Articles By 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

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

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

Migration to flash, cloud, driving NetApp’s strong channel performance in Canada, VP says

The migration to flash storage, expanding converged market, and a growing reputation as a cloud vendor have been fuelling NetApp’s stellar channel performance, the company’s vice-president of Americas channel sales told CDN during

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

NetApp CEO begins Insight with silence, vow to continue in wake of Las Vegas tragedy

LAS VEGAS - George Kurian faced a challenge that few leaders have, and none would want. On the morning of Tuesday Oct. 3, NetApp's CEO faced a crowd of more than 4000 attendees

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Meet Elio, NetApp’s new Watson-powered customer service AI assistant

LAS VEGAS - NetApp customers will soon be receiving faster answers to their most common problems. During its NetApp Insight conference, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based storage and data management firm announced the release of

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

NetApp deepens integration with Microsoft Azure

LAS VEGAS - NetApp is collaborating with Microsoft Corp. on its latest service. During its NetApp Insight conference, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based storage and data management firm announced the release of the NetApp-powered Microsoft

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

NetApp Insight delayed by Las Vegas shooter

LAS VEGAS - NetApp Insight, the multinational storage and data management company's annual conference scheduled to begin Oct. 2 and run through Oct. 5 at Las Vegas's Mandalay Bay, has been delayed after

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Jack Ma and Justin Trudeau urge businesses looking for new markets to consider China

TORONTO – Canadian businesses – small, medium, and enterprise alike – looking for new markets should consider the 300 million middle class Chinese eager to purchase high-quality products from the Great White North.

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Netflix investing $500M into Canadian content, San Francisco sues Equifax

Netflix lights up the Twitterverse after announcing it will invest half a billion dollars into Canadian content, Equifax is still in the news, and Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook played a role in the

Published on: September 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

BlackBerry’s software and services division posts record revenue, but shares still down

After putting a positive spin on missed expectations in its last quarter, BlackBerry Ltd. is once again framing its latest results as evidence of being back on track. On Thursday the Waterloo, Ont.-based

Published on: September 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Amazon unveils a slew of new products, Apple’s hearing the wrong kind of buzz

Amazon stages a surprise press conference, Twitter has doubled its character limit, and some iPhone 8 users are having their phone calls interrupted by a crackling earpiece. American Twitter users sound excited over

Published on: September 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Salary matters – and tech knows it, LinkedIn finds

Despite considerable rhetoric suggesting otherwise, salary remains the number one motivator when it comes to choosing a new job, LinkedIn says - and now the professional social network has the numbers to prove

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – CCleaner and Vevo hacked, marketers hate Apple’s new ad blocking feature

A system maintenance app has been used to distribute malware. MTV’s digital offspring has had more than three terabytes of data stolen. And advertisers say Apple’s new iOS 11 ad blocking feature will

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood