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Ced Kurtz’s Techman Texts: Apple moving in on rival’s territory

Apple has joined forces with IBM to invade the enterprise space.

2 days ago


Don Lindich’s Sound Advice: Deconstructing the diverse DVRs

Today‘‍s questions tackle Me­dia­s­onic HW-150PVRs, a Com­cast DVR and PC run­ning Win­dows Me­dia Center, and recording from a DVR to VHS.

3 days ago


 British Deputy Consul General Nick Astbury is meeting with local tech leaders and promoting the Great Tech Awards, a contest that will send six U.S. entrepreneurs to London in November to explore expansion possibilities.

U.K. tries to woo Pittsburgh tech companies

British Deputy Consul General Nick Astbury is in Pittsburgh to rub elbows with local tech leaders and promote the Great Tech Awards.

5 days ago


 Microsoft today announced it will lay off up to 18,000 workers over the next year.

Microsoft to lay off up to 18,000 workers over the next year

The layoffs come as Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella integrates Nokia Oyj’s handset unit and slims down the software maker.

6 days ago


 Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage in 2013 during the introduction of the new iPhone 5s, which included a fingerprint scanner known as Touch ID.

Biometrics emerge as pass code alternative

Smartphone manufacturers have responded to a demand for stronger security systems by replacing traditional PINs with biometric scanners.

1 week ago


 Max Richardson, 48, of Sewickley shows how a quadcopter drone can be caught.

Pittsburgh Drone Masters work to demystify technology

With laws and opinions surrounding use of drones in a state of flux, questions abound for the nation‘‍s businesses and residents.

1 week ago


Don Lindich's Sound Advice: With turntables, look at whole picture

A lot of high-end audio is scams and silliness, and you need to look at the whole picture and respond accordingly.

1 week ago


 "Violet," the latest of UPMC's collection of disinfecting robots which uses ultraviolet light to sanitize a hospital's operating and patient rooms, is demonstrated at UPMC Passasvant.

Violet the robot attacks germs at UPMC Passavant

The robot, manufactured by Xenex, is being tested to see if its use can reduce the number of hospital-acquired infections.

2 weeks ago


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From Pittsburgh to Pixelopus: CMU grads are at the core of Sony's newest gaming studio

The six developers from Carnegie Mellon University got to introduce their first video game, “Entwined,” in front of thousands at E3.


 
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