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Planet Fitness spreads kindness with Snapchat

The gym chain used location-specific geo-filters to help members engage with its “Judgement Free Generation” CSR program.

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Tech in Action: Burger King shows the ridiculous potential of AI

The QSR aims to prove the value of human creativity in a tech-obsessed industry.

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Union puts its tech talent on display

The Toronto agency is showing off the capabilities of its new innovation team with a Nuit Blanche exhibit.

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Tech in Action: Kayak uses AR to measure luggage

The travel site’s new tool gives users a heads up on whether their bag can be carried onto their next flight.

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Salesforce announces Einstein Voice

The CRM company will allow users to build voice assistants and bots powered by existing customer data.

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How Canadian companies rank on AI adoption

An Accenture report shows companies are getting up to speed on ethics, but lag when it comes to successful implementation.

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Public Mobile updates its chatbot

A design change to the SIMon platform aims to make it a more effective customer service tool.

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Overcoming the ‘personalization paradox’

A new report from Salesforce looks into what businesses can do to quell consumer concerns over AI.

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Desjardins captures the DIY investor market

The bank has partnered with fintech startup Hardbacon in an attempt to attract younger self-directed investors.

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BMW to launch AI-powered assistant

The automaker’s Intelligent Personal Assistant will proactively suggest actions based on what it knows about a driver.

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Hubba hires first CTO

Desh Singh will lead development of technology behind the company’s shift to help brands connect with retailers.

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Tech in Action: Jaguar uses data to create a remix

The luxury auto brand uses its car and Spotify info to personalize a song by pop star Dua Lipa.

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Telus and Koodo launch on Google Assistant

The telco expands its account management options to a new voice platform.

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Tech in Action: Converting currency with a camera

Bank of New Zealand uses image recognition to make understanding costs overseas a bit easier.

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GE Appliances gets on Google Assistant

The company builds control of its connected appliances directly into the AI-powered platform.