Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Twitter restores access to Twidroyd and UberSocial apps

Just one day after Twitter suspended three major third-party mobile applications for allegedly violating its use policies, the social network reinstated them.

Twitter suspends rival's mobile apps

Twitter on Friday suspended three major mobile third-party applications for allegedly violating the company's use policies.

IBM's Watson's ability to converse is a huge advance for AI research

IBM's Jeopardy playing supercomputer has been touted by some observers to be one of the biggest computing advancements in the past several decades.

AOL tries to reclaim lost glory with Huffington Post buy

AOL, an Internet company trying to reinvent itself, wants to reclaim some of its lost glory by purchasing The Huffington Post.

Mark Zuckerberg allegedly stalked on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allegedly been stalked by a man on his own social networking site.

Google exec freed from Egyptian custody

Google executive Wael Ghonim has been released from government custody in Egypt today, and he's already tweeted about his freedom.

Intel developing security 'game-changer'

Intel's chief technology officer says the chip maker is developing a technology that will be a security game changer.

Intel to invest $100M in U.S. university research

Intel announced today that it's set to invest $100 million over the next five years into U.S. university research.

Google's Schmidt gets $100M thank-you gift

Eric Schmidt may have been pushed aside as Google's CEO, but he's getting a nice gift as he packs up his top office.

If MySpace is for sale, who would buy it?

MySpace was once a social networking pioneer and shining star, but analysts now wonder who would want to buy the struggling site.

IBM supercomputer wins first Jeopardy dust up

The first round goes to the computer.

Apple iPad, other tablets, blunt Q4 PC sales

Tablets like Apple's iPad are taking a toll on an already battered PC market.

AMD could better fight Intel with new CEO

With its CEO gone, chip maker AMD has a chance to reinvigorate the company and start beating rival Intel on some new products.

AMD CEO out, search on for new leader

Looking for better growth and financials, chip maker AMD has come to a parting of the ways with CEO Dirk Meyer.

Fear not. Facebook isn't shutting down

No need to worry that Facebook will shut down on March 15, as reported by the supermarket tabloid Weekly World News.