Sharon Gaudin

Senior Reporter

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

6 things you should know about Twitter's timeline change

Navy calls on researchers to create firefighting humanoid robot

Navy calls on researchers to create firefighting humanoid robot

Office of Naval Research is giving a grant of $600,000 to a Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor to develop motion-planning algorithms for firefighting humanoid robots.

Twitter gets an assist in taking on trolls and bullies

Twitter gets an assist in taking on trolls and bullies

Twitter is reaching out for help to curb abuse and harassment on its social network.

Users await possible Twitter feed change

Users await possible Twitter feed change

Twitter may be getting ready to launch an algorithm that will reorder the way users see tweets on their feeds.

A.I. and virtual reality may propel future of retail (+video)

A.I. and virtual reality may propel future of retail (+video)

Retail is no longer about having the latest products on shelves in brick-and-mortar stores or having a cool website. Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are the new tools consumers will use to go shopping.

Facebook masters mobile, carrying company to record earnings

Facebook masters mobile, carrying company to record earnings

Facebook's efforts to figure out how users want to connect when they're on the move is paying off. The social network's latest earnings report show that mobile is carrying the company, pushing it to record fourth-quarter results.

You'll soon be able to do more than just Like a Facebook post

You'll soon be able to do more than just Like a Facebook post

Facebook plans to add five new reactions to the iconic Like button in the next few weeks.

The North Face sees A.I. as a perfect fit (+ video)

The North Face sees A.I. as a perfect fit (+ video)

The North Face wants its customers to get the perfect jacket for whatever they're doing, and it's using Artificial Intelligence to make that happen.

Global public cloud market expected to hit $204B in 2016

Global public cloud market expected to hit $204B in 2016

The worldwide market for public cloud systems is projected to hit $204 billion this year, a 16.5% increase over the $175 billion market in 2015, according to analyst firm Gartner.

The tech revolution could change (or erase) your job by 2020

The tech revolution could change (or erase) your job by 2020

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is under way and while it could lead to the loss of more than 7 million jobs over the next few years, it will add jobs in areas like computer science, math and engineering.

U.S. military wants to create cyborg soldiers

U.S. military wants to create cyborg soldiers

The U.S. military is working to create a chip that can be implanted in a soldier's brain to connect it directly to computers that can deliver data on an enemy's position, maps and battle instructions.

For retailers, e-commerce alone won't make the sale

For retailers, e-commerce alone won't make the sale

To be successful, retailers today need to focus on creating a customer experience that links mobile options with brick-and-mortar stores and websites.

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