Sharon Gaudin

Senior Reporter

Sharon Gaudin covers the Internet, social media, cloud computing and emerging technologies for Computerworld.

Google uses VR to bring Pride to living rooms, mobile screens

Facebook takes on critics with political bias class

Facebook takes on critics with political bias class

After facing allegations it had suppressed conservative views, Facebook responded by adding an employee training class focused on political bias.

Don't clear out your cubicle for a robot just yet

Don't clear out your cubicle for a robot just yet

Robotics will replace some human workers in their jobs, but technology will also create new, more interesting jobs for people, according to a report from Forrester Research.

Elon Musk wants to build you a robotic housekeeper

Elon Musk wants to build you a robotic housekeeper

High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his sights set on building robots that can do housework, have conversations and play games.

Tech expectations for 2036: pizza delivery drones and avatar dating

Tech expectations for 2036: pizza delivery drones and avatar dating

In 20 years, there will be more robots than humans, people will date through avatars and drones will deliver pizzas. That's the vision many Americans have of the future, according to a new survey.

Opening Siri to developers should make the A.I. system smarter

Opening Siri to developers should make the A.I. system smarter

With Apple pushing ahead to expand Siri, industry analysts say the increasing A.I.-focused competition among industry giants Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Apple should propel smart technologies to a whole new level in a few years.

With LinkedIn, Microsoft looks to get back to the heart of the enterprise

With LinkedIn, Microsoft looks to get back to the heart of the enterprise

Today's professional world "requires a vibrant network that brings together a professional’s information in LinkedIn’s public network with the information in Office 365 and Dynamics," Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a company...

Facebook’s video comments could draw in younger users

Facebook’s video comments could draw in younger users

Videos in replies and comments can be uploaded to both people you've friended and pages you've liked, as well as within groups and events.

Google's Larry Page may be working on flying cars

Google's Larry Page may be working on flying cars

Google's Larry Page is reportedly investing $100 million in trying to build flying cars.

Facebook tests posts hidden from Timelines

Facebook tests posts hidden from Timelines

Facebook is testing a feature that lets users post to their News Feed while hiding the posts from the users' Timeline.

Google DeepMind’s kill switch research may ease A.I. fears

Google DeepMind’s kill switch research may ease A.I. fears

Google DeepMind, a London-based artificial intelligence company that Google acquired in 2014, is working on what will be a kill switch for robots and other A.I. systems.

Iron Man meets Aquaman as Navy turns to augmented reality

Iron Man meets Aquaman as Navy turns to augmented reality

Scientists with the U.S. Navy are working to develop an augmented reality display for divers' helmets.

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