E-commerce players flocking to semantic Web systems

Despite the recession, luggage retailer Ebags.com enjoyed phenomenal 2010 holiday sales -- some 33 per cent higher than the previous year. (The online retail sector as a whole reported a 15 per cent

Published on: February 23rd, 2011 Elisabeth Horwitt

Crack Chrome and win $20K prize

Google is so confident that its Chrome Web browser can't be hacked that it is willing to put $20,000 cash and a Chrome CR-48 notebook on the line to prove it. At the

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Tony Bradley

How to use Google’s Cloud Print

Cloud Print, Google's long-anticipated online printing solution, recently launched as a public beta for Windows users, and the feature, which is supposed to allow you to print remotely to a networked printer, is

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Ian Paul

Find the best browser for your print job

Printing from the Web can be perilous. Each browser interprets pages differently, and what emerges from your printer can sometimes look nothing like what you saw on the screen.To find the best browser

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Nathan Alderman

A peek at Google’s Chrome laptop

Google gave the world a first look at its new Chrome OS laptop Tuesday and according to CEO Eric Schmidt it's very much like the Network Computer devices that he was pitching while

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Users can block online tracking with IE9

The next version of Internet Explorer will let users turn on "tracking protection," a new mechanism that will block specified third-party sites from tracking users, Microsoft said. The announcement comes just as the

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Free DNS services worth business consideration

It's been almost a year since Google announced its free DNS service known as Google Public DNS, promising a speedier, safer way to surf the Web and sparking concern that Google would become

Published on: November 18th, 2010 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Chrome, Safari, MS Office top ‘dirty dozen’ list

The Google Chrome browser has earned the dubious distinction of being named the most vulnerable application on the "Dirty Dozen" list of 12 applications with the most discovered software flaws requiring security updates

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Ellen Messmer

IE9 beta fails to prop up Microsoft browser

The quick start of Internet Explorer 9's beta last month wasn't enough to prevent Microsoft's browser from again losing share to rivals from Google and Apple, a Web measurement firm said today.Although IE9

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

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

Tabnapping: how to avoid latest ID theft trick

A new, incredibly sneaky identity-theft tactic surfaced earlier this week when Mozilla's Aza Raskin, the creative lead of Firefox, unveiled what's become known as "tabnapping."Stated simply, tabnapping -- from the combination of "tab"

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Tabnapping cons users into giving out their passwords

A Mozilla employee yesterday outlined a sly new attack tactic dubbed "tabnapping" that can dupe users into giving up passwords by secretly changing already-open browser tabs.All of the major browsers on Windowsand Mac

Published on: May 27th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

How to get Google to give you great gobs of cash

Google is looking to invest in key industries. If you want some of that action, it doesn't hurt to have a pal inside the Googleplex. Google's venture capital arm is a year old,

Published on: May 6th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

Yahoo! demonstrates new transparency centre

While attending the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's Toronto privacy consultation last week, I caught up with Anne Toth, the head of privacy at Yahoo! Anne was one of the only representatives from online

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson