Technology

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Pittsburgh’s New Police Chief Embraces Technology To Reverse Murder Rate

It seems hardly a day goes by without another killing in Pittsburgh.

10/17/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Survey Looks At Tech Support Services

You know that dreaded moment when your hard drive crashes. If you’re like most people, you can’t fix it yourself. Do you know where to turn?

09/23/2014

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Restore Your Old iPhone’s Factory Settings Before Upgrading

Now that the new iPhones are here, you may be one of the many hoping to leave your old phone behind and upgrade.

09/23/2014

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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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Long-Awaited Theater About To Open At McCandless Crossing

The centerpiece of the McCandless Crossing development is about to lift its curtain.

09/17/2014

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At The Frontiers Of Science

Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.

09/15/2014

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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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Swiping iPhone 6 May Soon Replace Credit Cards, Cash

Move over cash, and debit cards, and credit cards.

09/10/2014

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Automated Driving Is The Future

General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.

09/10/2014

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Toyota: Automated Cars Won’t Be Driverless Cars

Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.

09/10/2014

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Schools Employ New Methods To Avoid Distractions Of Technology In Class

More and more students are taking their smartphones and tablets to school these days. It’s something that is hard to avoid so some school districts are embracing it by using technology to enhance lessons.

One school district doing just that is West Jefferson Hills and their technology director Suhail Baloch joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about how they do it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/27/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Geocaching Takes Kids On High-Tech Treasure Hunt

Camp is over. The trip to the beach is done. Are your kids saying they’re bored yet? In less than a month, most kids will be back in school. Until then, here’s something to keep them entertained — Geocaching.

08/01/2014

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