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Pittsburgh Technology Council announces 2014 Tech 50 winners

NoWait, a firm known for its restaurant app, garnered the council’s Start-Up of the Year award. It was one of eight awardees.

3 days ago


Ced Kurtz's Techman Texts: Operating system installation has simplified.

Also, Apple and Google are moving to protect users’ data from law enforcement.

4 days ago


 OontZ XL Bluetooth Speaker

Sound Advice: For Bluetooth speakers, OontZ beats Beats

Regardless of price, the OontZ XL and OontZ Angle speakers are fully competitive, if not outright better most of the time than competitors.

6 days ago


 CEO of Paris-based bank’s e-payment unit S-Money Nicolas Chatillon, left, and CEO of BPCE, France's second largest bank group, Jean-Yves Forel, left, attend a press conference in Paris, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Group BPCE, which includes Banque Populaire and Caisses d’Epargne, announced the service, called S-money. Users tweet a payment request to S-money, which then requires an authentication code before sending the amount _ and a tweet to the destination confirming payment for all the world to see. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Twitter turns money-transfer app as France’s BPCE starts service

A Twitter Inc. account and a bank card is all you’ll need in France to tweet money to a friend or a charity. The transfers will be based on

1 week ago


Ced Kurtz’s TechMan Texts: Online retailers try to hurdle shortcomings

Also: “Hostage advertising” is spreading; the Nobel blues are awarded; and just call him up, Mr. President.

1 week ago


 Panasonic DMC-GM1 interchangeable lens camera relies on lens-based optical image stabilization.

Don Lindich's Sound Advice: Image stabilization important to consider

A lens due to come into the market in November could be a good investment.

1 week ago


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Cybertainment: Seinfeld's back in the car

Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is back for a fifth season. USC study monitors daily rhythms of Internet usage.



Cybertainment: Future of the Internet

Tech experts imagine the future Internet in new Pew Research Center/Elon University survey. Web comedies worth watching: “Starship Icarus”


 
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