Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Adobe reveals its largest Creative Cloud update yet at Max 2017

LAS VEGAS - Adobe Systems Inc. is making it easier than ever for both graphic designers and those who are less creatively inclined to design eye-catching media of all kinds. On the first

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe Creative Cloud can now identify a font for you based on a picture

LAS VEGAS - If you've ever looked at a sign, postcard, postcard, or t-shirt and thought, "I wish I could steal that font!" - and who hasn't? - you're going to love Adobe

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe will be increasing its Creative Cloud subscription prices soon – but not in Canada

LAS VEGAS - Budget-minded Canadians subscribing to Adobe Systems Inc.'s signature Creative Cloud service can breathe a sigh of relief. Buried in the press release announcing what Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen called the

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Meet Sun Life Financial’s new senior vice president of digital transformation

Between its mobile app, innovation-friendly headquarters, and steady development of new features such as an AI-powered digital assistant, Sun Life Financial can hardly be accused of missing the digital transformation train. But in

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Your WiFi’s at risk, AirBNB’s new API

A hack for every WiFi network around the world has been discovered, AirBNB finally releases an API, and the first iPhone X shipment will be even lower than initially estimated. From Reddit today:

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inaugural Startup World Cup will crown its first Canadian winner at this week’s CIX

Twenty of Canada's most innovative startups are getting a boost this year from the World Cup of venture capital - literally. The inaugural Startup World Cup, organized by San Jose, Calif.-based Fenox Venture

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Electronics CEO announces resignation

The CEO and vice chair of Samsung Electronics Ltd. announced Friday that he plans to step down, deepening a potential leadership vacuum at the tech giant even as profits are soaring. Kwon Oh-hyun,

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New head of Google Canada named

Three months after its former leader stepped down, the Canadian arm of Google Inc. has officially named its new country director. Sabrina Geremia, who had served as Google Canada's interim leader since former

Published on: October 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Check out Shutterstock’s new AI-powered image search engine

Shutterstock Inc. is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help its customers find that perfect picture. On Thursday the New York City-based stock photo giant announced the beta release of what it calls

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Facebook down, thousands of users download fake version of AdBlock Plus

ZTE officially registers a foldable smartphone with the FCC. A fake version of AdBlock Plus has been downloaded thousands of times. And stop the presses – Facebook is down.     From Google

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian retailers aren’t meeting shopper expectations fast enough, Salesforce finds

Canadian shoppers want a more personalized experience, and according to Salesforce.com Inc., retailers aren't listening. For its third annual Connected Shopper report, the customer relationship management (CRM) giant interviewed more than 1000 Canadians

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Want to reach Gen Z? Start with their phones – and be polite about it, Fluent research concludes

Marketers might be inclined to reach out to Generation Z - the second cohort of digital natives that now entering the workforce - the same way they currently engage their predecessors, millennials, but

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Trump administration has U.S. tech workers researching Ottawa, Toronto, Indeed finds

Between a U.S. administration that could be described as less than tech friendly and a booming Canadian tech sector that will need to fill 216,000 positions by 2021, you might think American tech

Published on: October 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Mastercard and PayPal expand digital partnership to Canada

The Canadian arms of Mastercard Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. will now be giving each other a leg up after their parent companies extended their partnership north this week. The partnership, revealed Thursday,

Published on: October 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify issues statement following allegations that up to 90% of customers aren’t legitimate

Shopify Inc. appears to have responded to allegations that up to 90 per cent of its customers may not be legitimate companies. The Ottawa-based tech darling issued a 156-word statement through its Investor

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood