3 key features of Google’s new Knowledge Graph

Google yesterday unwrapped the first of its long-promised semantic search capabilities, dubbed Knowledge Graph. The new Knowledge Graph feature will give users more direct answers to questions and the option to search for

Published on: May 17th, 2012 Brad Reed

Expect smarter, easier searches from Google

The vaunted Google search engine is set for an upgrade that will make it easier for users to find the information they need by putting their searches in context, the company said Wednesday.Over

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

How to fine tune Goolge searches, send text with Google Voice

Here are more tips on how to make good use of Google Chrome and Google Voice.Narrow your Google searchesLike many folks, I rely heavily on Google Search; I probably use it dozens of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Rick Broida

Will the New Bing be credible challenge to Google?

Microsoft Corp. today rolled out an update to Bing which deepens the search tool’s integration with social networking site Facebook.The makeover adds a new column to search results that features Facebook friends who

Published on: May 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

20,000 Web sites could be infected with malware: Google

Google has warned 20,000 Web sites that they might be hacked and injected with JavaScript redirect malware, Google said.In a message sent this week, Google said that some pages of the Web site

Published on: April 19th, 2012 Loek Essers

Browser bible: How to choose the right software for Web surfing

Everyone needs a Web browser, but with so many different ones available, deciding which one is best for you can be hard. Are you looking for something blazing fast? Or is strong security

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Megan Guess

Rogers targets small biz with new online marketing suite

One of Canada's largest telecom players has decided to bring its game to a different field. Rogers Communications Inc. recently rolled out an online marketing service aimed at small businesses. Called Outrank, the

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Mozilla Firefox 10 makes add-on updating invisible

Mozilla today patched eight vulnerabilities in Firefox as it shipped the latest iteration in its rapid release schedule. Firefox 10, sixth in the line of updates that have been rolling off the development

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Gregg Keizer

8 ways to build links that will send your Google rank soaring

Have you been spending long, agonizing hours crafting an online description for your Web site that starts with something like: “The best site ever for…” or “Lowest prices for…”If you think this alone

Published on: October 19th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Fake FireFox 7 site ranks high in search results

If you're using a search engine today to find a download of Firefox 7, be careful about the results you click on. That's because a dubious Web site called Firefox7.org appears high up

Published on: September 29th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

Five SEO facts hidden in your domain name

by Krista LaRiviere When Google crawls your web site to index and rank your content it has to start somewhere. That somewhere is the front door to your site – your domain name.

Published on: September 21st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Office cleaners use SEO tools to stop being swept under the carpet

A weak online marketing strategy was holding back Jan-Pro-Canada Inc., a Scarborough, Ont.-based office cleaning firm from realizing its full potential. But the timely deployment of a suite of search engine optimization (SEO)

Published on: September 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Google knew of illegal Canadian pharmacy sales, provided support

In one of the largest settlements of its kind in U.S. history, Google agreed last week to pay the U.S. government half a billion dollars for allowing its advertising system to be abused

Published on: August 30th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

Google rushes to rollout Google+ business profiles

Demand for Google+ business profiles has reached white-hot intensity, prompting Google+ leader Vic Gundotra to acknowledge the company has been caught off guard, but pledging a fix is being fast-tracked.The number of people

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez