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Accenture strikes quantum computing partnership

Working with Vancouver’s 1QBit, the consultancy aims to be at the forefront of a potentially groundbreaking technology.

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Fast Facts: The disconnect between C-suite and IT

A global CIO study suggests a gap between the C-suite’s expectations and IT’s ability to deliver.

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Best Buy draws on the happiness of giving tech

A new holiday spot suggests gifts from the retailer can transcend age groups.

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Sports Experts can tell if you take the easy way

The athletic retailer uses thermal imaging to reward Metro riders who chose to be healthy and climb the stairs.

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University of Toronto launches fintech hub

The university’s business school is looking to be a leader in technological innovation in finance.

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RBC expands Borealis AI to Montreal

The machine learning research lab opens a third location to take advantage of a hotbed of talent.

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Tech In Action: From virtual to real glasses

A simple AR tool for an eyewear retailer helps find fashion-forward frames faster.

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SickKids launches #Tech4SickKids initiative

The hospital turns to the tech community to help fund innovations and transform treatment experiences.

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Air Canada puts its Dreamliner in VR

The airline gives an interactive tour of its top-of-the-line plane to engage business flyers, international markets and travel agents.

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Amazon launches Alexa in Canada

How local brands are working with Amazon’s AI assistant now that it has officially arrived.

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Tech in Action: Visa brings payments in from the cold

The brand creates payment-enabled gloves, pins and stickers for its Winter Olympics partnership.

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Arc’teryx brings backcountry skiing to life

How the retailer built its winter campaign around an immersive in-store VR experience.

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Toys ‘R’ Us chases engagement with AR app

A new app brings additional experiences for kids to the retailer’s catalogue and stores.

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Meet Remi, CIBC’s global money transfer chatbot

The digital assistant aims to give users an easy way to send payments and stay informed about exchange rates.

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HP pictures baby boomers using its mobile printer

New Canadian-made creative aims to show how physical photos can build emotional connections.