Google acquires eBook Technologies

Google is accelerating its push in the e-book space by acquiring eBook Technologies, a company that specializes in both hardware and content distribution for electronic readers. Google isn't divulging the financial details of

Published on: January 13th, 2011

Everything you need to know about Android Honeycomb

Google's Android operating system is about to get a lot bigger -- literally.Google took the wraps off Android Honeycomb, the latest edition of its mobile OS, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas

Published on: January 10th, 2011 JR Raphael

Three SMB tech predictions for 2011

In 2011, IT World Canada is predicting that Google's search dominance will take a hit, you'll finally be able to work from home and myriad startups will help big business navigate social and

Published on: January 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

No Honeycomb OS for Galaxy Tab

 By Jared Newman Single-core Android tablets like Samsung's Galaxy Tab won't meet the minimum requirements for Honeycomb, Google's tablet-optimized operating system version, according to a manufacturer.  Bobby Cha, managing director of Korean consumer

Published on: January 5th, 2011 IDG News Service

Xtreme Labs hits download goldmine

How do you get your app downloaded more than 100 million times?The secret lies in hitting the perfect combination of distribution and promotion, according to Amar Varma, co-founder of Xtreme Labs Inc., a

Published on: January 3rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

2010 tech stories nobody predicted

Welcome to 2011. Usually around this time of year, pundits guess what we'll be seeing in the year ahead. On the computer security front, we're hearing that 2011 will be the year of

Published on: January 3rd, 2011 Robert McMillan

Gmail Backup offers free email protection

Getting your e-mail out of the cloud is often a good idea, whether it's to hedge against data loss or to meet archiving or indexing goals. Although a standard POP3/IMAP e-mail program (such

Published on: December 23rd, 2010 Ian Harac

Google’s new hacked site warnings a concern for businesses

Google has begun adding warnings to its search result listings indicating if it believes a site has been hacked. In such an instance the words, "This site may be compromised," will appear under

Published on: December 22nd, 2010 Keir Thomas

Group buying sites mature as huge market size becomes clear

As the packed-to-the-brim shopping malls on Boxing Day promise to remind us this weekend, shoppers love a bargain. That’s the crux of what’s inspired the many sites looking to cash in on the

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google now flags hacked sites in search results

One of the easiest ways for attackers to lure victims is by planting malware on seemingly innocent-looking Web sites, or actually compromising legitimate Web sites. Google is doing its part to help users

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Making Web advertisements smarter, better targeted

Compared to Google Ads, most Web site banner advertisments are just plain dumb. While search engines like Google can place ads based on what a user is actively looking for, many Web site

Published on: December 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft vs. Google rivalry reaches boiling point in 2010

In case you haven't heard, there are two companies called Microsoft and Google that really don't like each other very much. These tech behemoths are battling each other on a dizzying number of

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Put your Google services on steroids

Like everyone else on the Internet, you likely use one or more of Google's many services, from search to Gmail to Google Calendar to Google Docs. And like plenty of other people, you

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Android’s tasty ‘Gingerbread’ update supports NFC

Android 2.3 (more deliciously and seasonally appropriately known as "Gingerbread") isn't a huge overhaul of Google's mobile operating system, but the whole interface feels more refined and more responsive. In addition, Google has

Published on: December 13th, 2010 Ginny Mies