Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Google says bye bye, CAPTCHAs, well, mostly

Sick of typing those annoying, and barely readable, letters and numbers to prove to a website that you're not a robot or a spammer?

Stephen Hawking says AI could 'end human race'

Barely a month after Elon Musk called artificial intelligence a threat to humanity, another voice a much bigger voice in the scientific world warned that the technology could end mankind.

NASA's first Orion launch will test tech that could take humans to Mars

NASA will take a huge step this week in its efforts to build the technology, rockets and spacecraft needed to send astronauts to Mars.

Intel gives Google Glass a needed boost

Just weeks after speculation surfaced that Google was abandoning Glass, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that Intel Corp. is going to supply chips for the wearable device.

Facebook, iPhone 6 and Kim Kardashian top Bing's 2014 search lists

With 2014 almost over, Microsoft has released its lists of the top searches on Bing and, so far, Apple's iPhone 6, Facebook and Kim Kardashian are the year's big winners.

Slow Cyber Monday may be productivity boost for the boss

Company bigwigs hoping their employees are doing more work than online shopping today may be in luck.

First robot, networked tablets head to West Africa to fight Ebola

The first robot and networked tablets are making their way today to an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia, where they will give aid workers their first chance at sharing data about the deadly outbreak.

NASA creates first 3D printed object in space

Taking the first step in what NASA hopes will become a key part of future long-term space journeys, engineers have created the first 3D printed object in space.

Google: Would you pay to not see ads on favorite websites?

Would you trade ads for a monthly payment? Google wants users to rethink the way their favorite websites are funded.

Cameras, robotic mules could help battle Ebola in West Africa

Researchers are working on technology that could be shipped to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak as soon as a few months from now, while also looking ahead to bigger plans to combat any disease outbreak.

Facebook's privacy blunders may trip up potential enterprise push

If Facebook launches a social network for the workplace, CIOs will have to decide whether they can get past Facebook's history of privacy issues.

Facebook's new Groups app helps you separate your friends

Need to get in touch with old college friends or some of your work buddies when you're on the run?

No, Google Glass isn't dead

Is Google Glass dead?

Facebook may be building social network for the enterprise

Facebook may be expanding from a social website where users share photos of their favorite sandwiches and pets, to a network focused on business users.

Forget the app; Microsoft rolls out Skype for Web

Microsoft announced today that it's launching a beta of Skype for the Web, allowing browser-based video chats that don't require a separate app.

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