Sharon Gaudin

Senior Writer

Sharon Gaudin covers the Internet, social media, cloud computing and emerging technologies for Computerworld.

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Robot reporter gets first article published in China

Robot reporter gets first article published in China

We're at "the beginning" of human jobs being replaced by robots, one analyst says.

Autonomous robots are about to deliver your lunch in D.C. and Silicon Valley

Autonomous robots are about to deliver your lunch in D.C. and Silicon Valley

Starship Technologies, a company that builds autonomous delivery robots, has signed deals with two meal delivery companies set to launch as soon as next month.

After first week, A.I. system is beating human poker players

After first week, A.I. system is beating human poker players

A third of the way through the latest man-vs.-machine poker tournament, the A.I. system is winning handily.

Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

Amazon commits to hiring 100,000 U.S. workers

Amazon commits to hiring 100,000 U.S. workers

While many of the jobs will be in warehouses, Amazon said the company will be looking for engineers and software developers in such areas as cloud computing and machine learning.

DARPA wants to create secure data-sharing tech

DARPA wants to create secure data-sharing tech

Proposals needed to help secure shared data in remote areas on handheld devices

Families of ISIS victims sue Twitter for being 'weapon for terrorism'

Families of ISIS victims sue Twitter for being 'weapon for terrorism'

The families of three Americans killed in ISIS terror attacks are suing Twitter for allegedly knowingly providing support for the terrorist group and acting as a "powerful weapon for terrorism."

U.S. workers beware: Japanese insurer to replace humans with A.I.

U.S. workers beware: Japanese insurer to replace humans with A.I.

A Japanese insurance company reportedly is replacing 34 workers with an artificial intelligence system, and industry analysts say the same could start happening in the U.S. this year.

Man vs. A.I. machine in Texas Hold'em matchup

Man vs. A.I. machine in Texas Hold'em matchup

Four of the world's best professional poker players are about to take on an artificial intelligence system in what's being called an "epic rematch" to find out if machines can outplay humans.

After a big 2016, next year may be A.I. tipping point

After a big 2016, next year may be A.I. tipping point

Analysts expect more A.I.-powered apps, smarter personal assistants and, of course, smart vehicles.

Are strain, stress at Twitter driving out top execs?

Are strain, stress at Twitter driving out top execs?

With Twitter struggling to fuel its user and financial growth, the strain may be showing as several top executives head out the door.

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