Stories by Sharon Gaudin

5 things that Twitter's CEO needs to do now

Jack Dorsey is back as CEO at Twitter. So what should Twitter's CEO focus on? Analysts take on what they generally agree should be his top five tasks.

By Sharon Gaudin | 06 October, 2015 15:14

Tags: twitter

Good-bye, Google as we know it. Hello, Alphabet

After the market close Friday, Google officially will become Alphabet and will trade publicly as such on Monday. Google will become a business unit running under the Alphabet umbrella and will focus on core Internet-related businesses, including search, YouTube and Android.

By Sharon Gaudin | 02 October, 2015 22:35

Tags: Google

Facebook crashes for 2nd time in a week

Facebook crashed again on Monday, the second time in less than a week and the third time in three weeks

By Sharon Gaudin | 29 September, 2015 04:51

Tags: Facebook

NASA finds signs of water on Mars, raising hopes of finding life

NASA scientists said that after years of investigation, they have determined that water intermittently seeps from below ground and on to the Martian surface.

By Sharon Gaudin | 28 September, 2015 22:30

Tags: NASA

Facebook gives a makeover

Facebook is giving its worldwide Internet connection project,, a makeover that includes more security and granular control, along with a new name.

Google improves voice search

Google said it has built a better neural network that is making its voice search work faster and better in noisy environments.

Facebook goes down and Twitter lights up

Facebook crashed for at least 10 minutes today and then struggled to fully come back online.

By Sharon Gaudin | 24 September, 2015 20:39

Tags: Facebook

Instagram surges past Twitter to become 2nd biggest social network

Instagram hit a milestone this week, logging more than 400 million monthly users, solidly surpassing rival Twitter.

By Sharon Gaudin | 23 September, 2015 22:23

Tags: Instagram, twitter

Instead of robots taking jobs, A.I. may help humans do their jobs better

Despite worries that robots will take jobs from humans, a group of researchers says what's more likely is that humans will eventually work cooperatively with cyber helpers.

By Sharon Gaudin | 22 September, 2015 13:00

Tags: robots, artificial intelligence, A.I.

Overcoming our fears and avoiding robot overlords

Some people are afraid that one day robots will rise up, sentient, working as a collective and angry enough to overthrow the human race. Other scientists say the scariest thing is for our fears to stunt our research on A.I. and slow technical advances.

By Sharon Gaudin | 18 September, 2015 19:32

Tags: artificial intelligence

Facebook getting down to business in the enterprise

Facebook is expanding the beta test of its social network for the enterprise and hopes to launch it in the next few months.

By Sharon Gaudin | 17 September, 2015 23:01

Tags: Facebook

Google may have renamed Glass in revitalization effort

Google has renamed its Google Glass work Project Aura and has scooped up staff from Amazon's secretive Lab126, according to a news report.

By Sharon Gaudin | 17 September, 2015 22:17

Tags: Google

Facebook moves beyond the 'like' button

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, said the social network is working on enabling uses to hit a button and express more than just a simple "like."

By Sharon Gaudin | 16 September, 2015 21:06

Tags: Facebook

Alleged Va. shooter uses social media to post video of killings

The man who allegedly shot and killed two journalists in Virginia while they were doing an on-air interview, posted video he took of the murders to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Intel backs $100m funding round into OpenStack Cloud

Looking to fuel enterprise adoption of the cloud, Intel is leading a $100m investment in Mirantis, an emerging player in the OpenStack arena.

By Sharon Gaudin | 24 August, 2015 22:58

Tags: cloud computing, intel

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