Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Google Photos offers unlimited free cloud storage for photos and video

SAN FRANCISCO -- Does it ever feel like you take thousands of photos but rarely go back and look at them?

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

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

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

With Google I/O coming up this week, developers, as well as people in the industry at large, are waiting to see what the company will trot out on stage.

Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

A lot of Verizon's email customers woke up this morning to find that their service was down. And for many, the problem lasted for about 8 hours.

Stephen Hawking fears robots could take over in 100 years

Worried that one day we'll have robot overlords? You're in good company.

Former Apple exec's new company offers home setup with gadget buys

The man behind the idea of the Apple store and the Genius Bar has launched a store where trained employees bring the gadget you bought to your house and help you set it up.

It's now or never to speed up robots for DARPA challenge

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The robotics team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has three weeks before the finals of the DARPA Robotics Challenge to make their robot twice as fast as it is today.

Google says mobile now dominates search

Google now gets more search queries from mobile devices than it does from PCs.

Google senior VP talks about when the company nearly failed

The eighth person hired at Google, and its first vice president of engineering, talked today about how the world's largest Internet company nearly failed.

WPI's team gears up for final battle of the bots

WORCESTER, Mass. -- In about a month, the robotics team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute will have to put their robot up against 24 other teams from around the world in the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals.

Microsoft looks to empower IT in the Cloud

Microsoft is working to help its enterprise customers move their data, apps and operations to the cloud specifically the hybrid Cloud.

IBM advances bring quantum computing closer to reality

IBM scientists say they have made two critical advances in an industrywide effort to build a practical quantum computer, shaving years off the time expected to have a working system.

Here's what Google Glass v2.0 needs

With reports that Google is developing a new version of its troubled wearable, Glass, industry watchers weighed in on what changes are needed to turn the product from being the butt of jokes to a computer that people would want to wear.

Project Fi will help Google amass even more data

As Google dives into the Wi-Fi and cellular network services business in the US, some are wondering just where the company is headed.

Facebook gives priority to friends in News Feed change

Over the next few weeks, Facebook users may see a dramatic difference in what they see in their News Feeds.