holiday card/chatbot as useful as possible this season.

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Snapchat opens up its AR capabilities

Lens Studio allows brands and agencies to create 3D lenses and characters all on their own.

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How comfortable are Canadians with AI?

A study reveals that privacy concerns and unclear value propositions may hold back consumer adoption.

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Why hacking is helpful

A recent Dentsu Aegis hackathon helped creatives from multiple agencies get at new, data-driven ideas for clients.

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Tech in Action: Shanghai’s AR-filled Starbucks

The giant new retail location lets visitors see inside the roastery’s operations and order from anywhere.

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PwC opens Digital Experience Centre in Toronto

An expanded innovation space explores new tech and aims to solve client innovation challenges.

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Zenika picks Montreal for North American headquarters

The French digital consultancy aims to expand to 50 staff here within three years.

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Nissan goes sci-fi for safety tech

The automaker brings Star Wars characters and augmented reality to dealerships to show off its safety features.

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Amazon wants to make sense of your connected devices

A new dedicated service will help customers deal with the volume and unstructured nature of IoT data.

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Tech in Action: Using NFC to deliver beauty inspiration

Indola’s tap-able hair care packaging delivers content and tutorials to customers.