Stories by Sharon Gaudin

5 ways to use virtual reality in the enterprise

By Sharon Gaudin | 28 March, 2015 06:04

With Facebook executives focusing so much of their annual F8 developers conference on virtual reality, people are wondering how the technology will affect gaming and social networking.

Facebook wants to blur lines between reality and virtual reality

By Sharon Gaudin | 27 March, 2015 07:16

Facebook doesn't want to simply build a virtual reality game where users put on a headset and pretend they're flying a jet or commanding a tank.

At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking

By Sharon Gaudin | 27 March, 2015 01:56

Whether it's two, five or 10 years from now, virtual reality technology may change the way people play and communicate on social networks.

Facebook releases social time capsule with On This Day

By Sharon Gaudin | 25 March, 2015 23:06

Want to know what you were excited about, what was making you sad or what your friends were doing a year or five years ago today?

News content, Messaging app rumors swirl ahead of F8

By Sharon Gaudin | 25 March, 2015 06:59

A day before Facebook kicks off it annual F8 developers conference, rumors are swirling about the social network testing a phone app, using Messenger as a platform and hosting news content.

Rosetta spacecraft calls out to comet probe

By Sharon Gaudin | 24 March, 2015 08:05

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has been trying to reach out to Philae, the lander sitting on a comet hurtling through space.

Researchers use A.I. to reimagine health care

By Sharon Gaudin | 23 March, 2015 21:21

Two patients receiving the same treatment for breast cancer may be entirely different in significant ways.

NASA tests virtual reality smart glasses for trip to Mars

By Sharon Gaudin | 21 March, 2015 07:39

NASA is testing virtual reality smart glasses that could one day help astronauts as they travel to an asteroid or even Mars.

Dyson invests in batteries to build new products, robotics

By Sharon Gaudin | 20 March, 2015 07:39

By investing $15 million into supporting battery technology research, a company known for making high-end vacuum cleaners is positioning itself to expand into other products, including robotics.

GoogleX exec: Where Google went wrong with Glass

By Sharon Gaudin | 19 March, 2015 07:26

Google botched its wearable, Google Glass, and now the director of GoogleX labs is openly talking about it.

Registration opens for Google I/O, but not for long

By Sharon Gaudin | 19 March, 2015 06:07

Registration is now open for Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference, and it will rap up Thursday evening.

Ford uses Microsoft cloud to seamlessly update cars

By Sharon Gaudin | 18 March, 2015 07:48

Ford Motor Co. is moving to automatically update its cars infotainment systems using Microsoft's Azure cloud service.

NASA's Mars rover working again

By Sharon Gaudin | 14 March, 2015 05:52

After some long-distance troubleshooting, NASA engineers have the Mars rover Curiosity back up after almost two weeks of down time.

Hotel guests open the door to a robotic butler

By Sharon Gaudin | 13 March, 2015 07:32

If a guest is staying at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, Calif. and asks for a comb or a late-night snack, the guest may be surprised at who -- or what -- brings it to the room.

Google opens London shop as new marketing strategy

By Sharon Gaudin | 12 March, 2015 07:48

Opening its first store-in-a-store in London this week, Google is looking to raise its already worldwide image.

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