Sharon Gaudin

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

 SpaceX wants to build cities on Mars

Harvard team develops soft robot that stands up and walks on its own

Harvard University scientists have built a soft robot they say can function without a communications and power tether.

NASA's Catch-22: Russia may move astronaut training to Crimea

NASA's Catch-22: Russia may move astronaut training to Crimea

Russia is reportedly planning to move survival training for all Soyuz passengers to a Russian naval base in Sevastopol, Crimea, an area the Russian military grabbed from Ukraine earlier this year.

Stanford's ant-sized radios could connect the world

Stanford's ant-sized radios could connect the world

Scientists at Stanford University have built ant-sized radios that could one day help track patients' temperatures, turn on coffee makers and prevent forgery.

 Don't blink! Facebook tries out disappearing posts

Don't blink! Facebook tries out disappearing posts

Facebook is testing whether to offer disappearing posts and comments with a small group of mobile users.

NASA's Mars rover begins its major scientific mission

After a little more than two years on the Martian surface, the Curiosity rover finished a more than six-mile trip to the base of Mount Sharp and is about to begin its next, and biggest, scientific mission -- ascending the mountain and...

What you need to know about the Gmail password compromise

What you need to know about the Gmail password compromise

Five million hacked passwords dumped on Russian cybercrime forums

Hackers compromised nearly 5M Gmail passwords

Hackers compromised nearly 5M Gmail passwords

Security experts are urging Gmail users to change their passwords after hackers gained access to the credentials of 5 million users of the free email service.

Internet Slowdown Day becomes an online picket protest

Internet Slowdown Day becomes an online picket protest

Today is Internet Slowdown Day and web sites, including Netflix, Etsy and others, were drawing attention to the debate over net neutrality and efforts to ensure that Internet service providers and governments treat all data crossing...

NASA craft closes in on its target -- Mars

NASA craft closes in on its target -- Mars

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft is less than two weeks away from wrapping up a 10-month journey to Mars' orbit, from where it will study the planet's atmosphere and shed more light on its history.

Yale engineer creates smartphone case that's 3 times tougher than steel

Yale engineer creates smartphone case that's 3 times tougher than steel

An engineer and researcher at Yale University has developed technology to enable manufacturers to easily build smartphone cases that are lightweight, thin and tougher than steel.

 Google looks for public input on right to be forgotten

Google looks for public input on right to be forgotten

Google is planning a series of seven public meetings across Europe to discuss balancing people's right to be forgotten with the public's right to information.

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