Tech

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MLSE invests in tech via Ricoh partnership

The owner of the Leafs and Raptors is staying current to facilitate collaboration and attract talent in a competitive market.

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HSBC brings a robot to a Toronto branch

The bank is deploying Pepper to reduce wait times, educate clients and improve their in-branch experience.

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DavidsTea developing an AI-powered chat tool

Part of a bigger digital transformation, the tea retailer is working with Heyday to launch the platform before the holidays.

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DAC creates standalone analytics offering

The performance marketing agency launches Proove Intelligence to help clients put “under-utilized” data to work.

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Index Exchange launches new technology lab

The independent ad exchange hopes to diversify its offering by working with startups, starting by hosting a collision day at DMZ.

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Fondation Emergence flags online hate

A Chrome extension aims to once again make online hate unignorable to convince more social media users to report posts.

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Snap goes up-market for its latest Spectacles

The third generation of the social media company’s wearable adds 3D and AR features in addition to being more fashion-forward.

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Signifly taps Montreal for first international office

The Danish innovation agency hopes its multidisciplinary approach to development will give it an edge over other digital shops.

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Chat spreads to the masses

Shopify and Ficanex have both made new investments to meet demand for instant, platform-agnostic conversations with brands.

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National Bank serves up a look at the future

Eye-tracking and 3D technology bring an innovation-focused positioning to the bank’s Rogers Cup sponsorship.

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Leon’s stocks small store with big tech

The furniture retailer is building its omnichannel strategy by testing technology at its first smaller-format location.

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Tech in Action: Print goes programmatic

A joint ad between McDonald’s, Burger King and Subway used the pages of a newspaper to serve personalized content.

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More Canadians want less tech

A report from Simplii shows people have mixed feelings about the role and usefulness of digital tools and services.

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Tech in Action: Infiniti sparks fast reaction on Instagram

The luxury brand creates a “choose your own adventure”-style experience that simulates taking a Q60 out on a test track.

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Home Hardware paints with AR

The retailer takes another run at the tech, giving slightly older consumers a chance to get inspiration for Beauti-Tone products.