Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Google reportedly to overhaul YouTube

Google's YouTube site is in the midst of an overhaul, according to a Wall Street Journal report Wednesday.

AMD closes in on Intel with move to 32nm chips

Intel may have made it to a 32-nanometer build process first, but rival Advanced Micro Devices has followed suit and is looking to make up some ground.

Japan disaster could boost 2011 chip revenue

The disaster in Japan may be a boost to worldwide semiconductor revenue, according to analysts.

Japan disaster puts historic hurt on chip industry

No other disaster has hurt the worldwide computer chip industry more than last month's earthquake and tsunami in Japan, according to analysts.

Google uses Gmail for April Fools' Day prank

Have you started looking forward to controlling your Google Gmail account with body movements?

For women, Facebook can turn friends into frenemies

Think that spending time on Facebook is a good way to relax? Well, think again -- especially if you're a woman.

Google gets more social with its search engine

Google is diving deeper into social networking.

NASA's Messenger grabs historic image of Mercury

This photo taken by the Messenger spacecraft from Mercury's orbit shows an area near the planet's south pole. (Image: NASA) NASA spacecraft Messenger delivered its first photograph of Mercury -- the first image of the planet taken from its own orbit.

For eBay, GSI buy could help with Amazon battle

After becoming something of a second-class player in the online world, eBay Inc. is looking to get back into the game.

Google may soon launch Apple iTunes rival

Reports are swirling around the Internet that Google is in the advanced stages of testing a music service that could one day rival Apple iTunes.

NASA scraps plan for 3D camera on Mars Rover

NASA has given up on the hope to build a 3D camera for the next robotic rover that the space agency will send to Mars.

Social networking gets Color but no privacy

If you want to share photos and videos and don't care about privacy, there's a new social network just for you.

LinkedIn hits 100M users worldwide

LinkedIn hit a major milestone this week when its membership rolls passed the hundred million mark.

Japan disaster rocks computer chip supplies

The disaster in Japan is putting a pinch on 25% of the worldwide production of silicon wafers used to make computer chips, according to a new report.

Remote-controlled nanoparticles target cancer

Researchers at a Canadian university are using nanotechnology and a tiny remote-controlled magnetic sphere to deliver cancer-fighting drugs directly to where they need to go.