Articles By Eric Emin Wood

3 guidelines for creating more effective ads on Facebook and Instagram

Though social media networks such as Facebook and Instagram play an increasingly central role in the marketing efforts of many companies, those marketing efforts play an equally central role in social networks' revenue

Published on: April 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Bell, Telus top this year’s Branham list of top Canadian ICT companies

Canada's telecommunications giants continued to lead the country's IT sector in what turned out to be another record-setting year for the industry, with Bell Canada owner BCE Inc., Telus Corp., Rogers Communications Inc.,

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Berkeley prof calls for integrated approach to printed electronics

If the scientists, designers, and engineers behind printable, flexible, and wearable electronics want to move their industry forward, they need to approach the development process in an interconnected way or risk irrelevance, one

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Celebrate Earth Day by recycling your old cellphone

Just in time for Earth Day, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is reminding Canadians to recycle their old cell phones, by releasing a report that indicates nearly half still have at least

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The U.S. Olympic team’s 3 guidelines for making a product that changes the world

Three years after the term was first introduced, wearable technology is already changing the face of sports, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee's senior technologist - but if the developers behind this still-nascent

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CPEIA awards honour smart textile firm, graphic display maker for innovation

A smart textile manufacturer and graphic display maker became the first recipients of the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA)'s inaugural Innovation and Commercialization awards during a ceremony today at the Canadian Printable,

Published on: April 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Sensors, OLEDs to fuel future growth in printable electronics, expert says

Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and sensors are likely to be the primary drivers of economic growth in the printable, flexible, and wearable electronics industry over the next decade, according to a veteran

Published on: April 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Save time, find more engaged talent with LinkedIn’s updated Recruiter service

Great news for those who use LinkedIn to look for potential employees - the Mountain View, Calif.-based social network just made your task a lot simpler. The company officially released the latest version

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can stream live 360-degree videos on YouTube

Even if you weren't able to attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival between April 15 and 17 last week - and with the event held in Indio, Calif. and ticket prices

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple’s latest MacBook updates include longer battery life, ‘rose gold’ finish

Apple Inc. revealed the newest iteration of its MacBook line today, adding a range of upgrades including the latest Intel processors, improved graphics card performance, faster flash storage, an additional hour of battery

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers introduces new high-speed Internet service for SMB market

Even in today's wireless, mobile-first economy, possessing a high-speed Internet connection remains a priority - and a challenge - for small businesses across Canada. Now one of the country's leading providers is beginning

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

European firm TransferWise brings P2P currency exchange services to Canada

The beginning of TransferWise cofounder Kristo Ka?a?rmann's story will be familiar to many Canadians: after moving from Estonia to London, England around 10 years ago, he began working as a banking consultant and

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How a “cutting edge” non-profit used VR to help Syrian refugees

When you think about how residents from Canada and other countries have helped Syrian refugees, virtual reality (VR) technology probably isn't the first method that leaps to mind. Yet VR turned out to

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP unveils newest upgrade to Z Workstation line

In filmmaking terms, calling something "Z-grade" isn't exactly a compliment, but the new Z1 G3 Workstation that HP Inc. revealed today can be used to create far more than just high-quality moving pictures

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IBM announces new video streaming software, partnership with CBC

IBM Corp. is expanding its footprint in the cloud video market, releasing a new software line that enables broadcast-quality live video feeds, the Armonk, N.Y.-based tech giant announced today. The company also revealed

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood