Given the dangers and expense with overseeing the power grid, utilities are increasingly using drones to survey and inspect infrastructure.
The company created RC21X, a Web-based test that measures brain function over time, a useful tool for athletes who have had head injuries.
There are several ways to get more headphone volume with your tablet and the first way is to change up your headphones.
You can now buy stuff on Facebook using messaging bots. What’s less clear is whether you'll want to.
End customers whose industries depend on commodity prices are contributing to a small decrease in sales at the Station Square distributor.
Banking electronically is not for everyone, shareholder tells PNC Bank CEO William Demchak at the bank’s annual meeting Tuesday.
Third quarter revenue beats analysts’ expectations at II-VI Inc. by 6.4 percent, but earnings per share fall short of estimates.
The Pittsburgh specialty metals producer blames the deficit on labor troubles, ongoing woes at its flat rolled products unit.
This spring, seven companies are beautifying landscapes around Pittsburgh with a seal of approval from Phipps Conservatory.
The new ZVOX sound bars are a leap forward in sound quality alone.
The U.S. government said it no longer needs Apple’s help to get into an iPhone used by a drug dealer in New York after obtaining a passcode.
Plans are underway to honor Homestead native Bill Campbell, the former Intuit chairman and adviser to Steve Jobs.
Utility regulators issued an unprecedented penalty against the ride-sharing company, but two members disagreed with the amount.
While Verizon’s legacy business shrank, its wireless division boomed, and it became a content provider, buying AOL Inc.
The FBI is facing an increasing struggle to access readable information and evidence from digital devices because of default encryption.
Artists, designers, authors, brewers and a chef will be featured in a six-day festival to raise awareness of the city’s maker community.
A new Toshiba laptop has joined the digital family at our house and its arrival reignites a long-term irritant.
The foundation’s sale of its stake in the Hazelwood project is part of its long-term plans to wrap up its grantmaking activities by 2029.
Confluence to occupy 40,000 square feet of space in the former Allegheny Center Mall.
Both do the job, depending on how much you want to spend.
German contract research organization opens first North American office on the South Side.
John Bares, director of Uber Advanced Technologies Center, discussed Uber’s research in Pittsburgh during a business breakfast Downtown.
Seniors and students will have access to free Wi-Fi when they visit 21 Citiparks centers across Pittsburgh, the city announced Wednesday.
Verizon workers initiated a strike Wednesday, protesting changes in health care coverage and cost, wages, and proposed job reductions.
Richard Northcote, sustainability chief for the plastics and materials firm, says homes for those in need is part of its global strategy.
More than one million Verizon copper customers have been switched to fiber under a program called “Fiber Is the Only Fix.”
Home recording was very simple in the days of VHS VCRs with cable-ready tuners.
The investments were down from 2014, but the number of financing rounds rose, according to report from Innovation Works.
A record 700 people registered for the two-day event held Downtown that’s meant to connect entrepreneurs and investors.
The industrial giant says the facility could help make Pittsburgh a leader in advanced manufacturing.
The co-founder of the Case Foundation, whose husband founded AOL, was in Pittsburgh to talk about social impact through charitable giving.
Warning: If you are a book nut like TechMan, you may end up with the equivalent of a basement full of ebooks.
The recommended standards would help speed the introduction of package delivery drones and other uses not yet possible.
The 3-2 vote by the FCC will allow 40 million Americans to use an existing benefit worth $9.25 a month to purchase broadband service.
The Museum of Modern Art and Variety have put digitized archives online. A new documentary explores famous UFO sightings.
The move comes a week after justice officials brought the high-stakes legal fight against Apple to a sudden halt.
After recent attacks, governments across the European Union are increasingly pushing for greater access to people’s digital lives.
Materials for Melissa Frost’s handcrafted jewelry are cut with a laser at E.H. Schwab, a longtime supplier of parts to big industrial firms.
The cable and entertainment giant hired a retired U.S. Army brigadier general to beef up its efforts to recruit more military personnel.
Asks judge to cancel hearing, saying it will test a possible method for breaking the encryption.
Sometimes you get something you don’t know you need and find out that you don’t want to do without it.
The “Medicare Mermaids” Web series takes on election year politics for laughs. SXSW 2016 highlights are available online.
The 8-minute film that documents Pittsburgh’s entry in Google Lunar XPRIZE focuses on robotics pioneer Red Whittaker.
AlphaGo’s 4-1 victory came about in what was billed as the match of the century.
Study examined responses to questions about rape, suicide and depression.
If you watch motion pictures and professionally produced television shows, you will see very little zooming in and out.
The new app and software system is expected to improve customer service and increase efficiency for 311 operators and city workers.
It is seen as a major bid to give Web users some of the same privacy protections online as they receive from their telephone providers.
High school students from Avonworth and South Fayette bring a fresh perspective to the Moon company’s business of eliminating odors.
The online market for creative, sustainable goods launched Etsy Manufacturing to match its crafters and artisans with production shops.