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Tech in Action: Bell flies the fastest hunk of junk around

The telco extended its Star Wars campaign to Snapchat, putting fans in the midst of a battle with the Millennium Falcon.

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Gen Z may not be as quick to adopt new technology

From the Tech newsletter: A report also shows consumers give companies false info due to discomfort with data collection.

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Mastercard opens tech hub in Vancouver

The company is developing innovations in payment tech alongside cybersecurity advancements.

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Nudge.AI is shutting down

The Toronto-based startup faced “challenges” in finding new funding for its CRM-focused artificial intelligence platform.

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Communo raises new funding with plans to expand

From the Tech newsletter: The platform that helps agencies find freelancers now counts Frank Palmer among its investors.

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Accenture launches sales and marketing hub in Niagara

The consultancy’s new “intelligent operations centre” is focused on helping clients de-silo customer-facing departments.

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Tech in Action: Contiki gets Alexa to pack your bags

The travel company addresses one of the biggest pain points of preparing for a trip.

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How CPG showed up at CES

From the Tech newsletter: P&G and L’Oreal showcased how they are pursuing innovation to meet consumer needs and head off disruptors.

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Rogers goes hands on with its future

The telco’s new flagship store attempts to break down adoption barriers and help consumers understand tech like 5G and IoT.

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Tech in Action: Dior moves away from the AR sales pitch

A new filter is promoting the brand’s holiday collection, but is more focused on expression than product trial.

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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.”