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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Google goes on acquisition spree this year

Google pulled out its wallet and went on an acquisition spree this year, according to research firm CB Insights.

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Intel: Future smartphones will be assistants, companions

Intel CTO Justin Rattner described the next generation of computers, which he dubbed context-aware, during a Wednesday keynote address at the Intel Developers Forum.

Revamped Twitter.com site takes flight

In an effort to refresh the Twitter.com site, pull users back in from third-party platforms -- and take a swipe at Facebook -- Twitter has launched a significant site redesign.

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Intel pushes itself beyond the chip

CEO Paul Otellini kicked off the company's annual IDF conference by announcing that Intel is on track to ship a 22-nanometer processor in 2011.