Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Google goes on acquisition spree this year

Google pulled out its wallet and went on an acquisition spree this year.

Facebook may be considering IPO after 2012

Reports are circulating on the Internet that Facebook executives are a few years away from taking the company public.

Intel: Gadgets to learn users' daily habits

The future of computing lies in devices that are not only smarter but also more aware of the habits and day-to-day lives of their users, says Justin Rattner, Intel Corp.'s chief technology officer.

Facebook outage spotlights social media addiction

After Facebook went down on Thursday, one thing was certain: People don't like to go without their favorite social networking site.

Facebook CEO unveils foundation, $100M donation

Following a day of frenzied reports about an upcoming $100 million donation to a struggling school system, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday the creation of a new foundation called Startup: Education.

Facebook suffers second outage in as many days

Facebook was struggling today as its popular social networking site went offline for at least 45 minutes Thursday afternoon. It's the second day in a row the popular site has had problems.

Will Twitter attack drive off IT interest?

This week's Twitter hack may not immediately drive corporate executives away from the microblogging site, but it may raising some early warning signs.

Intel: Future smartphones will be assistants, companions

The future of computing is all about devices that are not just smarter than today's, but are also more aware of the habits and day-to-day lives of their users, says Justin Rattner, Intel's Chief Technology Officer.

Revamped Twitter.com site takes flight

In an effort to refresh the Twitter.com site, pull users back in from third-party platforms -- and take a swipe at Facebook -- Twitter launched a significant site redesign on Tuesday.

Intel opens app store, unveils Atom chips

SAN FRANCISCO -- Intel kicked off the second day of its developers conference by officially launching its app store and rolling out new Atom processors.

Sandy Bridge chips to take notebooks into the future, says Intel

When Intel engineers began thinking about designing a new chip architecture, they first decided to reconsider the way they think about laptops.

Intel pushes itself beyond the chip

Intel CEO Paul Otellini kicked off the company's annual IDF conference today by announcing that Intel is on track to ship a 22-nanometer processor in 2011.

Watch out Google, here comes Facebook

Facebook is giving Google a run for its money.

Facebook, Twitter imposters may be outlaws in Calif.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature on a bill passed by state legislators last month would make it illegal to impersonate someone on Facebook or Twitter there.

Facebook, Twitter imposters may be outlaws in Calif.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature on a bill passed by state legislators last month would make it illegal to impersonate someone on Facebook or Twitter there.