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College students find their ‘path’

By Debra Erdley
Ashley Mayo was a woman on a mission when she enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh four years ago. Today, the Washington native says she …

Heartbleed bug puts millions of online accounts in jeopardy

By Chris Fleisher
Internet security experts on Wednesday urged consumers to prepare to update passwords for online accounts as banks scrambled to protect credit card numbers and other sensitive online information from an Internet bug dubbed Heartbleed. Millions of email passwords and other …

California man named as bitcoin creator denies involvement

By The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES — Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how …

Data centers like Pittsburgh’s Expedient Communications continue to grow

By John D. Oravecz
The evolution of data centers is pointing in one direction — the cloud. Data center operators, such as Expedient Communications Inc. in Pittsburgh, are growing …

Coders pitch ideas for groups at Pittsburgh’s Steel City Codefest

By Megan Harris
Slow to load and difficult to maneuver, Pittsburgh Cares’ website for would-be volunteers is a recruiting nightmare, the group’s executive director said. “We get so …

$600K added to IT office budget as Peduto administration promises modernization

By Melissa Daniels
Dan McSwiggen spent the past eight years in renovation mode, transforming a gutted historic East Carson Street building into apartments with exposed brick, high ceilings …

Technology puts legal resources within reach

By The Los Angeles Times
Joey Mucha used to seal a business deal with a handshake or an email. Now he whips out his smartphone. The San Francisco entrepreneur runs a side business renting out skee ball machines. With the company growing steadily, Mucha decided …

Webcam system at Pittsburgh hospitals offers views from NICU

By Megan Harris
Phones rang constantly 25 years ago at Magee-Womens Hospital, where Thomas Kendell’s premature twin daughters learned to wiggle and grin at nurses in the neonatal …

UPMC expands global reach by video

By Luis Fábregas
UPMC’s latest overseas project won’t require anyone to get on an airplane. Using video equipment to examine patients thousands of miles away, UPMC doctors will …

‘Candy Crush Saga’ maker plans IPO

By The Associated Press
The company behind the hit game “Candy Crush Saga” is going public, hoping the popularity of its addictive online game will translate into sweet returns for itself and its investors. King Digital Entertainment PLC, which makes lesser-known games such as …

Google acquires login by sound technology

By Tribune Review
Google has acquired SlickLogin, an Israeli security startup company that uses smartphones and high-frequency sounds for identity verification on Web sites. “We’re announcing that the SlickLogin team is joining Google, a company that shares our core beliefs that logging in …

Technology gives job-seekers ‘face time’

By The Washington Post
Hilton Worldwide has revamped its talent strategy to rely heavily on digital video interviewing technology, a tactic the company says has helped it better evaluate candidates, cut interviewing costs and speed up hiring. Using a Web-based platform called HireVue, the …