Sharon Gaudin

Senior Writer

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

After first week, A.I. system is beating human poker players

Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

Amazon commits to hiring 100,000 U.S. workers

Amazon commits to hiring 100,000 U.S. workers

While many of the jobs will be in warehouses, Amazon said the company will be looking for engineers and software developers in such areas as cloud computing and machine learning.

DARPA wants to create secure data-sharing tech

DARPA wants to create secure data-sharing tech

Proposals needed to help secure shared data in remote areas on handheld devices

Families of ISIS victims sue Twitter for being 'weapon for terrorism'

Families of ISIS victims sue Twitter for being 'weapon for terrorism'

The families of three Americans killed in ISIS terror attacks are suing Twitter for allegedly knowingly providing support for the terrorist group and acting as a "powerful weapon for terrorism."

U.S. workers beware: Japanese insurer to replace humans with A.I.

U.S. workers beware: Japanese insurer to replace humans with A.I.

A Japanese insurance company reportedly is replacing 34 workers with an artificial intelligence system, and industry analysts say the same could start happening in the U.S. this year.

Man vs. A.I. machine in Texas Hold'em matchup

Man vs. A.I. machine in Texas Hold'em matchup

Four of the world's best professional poker players are about to take on an artificial intelligence system in what's being called an "epic rematch" to find out if machines can outplay humans.

After a big 2016, next year may be A.I. tipping point

After a big 2016, next year may be A.I. tipping point

Analysts expect more A.I.-powered apps, smarter personal assistants and, of course, smart vehicles.

Are strain, stress at Twitter driving out top execs?

Are strain, stress at Twitter driving out top execs?

With Twitter struggling to fuel its user and financial growth, the strain may be showing as several top executives head out the door.

Mark Zuckerberg checks in on his year building A.I. for his home

Mark Zuckerberg checks in on his year building A.I. for his home

Not all appliances are smart or connected, and even those that are have different interfaces, which made coding difficult, Zuckerberg said.

Waymo takes wraps off autonomous minivans

Waymo takes wraps off autonomous minivans

Now that Google has turned its autonomous car research project into a business, the company unveiled a different kind of driverless car that is being road tested.

NASA installs VPN to protect Deep Space Network

NASA installs VPN to protect Deep Space Network

The VPN allows data to be transferred three times faster than before and supports near real-time communications, while also securing the data.

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