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Pennsylvania's unemployment rate falls to 6 percent, lowest since 2008

The rate for March fell for the right reasons -- more people working and fewer unemployed.



For some Pitt students, UPMC could soon be out of network

A University of Pittsburgh sophomore’s broken ankle has exposed a new twist in the ongoing Highmark-UPMC contract dispute.


 
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UPMC data breach may affect as many as 27,000 employees

The new figure was the latest increase by UPMC since employees began reporting instances of identity theft about two months ago.



Delinquencies on loans expected to rise

Analysts, though, said more delinquencies could include a positive sign for the economy.


 

Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause Internet disruptions in coming weeks

Estimates of the severity of the bug's damage have mounted almost daily since researchers announced the discovery of Heartbleed last week.



CMU taps Google VP as new dean of computer science

Andrew W. Moore, a computer scientist and expert in robotics, will begin his duties in August.


 

Wheels


Ford F-150 Alcoa Connection

Ford F-150 represents a major shift in automotive production…and it has a Pittsburgh connection.



Toyota’s popular Tundra gets its first major change since 2007

The 2014 Tundra has been redesigned, inside and out, representing the first major change since the 2007 model year.


 

Business Opinion


Heard off the Street: For firms, it’s location, location, location

Where companies hold shareholder meetings says a lot about how poorly they'll do in the months ahead.



Business Forum: Target security breach could be a wake-up call

Cybersecurity is ripe for a tipping point. Why might Target be that tipping point? Because Target is unique.


 


People on the Move


WorkZone: Negative references can hurt job seekers, employers

A good reference could be the difference between landing a job and being turned down.



Dateline Pittsburgh: 04/13/14

People on the move.


 

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