Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Project Fi will help Google amass even more data about you

As Google dives into the Wi-Fi and cellular network services business, some are wondering just where the company is headed.

By Sharon Gaudin | 25 April, 2015 05:52

Tags: IDC, Google, at&t, security, data privacy, privacy

Facebook gives priority to friends in News Feed change

Over the next few weeks, Facebook users may see a dramatic difference in what they see in their News Feeds.

By Sharon Gaudin | 22 April, 2015 20:55

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, social media, internet, Facebook

Today's the day: Be mobile friendly or get lost in search

If your website isn't mobile friendly, prepare to get lost in Google's mobile search rankings.

By Sharon Gaudin | 22 April, 2015 06:58

Tags: Mobile & Wireless, Google, mobile

Feds lay down social media rules; enterprises should, too

The U.S. government is making it clear to federal employees what they can and cannot post or tweet about on their favorite social networks.

By Sharon Gaudin | 18 April, 2015 04:19

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, Instagram, Google, twitter, social media, internet, Facebook

Where did I leave my Android phone? Google it

Wish there was a way to easily find your smartphone when you've dropped it under a sofa cushion or the dog ran off with it?

By Sharon Gaudin | 17 April, 2015 05:57

Tags: search, Google, internet, search engines

Microsoft and Yahoo shake up their search deal

Nearly six years after Microsoft and Yahoo inked a search partnership, the companies are extending their agreement while changing it up a bit, as well.

By Sharon Gaudin | 17 April, 2015 04:37

Tags: search, Yahoo, Microsoft, bing, internet, search engines

With EU challenging Google, this time 'stakes are high'

With the European Commission leveling antitrust charges against Google, the company should be bracing itself for a big and potentially costly fight over its dominant search business.

By Sharon Gaudin | 17 April, 2015 03:51

Tags: search, The Gabriel Consulting Group, Google, european union, european commission, internet, search engines

Google patent envisions Cloud control of an army of robots

Google received a US patent this week for technology that would enable it to use the Cloud to control an army of robots.

By Sharon Gaudin | 16 April, 2015 19:18

Tags: Google, robotics, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, o2

AWS offers machine-learning service to make sense of Big Data

Enterprises will soon be able to do the kind of Big Data analysis that enables Amazon to recommend books, video games and toasters to its customers.

By Sharon Gaudin | 10 April, 2015 20:23

Tags: Amazon Web Services, amazon.com, applications, Microsoft, data mining, software, big data

How to prep, in 7 steps, for Google's mobile search change

With Google about to make a change that will affect how websites are ranked in its mobile search results, now is the time for companies to make sure their websites don't sink to the bottom of the pile.

By Sharon Gaudin | 10 April, 2015 03:34

Tags: search, Google, internet, search engines

Here's what Google's mobile search change means to you

In about two weeks, Google plans to make a major change to the algorithm for its mobile search, giving mobile-friendly websites a higher position in search rankings.

By Sharon Gaudin | 08 April, 2015 20:29

Tags: search, Google, internet, search engines

NASA code-a-thon uses IBM Cloud to build space tech

NASA this weekend is pulling together more than 10,000 developers, scientists, students and entrepreneurs across 62 countries for a code-a-thon aimed at building technology for space exploration.

By Sharon Gaudin | 08 April, 2015 03:18

Tags: popular science, App Development, NASA, IBM

Robotics can now give you a leg up -- literally

It sounds easy enough for the average healthy person, but could it be made easier for people who have to do a lot of it - like nurses, soldiers, police officers or postal workers?

By Sharon Gaudin | 07 April, 2015 05:34

Tags: Carnegie Mellon University, robotics, North Carolina State University

Want to secure your social info? Facebook shows you how

Facebook today launched 11 interactive guides and how-tos to help users secure their social information.

By Sharon Gaudin | 04 April, 2015 04:34

Tags: Internet-based applications and services, social media, internet, Facebook

Is your robot a little cheeky? Google may build it that way

Google is working toward the day when robots have individual personalities, according to the company's U.S. patent application.

By Sharon Gaudin | 03 April, 2015 09:02

Tags: Google, robotics, o2

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