April Fools’ Day 2014: A roundup

Perhaps even more likely to make the rounds than the cute company videos at Christmas, it seems tons of tech companies out there have fun April Fools' pranks to show off. From a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Candice So

Attackers upping the ways they use DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are getting more complex, with attackers becoming wise to the ways of DDoS threat prevention. That’s according to a new report from Incapsula Inc., a U.S.-based security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2014 Candice So

Twitter fights ban in Turkey on its 8th birthday

As Twitter celebrates its eighth anniversary, it's also busy fighting efforts to censor the social media service in Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned Twitter yesterday in the wake of a corruption

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google’s search results redesign means fewer letters in link titles

Hopefully you've been getting a lot of practice on Twitter crafting your message with a spartan character limit, because you'll have to put those abbreviated writing skills to work writing titles for Google.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New Lantronix device makes your old printers Android compatible

Irvine, Calif.-based Lantronix Inc. announced worldwide availability of its new xPrintServer - Cloud Print Edition mobile printing device on Wednesday. The small hardware box connects to printers in your office or home that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What a hackathon can teach your company about agility

Trying to stay relevant in 2014 can feel pretty impossible. If you’re a frequent viewer of Mashable.com and Gizmodo.com, the pace at which things happen is staggering. Luckily, the secret behind this agility

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Ashley Huffman

Google’s answer to video conferencing – Chromebox for meetings

Videoconferencing can be an awkward experience. The equipment is hard to set up. It's confusing as to how to connect to the right room. You often need specific and expensive technology to make

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google Chromebox for Meetings products coming from Asus, Dell, HP

Google Inc. is positioning its Chrome OS as a video conferencing solution for businesses by unveiling partnerships with hardware makers Asus, Dell, and HP today to roll out its Chromebox for Meetings package

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google Street View, brought indoors

When Google Inc. first brought Street View to its Maps service in 2007, it was a novelty. By now, most people are familiar with Google Street View, where users can go to Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Candice So

Google hints at new ‘See. Think. Do.’ ad measurement framework

Google is planning to release a number of new measurement services to support advertisers and agencies this year based on the "See-Think-Do" business framework developed by one of its evangelists, according to Owen

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Lenovo buying Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion

After a brief sojourn in Google Inc.’s hands, Motorola Mobility has got another buyer, with Google announcing today it was selling the smartphone brand to Lenovo Group Limited for $2.91 billion U.S. Lenovo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Bell defends ‘Relevant Ads’ program as necessary to compete with Facebook, Google

Bell Canada isn't backing down from its practice of collecting user data for the purposes of targeted advertising in the face of an application made to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Rumble takes on Youtube in battle to win over online video creators

Two new Toronto-area businesses are reaching out to video creators around the world and promising ways to make money, but are taking two different approaches. Rumble.com pays video creators to upload their video

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gmail was down and everyone was losing it

Update 3 (Jan. 27, 2014 - 5:07pm ET): Google's press team responded to an email request for comment with a link to a blog post, written by Ben Traynor, its vice-president of engineering.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2014 Candice So