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Consumer Reports Puts Space Heaters To The Test

Consumer Reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters and says if you have an older one, consider replacing it.

11/13/2014

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Angie’s List Tips For Updating Countertops

Updating your kitchen countertops with the latest look might seem like a great and relatively easy remodeling project.

11/13/2014

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Does It Really Do That? My Fun Fish Tank

The makers of My Fun Fish Tank say their system is a self-cleaning tank. So, does it really do that?

11/12/2014

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GE To Build 3D Printing Facility Near Pittsburgh

General Electric plans to build a $32 million facility near Pittsburgh International Airport to develop three-dimensional printing and other high-tech manufacturing processes.

11/12/2014

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How To Get A Jump Start On Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday is still two weeks away, but for shoppers who really like to plan things out, some stores have already released their Black Friday ads.

11/11/2014

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Angie’s List: Is Technology Harming My Child’s Eyes?

From the moment they wake up, kids are surrounded by screens. Now, many parents are worried about how that screen time might impair their child’s vision.

11/06/2014

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Bottom Dollar Sold To Aldi, All 20 Pittsburgh Stores Closing

The company who owns Bottom Dollar Food has sold the discount grocery chain to Aldi Inc.

11/06/2014

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Find Treasures For Bargain Deals At The Auction

If you like finding bargains, you may want to check out an auction.

11/05/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Potato Express

The Potato Express promises perfectly cooked potatoes in your microwave in just four minutes. Does it really do that?

11/04/2014

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U.S. Investigating Honda For Incomplete Reports

Federal regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles.

11/04/2014

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Billions Of Pieces Of Personal Data For Sale On The Deep Web

They’re an innocent family under cyber attack — threatening phone calls in the middle of the night — bank account, social security and credit cards stolen — even the SWAT team surrounding their house.

10/31/2014

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Baldwin Family Falls Victim To Scary Cyber Invasion Attack

It all started with a phone call in the middle of the night.

10/30/2014

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PNC Changes Course, Decides To Issue New Credit & Debit Cards

When Home Depot discovered credit card and debit card information had been hacked from April to early September, one local bank — Dollar Bank — didn’t hesitate to act.

10/30/2014

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Warning For Those Who Pre-Pay For Cell Phone Service

Mary Kay Sager says Virgin Mobile isn’t treating her right.

10/29/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips To Boost Home Wi-Fi

We’re dependent on Wi-Fi to access the Internet in different parts of our homes. But, too often service is sluggish or there are dead zones. Now, Consumer Reports has advice to help improve Wi-Fi in your house.

10/28/2014

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Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

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Does It Really Do That?

Infomercials and advertisements claim their products make life easier. KDKA-TV’s Jennifer Antkowiak puts these claims to the test.

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Objects Of Affection

Love isn’t just the people we love. In this technological age, we love our gadgets as well. KDKA-TV staffers reveal the objects of their affection!

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Shop Safely Online This Holiday Season

If heading to a crowded shopping mall is something you dread this time of year, you might be thinking about doing some of your holiday shopping online. Follow these tips to ensure cyber shopping experience pays off in the long run.

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Lemon Law: 2010 Car Complaint Index

The complaint index is based on a ratio of the number of complaints for each vehicle to the sales of that vehicle. The numbers represent relative index scores, not the number of complaints received. The […]

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Does It Really Do That?

Some of those infomercials that you see on TV make certain products look like things you just can’t afford to live without; but do they really live up to all the hype? Before you invest, […]

A child robot "Child-robot with Biomimetic Body" or CB2 (CB square), equipped with 51 air actuators, 5 motors and 197 tactile sensors under soft silicone skin on its child sized body, measuring 130cm tall and weighing 33kg at his laboratory in Osaka University in Suita city in Osaka prefecture on March 10, 2009. (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Robot Craze

Japan appears to be leading the way in robotic technology. Here’s a look at some of the country’s creations.

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