Stories by Sharon Gaudin

PC shipments hit record growth in Q1

Echoing earlier research, a report from iSuppli shows that worldwide PC shipments hit record growth in the first quarter of this year.

Facebook's Zuckerberg re-ignites privacy brouhaha

The folks at Facebook just might be wishing today that CEO Mark Zuckerberg just hadn't ... well, said anything about privacy yesterday at the Wall Street Journal 's All Things Digital conference.

Google set to push Chrome OS into quickly shifting market

Google is set to push its new Chrome operating system into a market that may be more ready for a new OS than it has been for 20 years or so, according to analysts.

Bing gives Microsoft search credibilty -- and pushes Google

A year after Microsoft launched Bing, the product has returned Microsoft to credibility in the search market, and appears to have prompted renewed innovation at Google.

NASA shuttle Atlantis spending last day in space

NASA's space shuttle Atlantis today is spending what is expected to be its final day in space.

Google gives users a permanent gift - free Pac-Man

Were you one of the many people happily playing free Pac-Man on Google's doodle last Friday?

NASA: Spacewalking astronauts install battery on solar array

Two NASA astronauts today installed two new batteries on the International Space Station's solar array, which should keep the orbiter powered up for years to come.

Google says Google TV coming

After months of speculation, Google Thursday unveiled Google TV , described as a way to meld surfing the Internet with channel surfing.

Pakistan court orders government to block Facebook

A Pakistani court this week ordered the government to block access to Facebook in that country.

Google Wave won't be quick hit in the enterprise, analysts say

Google may hope that the widespread release of Google Wave serves as a new entry into the enterprise, but some analysts don't expect that businesses will rush to adopt it.

NASA listens for signs of Mars Lander life -- one more time

NASA is making one final effort to detect signs of life in the Mars Lander, which scientists fear has frozen to death on the surface of the Red Planet.

NASA astronauts attach Russian module to space station

NASA astronauts today successfully attached a Russian-built research module to the International Space Station during the second spacewalk scheduled for the space shuttle Atlantis' final mission .

Facebook unveils new security features

Facebook took the wraps off Thursday on two new security features aimed at protecting users from phishers and other online scammers.

Mum's the word from all-hands Facebook company meeting on privacy

Right out of the gates, Facebook is staying mum about what went on during its all-hands-on-deck company privacy meeting late on Thursday.

NASA: After 30 years and 115 million miles, space shuttle program nears the end

Nearly 30 years and 115 million miles after NASA launched its first space shuttle , the agency is preparing for the launch of Atlantis -- the final mission for the trusty spacecraft.