Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Adobe unveils new enhancements for Marketing Cloud

As an increasing number of consumers demand a more digital-friendly shopping environment, Adobe is updating its cloud offerings in a bid to help retailers keep pace. Adobe Systems Inc., which says that eight

Published on: January 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New HP retail devices emphasize security, mobility

The growing power of the online consumer seems to be a recurring theme in the retail industry this week, with HP Inc. unveiling a series of products on Jan. 17 that when combined

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

66 per cent of consumers more likely to shop at mobile-friendly retailers: SOTI

That consumers are increasingly demanding a mobile-friendly retail environment is nothing new, but a Jan. 18 report by Waterloo-based mobile software developer SOTI Inc. highlights just how much the industry has to gain

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How mobile sales are changing the face of retail in 2016

Too often, digital technology has been seen by the retail industry as disruptive, but the increasing demand for mobile shopping, combined with a growing number of online retailers opening bricks-and-mortar stores, points to

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

TD updates self-directed investing platform in response to user demand

For much of the past decade, the biggest Canadian names in self-directed investing have included online brokerages and startups like Wealthsimple and Questrade. But as TD Bank Group illustrates, some traditional Canadian banks

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Companies aren’t tapping into 80 per cent of digital opportunities: Cisco

San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco Systems Inc. has released a new report that it's hoping will serve as a call to action for complacent companies that believe they're harnessing digital technology to the best

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The top-performing Canadian tech stocks of 2015

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tangerine adds secure instant messaging help feature to online banking

If you've ever clicked on the help section of your bank's website and been frustrated by the abundance of answers, none of them addressing the problem that sent you there in the first

Published on: January 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Motorola releases Moto 360 Sport in Canada

As the Motorola brand begins its slow jog into the sunset, it can at least take comfort in knowing that it's doing so at peak efficiency - and looking stylish along the way.

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Starbucks expands mobile ordering services in Toronto, Vancouver

Three months after giving iPhone users access to its Mobile Order & Pay service at 300 Toronto-area stores, Starbucks has announced that as of Jan. 11, Toronto-based Android users will also be able

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Deloitte gives itself an ‘A’ for 2015 predictions

Like its peers IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, London-founded, New York City-based consultation firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. produced a report early last year outlining its predictions for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector

Published on: January 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft to finally end support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10

Many a web developer will be celebrating on Jan. 12, which Microsoft Corp. has announced will be the day it ceases support for all but the most recent version of Internet Explorer. On

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Ottawa-based video app maker announces new dev kit, partner program

Ottawa-based You.i TV, which built the video app engine used to power a range of applications including Rogers' Shomi, Sony's Crackle, and video apps for Disney, Nick Jr., and Treehouse TV, has unveiled

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Dell reveals new tablets, business notebook, jawdropping monitor at CES

It might be the "consumer electronics" show, but Dell Inc. appears to be mainly courting business users at CES this year, launching a professional version of its popular XPS 13 consumer laptop, alongside two

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Chinese firms make prominent bid for western smartphone market at CES

They might be giants in China, but neither ZTE Corp. nor Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. are household names in Canada, despite ZTE being North America's fourth-largest smartphone maker (behind Samsung, Apple and LG)

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood