Technology

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UPMC, Pitt, Carnegie Mellon To Work On Medical Data Sharing

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center plans to partner with Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University to collect and analyze patient health care data and, hopefully, use that information to create ways to better treat some illnesses.

03/16/2015

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Travel Apptitude: Best Apps For Planning Your Trip

Need a hand planning your next trip? These five apps will have you all packed up and ready to go in no time.

03/16/2015

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High School Students Test Their Skills In Cal U Robot Competition

It’s a competition like no other, robots going head-to-head in a test of skill and engineering.

03/05/2015

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New Ransom-Ware Scam Locking Victims Out Of Their Own Smartphones

The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a scam where your cellphone isn’t merely infected, it’s frozen, and the scammers demand ransom to unlock it.

01/30/2015

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Local Shot Spotter Testing Had Flaws, But Won’t Delay Implementation

No, it’s not some futuristic NCIS law enforcement tool.

01/12/2015

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Steel Valley School District To Use Apple Donation On iPad Technology Plan

A suburban Pittsburgh school district says it’ll use a six-figure donation from Apple Inc. to fund an iPad-based technology plan.

12/03/2014

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Online Shoppers Grab Up For Cyber Monday Deals

After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday.

12/01/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests OLED TVs

The head of Consumer Reports’ television testing says OLED is the best display technology out there, combining the best features of plasmas and LCDs.

11/19/2014

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Local Man Invents Smartphone Mount As Cheaper Alternative To GoPros

More and more people are using GoPro cameras to capture action video.

11/12/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

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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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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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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Consumer Reports: Exploring Advantages Of Apple Pay

Apple has released its virtual mobile wallet Apple Pay. It allows you to buy things at participating stores with the tap of one of the new iPhones – the Apple 6 or 6 Plus.

10/23/2014

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Police Seize Cell Phones From Norwin High School Students

About a dozen cell phones were seized from Norwin High School in Westmoreland County students last week.

10/22/2014

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