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Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Yahoo grabs search share from Google

While Google easily hung onto its first-place spot in the U.S. search engine market last month, Yahoo made a surprising, if slight, advance.

Written by Sharon Gaudin19 Aug. 10 04:19

Scientists build robot that can learn emotions

Lead researcher Lola Caamero interacts with a robot that can respond to human emotions. Researchers in the U.K. are working on a robot that will develop emotions as it interacts with people.

Written by Sharon Gaudin17 Aug. 10 06:01

5 tips to protect yourself on Facebook

After news hit this week that Facebook developers are furiously trying to fix a bug that lets spammers harvest users' names and photos, the issue of online safety has reared its ugly head again.

Written by Sharon Gaudin14 Aug. 10 03:58

iPad, laptops drive integrated chip market

Four out of five PC laptops that ship in 2014 are expected to use integrated graphics processors, according to a report released today.

Written by Sharon Gaudin12 Aug. 10 05:56

MTV gets its first Twitter Deejay

Remember when MTV debuted in 1981 with VJs, the on-air music equivalent of record-spinning deejays?

Written by Sharon Gaudin10 Aug. 10 06:59

NASA: Astronaut will ride robot arm in emergency spacewalk

Astronauts will use robotics in at least one of two emergency spacewalks that have been set up to make critical repairs to the International Space Station after part of its cooling system stopped working over the weekend.

Written by Sharon Gaudin03 Aug. 10 06:46

For Facebook, the first half billion were easy

Facebook may have secured its place at the top of the world's list of social networking sites with yesterday's announcement that it passed the 500-million user mark. But industry watchers think that signing up the next 500 million Facebook users may be a lot harder.

Written by Sharon Gaudin23 July 10 07:14

Facebook user satisfaction 'abysmal'

While Facebook is expected to announce this week that it's grabbed its 500 millionth user, a new study shows that not everyone is so happy with the social networking site.

Written by Sharon Gaudin20 July 10 20:11

Bomb-making tips tied to blog shut-down

The Internet has been abuzz with rumors and conjecture about why blogging Web site Blogetery.com and its reported 70,000 bloggers went dark last week.

Written by Sharon Gaudin21 July 10 08:56