Sharon Gaudin

Senior Reporter

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

GoogleX head talks moonshoots and need for failure

Google and Levi's team up on smart clothes

Google and Levi's team up on smart clothes

Google executives envision the day when your jacket, shirt, pants -- even your socks -- might control your phone, tablet or even the lights in your house.

Despite Google Photos’ arrival, Google+ still lives

Despite Google Photos’ arrival, Google+ still lives

The fact that Google launched a new photo sharing and storage service this week isn't ringing the death knell of Google+, Google executives said the company's annual developer conference.

Google Photos offers unlimited free cloud storage for photos and video

Google Photos offers unlimited free cloud storage for photos and video

At today's Google I/O developer conference, Google announced Google Photos, which is designed to help users organize, store, edit and share their photos and videos.

At Google I/O, the Internet of Things gets a new OS

At Google I/O, the Internet of Things gets a new OS

Google is moving deeper into the world of the Internet of Things, announcing a new operating system -- Brillo -- as well as a communications layer at its Google I/O developer conference.

Android M, wearables and robots expected at Google I/O this week

Android M, wearables and robots expected at Google I/O this week

Virtual reality is also on tap; will an updated version of Google Glass be shown off?

Marines test augmented reality battlefield

Marines test augmented reality battlefield

Thanks to augmented glasses, the U.S. Marines on Thursday were able to turn a golf course in Virginia into a simulated battlefield.

Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

A lot of Verizon's email customers woke up to find that their service was down. For many, the problem persisted for 8 hours.

How to handle angry customers, A.I. version

How to handle angry customers, A.I. version

The research project will use machine learning to mimic furious customers and run through millions of scenarios to figure out how customers react in different situations.

How the cloud helps fight cancer

How the cloud helps fight cancer

When it comes to the complex and costly fight against cancer, the cloud offers doctors and researchers a new way to find novel treatments and clues that could one day yield cures.

Stephen Hawking fears robots could take over in 100 years

Stephen Hawking fears robots could take over in 100 years

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking said this week that robots, powered by artificial intelligence, could overtake humans in the next 100 years.

Brain-like circuit could drive artificial intelligence

Brain-like circuit could drive artificial intelligence

Scientists are working on a circuit that mimics the human brain in an effort to dramatically boost artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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