Robot 250, a festival celebrating the Steel City's "robotic ilk" in conjunction with its 250th anniversary, brings an old rivalry (with Boston) to the forefront.
While touring Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi literally bumped into Anthony Daniels, the actor behind Star Wars' lovable android C3PO. You might not recognize his face, but you surely know his voice. Take a walk down memory lane with Daniels, who talks about working on the films and his relationship with George Lucas.
PNC bank erects six-story wall of evergreen plants that's designed to help cool 30-story downtown building.
Carnegie Mellon University wants average citizens to celebrate their city's robotic history as part of its 250th anniversary.
Pittsburgh is trying to shed its image of a gritty, grimy steel town one building at a time. Its convention center is one of the most environmentally friendly buildings of its size in the entire country. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi visits the Steel City and takes a tour of the space that boasts an organic garden, its own water reclamation plant, and a smart cooling system. The building was awarded gold-level certification on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ratings scale set up by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Lawsuit claims that the company's mapping vans entered a private street to take photos and thereby "exposed plaintiff's private information to the public."
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The Pittsburgh-based startup accelerator will invest cash and business know-how into promising companies in return for equity.
Road Trip 2010: Driving east on U.S. Route 30, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman unexpectedly discovers Day 2 of the Pittsburgh Steelers' training camp.
Road Trip 2010: Frank Lloyd Wright's 1937 masterpiece still wows hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Some call it the best home ever built in the U.S. Either way, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman finds it beyond impressive.