Do browser filters ‘dumb down’ Web search results?

Think you're on the Internet right now? Well, you're not. You're on your Internet. The exact version of the online world that you see is available only to you.Most of the major conduits

Published on: May 10th, 2011 Mike Elgan

Google’s content farm crackdown to affect Canadian rankings soon

Many Canadian businesses that have some sort of online presence could be hurt by Google's recent decision to alter its search algorithms to lower the online ranking of so-called “content farms” or sites

Published on: February 28th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

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

Perform an online background check using free Web services

I know what you're thinking--but hear me out. Plenty of reasons for doing an online background check exist, and not all of them are sketchy.In fact, everyone should do at least one online

Published on: February 16th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Four great Googling tips that guarantee better search results

We all know how to 'Google' something. Or do we?There are ways and means to ensure you get exactly what you're looking for in your search results.1. Use Google's Advanced Search to reduce

Published on: December 14th, 2007 Jason Whittaker