Sharon Gaudin

Senior Reporter

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


Facebook wants to blur lines between reality and virtual reality

Facebook wants to blur lines between reality and virtual reality

Facebook doesn't want to simply build a virtual reality game where users put on a headset and pretend they're flying a jet or commanding a tank.

At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking

At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking

Virtual reality is among the topics that Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, is expected to talk about today, the second day of the company's annual F8 developer conference being held in San Francisco.

 Facebook releases social time capsule with On This Day

Facebook releases social time capsule with On This Day

As the social network's annual F8 developers conference kicks off today, Facebook quietly announced that it's launching a new feature called On This Day.

NASA's Curiosity finds new ingredient of life on Mars

NASA's Curiosity finds new ingredient of life on Mars

After already finding evidence of water on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has discovered another key element necessary for life on the Red Planet.

News content, Messaging app rumors swirl ahead of Facebook's F8

News content, Messaging app rumors swirl ahead of Facebook's F8

A day before Facebook kicks off it annual F8 developers conference, rumors are swirling about the social network testing a phone app, using Messenger as a platform and hosting news content.

Rosetta spacecraft calls out to comet probe

Rosetta spacecraft calls out to comet probe

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft has been trying to reach out to Philae, the lander sitting on a comet hurtling through space, but the probe has remained silent.

Researchers use A.I. to reimagine health care

Researchers use A.I. to reimagine health care

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh are working to use artificial intelligence to cull through electronic health records, diagnostic imaging, prescriptions and other sources to create health care...

NASA tests virtual reality smart glasses for trip to Mars

NASA is testing virtual reality smart glasses that could one day help astronauts as they travel to an asteroid or even Mars.

Dyson invests in batteries to build new products, robotics

Dyson invests in batteries to build new products, robotics

By investing $15 million into supporting battery technology research, a company known for making high-end vacuum cleaners is positioning itself to expand into other products, including robotics.

GoogleX exec: Where we went wrong with Glass

GoogleX exec: Where we went wrong with Glass

Google botched its wearable, Google Glass, and now the director of GoogleX labs is openly talking about it.

Registration opens for Google I/O, but not for long

Registration opens for Google I/O, but not for long

Registration is now open for Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference.

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