Fess up on cash, freebies for reviews, bloggers told

Some bloggers may soon have some fessing up to do.The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today released new guidelines requiring all bloggers to disclose any payments or freebies they get from companies in

Published on: October 7th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Time to hand out Blogging Idol prizes

ComputerWorld Canada’s second annual Blogging Idol Competition has drawn to a close, and we’re prepared to call it an unqualified success. More contestants, more posting, more discussion, more engagement.While everyone who participated made

Published on: May 14th, 2009 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Pirated Windows 7 available online

Pirated copies of a Windows 7 build pegged by many as the beta Microsoft Corp. will release next month have leaked to the Internet, according to searches at several BitTorrent sites today. A

Published on: December 29th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Look who

ComputerWorld Canada’s Blog Idol is about to gett underway with a few dozen contestants vying to be the country’s next great tech blogger. We talked to just a few of the bloggers in

Published on: May 18th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo


Users with profiles on the Orkut social networking site could be infected by a worm, according to some bloggers. Some Orkut users received an e-mail telling them they had been sent a new

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Jeremy Kirk

Affiliation networks: Google AdSense for hackers

Also read and respond to: Advantage Apple - Saves face with time iPhone patchThe next big threat to Web security has less to do with phishing and more to do with affiliation networks,

Published on: August 1st, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

The 50 most important people on the Web

Despite what Time magazine would have you believe, you are not the most powerful or influential person on the Web. We love online personals, social networks, and videos of people falling on their

Published on: March 18th, 2007 Christopher Null

Bloggers bite the hand that feeds

In this column we have marketing, blogging, marketing through blogging, and questions about journalistic ethics all in one messy package. Sprint recently launched what that carrier calls its Ambassador Program, which is a

Published on: April 13th, 2006 Paul McNamara

Lost Packets: Networking news and trivia

And the Digital Emmy goes to...iPod The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organization responsible for handing out the Daytime Emmy Awards, has announced it will create an award category honouring

Published on: December 8th, 2005 Network World Canada Staff