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View from the C-Suite: Dell aims for the moon on CSR

Dell’s chief responsibility officer unpacks what’s behind the tech company’s ‘moonshot’ social impact goals for 2030.

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Tech in Action: Alice & Smith hands the ARG keys to AI

Google AI mastered hundreds of human phobias, then took over the gameplay.

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Cadillac Fairview’s new app makes the mall ‘searchable’

From the Tech newsletter: CF Browse gives retailers more data on how customers behave at the mall.

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Stradigi AI to evolve platform with new funding

The company has secured $53 million in Series A funding, with a goal to be one of the top-three AI platforms in North America.

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Toys “R” Us Canada gamifies Geoffrey the Giraffe

From Shopper Marketing Report: The retailer touts top toys by taking an augmented reality approach to make toy stores “magical again.”

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The opportunities Myant is exploring in textile tech

From the Tech newsletter: With new AOR The Turn Lab, the company is preparing to show the impact it can have on different sectors and consumers.

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National Bank, Desjardins invest into Mylo

The fintech app will develop new products with support from the banks, aligning with their own digital goals.

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Tech in Action: Bumble stops unsolicited lewd photos with image recognition

The dating app launches another tool to create a safer online dating experience.

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TD to add more AI capabilities to its app

The bank is testing new personalized, predictive tools to help clients be more confident in their financial decisions.

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United Way uses AR to make poverty ‘unignorable’

From the Tech newsletter: A virtual building dwarfs the CN Tower to show the scale of homelessness in Toronto.

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Sobeys puts eggs in Smart Cart basket

The grocer gives the skinny on how it will pilot the first-ever intelligent shopping cart in Canada.

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Lyft wants its ‘share’ of Vancouver market

The ride-hailing app leans into local references to build awareness and get a leg up on the competition ahead of its launch.

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How do consumers expect to interact with brands in 2030?

A survey shows consumers are ready to embrace more tech if brands balance using data well with using it responsibly.

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The Bio Agency taps Toronto for expansion

The London digital transformation shop aims to develop solutions through a process built on speed and hard business metrics.

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Shoppers Drug Mart and L’Oreal launch virtual try-on

From the Tech newsletter: Customers can use AR and AI for a greater degree of trust in online makeup purchases.