Articles By Eric Emin Wood

A look at the 14 tech-related positions Donald Trump has yet to fill on his inauguration day

On the day that Donald Trump is being inaugurated as the President of the United States, a huge majority of administration positions remain unfilled, including 14 key technology roles. According to an online

Published on: January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Battery size officially to blame for Note 7 fires, Samsung investigation reveals

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that an investigation by Samsung Electronics Ltd. has determined an "irregularly sized" battery was officially the cause behind last year's Galaxy Note 7 explosions. The article, which

Published on: January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

3 reasons nobody’s watching your online ads – and what you can do about it

Andrew Opala doesn't blame users who install ad blockers on their desktop or mobile devices. While fewer Canadians use ad blockers than you might think - between 17 and 24 per cent, depending

Published on: January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

South Korean prosecutors denied warrant to arrest Samsung chair

Four days after authorities announced they were seeking a warrant to arrest the de facto head of Samsung Electronics Ltd., a South Korean judge has denied their request. According to Reuters, the Seoul

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Adobe software features help retailers deliver a more personalized experience

Today's customers are more connected - and have higher expectations - than ever before, and Adobe Systems Inc. wants to help retailers meet their demands. On Tuesday the company unveiled a series of

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Reach affluent consumers who actually want to answer your surveys with Centiment

In the Internet age, marketers have become used to conducting online surveys that pay respondents for their opinions. But would the consumers who answer these surveys actually purchase the products or services they're

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Half of enterprise workers think their employers’ digital efforts are falling behind, BMC says

Enterprises might be falling behind in their digital transformation efforts, but their employees aren't. That's the conclusion of a new global study by enterprise software developer BMC Software Inc., which found that only

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

IBM and FDA testing blockchain-powered medical care for U.S. patients

Blockchain technology hasn't taken over the world yet, but IBM Corp. thinks it might be key to delivering more secure, efficient, and effective medical service. The company announced recently that its IBM Watson

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

South Korean authorities now seeking an arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Multiple outlets are reporting that South Korean authorities are seeking an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Electronics Ltd. vice chair and son of company head Lee Kun-hee. The request is connected to

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft acquires Montreal-based deep learning startup Maluuba

Teaching machines to understand human language has long been the holy grail in artificial intelligence - and in a Montreal startup, Microsoft Corp. believes they have found the perfect guide. On Friday the

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Digital transformation pays off, VMware report finds [infographic]

A growing number of business leaders are making digital transformation a priority, and those who do so are reaping significant operational and financial benefits, according to a new report by Palo Alto, Calif.-based

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Turn your shelving price stickers into a data gathering tool with shelfPoint

Retailers and brands already have access to intelligent packaging and intelligent labels for their products - so they might as well have intelligent shelves to stock them on. That appears to be the

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung heir under investigation for alleged bribes involving impeached South Korean president

At this point, Samsung Electronics Ltd. is finding itself in as much hot water as Donald Trump. Multiple outlets are reporting that the tech giant's vice chair, Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hisense’s CMO on how CES affects your marketing strategy

Chances are you haven't heard of Hisense Co., but are familiar with at least one of its products. The Qingdao, China-based electronics manufacturer, originally founded in 1969, has owned the North and South

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Replace written messages with video using Vidyard’s new enterprise tool

Like Facebook Inc., Kitchener, Ont.-based Vidyard envisions a future with video as the dominant medium - one that uses its new platform to replace emails with video messages to colleagues, clients, and customers

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood