Sharon Gaudin

Senior Writer

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

Afraid of A.I. taking your job? Yep, you likely are

H&R Block turns to A.I. to tackle your tax return

H&R Block turns to A.I. to tackle your tax return

H&R Block is betting that customers will be willing to have IBM's Watson assist their human tax preparers in getting them the biggest refunds possible or at least reduce how much they owe.

Software glitch aborts SpaceX rendezvous with space station

Software glitch aborts SpaceX rendezvous with space station

A software glitch caused a SpaceX cargo spacecraft to abort its rendezvous with the International Space Station early on Wednesday.

Facebook’s latest goal is to connect (and save) the world

Facebook’s latest goal is to connect (and save) the world

In a blog post Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out an agenda that envisions creating a global community to make the world a better place.

You just might find your next job on Facebook

You just might find your next job on Facebook

Facebook is rolling out features that will help companies post job openings and applications directly on the social network.

IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it, according to a report from Intel.

NASA at work on autonomous space rendezvous technology

NASA at work on autonomous space rendezvous technology

NASA is about to launch technology to the International Space Station that could bring the agency closer to enabling rendezvous with a spacecraft without human intervention.

Google lets users get social with Maps

Google lets users get social with Maps

Google is moving to make Maps more than just about getting to your destination. Maps is getting social.

Get ready to grab your Google I/O tickets

Get ready to grab your Google I/O tickets

If you're hoping to attend Google I/O in May, you can apply for tickets to the annual developer conference Feb. 22-27.

DARPA: We’re on cusp of merging human and machine

DARPA: We’re on cusp of merging human and machine

Within three to five years, researchers could have a device that helps people with brain injuries form and recall memories.

Facebook shareholders would have uphill climb ousting Zuckerberg from board

Facebook shareholders would have uphill climb ousting Zuckerberg from board

A move by a watchdog group and a small group of shareholders to oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his post as chairman would be an uphill battle that would be unlikely to succeed and could hurt the company, analysts said.

Twitter fights back, again, against online trolls

Twitter fights back, again, against online trolls

Twitter is extending its campaign to curb trolls and abuse on its social network, building on efforts it rolled out last fall.

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