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Consumers are losing hope in business’ privacy abilities

An IBM study shows that security and data sharing are major concerns, but Canadians are skeptical about if they’ll be solved.

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Strategy’s Most Read of 2019: Tech

The tech and innovation stories that got the most attention from readers this year.

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Tech in Action: Levi’s automates product drops and pick-ups

Codes and carousels help make a more enjoyable way to get limited edition denim.

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Phones, robots and bikes will get smarter in 2020

From the Tech newsletter: Deloitte’s TMT predictions cover how AI chips and private 5G will impact consumers and industries.

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BMO launches its own AI financial advice tool

The bank gets in on the personalized advice trend with a mobile service centred on “actionable intelligence.”

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Tech in Action: Starbucks uses AR to extend its holiday reach

A Snapchat execution adds the brand’s holiday message to the tree in Toronto’s Eaton Centre.

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Digital payments explode as cash volumes implode

A Payments Canada report also finds security concerns still hold back the uptake of payments with mobile devices.

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How to take control of your own digital upskilling

From the Tech newsletter: Microsoft’s Lisa Gibson explains why non-IT staff need to improve their digital know-how.

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Three ways 5G will alter the marketing landscape

The wireless tech is primed to create opps in market research, qualitative data and VR, writes Delvinia’s Steve Mast.

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Google uses its tech to help Ronald McDonald House

Raptors player Pascal Siakam helps the tech company take its positioning into a more charitable direction.

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Tech in Action: JC Penney creates a virtual try-on ad for engagement rings

The U.S. retailer launched the AR ad ahead of the busiest time of the year for proposals.

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WestJet expands its voice services

The airline is bringing its Juliet digital assistant to Google devices to help customers manage their travel journey.

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Cadillac Fairview to develop retail solutions with Scale AI

From the Tech newsletter: The Ravel by CF innovation division is pursuing ways to offer more personalization within physical retail.

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Clearly launches AR-powered Facebook ad

From the Tech newsletter: A new try-on tool is the latest way the brand is helping customers reluctant to buy eyewear online.

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Two announcements marketers need to know from Dreamforce

Expansions of existing Salesforce platforms that focus on CRM and voice stand to have the biggest impact.