Google execs face possible prison time in Italy

Milan prosecutors Wednesday sought prison sentences ranging from six months to one year for four Google executives privacy over the posting of a video showing the bullying of a handicapped teenage boy.The prosecutor's

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Philip Willan

Microsoft spends fortune on Search but hasn’t found … success

Throughout its history, Microsoft Corp. has earned a reputation for tenacity when entering markets created, and initially dominated, by innovative startups.Competitors and observers have jeered when Microsoft put out a first basic product

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Experts say Android development not really open, but Google disagrees

Onlookers say that Google is in charge of Android development, despite pitching the software as a community project. But experts say that could be the only way Google can ensure that the software

Published on: November 11th, 2009 Nancy Gohring and Juan Carlos Perez

Bing, Google to index Twitter, Facebook status updates

Microsoft has reached collaboration agreements with Twitter and Facebook to get their members' public status updates and messages indexed and presented in useful ways on the Bing search engine.Yusuf Mehdi, senior vice president

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Top tips for ‘successful’ keyword marketing on Yahoo

Google may account for about 80 per cent of search volume in Canada, but that doesn't mean you can ignore Yahoo. It still pulls in 17 million unique users per month. Besides, more

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Do You Bing, Canada?

Bing, which is the amalgamation of Microsoft's Live Search, MSN Search and Live Search initiatives, is marketed by Microsoft as a decision engine offering more precise results and less clutter than Google. A

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Yahoo search advertisers will be merged with Microsoft’s

Yahoo

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Bahama botnet takes infected PCs to fake Google page hosted in Canada

The Bahama botnet, a sophisticated network of compromised computers that is wreaking click-fraud havoc among advertisers, is also snatching away Web traffic and revenue right from under the nose of mighty Google, Click

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Top 10 free Android apps that let you work smart, play hard

Google's Android operating system, native to T-Mobile's G1 and myTouch smartphones and due out soon in a number of new phones and even netbooks, is an impressively open and versatile platform. As with

Published on: October 5th, 2009 Logan Kugler

Creating the coolest workplace in the world

John Berry, who as head of U.S. Office of Personnel Management is responsible for the needs of 1.9 million federal workers, wants to improve the working conditions of government employees by increasing telecommuting

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Tam Harbert

Get two browsers in one with Google’s Chrome plug-in for Internet Explorer

Google today released a plug-in that embeds its Chrome browser into rival Microsoft's Internet Explorer, a move one analyst said may be an admission by Google that getting users to switch is harder

Published on: September 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

New Google Chrome is a speed demon

Google launched Chrome 3.0 today as the browser's engineering director set ambitious goals to double its market share within 12 months, then double it again within 24.Chrome 3.0, which is available only for

Published on: September 17th, 2009 Gregg Keizer and Preston Gralla

iPhone anti-fraud feature sucks, experts say

The iPhone's new defense -- meant to prevent users from reaching phishing sites -- is inconsistent at best, a security researcher said today, with some users getting warnings about dangerous links, while others

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

5 free or cheap Google apps for SMB success

If you're a small or mid-sized business (SMB) operator seeking a low-cost yet effective way to optimize your Web site, publicize your products, and track your site's performance -- the answer may be

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Nestor Arellano