Sharon GaudinSenior Reporter, Computerworld

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

With Thompson in CEO seat, Yahoo may go after Netflix

Just one day after Yahoo announced that it has found a new CEO, speculation began swirling that the Internet company may be looking to scoop up Netflix.

Facebook Timeline feature now available worldwide

Facebook Timeline organizes your status updates, photos, and profile changes into an interactive timeline–and now it's available to the masses.

Facebook disables bug that exposed private photos

A Facebook bug that allowed unauthorized viewers to see private photos has been squished.

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Three out of ten Americans do most holiday shopping online

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

Facebook may be close to privacy deal with FTC

Facebook is close to reaching a deal with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that the social network engaged in "deceptive behavior" when changing its privacy settings.

Google gives Gmail an updated look

Google has updated Gmail with an updated look, cleaner message strings, customizable navigation and advanced search.

Report: Google+ may be linked to new online music store

Google's rumored online music store will be closely linked to Google+, the company's four-month-old social network, according to reports.