Google guru offers free tool to supercharge your Web site, boost traffic

Nowadays, even regular Web surfers know some of the things to do when designing a Web site for fast performance. Cut the number of requests to the Web server. Shrink JPEG sizes. Enlist

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2009 Eric Lai

iPhone step aside – Google Android expected to be spectacular success

The number of mobile phones using the Android operating system will eventually be huge, even if the number of Android smartphones shipped doesn't grow by 900 per cent this year as one research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

New Google tools let you “slice and dice” through search results

Saying that its users are becoming increasingly sophisticated, Google Inc. today unveiled a list of new search technologies geared to help users 'slice and dice' their Google search results, along with a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Google knows more about you “than your mother does”

"Google knows more about you than your mother." Kevin Bankston, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, recently made that statement to this reporter. A few years ago, it might have sounded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell

New Google marketing hubs help you sell anything … even a Pet Stick!

Google has launched two new Web sites to float a raft of its marketing tools in front of advertisers, highlighting an extensive suite that covers every step of the marketing process from research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Six threats that could tear down Twitter

Twitter is the hottest thing in technology right now. U.S. visits to Twitter.com more than doubled during the month of March alone.All that success is prompting the Debbie Downers out there to speculate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 21st, 2009 Mike Elgan

Google comes up with new way to tell humans from bots

Google has put a new spin on the CAPTCHA, a way of helping Web sites distinguish between human visitors and bots: It wants people to tell it which way is up in a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 21st, 2009 Peter Sayer

Smart partnership, product positioning helps Montreal firm find success

Jean-Marc Robillard had a hardware problem – it was too expensive for small clients to buy, but not running fast enough to serve the needs of big clients. And in the world of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 20th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod and Brian Jackson

Defamed online? Here’s what you can do about it

What can you do when you find content about yourself online that you think is defamation? How do you address it? Is it possible to have it removed from search results or from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Canadian contact lenses e-merchant sees business grow with Search advertising

Canadian small and medium sized businesses aren't investing adequately in search engine advertising and could be missing out on an effective way to drive sales, according to online marketing experts.Search advertising -- or

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Twitter denies Google buyout rumours

Twitter Inc. co-founder Biz Stone today denied widespread rumors that its acquisition by Google Inc. is imminent. The rumors erupted late Thursday when tech blog site TechCrunch, citing two anonymous sources, reported that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 7th, 2009 Juan Carlos Perez

Canadian MP wants privacy laws updated to “accommodate” Google Street View

A Conservative MP from the Ottawa area wants to update Canada's privacy law so services like Google's Street View have a clearer road to legality.Last week Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre filed a motion

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Microsoft’s criticism surprises Toronto author of “open cloud manifesto”

Microsoft Corp.'s sharp criticism of an "open cloud manifesto" surprised drafters of the document, who plan to release it to the public on Monday, according to the founder of a company that helped

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 30th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano

Gmail and Google Apps could face privacy investigation following breach

A privacy group has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Google Inc.'s cloud computing services, including the popular Gmail hosted e-mail service, Google Docs and the Picasa photo sharing service, adequately

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 24th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin