Morphing Web sites can help you make more money

Web sites that automatically customize themselves for each visitor so they come across as more appealing or simply less annoying can boost sales for online businesses by close to 20 per cent, an

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Tim Greene

Five tech strategies to help you ‘tell your story’ and make a sale

"Sell the sizzle not the steak," is a favourite marketing mantra.But tech-based businesses are better off expounding on the benefits their product or services provide if they intend to break into the market,

Published on: May 21st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Outspring Mail 1.0 takes radical approach to e-mail management

Outspring Mail 1.0.4, a brand new competitor in the e-mail landscape, attempts a radically different and immensely promising approach to e-mail management. But in this early version of the program, its good intentions

Published on: May 21st, 2008 Nathan Alderman

Rent-a-botnet service makes launching attacks easier

Online fraudsters that aren't highly skilled in the arts of cyber crime can now rent a service that offers an all-in-one hosting server with a built-in Zeus trojan administration panel and infecting tools,

Published on: May 16th, 2008 Andrew Hendrey

Malware menace growing – and what you can do about it

Large businesses using social networking tools are vulnerable to far greater security attacks than their systems are equipped to handle, say Internet security experts.In addition Web-based technologies such as VoIP (voice over Internet

Published on: May 16th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

A “petite” mistake can cause big damage, Canadian retailers warned

In a Web-enabled world populated by buyers with highly developed personal preferences, Canadian retailers must learn to abandon traditional mass marketing strategies and adopt more customer centric approaches to selling.Ironically, in their rush

Published on: May 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Huge rewards await firms offering Canadians video online

Canadian Internet users increasingly want to use the Web to access their favourite video programs, a new survey reveals.Business opportunities abound for companies that can capitalize on those desires, experts suggest. Canadian Internet

Published on: April 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Notorious Rock Phish gang pummels PC users with new attack strategy

A notorious online gang known for its prolific phishing operations has expanded its means of attack, potentially putting more PC users at risk of losing personal data.The Rock Phish gang surfaced around 2004,

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk and Robert MacMillan

Canadian medical lab says new messaging system just what the doctor ordered

Greater messaging reliability and valuable time savings are crucial benefits BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (BCBL) experienced since its move to a new e-mail messaging system based on Microsoft Exchange Server.Time spent on administering

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Chinese-style Internet censorship doomed to failure, says Bill Gates

Efforts by countries like China to restrict the exchange of information on the Internet are ultimately doomed to failure, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates told an audience of Stanford University students Tuesday."I don't see

Published on: February 21st, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Spam exploit highlights dangers of free Web-based services

Economical and effective, free online services are especially appealing to budget conscious small and midsize businesses (SMBs) but they are also attracting the attention of spammers.An attempt this week to breach the e-mail

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Online bandits promise more of the same in 2008

Last year we saw hackers exploit trusted brands, and we can expect to see more of the same this year - especially with the popularity (and relative insecurity) of social networking sites. The

Published on: January 3rd, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Live Document dead in the water without off-line capability

A hosted office productivity suite developed by Hotmail co-founder Sabeer Bhatia needs to sprout some off-line capability or it could drown in a sea of similar products, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Instant

Published on: November 24th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Protecting end-users from themselves

The recent OS X-specific Mac Trojan ignited many hot conversations on various security mailing lists last week. Supposedly, the excitement regarding the Trojan is that it is the first time profit-seeking criminals have

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Roger A. Grimes