Tech

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Rethinking social apps

How three brands delivered messages by tweaking the common approach to popular platforms.

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Google launches new AI-backed voice tool

Cloud Text-to-Speech can help developers build more natural voice-powered interactions into apps and services.

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Tech in Action: Go ahead, touch the art

National Gallery of Prague uses VR to help the blind experience some of history’s greatest masterpieces.

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A new education program preps execs for disruption

Ivey Business School and Isobar team up to teach design thinking for the C-suite.

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Are you (really) ready for AI?

A reality check on whether or not your brand can handle the data (and responsibility) of voice, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

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L’Oreal buys ModiFace

The AR developer will join the beauty giant’s digital division to help create more tech-focused tools for customers.

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RBC opens API developer portal

Why the bank thinks making code available to third parties will help facilitate innovative partnerships and integration.

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Thinkingbox adds leadership in Toronto

Dylan Scott will lead the tech team while Alyssa Belova will lead OOH and digital as the office continues to expand.

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Vision Critical acquires assets from AI startup

The consumer intelligence company aims to jump start AI adoption by bringing on Aida’s data science team.

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Tech in Action: Alexa, mow my lawn

Husqvarna has announced voice-powered Alexa integration with its robotic lawnmower.

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How to be a full-stack marketer

Course Compare’s Robert Furtado explains why expanding your skill set can fuel experimentation and growth.

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EY opens digital hub in Halifax

The consultancy’s first Centre of Excellence in Canada will focus on providing robotic process automation services for businesses.

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BMO launches chatbots on Messenger and Twitter

The bank makes customer support available through a pair of conversational platforms.

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Tech in Action: Equalizing your playlists

Smirnoff and Spotify launch a tool to fix the gender balance in the music you listen to.

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Microsoft announces new AI platform

An upcoming Windows 10 update promises to make consumer apps work faster across all devices.