Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Waymo launching its own ride-hailing service, Refined Twitter, Apple’s new HQ giving employees headaches

Google’s self-driving division is preparing to launch its own ride-hailing service. A new browser extension cleans up Twitter on your desktop. And Apple’s new spaceship headquarters are becoming a real pain for some

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button - sort of. From LinkedIn:

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button – sort of. From LinkedIn:

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial begins; Elon Musk launches a Tesla Roadster into space; Assange’s request denied

A high-profile trial between Uber and Google’s self-driving division Waymo begins in San Francisco. Tesla founder Elon Musk launches one of his company’s first vehicles into space. And Julian Assange’s request to temporarily

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending: Samsung heir leaves jail; Intel’s new smart eyewear; tech makes a splash at the Superbowl

Former Samsung head Jay Y. Lee has been released from jail, five months after being convicted of bribery charges. Intel has designed new smart eyewear that projects images onto your retina and looks

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

The top tech-related commercials from Superbowl LII

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung heir released from jail

Former Samsung vice chair Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay Y. Lee, has been released from jail in his native South Korea five months after being convicted of corruption charges. According to Reuters

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

AI might be cutting edge, but the way it’s implemented shouldn’t be, execs say

Artificial intelligence (AI) might be the latest tool in the enterprise software toolbox, but at heart it's solving the same problems enterprises have always faced, and should be implemented in an equally timeless

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

InfinityQS letting global channel partners retain 100% of first-year subscription revenue with new program

Fairfax, Va.-based InfinityQS International Inc. is making a big international push with its new partner program. On Tuesday, the statistical process control (SPC) software developer announced that under its new Global Channel Partner

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why Amazon HQ would be good for Toronto

In addition to 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs, a new Amazon headquarters in Toronto would bolster local talent and encourage other companies to follow suite, proponents of the project suggest. But Amazon HQ2

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why Amazon HQ2 would be bad for Toronto

One of the shiniest gems dangled by Amazon’s HQ2 is the prospect of bringing 50,000 new well-paying, knowledge-sector jobs along with it. Critics of the idea of setting up Amazon’s new headquarters in

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Amazon reveals shortlist for HQ2 – and it includes Toronto

Looks like Toronto's collaborative, incentive-free strategy for courting Amazon.com Inc. paid off. The Seattle-based tech giant, which announced that it would be soliciting bids for a second headquarters to equal its home base

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Tech firms can leverage their industry to build diverse sales teams, PointClickCare VP Joan Leroux says

In an industry frequently - and accurately - criticized for its lack of gender diversity, Mississauga, Ont.-based senior care cloud platform developer PointClickCare is bucking the trend - and its chosen field might

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why Moneris CMO Jeff Guthrie believes AI won’t replace human salespeople

Jeff Guthrie knows technology is changing how sales are conducted - he just doesn't believe it can replace human salespeople entirely, or even more than a small fraction. As CMO of Canada's largest

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

The top 10 automotive news stories from CES 2018

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood