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Video Gaming On The Rise As A Collegiate Sport

It’s filling sports arenas throughout the world. Competitors square off for multi-million dollar prizes. But is it a sport?

01/28/2015

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Pittsburgh Gas Prices Inching Close To $2 A Gallon

The average price of gas in Pittsburgh has fallen to $2.42 a gallon, but could it fall below $2 a gallon?

01/14/2015

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PrivacyGrade Ranks Most Secure Smartphone Apps

Have you ever wondered about the privacy of apps on your smartphone?

12/08/2014

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CMU Assists Local Company’s Bid To Win $20M By Landing Rover On Moon

CMU is trying to land a robot on the moon to win Google Lunar’s XPrize, worth more than $20 million.

11/24/2014

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CMU Grad Students Create New Technology To Help Those With ALS

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” raised more than $115 million this year. It also made people more aware of the debilitating illness.

11/18/2014

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CMU Working To Decode Brains & Read Your Thoughts

It seems like science fiction, or something out of the movies. Being able to read someone’s mind is happening for real, right here in Pittsburgh.

11/10/2014

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School District Turns To Biometrics For Students Paying

There few things more frustrating than that phone call from your credit card company’s security department letting you know your account has been compromised and they need to cancel your card.

11/04/2014

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Police: Scammer Claims To Be From Zone 2 Station

Pittsburgh Police are issuing an alert to the public about what they’re calling a sophisticated scam.

10/23/2014

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Pittsburgh Attracting More College Graduates

Pittsburgh is growing as a place to be for college graduates.

10/21/2014

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2014 Donut Dash Raises Money For Live Like Lou Foundation

In a special kind of event in Pittsburgh this weekend, runners were encouraged to down carbs while running. It was a sweet way to raise money for a good cause.

10/06/2014

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Water Main Break Impacting Service At CMU

Crews are working to repair a major water main break that has left several Carnegie Mellon University buildings without service.

09/21/2014

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Apple’s New Operating System May Have Bugs

Just as a car cannot run without an engine, so also a smartphone cannot run without something called an operating system, Carnegie Mellon University professor Anind Dey told KDKA money editor Jon Delano on Friday.

09/19/2014

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Apple iPhone 6 Creates Market Stir

People lined up outside Apple stores Thursday night and even during the day on Friday just to get Apple’s latest smartphone — the iPhone 6.

09/19/2014

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CMU Developing Smart Headlight Technology

You know the feeling. You’re driving along and all of a sudden, you’re blinded by another driver’s headlights.

09/11/2014

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Variable Meter Parking Rates Coming To Pittsburgh

As part of their Act 47 financial recovery plan, City Council has approved a proposal from Councilman Corey O’Connor that could ultimately affect everyone who uses one of the city’s new meters for parking — varying the hourly rate in the same spot to attract more cars to park.

06/18/2014

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