Sharon Gaudin

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

First robot, networked tablets head to West Africa to fight Ebola

NASA creates first 3D printed object in space

NASA creates first 3D printed object in space

Taking the first step in what NASA hopes will become a key part of future long-term space journeys, engineers have created the first 3D printed object in space.

Google: Would you pay to not see ads on favorite websites?

Google: Would you pay to not see ads on favorite websites?

Would you trade ads for a monthly payment? Google wants users to rethink the way their favorite websites are funded.

Cameras, robotic mules could help battle Ebola in West Africa

Cameras, robotic mules could help battle Ebola in West Africa

Researchers are working on technology that could be shipped to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak as soon as a few months from now, while also looking ahead to bigger plans to combat any disease outbreak.

Facebook's privacy blunders may trip up potential enterprise push

Facebook's privacy blunders may trip up potential enterprise push

If Facebook launches a social network for the workplace, CIOs will have to decide whether they can get past the company's history of privacy issues.

Facebook’s new Groups app helps you separate your friends

Facebook’s new Groups app helps you separate your friends

The social network has launched a Facebook Groups app designed to help people share more easily with all their groups.

No, Google Glass isn't dead

No, Google Glass isn't dead

The accepted wisdom today among tech wags is that Google has given up on Glass. Oh, really?

Facebook may be building social network for the enterprise

Facebook may be building social network for the enterprise

Facebook may be expanding from a social website where users share photos of their favorite sandwiches and pets, to a network focused on business users.

Forget the app; Microsoft rolls out Skype for Web

Forget the app; Microsoft rolls out Skype for Web

Microsoft is launching a beta of Skype for the Web, allowing browser-based video chats that don't require a separate app.

Comet mission could offer clues about the 'origins of us'

Comet mission could offer clues about the 'origins of us'

With the European Space Agency's robotic lander now sitting on a comet hurtling around the sun, the real science of the mission has begun.

Facebook nudges users to take control with privacy makeover

Facebook nudges users to take control with privacy makeover

Facebook wants its users to take control of their own privacy, and it's giving them new information to help them do just that.

Ballmer says machine learning will be the next era of computer science

Ballmer says machine learning will be the next era of computer science

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said when looking at what's ahead in computer science research, he's most excited about machine learning, the science of building algorithms so that computers can recognize behavior in large data...

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