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Salesforce gives AI-powered image recognition a new platform

Marketers can now access Einstein Vision capabilities through the company’s social management tools.

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Reno-Depot launches paint-matching app

Sid Lee’s latest activation to promote the retailer’s Sico paints puts the colour-matching power in a consumer’s phone.

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Symbility aims to bring AI to insurance

A partnership with DeepLearni.ng could improve the claims process and customer service.

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VR eye tracking a growing market testing tool

Cost and speed drive retail researchers to embrace a new technology combo.

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Tech in Action: Customize your hold music

SapientRazorfish has a secret weapon to put clients in a better mood before a conference call begins.

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Adobe adds AI to its personalization engine

New smart and automated features in Adobe Target aim to help marketers make better, faster decisions when it comes to their online platforms.

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Facebook acquires startup to make its AI more helpful

The acquisition of Ozlo may improve the conversational abilities of its chatbots and personal assistant.

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RBC launches two new iOS payment options

Customers can now ask Siri to pay their bills for them and use iMessage to send e-Transfers.

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Tech in Action: Data-driven emoji alerts

Out-of-home ads use real-time data and characters from The Emoji Movie to inform drivers about road and weather conditions.

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Fintech adoption grows in Canada, but we’re still behind

A new EY report provides some insight into why our adoption rate lags globally.

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Mastercard brings innovation consultancy to Toronto

Labs as a Service will give clients in Canada and the U.S. greater access to experts and development services.

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EBay announces visual search tools

The site aims to “make the entire internet shoppable” by letting users search 1.1 billion listings using image recognition.

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Rogers and Mojio partner on connected car service

Smart Drive will allow customers to bring connected capabilities and diagnostics to almost any vehicle.

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Companies more active in Canadian startup funding

The latest PwC MoneyTree report shows large corporations have had a larger role in supporting new ventures in 2017.

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Harley-Davidson issues a connected challenge

The brand uses mobile, beacon and GPS tech in a contest that aims to get riders on the road and engaged with their community.