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Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Researchers to meet with aid workers to build Ebola-fighting robots

By Sharon Gaudin | 18 October, 2014 06:37

Robotics researchers from around the country are working together to come up with technology that could help fight the deadly Ebola outbreak.

5 tips for building a successful hybrid cloud

By Sharon Gaudin | 16 October, 2014 23:36

Enterprises are increasingly interested in the cloud, but IT managers are discovering that one size does not always fit all.

Researcher builds system to protect against malicious insiders

By Sharon Gaudin | 14 October, 2014 21:16

When an employee turns on his own company, the results - damaged networks, data theft and even work stoppage - could be devastating.

Would an anonymous app from Facebook be creepy or smart?

By Sharon Gaudin | 14 October, 2014 06:01

Facebook is preparing to launch a mobile app that would enable users to interact online anonymously. eyes brick-and-mortar store in NYC

By Sharon Gaudin | 10 October, 2014 07:17, the largest online retailer in the world, is looking to open its first brick-and-mortar store -- in New York City -- just in time for the holiday shopping season.

See yah, Facebook. Teens prefer Instagram

By Sharon Gaudin | 10 October, 2014 06:20

Teenage users have been drifting away from Facebook for the last few years, but now it seems they're in a mad rush to get off the world's largest social network.

I understand you now! There's a Google Glass app for hard-of-hearing users

By Sharon Gaudin | 09 October, 2014 07:24

Georgia Tech scientists have created an app that creates captions on Google Glass for users who are hard of hearing.

Astronauts to make robotics repairs during 6.5-hour spacewalk

By Sharon Gaudin | 08 October, 2014 03:04

Two astronauts today began what is expected to be a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk to repair a robotics system, along with cooling pump and a television camera on the International Space station.

The Navy is building robotic weaponized boats

By Sharon Gaudin | 06 October, 2014 23:53

As a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, loaded with 60 aircraft and more than 6,000 sailors, heads toward port, it's protected by a group of 10 or more small boats.

Cloud price cuts are nice but enterprises still want more

By Sharon Gaudin | 03 October, 2014 06:14

Google dropped its Cloud computing prices and other vendors are expected to follow suit, but the lower pricing may not be the key lure for attracting enterprises to the cloud.

Researchers hope to diagnose deadly Ebola virus with nanotech

By Sharon Gaudin | 02 October, 2014 08:22

With more than 6500 cases of the Ebola virus in West Africa, 3000 deaths and now one confirmed case in the United States, scientists are trying to find a way to detect the deadly virus more quickly, cheaply and easily.

Google finding its rhythm with streaming music service

By Sharon Gaudin | 02 October, 2014 06:04

Reports are hitting that Google is just weeks away from launching a new streaming music service.

What you need to know about social-network upstart Ello

By Sharon Gaudin | 01 October, 2014 06:18

Ello, a new social networking site, is creating a lot of buzz and raising more than a few questions.

Global Internet speeds up, DDoS attacks down

By Sharon Gaudin | 01 October, 2014 02:56

Internet connection speeds are increasing around the globe, while distributed denial-of-service attacks are down, according to the latest report from networking services company Akamai.

Smarter algorithms will power our future digital lives

By Sharon Gaudin | 27 September, 2014 06:36

Researchers are working on a new version of an algorithm that will power better search, autonomous cars, smarter smartphones and the Internet of Things.