Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Intel highlights increasingly diverse workforce in annual report

Hack Harassment wasn't an isolated incident: Intel Corp.'s initiative against online bullying was part of a $300 million effort started last year to make the world of tech a friendlier one - beginning

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Industry associations join forces to create intelligent packaging council

Two Canadian industry associations, one representing printable electronics, the other representing packaging companies, have joined forces to create the Intellipack Leadership Council, a group of 11 executives who will collaborate on strategies to

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

FreshBooks announces new accounting platform

Toronto-based FreshBooks has been working on an updated version of its signature cloud accounting software for small businesses that uses a brand-new platform and will likely be released this summer, the company's CEO

Published on: February 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New appointments at Indochino and Act-On Software

A pair of tech-related firms announced the hiring of two prominent executives today. Vancouver online and showroom-based menswear retailer Indochino Inc. announced that former Kit and Ace and Lululemon executive Clay Haeber would

Published on: February 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

UGO adds P2P feature to digital wallet app

Users of digital payment app Ugo Wallet can now use the program for peer-to-peer transfers, developer Ugo Mobile Solutions L.P. announced today. With the app's new P2P feature, Ugo Pay, consumers can load

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google ads catching up with Facebook’s clickthrough rate: Adobe report

The global growth in paid search engine marketing (SEM) is slowing down at the expense of mobile advertising, according to a new report by Adobe Systems' Digital Index division. Among other findings, the

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian businesses would like to see more Bitcoin use, survey finds

Hundreds of Canadian merchants are enthusiastically accepting Bitcoin as a payment option, but disappointed by its low rate of consumer support, according to a recent study by forensic research firm CorbinPartners Inc. More

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Aruba study concludes retail app use higher than previously thought

Mobile phones are having an even larger impact on the retail shopping experience than experts believed, with 86 per cent of shoppers using retail mobile apps, and 59 per cent using them up

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Roam Like Home in Asia and Australia with expanded Rogers service

Rogers Communications Inc. customers now have 18 more destinations in Asia and Oceania where they can now use the Roam Like Home service, the carrier announced Wednesday. Nearly 2.3 million customers have used

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Mobile ads engage consumers more than TV ads, Google biometric study shows

Zara Kanji, Google Canada's strategy and insights lead, was home for the holidays and catching up on the third season of Mr. Selfridge when she received an alert on her smartphone: Donald Trump’s

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Versium brings top-drawer marketing analytics to the masses with new service

Pretend you work in the marketing department of an online university. You have a list of hundreds of thousands of potential students that you could target with the school’s next direct mail campaign,

Published on: January 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Dun & Bradstreet announces new online credit monitoring database

Before there was LinkedIn, there was Dun & Bradstreet. In the pre-social media age, companies that needed to verify their business contacts would rely on the Millburn, New Jersey-based commercial database firm, which

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Don’t let programmatic advertising leave you behind, Adobe manager says

Since updating Adobe Media Optimizer, the programmatic advertising arm of its Marketing Cloud platform, Adobe Systems Inc. has been quick to let advertisers know what they stand to gain by using programmatic ads

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood