Sharon GaudinSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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

Senator Grassley's Twitter Account Hacked

Twitter and federal law enforcement are investigating the hacking of a U.S. Senator's Twitter account Monday afternoon.

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Fortune Names Google Best Place to Work in U.S.

Google moved up three spots to claim the top position in Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S.

Twitter, Facebook Fuel SOPA Protests

Social networks were used by Internet companies and users to spread opposition to anti-piracy bills in Congress.

With Yang Out, Big Changes Coming to Yahoo?

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang's departure this week from the company should put in in a better position to take drastic action to fix its long-running woes.

Facebook May Let You Share What You Do Off-Site

Speculation is swirling that Facebook is getting ready to announce a way to combine information on what users do on, and off, the social network.

Google's Schmidt Says Devices, Apps Need to Be Friends

Schmidt told a standing-room-only crowd at the CES that devices aren't living up to their full potential unless they're connected.

Intel Shows off Hybrids: Ultrabooks That Turn Into Tablets

Intel is taking on the burgeoning tablet market by working on hybrid ultrabooks that look and act like both laptops and tablets.

Can Thompson Rejuvenate Yahoo?

Analysts split on whether the new CEO is just what Yahoo needs, or whether the move is 'deja vu all over again.'

Google Launches Politics and Elections Page

Google Politics and Elections page is a political hub site designed to help users get information, discuss issues and track candidates' popularity.

Google, Facebook Rivalry to Heat up in 2012

As Google works to make its Google+ social network a major competitor to market leader Facebook, the battle between the two could reach a critical point in 2012.

Google, Microsoft Square off for Search Supremacy

Bing beefed up in 2011, but Google still rules. Analysts weigh in on the search rivals' strategies and likelihood of success.

Twitter Didn't Incite UK Riots, Research Shows

The government threatened to cut off access to social networks during last summer's protests, but an evaluation shows the Internet communications was used more for good than harm.

New Tiny Circuit May Lead to Smaller, More Powerful Devices

Researchers have developed one of the smallest electronic circuits, which could pave the way for smaller and more powerful mobile devices.

AMD Shifts Course from Intel Rivalry

After years of going up against Intel and not fairing so well, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is no longer going to focus on its long-standing rival.

Three out of 10 Americans Do Most Holiday Shopping Online

As shoppers eagerly take advantage of Cyber Monday deals, a new poll shows that nearly three out of 10 Americans will do most of their holiday shopping online...