Sharon GaudinSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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

Artificial Intelligence robot worker

Don't worry that a robot is going to steal your job... yet

Robotics will replace some human workers in their jobs, but technology will also create new, more interesting jobs for people, according to a report from Forrester Research.

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Elon Musk wants to build you a robotic housekeeper

High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his sights set on building robots that can do housework, have conversations, and play games.

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Iron Man meets Aquaman as U.S. Navy turns to undersea augmented reality

Scientists with the U.S. Navy are working to develop an augmented reality display for divers' helmets.

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New Siri sibling Viv may be next step in AI evolution

Analysts agree Viv's a big step forward if it works as promised, but say it's still early and the system will need to learn to be most effective.

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Facebook sees its future built on artificial intelligence

According to one Facebook executive, if you think you're drowning in a flood of information now, you ain't seen nothin' yet.

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Google: Autonomous cars coming 'relatively soon'

Their ultimate success of self-driving cars will hinge on drivers' acceptance, Google says.

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Yahoo spinoff brings an end to an era to one of the Web's pioneers

By deciding to shed its Internet business, Yahoo is moving to take on a different business focus. But its future remains very much in doubt.

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Yahoo changes direction, spins off everything except Alibaba

Yahoo said today that it has abandoned a plan to spin off its $31 billion stake in Alibaba, a popular Chinese e-commerce company, and would instead spin off all of its other assets into a new company.

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Google's new About Me page helps you control how your personal info is shared

Google's About Me page contains information about your work history, contact information, educational background and places you've lived, along with gender and birthday.

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Google trains autonomous cars with its own kids

Google engineers asked employees and their children, who were on site to trick-or-treat for Halloween, to walk around some parked driverless cars so the autos’ sensors could work on detecting children.

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Google's back-talking A.I. system gets its sass from people

A Google computer recently made headlines for appearing to become agitated and verbally lashing out at the human working with it.

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GoogleX exec: Where Google went wrong with Glass

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

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Move over, Apple: Google designing new Mountain View headquarters, too

Google will submit plans this week to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

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Facebook, iPhone 6 and Kim Kardashian top Bing's 2014 search lists

With 2014 almost over, Microsoft has released its lists of the top searches on Bing, with Apple's iPhone 6, Facebook and Kim Kardashian the year's big winners.

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Teens say they're ditching Facebook for Instagram, and fast

Teenage users have been drifting away from Facebook for the last few years, and now we know where they're going.