Exploring Manulife’s Alexa Skill

Amazon's Alexa has been making waves, especially with all of the new skills that are now available. In our latest Speak Up! video we take a look at the Manulife Benefits skill and

Published on: September 6th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Canadian firms embrace Alexa for everything from flight tracking to making phone calls

Amazon's Alexa launch to the Canadian market may have been long awaited, but the ecosystem of Canadian-based Skills will assemble almost immediately. Some of Canada's top national brands have Alexa Skills that will

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Manulife adds Apple Watch to its rewards program

By Alex Coop Manulife is letting its life insurance holders walk their way to a free Apple Watch. An enhancement to the Manulife Vitality program announced on Oct. 23 will allow Canadians who

Published on: November 1st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Manulife adds Boston-based deep learning startup to LOFT project

Canadian financial services firm Manulife Financial Corp.'s plan to bring machine-learning to the financial services industry continues apace, with a Boston-based startup now being added to the artificial intelligence (AI)-based project the company

Published on: August 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Will Manulife’s investment in AI pay off?

Canadian financial services firm Manulife Financial Corp. is banking on artificial intelligence being a significant asset for its next project. The company's Toronto-based Lab of Forward Thinking (LOFT) is collaborating with Silicon Valley-based

Published on: August 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Manulife calls on voice biometrics to authenticate customers over the phone

Manulife has joined the expanding list of Canadian financial services companies betting on biometrics to boost security. The company said Tuesday that customers can now use their own voices to authenticate their identities

Published on: September 2nd, 2015 Christine Wong