Sharon Gaudin

Senior Reporter

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

Elon Musk opens virtual gym to train your robots

Facebook in the zone: 5 things it’s doing right

Facebook in the zone: 5 things it’s doing right

With all the positive news that came out of Facebook's earnings call, the social networking giant has hit the zone.

With NASA's help, SpaceX shoots for 2018 Mars mission

With NASA's help, SpaceX shoots for 2018 Mars mission

With some technical help from NASA, aerospace company SpaceX plans to launch a mission to Mars as soon as 2018.

Despite growth, Twitter still disappoints

Despite growth, Twitter still disappoints

Twitter is a company doing really cool things, but it continues to disappoint investors.

Is Facebook playing catch-up with possible camera app?

Is Facebook playing catch-up with possible camera app?

Facebook may be developing a stand-alone camera app, but industry analysts say it's likely too late for the company to displace Snapchat, the highly popular photo-messaging app.

Google 'moonshots' increasingly expensive

Google 'moonshots' increasingly expensive

Longer-term projects like driverless cars, wearables and connectivity balloons carry hefty tab; the very-profitable company makes its money from Android, search and other 'core' tech.

Intel refocusing itself, and its revenue stream, on cloud

Intel refocusing itself, and its revenue stream, on cloud

Analysts expect Intel to increase its investment in private cloud tech -- areas in which it already has strength.

Going to Google I/O? Start planning your schedule now

Going to Google I/O? Start planning your schedule now

The conference's change of location has had many speculating on why Google would switch to an outdoor site. Could the company be preparing to show off its autonomous cars or robotics?

Get ready for your new co-worker – the robot

Get ready for your new co-worker – the robot

Robots may not be coming for your job, but they are expected to move into the workforce over the next 10 to 20 years.

YouTube dives into VR, live-streaming with 360 video

YouTube dives into VR, live-streaming with 360 video

YouTube announced today that it is launching live streaming of 360-degree videos.

Companies test the waters with Facebook chatbots

Companies test the waters with Facebook chatbots

Facebook announced last week that businesses will be able to use chatbots in its popular Messenger app. Two companies, The Muppets Studio and theScore, have high hopes for chatbots in interacting with fans.

Facebook wants virtual reality to 'redefine our tribe'

Facebook wants virtual reality to 'redefine our tribe'

Facebook expects Social VR to help people make more connections that no longer depend on location and proximity.

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