Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Google, Facebook duke it out over user data

Things are getting a bit heated between two of the largest Internet companies as they spar over users' data.

Google employee axed over 10% raise leak

Everyone at Google is getting a nice raise. Well, almost everyone. gives up on search business

Long the also-ran in the search market, announced on Tuesday that it is getting out of the search business.

Novell unveils enterprise collaboration platform beta

Novell today took the wraps off a beta version of Novell Vibe -- its new social collaboration.

Facebook users squint at font size change

Before you make an appointment with your eye doctor, it's not your eyes. It's Facebook.

Facebook updates mobile platform, says 'no' to rumoured phone

If you were one of the many people hoping for a Facebook phone, sorry. That's not happening.

Virgin American heads into the cloud with Gmail

Ravi Simhambhatla, CIO of Virgin America One airline is flying into the cloud to use its new e-mail system.

5 comments from Google's CEO on privacy

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is getting a lot of attention lately, not so much for the company's ubiquitous search engine or any of the company's other products. It's more for what Schmidt has been saying about privacy.

Social networks make us feel more connected, survey says

Being online is making Americans feel more connected but they're actually seeing friends face-to-face less often.

Older workers drive social networking in the office

Think those young workers, fresh out of college, all shiny and idealistic are driving the use of social networking at your company?

Google to post ancient Dead Sea Scrolls online

The first century is meeting 21st century technology.

Intel to invest up to $8B in U.S. chip plants

Intel Tuesday announced plans to invest between $6 billion and $8 billion to upgrade multiple computer chip manufacturing plants in the U.S., and to build a new facility in Oregon.

Lawmakers hit Facebook CEO with privacy questions

Two members of the U.S. Congress Tuesday hit Facebook with a series of questions about the latest privacy issues surrounding the site's most popular applications.

Google, Facebook battle for 'future of the Web'

Microsoft advanced its partnership with Facebook this week, a move that could be the biggest threat to Google's search standing yet.

Twitter aiming high -- 1 billion users

Watch out, Facebook.