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Tech in Action: Building a burger on Instagram

Burger King used polls in its stories on the social platform to create and deliver coupons for customized meals.

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Voice-powered assistants will get past gimmicks

Alphabet’s Patrick Kavanagh on how the latest demos of the technology show just how game-changing it will be.

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Tech in Action: AI that gets the party started

Beer brand Skol creates a smart speaker that’s simply about having a good time.

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How voice is changing consumer behaviour

A keynote from this year’s AdTech Canada conference shows how the technology is becoming integrated with daily life.

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Google I/O announcements to pay attention to

How the tech giant is building AI into even more of its products and services.

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Engine Digital creates new strategic planning role

Brittany Houweling will help guide clients to get the most out of the agency’s evolving digital consulting offering.

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Amazon to expand Vancouver hub

A new office will be home to 3,000 staff working on ecomm tech, cloud computing and machine learning.

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Combining tech and shopper marketing

How some of this year’s SIA winners used filters, bots and loyalty apps to connect with customers.

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Engine Digital names first COO

James Richardson will help steer the agency as it continues to take on more consulting, design and development work.

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F8 announcements marketers should care about

From data to AR to the growing popularity of Stories, what you should take away from Facebook’s annual developer’s conference.

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Reese Mix forces sports fans to save their snacks

A snack bowl programmed to only open when the puck drops is part of a broader strategy to become a go-to gametime treat.

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Snap releases its latest Spectacles

Still photos and more comfortable design are among the new features for the social platform’s AR glasses.

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Tech in Action: Turning people into holograms

Thalys shows what makes Brussels special by creating virtual monuments out of its residents.

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Borealis AI to expand to Vancouver

The new location of RBC’s artificial intelligence research lab will focus on computer vision and image recognition.

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ASOS rolls out visual search

The online fashion retailer’s image recognition tech is now available in Canada.