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Stories by Sharon Gaudin

HP takes on Apple's iPad with Slate tablet

Hewlett-Packard this week started leaking information about its upcomping tablet computer, apparently hoping to take advantage of the hype and buzz surrounding Saturday's release Apple's iPad tablet computer.

Written by Sharon Gaudin07 April 10 06:17

NASA listens for signs of life from Mars Lander

Ever hopeful, NASA engineers are trying once again to listen for contact from the robotic Phoenix Mars Lander, which is feared frozen to death on the Red Planet.

Written by Sharon Gaudin06 April 10 04:58

Social networking given the spotlight at Demo

With social networks such as Facebook and Twitter taking up more and more of our time and attention, the Spring Demo conference was loaded with technology designed to make it easier and faster to share and pull together information.

Written by Sharon Gaudin23 March 10 12:11

Google may soon leave China, reports say

Both Google and the Chinese government appear to be leaking word that the search firm may soon shutter its operations there as negotiations between the two break down.

Written by Sharon Gaudin16 March 10 07:16

Enterprise 2.0 changing the way we work

Sure, companies have started using Web 2.0 tools, but one man says we've only seen a glimmer of the serious change that they're going to bring to the way we do business.

Written by Sharon Gaudin16 March 10 05:45

The Internet is nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Institute yesterday announced there are 237 nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Though the the institute doesn't normally disclose who made the list, an official did confirm to Computerworld that it includes the Internet.

Written by Sharon Gaudin12 March 10 06:16

Obama to defend new NASA mission at April summit

In an effort to curb rising resistance in Congress to a new NASA strategy, President Barack Obama will hold a summit next month to explain his vision for America's future in space.

Written by Sharon Gaudin09 March 10 07:09

Bill calls for NASA to continue push to Moon

President Barack Obama's plan to push NASA to scrap the contract with commercial companies to build space taxis is meeting with some resistance in Congress.

Written by Sharon Gaudin05 March 10 08:14

Global chip sales skyrocket in January

While worldwide semiconductor sales in January were up just slightly from December, they wildly outpaced numbers from the same time a year ago.

Written by Sharon Gaudin02 March 10 06:24

Bloom fuel cell: Individual power plant in a box

At a news conference attended by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Silicon Valley start-up today took the wraps off a fuel cell designed to enable individual homes and businesses to generate their own power.

Written by Sharon Gaudin25 Feb. 10 08:44

Could Bloom Box revolutionize power industry?

A Silicon Valley start-up is getting ready to unveil an energy device this week that executives say could one day power individual homes and businesses while replacing the traditional power grid.

Written by Sharon Gaudin23 Feb. 10 07:42