Technology Trends

5 Tech Trends Worth Watching This Year

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From social media to renewable energy, Canada's leading technology execs told us about the most promising developments in their sector

Why the Future of Real Estate Agencies is Digital

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Online brokerages and splashy startups are using technology to improve the often hellish act of buying property. How they're doing it, and what it means for the role of Realtors

Could Canada Become a Leader in Artificial Intelligence?

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The federal Liberal government is set to support AI research as a way to boost economic growth

Is This the Future of Office I.D. Cards?

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It might seem creepy, but transdermal microchips could eliminate tedious workplace routines

The 4 Most Promising Technologies at CES 2017

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Sure, drones are cool. But voice-recognition technology and smart security are where the real business opportunities are

How to Build a Bot That Helps Consumers Shop

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Canadian chat platform Kik created a tool that allows H&M to interact with Gen Z shoppers, increasing sales and providing better customer data

Meet the Entrepreneur Building a Business to Fight Online Trolls

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Chris Priebe is applying the lessons he learned co-founding kids-only social network Club Penguin to help combat abuse and bullying with Two Hat Security

What You Can Learn About Following Fads From Pokémon Go

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The insane, temporary popularity of the mobile game in 2016 is a warning to companies chasing trends across the modern consumer landscape

How to Cut Through a Crowded Market

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If the food-delivery app space seems stuffed, well, it kind of is. A simpler solution is in order

The Future of Going to Meetings

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Holographic technology is finally entering the workplace, and it may save you hours in planes, trains and automobiles