Tech

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Are Canadian companies lagging on innovation?

A PwC report shows that even companies spending the most are missing out on a potential revenue driver.

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An ‘easy’ way to get recipe tips

Quebec’s pork producers use a chatbot to deliver on the convenience message of its new campaign.

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Manulife uses Apple Watch to woo customers

The company adds the allure of an in-demand wearable to its health-focused Vitality insurance program.

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ATB Financial brings full banking capabilities to Messenger

The Alberta-based “farmer bank” is the first to offer a fully featured assistant through one conversational platform.

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Samsung explores the love spectrum

This year’s “Look at Me” campaign puts the spotlight on the power of assistive technology.

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Tech in Action: Kellogg’s virtual trick or treat

A partnership with Shazam uses AR to replace traditional toys found in cereal boxes.

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How banks are bracing for fintech: survey

Partnering with startups instead of fighting them is becoming an increasingly popular way to deal with disruption.

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What sets RBC’s UX design apart?

Expert analysis helps to explain why not all banking apps are created equal.

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Samsung takes its AI helper beyond the smartphone

The Bixby personal assistant gets a relaunch that focuses on bringing it to more connected devices and partners.

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Microsoft launches global AI competition

Venutre.AI will split $3.5 million between four companies aiming to advance the technology.

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Dell creates new IoT division

It aims to provide businesses with faster processing and easier management of data from connected devices.

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La Caisse and Desjardins partner on fintech fund

The sponsors will devote $75 million to help develop fintech and financial AI, both in Quebec and across Canada.

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Tech in Action: KLM uses VR for PR

The airline’s cheeky new experience targets budget travellers.

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Tech In Action: Samsung strums a bridge in Ireland

The Galaxy S8 helps an artist play a city-sized harp for “Do Bigger Things.”

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CrowdCare is now Wysdom.ai

The AI-based customer service company has also secured new funding to fuel a global expansion.