SEO panic over Google Instant is overblown

Since Google debuted its new Instant search feature that starts returning results as you type, search engine optimization (SEO) experts have been in a tizzy. You’d think Google had replaced its organic results

Published on: October 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Mobile app developers favour Android over iOS

More developers are actively engaged in creating iPhone and iPad apps than apps for other mobile platforms today, but a new survey from Appcelerator indicates the momentum is shifting. Android is closing the

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Gmail for Android OS updated

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smartphone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software is

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

SEO lessons from the 'ground zero mosque'

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock it would not have been easy to escape the controversy over the proposed construction of a “mosque” at Ground Zero in New York City. The words

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Instant offers more SEO opportunities: Google

Google shook the search market last week with the launch of Instant, a new feature that lets the company's search engine refresh results on the fly as people type their queries.Eager to speed

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

YouTube experiment hints at live streaming for the masses

Google's YouTube division is testing the waters of offering a live video streaming channel that gives third parties the capability to broadcast live programming on the Web. Starting this Monday and Tuesday at

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

Google, Apple tap crowdsourcing to map out WiFi locations

Four months ago, amidst a backlash from government regulators and privacy advocates, Google stopped collecting Wi-Fi data with its Street View cars. But that doesn't mean Google has stopped collecting wireless data altogether,

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Connecting with Jonathan Lister, LinkedIn Canada chief

Define meta? Jonathan Lister says he was recruited for LinkedIn Canada's first country manager post through the professional network itself. It makes you wonder if his previous employer, Google Canada had found him

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google experiments could limit competition for top search results

Google prides itself in its so-called “20 per cent time” philosophy that encourages the company's engineers to pursue their own projects for up to 20 per cent of their work hours even if

Published on: September 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Gmail once again shows up corporate e-mail with Priority Inbox

Google has started rolling out a new Gmail feature which automatically prioritizes incoming email into categories its believes reflect each message's importance to the receiver. The most important messages are tagged ‘Important' and

Published on: September 2nd, 2010 John E. Dunn

Gmail Priority Inbox filters frivolous e-mail

E-mail is a double-edged sword when it comes to productivity. The benefits of e-mail as a communications tool can easily be lost in the sea of nonsense that floods most inboxes, though--and that

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Tony Bradley and Nestor Arellano

Google acquires Toronto-based social gaming firm

Google shows no signs of stopping its social networking start-up shopping spree--it acquired social gaming service SocialDeck on Monday. The acquisition was announced Monday via the SocialDeck blog. It is Google's fifth acquisition

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Online ‘ad-stalking’ getting out of hand

Tired of getting tracked as you browse the Web, and being stalked by the same ad following you from site to site? Maybe it's time to heed the calls for a "Do-Not-Track" list,

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Preston Gralla

Google Realtime search a powerful business tool

Google added new functionality to its real-time search engine, and moved it from an obscure feature buried in the options on the left pane of the standard Google search, to its own Web

Published on: August 30th, 2010 Tony Bradley