Stories by Sharon Gaudin

With movies, Facebook looks to outgrow its niche

Facebook, as widely popular as it is as a social networking site, is looking to break out of its niche. In doing so, it would like to take a defensive swing at Google.

Can't sleep? Blame your computer, phone

Not getting enough sleep these days? You may have to blame your computer or your mobile phone.

After 3 days, Google Gmail still not fixed for everyone

Three days after Google's Gmail first suffered an outage, some users still don't have their service back.

Google goes off-road for latest Street View images

Google Street View is going off road.

Google still working to restore Gmail service

Two days after tens of thousands of Google Gmail users discovered their e-mail, chat histories and contacts had disappeared from their accounts, the problem still is not fixed.

Google Gmail outage leaves 150,000 users without e-mail

About 150,000 of Google's Gmail users woke up Sunday morning to missing e-mails, contacts and chat histories.

NASA: Humanoid robot launching into future

With 38 computer processors and working arms and hands, the humanoid robot onboard NASA's space shuttle Discovery is expected to be the centerpiece of a dramatic step forward in the evolution of humans and robots working together in space.

NASA's robot may get Japanese space companion

The humanoid robot taking off in NASA's space shuttle Discovery tomorrow afternoon could get a companion in a few years when the Japanese Space Agency plans to send its own robot to the International Space Station.

Yahoo Video dumping user content

Really like that video you posted on Yahoo Video? Well, if you want it back, you better hurry up and download it.

Twitter restores access to Twidroyd and UberSocial apps

Just one day after Twitter suspended three major third-party mobile applications for allegedly violating its use policies, the social network reinstated them.

Twitter suspends rival's mobile apps

Twitter on Friday suspended three major mobile third-party applications for allegedly violating the company's use policies.

IBM's Watson's ability to converse is a huge advance for AI research

IBM's Jeopardy playing supercomputer has been touted by some observers to be one of the biggest computing advancements in the past several decades.

AOL tries to reclaim lost glory with Huffington Post buy

AOL, an Internet company trying to reinvent itself, wants to reclaim some of its lost glory by purchasing The Huffington Post.

Mark Zuckerberg allegedly stalked on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allegedly been stalked by a man on his own social networking site.

Google exec freed from Egyptian custody

Google executive Wael Ghonim has been released from government custody in Egypt today, and he's already tweeted about his freedom.