Spammers step up “hit-and-run” operations

They were all the rage last year, but image and file attachment spam is definitely out in 2008, as spammers abandon complex techniques for simpler URL-based methods.Around 90 per cent of all spam

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

How to create a landing page that instantly entices customers

Courtesy of Entrepreneur.comYou put all kinds of work into creating a great pay-per-click ad, filling it with exactly the right keywords to catch the attention of your target market and drive them through

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 21st, 2008 Ralph Gabai

Social net strategies for SMBs

More than 20 million Canadians are on online social networks - a sea of marketing possibilities for small business that would dare to dip their feet into the Web 2.0 pool.Valuable business intelligence

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian IT career site jettisons Linux for .Net system

When an upgrade of its open source-based Web site threatened to overwhelm its budget, a Canadian IT career organization decided to give Linux the pink slip, and recruit Microsoft instead. The Information and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 11th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

It’s time to hack Firefox 3 – and here are 12 quick ways to do it

Firefox 3 has been out for two weeks now, so get with the program: It's time to hack it. The newest version of Mozilla's browser has plenty of new features, including the site

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Preston Gralla

Some ISPs make big bucks by intercepting traffic from non-existent sites

The interception of Internet traffic to snoop on phone calls or track surfers' behavior is a hot topic -- but what's keeping members of an international Internet security body up at night is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2008 Peter Sayer

Canadian radio refuses to die

Despite the unceasing onslaught Web-based technology and predictions of being "subsumed" by new media, Canadian radio refuses to sign-off and die.Instead, local radio advertisers turned up the dial recently to announce that radio

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Windows Search 4.0 morphs from monster to mild-mannered IT citizen

It's the feature everyone loves to hate. Windows Search, the busy little background service that chews up your CPU cycles and thrashes your hard disk, is alternately revered and reviled, yet it rarely

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Getting a handle on Google Apps

When Google launched its web-based e-mail service (Gmail) on April 1, 2004, many people thought it was an April Fool's Day joke, and perhaps with good reason. That same day, the company had

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 9th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Microsoft expresses creative side with updated suite

Microsoft says the upcoming release of Expression Studio 2.0 – its suite of design and media applications – is a bonanza for developers and designers.It will enable them to “build rich interactive applications

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Yang switches gears – says Yahoo still open to higher Microsoft bid

Facing shareholder ire and a plunging stock price, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said Yahoo board members would still sell the company to Microsoft or another suitor if the price is right.According to Bloomberg,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

It pays to have your head in the clouds: Google’s Glotzbach

Cloud computing will have as profound an impact on IT, business, and life in general as the invention of the “power grid” at the turn of the last century, says a top Google

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Phishing attacks unlikely to chill online shoppers’ enthusiasm

Online shopping will carry on at full tilt this Christmas season.Cyber shoppers are unlikely to be deterred by all the recent reports about online fraud, say e-commerce experts. (One of the most recent

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Mozilla promises Firefox vulnerability won’t bug you anymore

Mozilla Corp. will patch Firefox against a nine-month-old protocol handler bug, its chief security executive announced Friday, after researchers demonstrated that the vulnerability was more serious than first thought.The bug is another uniform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2007 Gregg Keizer