Tech

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TribalScale makes two senior hires

The new additions at the innovation firm look to help fuel new partnerships and international expansion.

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WestJet launches a travel chatbot

Juliet gives passengers destination inspiration, flight information and the ability to book flights in a conversational interface.

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Ontario Racing gets closer to the action with VR

The OLG creates an immersive experience to further its recent marketing approach.

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Noise continues to expand its ranks

The digital agency adds four more across departments in Vancouver.

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Tech in Action: A wearable for sports fans

The “Fantom” uses NFC tech to deliver content to supporters in the stadium, make payments and connect fans to each other.

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General Motors revs up Alexa skills

The automaker brings skills for its Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac brands to the Canadian market.

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Fuel acquired by Schiefer Chopshop

The Ottawa digital agency will make its tech-focused skills part of the offering at the California-based shop.

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Tech in Action: AI turns photos into music

Royal Caribbean allows travelers to turn their vacation pics into a unique, custom soundtrack.

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Canadians open to more “invisible” payment tech

A survey suggests automated payments could be popular, especially when it comes to addressing major checkout pain points.

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Central 1 launches banking on Alexa

The credit union may be the first in Canada to offer customers the ability to make payments and transfer funds on the platform.

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Stack hires three execs ahead of national launch

The fintech company has appointed Lori Hatcher-Hillier as CMO, in addition to naming chief product and technology officers.

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Connected Lab rebrands

The company simplifies its name to better reflect its growth into a more holistic product development consultancy.

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University of Toronto launches new innovation hub

A new 250,000 sq. ft. centre will house the school’s startup and corporate partnership activities.

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AccorHotels drives travel recommendations with biometrics

The company is promoting its loyalty program with a platform that measures reactions to dozens of images.

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Samsung gets into the smart speaker game

The company is prioritizing high-end audio as its Galaxy Home enters the voice assistant market.