Sharon GaudinSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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

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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.

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Google sells Glass at PGA golf tournament in Florida

In an unusual move, Google pulls in more Explorers at the Players Championship in Ponte Verde, Fla.

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Solar flare Wednesday could mean 'radio blackout' for GPS, communications

Radiation emission could hit radios, power lines and satellites, disrupting service.

Nearly all US adults are online for Web's 25th anniversary

Pew reports that 53 percent of Americans say the Internet would be "very hard" to give up.

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By ditching Motorola, Google shifts its focus to gadgets

With its sale of Motorola Mobility sale to Lenovo, Google is narrowing its focus on robots, Google Glass and smart homes.

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How 3D printing could revolutionize manufacturing

Lawrence Livermore National Lab scientists are exploring the use of 3D printing in manufacturing, including creating new raw materials.

Facebook called likely to prevail in latest privacy charge

Users sue the social network for allegedly scanning private messages, but analysts say Facebook's fine print on privacy will probably protect it.

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Google cheers contestants at Robotics Challenge

Now the owner of Boston Dynamics, Google rolls in to watch events at the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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Robots compete to mimic common human tasks

An upcoming DARPA robot challenge is focused on developing robots to use tools, climb stairs, and drive cars.

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Google may go from Google Glass to Google Robot

The search giant risks losing focus on its core search business as it moves into another new market.

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Brisk holiday shopping expected, much of it mobile

Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump as much as 17 percent this year over 2012, and much of the action will come from mobile devices.

Social media use climbs; one-fifth of the world joins in

About one in five people around the globe use a social networking site at least once a month, and that number is expected to grow significantly over the next several years, according to eMarketer.