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Is there marketing gold in them thar (data) hills?

A new survey by the CMO Council finds some execs feel they lack the time and budget to ‘unlock all of data’s potential.’

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Where AI investment is going: report

A C-Suite survey shows consumer-facing functions are among the most active areas for the tech’s use.

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Tech in Action: Alexa helps feed fussy babies

Baby food brand Sprout develops a voice skill to make meal time a bit easier for parents.

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Lift & Co. launches digital cannabis concierge

The cannabis brand leverages years of data to build in-store recommendation technology for retailers.

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RBC launches new accelerator program

RBC Reach aims to expedite the growth of startups, as well as the process behind partnering with the bank.

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Dell makes public art out of would-be ocean plastics

The installation aimed to highlight the company’s mission to be more sustainability and environmentally minded.

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Mojio jump starts its connected car development

A relationship with auto parts giant Bosch is focused on creating new connected solutions for vehicles.

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New skills needed to address tech-related risks: study

PwC suggests that few Canadian businesses investing in new tech are also managing the associated privacy threats.

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Tech in Action: IKEA turns its boxes into toys

An AR app helps parents and kids make good use of what’s leftover when a piece of new furniture has been put together.

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Smart devices drive customer satisfaction: study

Canadians with more IoT devices are happier with their ISPs but are less loyal as customers, according to J.D. Power.

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Manulife brings AI to underwriting

The insurer aims to speed up the application process as part of a broader transformation at the company.

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Cannes 2018: Alexa, can you change the world?

Quiver’s Graham Budd reports from a hackathon that showed how creatively doing good can pay off with voice assistants.

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Interac launches new innovation lab

Located in Kitchener’s Communitech, the space will help the company explore new possibilities in payment and fintech.

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WestJet hacks the future of air travel

Working with tech partners like Facebook, Google and Amazon, the airline aimed to signal a move toward a more tech-focused future.

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Shoppable Stories come to Instagram

Ecommerce gets added to the increasingly popular social content format.