Pittsburgh

01.20.16
Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in Pittsburgh
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Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in Pittsburgh

The city is becoming a tech hot spot thanks to Carnegie Mellon University.

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02.08.15
Pittsburgh's Gulf Tower is turning into an Instagram mood ring
02.08.15

Pittsburgh's Gulf Tower is turning into an Instagram mood ring

For years, people in Pittsburgh have been able to get weather forecasts, holiday displays and occa...

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07.02.14
Pennsylvania is the latest state to go after Uber and Lyft
07.02.14

Pennsylvania is the latest state to go after Uber and Lyft

It's no secret that some places, whether it be in the US or other parts of the world, are not in a...

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10.27.12
Butlers, lunar rovers, snakes and airboats: the best of Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute
10.27.12

Butlers, lunar rovers, snakes and airboats: the best of Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute

How was your week? We got to spend a couple of days trekking around the Carnegie Mellon campus in...

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10.25.12
Message from Me offers dispatches from early education, we go eyes-on (video)
10.25.12

Message from Me offers dispatches from early education, we go eyes-on (video)

What do you get when you attach a point-and-shoot, display, microphone, RFID reader and a bunch of...

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10.22.12
A Tour of Astrobotic Technology's lunar rover lab at Carnegie Mellon (video)
10.22.12

A Tour of Astrobotic Technology's lunar rover lab at Carnegie Mellon (video)

Things are buzzing late Monday afternoon at Carnegie Mellon's Planetary Robotics Lab Highbay. Outs...

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09.19.12
AT&T's LTE network now live in Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh and Honolulu
09.19.12

AT&T's LTE network now live in Seattle, Portland, Pittsburgh and Honolulu

The Rethink Possible carrier may be taking baby steps towards its LTE goals, but today more folks...

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03.12.12
Terahertz bandwidth: the key to 1,000x faster smartphones, laptops and pipe dreams
03.12.12

Terahertz bandwidth: the key to 1,000x faster smartphones, laptops and pipe dreams

Much like carbon nanotubes and quantum computing, terahertz technologies have been promising miracle...

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07.23.11
Google acquires PittPatt, wants to know you on a face-to-face basis
07.23.11

Google acquires PittPatt, wants to know you on a face-to-face basis

Google's quietly pitter-pattering its acquisitive ways back into the controversial realm of facia...

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