Tech

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Tech in Action: You know nothing

A chatbot also serves as a smart encyclopedia for keeping track of characters from Game of Thrones.

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Google brings DeepMind to Edmonton

The AI research lab’s first international location aims to take advantage of local academic expertise in deep learning.

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Explorers’ Edge brings its attractions to mobile

The tourism organization launches a suite of tours to show connected travellers the full scope of what to do in Central Ontario.

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Did a robot write that ad?

Agencies are testing artificial intelligence for ad delivery. What does that mean for the creative?

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Tech in Action: Nike’s AR treasure hunt

An update to the brand’s SNKRS app rewards sneaker heads for going the extra step.

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Dentsu Aegis advances new talent’s tech chops

Partnering with Google on an internship program aims to bring innovative thinking into its agencies from the bottom up.

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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.