Stories by Sharon Gaudin

What would you pay for a Google+ invite?

Wish you were on Google's new social networking service, Google+?

In another shake-up, Twitter co-founder Stone steps away

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is stepping away from his day-to-day duties at Twitter.

Execs get ready: Workers will soon be running companies

In five years, employees will be running much of the show at many companies, and executives should plan to get out of their way as much as possible.

FTC probe could be hard, costly battle for Google

Google Friday acknowledged that it has received formal notification of a Federal Trade Commission review, prompting analysts to say the search company could be in for a long, tiring and expensive battle.

Facebook reportedly readying iPad app ... finally

The Internet is abuzz with reports that Facebook will finally come out with a dedicated iPad app.

Facebook facial recognition flap gains momentum

Now that Connecticut Attorney General George has joined the brouhaha around Facebook's new facial recognition feature, it's possible the flap could get bigger.

DARPA, NASA seek ideas for starship travel

DARPA and NASA want the U.S. to be sending humans on interstellar space missions by 2111, and officials are seeking your help in accomplishing that goal.

Foursquare plans growth around readers who never check in

NEW YORK -- Foursquare, the mobile social media service built around users "checking in" to their current locations, is adding around a million users a month and should cross the 10 million mark next week, co-founder Dennis Croley said Wednesday.

Google live streams lunar eclipse

Afraid you're going to miss today's lunar eclipse? Google has a solution for you.

Is Facebook's IPO worth $100B?

Facebook may not be having its initial public offering until sometime in 2012 but its potential valuation is already generating a lot of buzz.

Privacy groups push for U.S. Facebook probe

The privacy flap over Facebook's new facial recognition service has gained some momentum.

Facebook loses 6M U.S. users in May

Facebook may continue to gain users, but the world's biggest social network isn't gaining them as quickly as it has been and is actually losing users in the U.S.

Facebook may have privacy battle on two fronts

Facebook said it's working with European Union regulators to resolve criticism about its new facial recognition feature, but trouble may also be brewing for the social network here in the U.S.

Facebook stirs privacy ire with facial recognition

Facebook's move to enable facial recognition across its entire social networking site is raising some eyebrows - and possibly some legal woes -- over its privacy implications.

So far, so good with World IPv6 Day

With World IPV6 Day in full swing, the test flight of the Internet's new communications protocol is going smoothly.