Tech

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Tech in Action: Cirque du Soleil combines print and AR

Working with Quebecor, a character from the company’s show was brought to life by scanning pages of a newspaper.

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Tech in Action: NFB uses AR to connect with students

A story about living through Japanese internment creatively utilizes interactive tech to better engage its young audience.

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Putting a new lens on smart glasses

Why North believes sleek styles and boutiques can help drive interest in a moribund tech product.

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Prologue.ai opens in Montreal

The artificial intelligence startup aims to provide a more “emotionally intelligent” digital experience for brands.

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Microsoft launches online AI school for execs

The tech giant is offering on-demand lectures for those responsible for AI implementation.

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Tech in Action: A reminder for when you’ve had too much screen time

A Swedish insurance brand uses a smart lamp to help people get off their phones.

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Automat combines chatbots with display ads

The company has partnered with a Google-backed startup to expand the reach of conversational platforms.

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Does Alexa or Google win with marketers?

A poll shows where some businesses see the most opportunity with voice platforms.

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L’Oreal uses AI to find the right skincare product

An online tool for Vichy is the latest way the company is using image recognition to bring new services to customers.

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ParticipAction launches a data-driven mobile app

The non-profit is using data to serve personalized recommendations to help users reach their fitness goals.

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IBM brings Watson to the masses

The company addresses a major hurdle to AI adoption by letting its platform run on any cloud platform.

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Warby Parker adds AR to its app

The new function gives customers the ability to try on frames from the online-first eyewear retailer.

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KPMG names new digital and technology head

Armughan Ahmad brings global experience to help the firm expand its digital transformation services.

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Are Canadian companies putting off data security?

A survey shows that despite AI investment going up, companies may not be prepared for the security responsibilities it brings.

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The executive guide to artificial intelligence

From freeing data to starting small, Rubikloud’s CEO Kerry Liu on the best approaches to deploying AI.