Montreal’s Wajam picks up three Stevie Awards

Montreal startup Wajam has picked up three honours from the International Business Awards, popularly known as the Stevie Awards. The social search engine firm won gold for best online press room, plussilvers for

Published on: August 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Google launches Knowledge Graph search in Canada

Not to be outdone by Facebook’s “social graph,” Google has launched its “Knowledge Graph” in Canada and around the world today to enhance its leading search engine. Knowledge Graph is a database of

Published on: August 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

How to bear with Google’s Panda update

Have you suddenly realized that your business, which previously appeared on the front page of a Google search on your area of expertise, has suddenly dropped off the face of the computer screen?

Published on: March 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Google’s new hacked site warnings a concern for businesses

Google has begun adding warnings to its search result listings indicating if it believes a site has been hacked. In such an instance the words, "This site may be compromised," will appear under

Published on: December 22nd, 2010 Keir Thomas

Google now flags hacked sites in search results

One of the easiest ways for attackers to lure victims is by planting malware on seemingly innocent-looking Web sites, or actually compromising legitimate Web sites. Google is doing its part to help users

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Tony Bradley

SEO panic over Google Instant is overblown

Since Google debuted its new Instant search feature that starts returning results as you type, search engine optimization (SEO) experts have been in a tizzy. You’d think Google had replaced its organic results

Published on: October 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google offers Search on steroids with Caffeine

Google search results are now fresher and faster, according the company that just gave its search indexing technology a jolt of Caffeine. On Tuesday, Google announced an overhaul of its search indexing technology

Published on: June 10th, 2010 Brennon Slattery and JR Raphael

Defamed online? Here’s what you can do about it

What can you do when you find content about yourself online that you think is defamation? How do you address it? Is it possible to have it removed from search results or from

Published on: April 8th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Sarah Palin and Britney Spears share most-searched honours for 2008

The year is coming to a close, but the endless year-in-review articles are just beginning. Yahoo and Google have released their most popular queries for 2008 giving us some perspective on what the

Published on: December 12th, 2008 Ian Paul

How to make sure search-engine users find your Web site

Whether your Web site is brand new or 10 years old, managing how it appears to search engines is crucial to its success. The typical Web site gets 61 per cent of its

Published on: December 8th, 2008 Christopher Null