With donations outpacing matching resources, the Pittsburgh Foundation is considering whether to continue its Day of Giving beyond 2014.
The Volt is the Al Gore of cars: people learn to love it, or hate it with a passion that burns brighter than a thousand coal-fired plants.
In the last year, Pittsburgh ranked 32nd of the top 40 metropolitan areas for job growth.
The South Side-based speech technology company announced in its third quarter report that it will default on a credit agreement.
Speculation is that the Federal Reserve may scale back U.S. debt purchases, curbing demand for the precious metal as a store of value.
Due during the holiday season, the video-game console sparks development of a "Halo" TV series by Steven Spielberg.
The all-electronic format taxes technology, and growth in donations may limit matching funds for nonprofit organizations that benefit.
Yahoo's $1.1 billion proposed acquisition of Tumblr is a huge coup for the young founder of the even younger start-up and a splashy move by
The Federal Communications Commission's attempt to defend its net neutrality rules against a court challenge got major support on Monday fro
When David Karp was 14, he was clearly a bright teenager. Quiet, somewhat reclusive, bored with his classes at the Bronx High School of Scie
WASHINGTON -- Facing down blistering criticism on Capitol Hill that Apple sidestepped billions of dollars in taxes, the company's chief exec
REDMOND, Wash. -- When Microsoft began selling its last video-game console nearly eight years ago, there was no iPad, smartphones had keyboa
Spokeswoman Gloria Kreps said all will be offered jobs with Nuance, a Massachusetts company that specializes in voice-recognition software.
On a per-share basis, the Findlay-based sporting goods retailer reported earnings of 52 cents per share, up from 45 cents per share.
The Oakmont resident followed his father's footsteps into produce business and eventually a career with Giant Eagle. He died at age 74.
Yahoo gobbles again; fixing Kepler; avoiding hotel Wi-Fi; drone saves a life
Cheswick-based Dynamics Inc's LifeCode electronic cards take the company from credit cards to life services.
The nation's most profitable technology company used a web of subsidiaries so complex it spanned continents and surprised experts.
A room at Nemacolin costs at least $340, but gambling at the resort's soon-to-open casino will set you back only $10.
Robert Douglas Lawler, most recently an executive at Texas-based Anadarko Petroleum, will lead the company starting June 17.
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A study of 9,523 private student loan borrowers found many are piling on credit card debt and relying on family and friends for help.
The sandwich-and-soup restaurant will open in the former McDonald's site at Wood Street and Forbes Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The technology industry got much of what it wanted in a bill that overhauls federal immigration law.
The latest entry in the Arkham franchise is revving for an October release.
Deft has 140 employees split between Irvine, Calif., and Alliance, Ohio. makes specialty coatings for aerospace and industrial applications.
The deal would allow a Web pioneer to make a headlong rush into social media.
Banks have paid less than half the $5.7 billion in cash owed to troubled homeowners under nearly 30 settlements brokered by the government.
The city will get mapping overhaul from international firm, with a special new app for October's Step Trek event.
His creations were featured in dozens of movies that celebrated cars, including "Bikini Beach" (1964) and "The Blues Brothers" (1980).
Mercy Health System announced the three-year appointment of Frank J. Pistella to its board of directors.
Two-thirds of the county's charitable nonprofits have responded to the county's query, but many want more time.
For many drivers, the fear of rising auto insurance rates keeps them from driving too fast or leaving their license at home.
The retail giant fights a lawsuit by employees claiming they were not compensated for off-the-clock work.
In two separate cases, the Commonwealth Court ruled government-issued cellphone numbers and email addresses are not public record.
America's tech sector debates the pros and cons of the proposed immigration overhaul, and how it would affect American tech workers.
The Brookings Institution finds growing poverty rates in Pittsburgh's suburban area.
Allegheny County recently began a parcel by parcel review of all tax-exempt properties in the county -- how might that affect your 501(c)3?
Yahoo's board has agreed to buy Tumblr, the popular blogging service, for about $1.1 billion in cash, people with knowledge of the agreement
The Clairton robotics team made it to the final eight in the nation.
The most common stress triggers for workers are unreasonable workloads, low pay, commutes and annoying co-workers.
The booming energy industry is tapping more women to help fill its engineering jobs.
For the third year, Mylan's Robert Coury is the Pittsburgh region's top paid executive: $28 million, up 31 percent from last year.
ShopSmart found organizing solutions that cost less than $5 at dollar stores and odd-lot shops.
Assisted living on the rise, but smart consumers can still find bargains
Shareholder votes on CEO pay have changed how some companies pay top executives. But some question how much things have really changed.
One company issuing American Depositary Shares, where each ADS represents one ordinary share, is Novartis (NVS).
Business seminars, meetings and events for the week.
In the digital workplace, courtesy is becoming a victim.
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When it is widely available, I do expect OLED to have a better picture than plasma.
When cell phones become a problem in the workplace, policies should be put in place.
The compensation of more than 100 executives was analyzed for this annual Post-Gazette report.
THE caffeine rituals of my co-workers are many and varied. In the morning, there are at least eight places where you can buy coffee on 40th
MY parents came from a working-class area in the north of England. Being bohemians at heart and wanting to follow the sun, they quit their j
The 2014 Subaru Forester was the only one of 13 compact crossovers and S.U.V.'s to earn the highest rating in a new, more severe front crash
The look of its pickup trucks is so important that General Motors put its best man on the job: the guy who does the Corvettes. Fresh from th
With the introduction of the 2014 Forester, Subaru is sending a clear message: when it comes to pummeling, it is better to give than to rece
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New estimates impart faith in oil boom in Williston, N.D.
Facebook is looking to its next challenge: convincing big brand names that ads on a social network are as important and effective as on TV.
We, as a group, spend more time than we should pointing to one of a growing number of reasons why solar energy isn't taking hold in America.
April saw third-largest historical fall in the number of unemployed in the state, dropping to 7.6 percent.
Physicians want to practice medicine in the environment Allegheny Health Network offers.
Eight members of Congress on Thursday formally demanded that Google address a range of privacy concerns about its new wearable technology de
A federal judge issued an interim order compelling PPG to make the payments and contribute stock in the asbestos-related case.
Jesse Almendarez faces charges of threatening a federal officer and making an interstate threat.
Gators in Indiana Township and Centannis in Beechview together owe $38,000 in unpaid taxes.
Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss told the FOP president the office will move from the police bureau's North Side headquarters.
The jobless rate in Pennsylvania is the lowest since March 2012 but remains slightly higher than the national rate of 7.5 percent.
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Among some of the survey findings by InsuranceQuotes.com, 41% of policyholders incorrectly believed standard insurance covered mold damage.
The department says the violations found in a two-year review dealt with claims denials and failure to remedy those issues expediently.
The 15,000-square-foot digital billboard on the American Eagle Outfitters' store in Times Square has become an attention-grabbing fixture.
AEO uses its New York presence to raise its profile in the fashion business and sees potential for growth in markets in the U.S. and abroad.
President and CEO Jeffrey Romoff was among the 26 employees; he took home $6.07 million in total compensation last year.
Even though it has fewer workers than it did several years ago, Allegheny County's employment costs have risen due to higher salaries.
Millcraft Investments and McKnight Realty Partners will instead concentrate on constructing a 450-space parking garage and retail space.
U.S. Steel is not saying much about the "hundreds of millions" it is spending on enterprise software.
Not so many years ago, when photographers needed to adjust a photo, they'd have to spend time in the darkroom tinkering with equipment and c
SAN FRANCISCO -- Cartographers, beware: the map wars have begun.
The #1 Cochran automotive group announced today that it is moving into the North Hills with the acquisition of Billco Motors in Wexford.
The device, which contains sealed sources of radioactive material, fell off a truck belonging to Valley Quarries Inc. in Interstate 81.
The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says Consol can reopen the Blackville mine in Greene County, where a fire occurred in March.
Laurence Leamer's account of how the two Pittsburgh lawyers took on former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is climbing up sales charts.
Pennsylvania is a step closer to building its health information exchange, allowing doctors and hospitals to share patient data.
An amendment to the Card Act of 2009 means stay-at-home spouses and partners who do not work can now qualify for credit cards.
The Water Resources Development Act still must clear the House.
Pennsylvania wants to keep its PA Fair Care program in place, but the federal government wants to see changes.
Overall support has been tempered by water contamination concerns and a reliability problem with state environmental regulators.
Pittsburgh's biggest bank is closing more local branches as customers increasingly embrace electronic banking.
It should be a good choice for someone who likes to feel like is driving a classier car but doesn't need an especially sporty ride.
Christopher Olivia and Roy Santarella, who left WPAHS in 2011, were the highest compensated employees in fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.
Smaller margins and growing uncompensated care are putting the squeeze on hospitals, says the Pa. Health Care Cost Containment Council.
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