Yahoo launches advertising dashboard for small business

Yahoo launched a free marketing dashboard on Wednesday to boost its advertising appeal for small and midsized businesses by simplifying digital marketing for them.  The move comes as part of new CEO Scott

Published on: May 2nd, 2012 Cameron Scott

Facebook buys $550M in AOL patents from Microsoft

Microsoft and Facebook, which have struck a variety of business, technology and advertising agreements in recent years, announced on Monday a deal related to patents AOL recently sold.As part of the deal, Facebook

Published on: April 23rd, 2012 John Ribeiro

Yahoo poised for ‘thousands’ of layoffs: report

Troubled tech stalwart Yahoo Inc. is poised to lay off thousands of workers, according to a report out today.The job cuts (no exact number was specified) will likely be announced at the end

Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang quits company

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has left the company, the latest dramatic change at the top of the embattled Internet company.Yang, who was involved in both Yahoo's rise to Internet titan inthe late 1990s

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez

Top Canadian Internet memes of 2011 [Infographic]

Best wishes for the holiday season and a Happy New Year from the staff at ITBusiness.ca to all of our readers.For Christmas, we got you this infographic of the top Internet memes of

Published on: December 25th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

More hackers hijacking email, Facebook accounts

More hackers are hijacking email and Facebook accounts but almost a quarter of their victims are doing nothing to prevent falling prey again, a new global study says. The amount of spam sent

Published on: October 24th, 2011 Christine Wong

Hackers gain ability to impersonate CIA, MI6, Mossad

The tally of digital certificates stolen from a Dutch company in July has exploded to more than 500, including ones for intelligence services like the CIA, the U.K.'s MI6 and Israel's Mossad, a

Published on: September 6th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

World IPv6 Day draws attention to security concerns

The marking of World IPv6 Day yesterday has drawn fresh attention to the next generation Internet addressing protocol, as well as to the security considerations that enterprises will need to deal with as

Published on: June 10th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Free browser toolbar helps improve your Web site’s SEO

Part art and part science, search engine optimization is not for the faint of heart, what with its ever-changing rules and potential for spectacular disasters. The stories of JCPenney and DecorMyEyes, in particular, have recently provided a vivid

Published on: May 30th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Back up your Web mail account

Yes, we know--it's hard enough to remember to back up your desktop, your laptop, your smartphone, and your tablet, and now we want you to think about backing up your cloud-based e-mail account,

Published on: March 14th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Yahoo, AOL Canada battle for Web advertisers

Small businesses advertising on the Web are starting to get more reasons to look beyond Google as Yahoo Canada and AOL Canada ramp up efforts north of the 49th parallel.Both big names that

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Brian Jackson

One-third of Canadians would forfeit sex rather than the Internet

What pleasures would Canadians be willing to give up for a year? Most would sooner forfeit chocolates, coffee, and alcohol – or devices, such as mp3 players, video games and mobile phones –

Published on: August 12th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Yahoo to offer big bucks to hackers with good ideas

Yahoois considering investing in hackers with good ideas and technologies, a company executive said on Saturday."We are open to many ways of having a stake in creative young companies," said Jeff Kinder, Yahoo's

Published on: July 27th, 2010 John Ribeiro

5 tips and 3 sites that take care of your digital legacy when you die

If I’m having this much problems managing my multiple digital presences now, try to imagine what could happen if for example I suddenly croaked. It’s a morbid thought, but have you ever wondered

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano