Canada’s most Googled tech terms in 2013

Outlook, the iPhone 5S, and BlackBerry 10 – here in Canada, these topped our list of the most oft-Googled tech terms in 2013. Every year, Google Inc. releases its list of the most

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft’s Bing getting fresh look in coming weeks

Bing, Microsoft Corp.’s search engine, is getting a new look – one that involves a two-column layout that will adapt to the user’s device. With a new, bright orange logo, Microsoft has revamped

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2013 Candice So

Community Bloggers 104: Verify Google authorship for your articles

The objective here is simple – To verify you as the author of the articles you have written on ITBusiness.ca using Google+. Why would you want to do this? In short, Google is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Forget BlackBerry; people are searching for iPhone 5

While BlackBerry is launching its latest smartphone, the Z10, in Canada today, new data released by Greenlight shows that, at least as recently as late last year, Apple was more than winning the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Toronto firm does big data chemistry in the cloud

If you’re a medical researcher looking for antibodies, sometimes Googling isn’t enough. Or rather, it’s too much.  In 2009, 1DegreeBio was started by a group of medical and technology-savvy entrepreneurs to become what they now say is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 22nd, 2012 Brian Bloom

Facebook could be second-most popular search engine: survey

Facebook could become a major player in the Web search market overnight if it launched a feature integrated into its social network, according to a London-based search engine optimization firm.Facebook could capture about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google+ gaining on Facebook?

Don't be too fast to discount the social media cred of Google+. Google's stab at social networking might be more successful than most have speculated, according to a survey released recently by digital

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Google in hot water for tracking of Safari users

Google's alleged circumvention of do-not-track controls on Apple's Safari browser could lead to big fines from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission if the agency determines Google has violated a privacy settlement the company

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 17th, 2012 Grant Gross

Google’s

If you want potential customers to get a 360-degree, panoramic view of your brick-and-mortar business when they click on any of your listings in Google, its new Business Photos campaign makes its listings

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2012 Angela West

4 ways to take control of Google’s Social Search functions

Google sparked controversy on Tuesday with the announcement of a major search update that includes content from its budding social network.In the announcement posted on Google's blog, Google FellowAmit Singhal says, "Search is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2012 Kristin Burnham

Google and VMware most active in software firm acquisition for 2011

While the world has been distracted by HP's baffling $10.2 billion purchase of Autonomy and Microsoft's surprising $9 billion buy of Skype, EMC/VMware and Google have been snapping up dozens of software companies

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 16th, 2011 Julie Bort

Canadian courts don’t protect trademarks from keyword advertising

It seems logical that when Vancouver Career College Inc. wanted to advertise its services using Google AdWords, it would buy the phrase “private career training.” But to a rival Vancouver school, Private Career

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google trims product offerings

Google is trimming its offerings, following a season of big changes for the Internet search leader.The company over the next few months will shut down a number of products and merge others into

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 6th, 2011 Christina DesMarais

How Google+ will affect your Web site’s search ranking

Google+'s new social networking site, Google+, launched to much fanfare last week. The new service, currently in invite-only stage, has created a buzz with its novel sharing and group video chat features.The social

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2011 Ilie Mitaru