Stories by Sharon Gaudin

NASA seeks cause of Mars rover's short circuit

The Mars rover Curiosity is sitting stationary -- all work paused -- as NASA engineers try to figure out what caused a short circuit on its robotic arm.

Google debunks reports of change to search rankings

Despite headlines popping up on the Internet, Google has no immediate plans to change the way it ranks its search results, giving more weight to facts instead of links.

Twitter investigates ISIS threats against Dorsey, Costolo and employees

Twitter is working with law enforcement to investigate threats made against its executives and employees.

Google proposes sci-fi design for movable new headquarters

Google on Friday released the plans for what the company hopes will be its new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

Google exec fuels talk that Google+ may be split up

Google has kicked up speculation about the future of its social network Google+.

Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Using Hangouts, Google is testing a search feature that enables users to conduct live chats with businesses directly from their search results.

Google pushes Android devices into the enterprise

Google is working to push more Android-based devices into the enterprise.

Google designing new Mountain View headquarters

Google will submit plans this week to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

Google wants to manage your work email with Inbox

Google's Inbox by Gmail, launched fine months agowas designed to help users manage -- instead of be inundated by -- their email.

Google offers carousel of mobile search results

Users doing a Google search on their smartphones will now get a different view of their search results.

NASA delays spacewalk for added suit check

NASA postponed a spacewalk on the International Space Station that had been slated for today because astronauts needed time to conduct further checks on the suits that will be used.

Zuckerberg talks connectivity, another billion users and working with Google

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he's OK with losing money on, that the company could pick up another 1 billion users by 2020 and he would consider working with Google to extend Internet connectivity around the world.

NASA preps space station to handle more space taxis

On Friday, two astronauts will begin the first of a series of spacewalks designed to ready the International Space Station to handle a growing number of space taxis ferrying supplies and humans to the orbiter.

Facebook virtual reality apps could be 'revolutionary'

If the reports that Facebook is developing virtual reality software are accurate, the technology could revolutionise the way people work and play online.

Sony, Microsoft may face same Google Glass challenges

While Google has put the prototypes of its Glass wearable back under wraps, the market is getting a bit more crowded.