Sharon Gaudin

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

Buckle up IT: The enterprise needs you for cloud adoption

Hybrid cloud adoption set for a big boost in 2015

Hybrid cloud adoption set for a big boost in 2015

Spurred on by rising enterprise interest in the hybrid cloud, the overall cloud market is likely to see great growth in the coming year.

IBM pushes hard into the enterprise cloud

IBM pushes hard into the enterprise cloud

IBM is building out its global computing network for the enterprise cloud market and announced that it is adding cloud centers in 11 new locations.

Is there life on Mars? Mystery (and hope) deepen

Is there life on Mars? Mystery (and hope) deepen

The mystery of whether there's life on Mars deepened as NASA's Curiosity rover recorded a big spike in methane over the last few months.

Stanford 'high-rise' chip takes on IoT and big data

Stanford 'high-rise' chip takes on IoT and big data

Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered "high-rise" chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data.

Atom smasher preps for renewed hunt for dark matter, God particle

Atom smasher preps for renewed hunt for dark matter, God particle

Scientists are getting ready to fire up the Large Hadron Collider after a two-year overhaul.

Instagram gains user momentum, passing Twitter

Instagram gains user momentum, passing Twitter

Photo-sharing site Instagram said Wednesday that its active monthly user base reached 300 million, a dramatic 50% increase in the past nine months.

Twitter sees 2014 as year of the celebrity selfie

Twitter sees 2014 as year of the celebrity selfie

In 2014, people around the world celebrated, mourned, protested and connected to each on Twitter.

Orion's lesson for IT: Test your systems, then test again (and again)

Orion's lesson for IT: Test your systems, then test again (and again)

When NASA's new spacecraft, Orion, made its maiden voyage last week it relied on systems that NASA "tested it in all directions."

Amazon.com tells customers, 'Make an offer'

Amazon.com tells customers, 'Make an offer'

Amazon.com is going after online auction giant eBay with its "Make an Offer" feature -- just in time for the big holiday shopping season

Mars once was warm, wet and humid

Mars once was warm, wet and humid

NASA scientists today touted new evidence of a warm, wet and humid Mars that lasted for millions of years and could have supported life.

Update: Orion completes successful maiden voyage

Update: Orion completes successful maiden voyage

After orbiting the Earth twice and climbing 15 times higher than the orbit of the International Space Station, NASA's Orion spacecraft completed its maiden voyage and returned safely to Earth.

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