Articles By Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Why airborne Wi-Fi isn’t free; New Zealand gov’t teaching entrepreneurship with video games; Russians have hacked U.S. utilities

The Wall Street Journal explains why you have to pay for Wi-Fi on your flight. The New Zealand government invests...

August 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung plans early Galaxy Note 9 release in response to weak quarter

Samsung Electronics Inc. didn't mince words in its latest earnings call, admitting that smartphone and display sales were declining, and...

July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
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Hashtag Trending – Uber drivers declared employees; newest Gmail update puts 1.4B at risk; Venmo’s default setting is public

Uber drivers have been declared employees for unemployment purposes. U.S. intelligence warns that Gmail’s latest update puts 1.4 billion users...

July 31st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
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Cyber Security Today: Samsung’s IoT hub hacked; 10 years of automotive data compromised; Why Twitter won’t let you call yourself ‘Elon Musk’

Vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samsung's IoT software. A robotics supplier's poor security exposed 10 years of sensitive data from...

July 30th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
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Hashtag Trending – Amazon’s facial recognition software fails a test; Trump accuses Twitter of bias; Facebook loses billions in value

Amazon’s facial recognition software matched 28 members of the U.S. Congress to criminal mugshots. Donald Trump accused Twitter of liberal...

July 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Equifax wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed

Equifax Inc. wants the lawsuits connected to its 2017 data breach dismissed, arguing that the breach caused no injuries and...

July 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood
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Hashtag Trending – Pinterest ad sales nearing $1 billion USD; Uber/Lyft ban driver for filming riders; Tesla asking suppliers for refunds

Pinterest’s ad sales are approaching $1 billion - with a B - USD in revenue. Uber and Lyft cut ties...

July 24th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Former Canada Post CEO joins Drone Delivery Canada

The former Canada Post CEO who shepherded the crown corporation through a fruitful period of digital transformation has joined Canada's...

July 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

City of Brampton wins 2018 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Geographic information system (GIS) developer Esri has bestowed two Canadian organizations, including the City of Brampton, with 2018 Esri Special...

July 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Broadcom to buy CA Technologies for $19 billion USD

Semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom Inc. is buying New York City-based software firm CA Technologies for $18.9 billion (all figures USD), in...

July 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood