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Welcome to the new rewards economy

Remember the good old days of straightforward loyalty programs? It was simple—get a dozen Subway stamps and redeem them for a free six-inch Cold Cut Trio. Those flimsy paper cards made tracking your progress (and purchases) much easier than today’s programs.
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How much AI is too much AI?

While it’s pretty amazing we’ve got to the point where artificial intelligence can think critically and come up with solutions out of thin air, it can also be a pain in the behind.
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Tiff's pause is over

The Bank of Canada’s (BoC) conditional pause on interest rate hikes ended with its decision to raise its policy rate to 4.75% yesterday, the highest level in 22 years

Why it matters: The decision reinforces the BoC’s pledge to beat inflation, even if it means more pain for Canadians in the short term. 
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Car thefts in Canada are a “national crisis”

Missy Elliott once asked, “Beep beep, who got the keys to the Jeep?” These days, the answer to that question is too often, “sophisticated international crime syndicates.”
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Office vacancies are trending up

Looking for office space? Well, you’re in luck. There’s a lot of it on the market right now.
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The SEC comes for crypto’s biggest names

Like the Blue Jays in 92/93, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone back-to-back. Back-to-back with crypto lawsuits, that is.
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I’m an AI, and I endorse this message

Separating fact from fiction in an election campaign is difficult enough already. Now throw artificial intelligence into the mix, and it’s about to get a lot tougher.
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The UN’s plastic problem

Last year, the UN agreed on an ambitious goal to devise a treaty by 2024 aimed at ending plastic pollution. But like any group project, there are some major differences of opinion.
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