Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Meg Whitman stepping down as CEO will not affect HPE Canada

The announcement that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Co.'s Meg Whitman will be stepping down as the company's CEO early next year will not affect its Canadian division, an HPE representative has told CDN.

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Apple posts record quarterly revenues across services, devices, and even iPads

Apple Inc. is having a very good year. The Cupertino, Calif-based tech giant reported its largest-ever quarterly revenue on Thursday, growing by double digits in several developed markets, including Canada. Total revenue for

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

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

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

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

Adobe launches its biggest Creative Cloud suite ever

LAS VEGAS - Adobe Systems Inc., on the first day of its latest annual Adobe Max conference, revealed what CEO Shantanu Narayen called the largest update yet to its signature Creative Cloud service,

Published on: October 19th, 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

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