Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Google’s Eric Schmidt is really impressed by Canada’s innovative ecosystem

TORONTO - World leaders do not intimidate Eric Schmidt. As Google's CEO between 2001 and 2011 and executive chair of its parent company, Alphabet Inc., since its creation in 2015, Schmidt has been

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Justin Trudeau agrees with Donald Trump about one thing

TORONTO - Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump might have something in common after all. During a keynote discussion at Google's Go North summit on Nov. 2, Canada's prime minister was asked a direct

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Russia reached 126M Facebook users, Shopify CEO responds to pundit’s claims

Facebook reveals just how many Americans were reached by Russian content during last year’s U.S. election. Bell and Virgin are already shipping unlocked iPhone X-es. And Shopify CEO Tobias Lutke responds to a

Published on: November 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Interac adds money request, auto-deposit features to e-Transfer platform

The Interac Association has just given Canadian retailers and other small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) two new ways to send and receive money. On Tuesday, the financial transaction network announced the release of

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Turns out the BlackBerry Motion is being released in Canada after all

Despite previous reports indicating the next BlackBerry-branded smartphone wouldn't be available in Canada anytime soon, manufacturer TCL Communication has announced that Canadians will be able to get their hands on the BlackBerry Motion

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google’s stacking its emoji cheeseburger wrong, Cook and Zuckerberg meet China’s Jinping

Google CEO Sundar Pichai promises to make fixing Google’s cheeseburger emoji his top priority. The CEOs of two of the USA’s leading tech firms meet with the leader of China. And we hope

Published on: October 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Telus to purchase U.S.-based Xavient Information Systems for $250M USD

Telus Corp. is reversing the usual Canadian position in international acquisitions and buying a California-based company. The Vancouver-based telecommunications giant announced Monday that it was purchasing Simi Valley, Calif.-based business process and IT

Published on: October 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Twitter has been overstating the size of its user base since 2014

Twitter Inc. has admitted to incorrectly reporting its single most important metric, monthly active users (MAUs), for nearly three years. To the social media icon's credit, this admission wasn't the result of an

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry launches new cybersecurity consulting service for people, privacy, assets… and cars

BlackBerry Ltd. might not be the force it once was in the mobility space, but if there's one aspect of its business in which the company has maintained a sterling reputation, it's security.

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes launches entrepreneur-boosting charity

Canada's youngest entrepreneurs now have access to a new helping hand as they seek to transform the country, thanks to Ryan Holmes. On Monday the founder of Vancouver-based social media platform developer Hootsuite

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

This just in: the government of Canada now has an eDeclaration app

Canadian business travellers frustrated by the ritual of fumbling for a pen to fill out their declaration cards one hour before their plane lands might be surprised to learn they have a paperless

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inside Adobe’s Wonderland: Max 2017 in pictures

Published on: October 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Why Adobe believes AI can improve creative work too

LAS VEGAS - With artificial intelligence (AI) disrupting everything from banking to waste management, it was only a matter of time before it reached more creative sectors like graphic design - and according

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Future Adobe products could include this powerful data visualization tool

LAS VEGAS - Future Adobe products could allow users to present data in creative, eye-catching ways, if this year's Adobe Sneaks is anything to go by. When tasked with visualizing data, Adobe senior

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood