Cyber spies steal top secret govt. documents

Cyber spies based in Chengdu, China have reportedly used phishing e-mail attacks and a bot network -- abetted by social media -- to steal top secret Indian government documents and visa information from

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Alibaba berates Yahoo for ‘reckless’ support of Google

Alibaba Group, the owner of Yahoo China, rejected as "reckless" a Yahoo statement supporting Google's stance in the country, after Google said it was hit by cyberattacks from China and may cease business

Published on: January 19th, 2010 Owen Fletcher and Jaikumar Vijayan

9 biggest tech stories of 2009

The Great Recession cast a shadow on all sectors of the economy in 2009. IT fared better than most, however, and the slump did not curb the dynamic nature of the industry. Acquisitions

Published on: December 10th, 2009 Marc Ferranti

Top tips for ‘successful’ keyword marketing on Yahoo

Google may account for about 80 per cent of search volume in Canada, but that doesn't mean you can ignore Yahoo. It still pulls in 17 million unique users per month. Besides, more

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Do You Bing, Canada?

Bing, which is the amalgamation of Microsoft's Live Search, MSN Search and Live Search initiatives, is marketed by Microsoft as a decision engine offering more precise results and less clutter than Google. A

Published on: October 20th, 2009 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Yahoo search advertisers will be merged with Microsoft’s

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Published on: October 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

10 of tech’s biggest missed opportunities

Some of the biggest high-tech deals never happened. Some of the most promising products and services never came to be. Why? Because the people and companies involved didn't realize what they were letting

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Dan Tynan

Ballmer’s pep talk makes grads feel better about their future

It's a tough time to leave school and start a business but Steve Ballmer did his best on Wednesday to make a hall full of Stanford University students feel better about their future.It

Published on: May 8th, 2009 James Niccolai

A game plan for Yahoo’s new CEO to bring back days of glory

Now that Yahoo Inc. has put Carol Bartz at the helm of the slumping company, analysts say her first mission may just be to restore the hip buzz that used to surround the

Published on: January 16th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Yahoo-owned ad company “deceives” Web surfers

"Buyer beware" may be a cliché, but any regular Web user knows you have to watch your back when clicking display ads on Web sites. However, noted antispyware researcher Ben Edelman has had

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Ian Paul

New search engine offers visual preview, takes on top guns

A new search engine – recently released in beta format – will provide stiff competition to top dogs such as Google and Yahoo, its creators suggest. MelZoo.com transforms the look of the typical

Published on: January 13th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

11 dumbest tech bloopers of 2008

Tech is overflowing with creative and hypermotivated people who do a lot of pretty incredible things. But they can be counted on to do some pretty silly things, too--which is lucky for us,

Published on: December 31st, 2008 Mark Sullivan

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