Stories by Sharon Gaudin

NASA's final shuttle flight pushed back to November

NASA is delaying the launch date of its last space shuttle flight, pushing back the final mission from September to November.

Facebook seeks to meet with US senator on privacy issues

Executives at Facebook Inc. say they have so far been unsuccessful in efforts to meet with a U.S. senator who has been publicly pushing the social networking site to revise its privacy policy.

Facebook seeks more revenue, not control of Web, analysts say

Contrary to a lot of online buzz, analysts say that Facebook's moves this week don't indicate that the company is looking to take over the Web.

Apple's iPad isn't unbeatable, analysts say

Top companies like Hewlett-Packard Co. and Google Inc. planning to come out with tablet computers have a lot of work ahead of them if they want to compete with and beat Apple Inc.'s popular iPad device.

NASA's Discovery crew completes mission's last spacewalk

NASA space shuttle Discovery astronauts wrapped up their third and final spacewalk this morning after successfully attaching a new ammonia tank to the International Space Station.

Intel guru says 3D Internet will arrive within five years

A technology guru at Intel Corp. predicts that the internet will look significantly different in five to 10 years, when much of it will be three dimensional, or 3D.

HP chip discovery could be a tech 'game changer'

Hewlett-Packard is taking the wraps off a new technology that analysts say could be "a major game changer" for computers and personal devices.

NASA: Initial Discovery tasks slowed by broken antenna

The malfunctioning Ku-Band antenna on the NASA space shuttle Discovery has forced crew members to seek new ways to complete scheduled tasks just a day into the crew's 13-day mission.

HP takes on Apple's iPad with Slate tablet

Hewlett-Packard this week started leaking information about its upcomping tablet computer, apparently hoping to take advantage of the hype and buzz surrounding Saturday's release Apple's iPad tablet computer.

NASA listens for signs of life from Mars Lander

Ever hopeful, NASA engineers are trying once again to listen for contact from the robotic Phoenix Mars Lander, which is feared frozen to death on the Red Planet.

Google's about-face; now it says China blocked its sites

The Chinese government apparently slowed access to Google Web sites earlier this week, as the search giant last night backed off earlier statements that access to the site was blocked by changes Google made to the engine's search parameters.

AMD makes market gains at Intel's expense

Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) grabbed a bigger piece of the global market in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Big Bang machine makes history

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider succeeded today in smashing two particle beams into each other at an energy level three and a half times greater than ever achieved before.

Google's own glitch causes blockage in China

While speculation has been running rampant online that the Chinese government was beginning to block Google , it seems the company caused its own blockage.

Social networking given the spotlight at Demo

With social networks such as Facebook and Twitter taking up more and more of our time and attention, the Spring Demo conference was loaded with technology designed to make it easier and faster to share and pull together information.