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Tech in Action: Rethink and Buttons work holiday magic

The agency pulls out all the stops to make its holiday card/chatbot as useful as possible this season.

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Snapchat opens up its AR capabilities

Lens Studio allows brands and agencies to create 3D lenses and characters all on their own.

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How comfortable are Canadians with AI?

A study reveals that privacy concerns and unclear value propositions may hold back consumer adoption.

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Why hacking is helpful

A recent Dentsu Aegis hackathon helped creatives from multiple agencies get at new, data-driven ideas for clients.

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Tech in Action: Shanghai’s AR-filled Starbucks

The giant new retail location lets visitors see inside the roastery’s operations and order from anywhere.

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PwC opens Digital Experience Centre in Toronto

An expanded innovation space explores new tech and aims to solve client innovation challenges.

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Zenika picks Montreal for North American headquarters

The French digital consultancy aims to expand to 50 staff here within three years.

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Nissan goes sci-fi for safety tech

The automaker brings Star Wars characters and augmented reality to dealerships to show off its safety features.

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Amazon wants to make sense of your connected devices

A new dedicated service will help customers deal with the volume and unstructured nature of IoT data.

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Tech in Action: Using NFC to deliver beauty inspiration

Indola’s tap-able hair care packaging delivers content and tutorials to customers.

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Accenture strikes quantum computing partnership

Working with Vancouver’s 1QBit, the consultancy aims to be at the forefront of a potentially groundbreaking technology.

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Fast Facts: The disconnect between C-suite and IT

A global CIO study suggests a gap between the C-suite’s expectations and IT’s ability to deliver.

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Best Buy draws on the happiness of giving tech

A new holiday spot suggests gifts from the retailer can transcend age groups.

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Sports Experts can tell if you take the easy way

The athletic retailer uses thermal imaging to reward Metro riders who chose to be healthy and climb the stairs.

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University of Toronto launches fintech hub

The university’s business school is looking to be a leader in technological innovation in finance.