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The Verge
A new system can measure the hidden bias in otherwise secret algorithmsResearchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new system for detec
A new system can measure the hidden bias in otherwise secret algorithms
The Verge / Posted 2 hours ago
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new system for detecting bias in otherwise opaque algorithms. In a paper presented today at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, the researchers laid out a new method for assessing the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Carnegie Mellon engineers develop fall-prevention sensorsCredit: Carnegie Mellon University Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie
Carnegie Mellon engineers develop fall-prevention sensors
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
Credit: Carnegie Mellon University Electrical and Computer Engineering Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering conducted a survey on falls among the elderly, and discovered that Americans are very worried about their elderly parent... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn-Trafford High School students take part in engineering fairthat are likely to stay,” Heibel said. Cameron Breze, a 2014 graduate of Penn-
Penn-Trafford High School students take part in engineering fair
TribLIVE / Posted 10 hours ago
that are likely to stay,” Heibel said. Cameron Breze, a 2014 graduate of Penn-Trafford High School who now is a student at Carnegie Mellon University, is hoping for one of those chances. Breze and other alumni returned for the career fair to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Oh, brother, are they good!Club. In addition to Cornell's School of Engineering, they were accepted to the
Oh, brother, are they good!
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
Club. In addition to Cornell's School of Engineering, they were accepted to the engineering schools at Boston University, Carnegie Mellon, Northeastern University and UMass Amherst. However, they're heading to the Ivy League in the fall. "They're... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Wysocki on Pittsburgh’s best, worst and handsiest sports mascotsat Robert Morris in Illinois. Scotty the Scottie Dog. A live mascot since 2007
Wysocki on Pittsburgh’s best, worst and handsiest sports mascots
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 12 hours ago
at Robert Morris in Illinois. Scotty the Scottie Dog. A live mascot since 2007, Scotty has become a beloved fixture on the Carnegie Mellon campus. He was given to the university by a celebrity from The Cosby Show. (It was the Huxtable who shall not... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
While they might not be on a grand scale, important changes are on the horizon for public transportation in the Pittsburgh regionthat is already positively impacting the area’s transit is a computerized traff
While they might not be on a grand scale, important changes are on the horizon for public transportation in the Pittsburgh region
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 12 hours ago
that is already positively impacting the area’s transit is a computerized traffic-signal system called Sur Trac. The Carnegie Mellon-developed technology utilizes machine-learning computers in combination with radar technology at... Read more
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Salem News
Top West Branch seniors recognized at banquetExcel teacher, Susan Hartzell. - Taylor Vence, daughter of Candy Vence of Sale
Top West Branch seniors recognized at banquet
Salem News / Posted 17 hours ago
Excel teacher, Susan Hartzell. - Taylor Vence, daughter of Candy Vence of Salem. Taylor plans to study illustration at Carnegie Mellon. She has been offered a John Krizay Scholarship. Activities: Art Club president, Academic Challenge... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland athletes of the week: Greensburg Salem’s Lawson Monta, GCC’s Michelle Karabinthere and I was just happy to have them all there,” Karabin said. What are you
Westmoreland athletes of the week: Greensburg Salem’s Lawson Monta, GCC’s Michelle Karabin
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
there and I was just happy to have them all there,” Karabin said. What are your college plans next year? I'm going to Carnegie Mellon to study engineering. I'm going to do track and field. It's a good school, and I hope to find a way to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh files for $50M transportation grant in Smart City ChallengeKansas City, Mo., Columbus, Ohio, and Austin, Texas. Stan Caldwell, a professo
Pittsburgh files for $50M transportation grant in Smart City Challenge
TribLIVE / Posted 21 hours ago
Kansas City, Mo., Columbus, Ohio, and Austin, Texas. Stan Caldwell, a professor of transportation and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University who helped with Pittsburgh's application, was optimistic about the city's chances. Cooperation... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Toyota invests in Uber; Volkswagen backs Gettcars. The company opened its Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh last ye
Toyota invests in Uber; Volkswagen backs Gett
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 hours ago
cars. The company opened its Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh last year, snapping up engineering talent from Carnegie Mellon University. The company announced last week that a test car from that facility, a hybrid Ford Fusion, will... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn-Trafford hoopster Stinelli headed to W & Jin 2015-16, Washington & Jefferson went 1-25. But the coach is looking to recre
Penn-Trafford hoopster Stinelli headed to W & J
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
in 2015-16, Washington & Jefferson went 1-25. But the coach is looking to recreate the success he found as an assistant at Carnegie Mellon. Penn-Trafford grad Christian Rohaus was a junior guard on last season's team. The PAC has teams scattered... Read more
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Market Watch
What would happen if we shut down the Federal Reserve?have not fueled the increase in stock prices left me doubtful, especially since
What would happen if we shut down the Federal Reserve?
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
have not fueled the increase in stock prices left me doubtful, especially since this contradicts luminaries such as Carnegie Mellon Professor Allan Meltzer. Those on fixed incomes who were planning on getting a 5% return on their savings... Read more
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Business Wire
Four Winners Announced at 2016 Shale Gas Innovation Contest Finals EventOptions for the Detection and Abatement of Methane Emissions from the U.S. Natu
Four Winners Announced at 2016 Shale Gas Innovation Contest Finals Event
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Options for the Detection and Abatement of Methane Emissions from the U.S. Natural Gas System – Erin Mayfield, Carnegie Mellon University Integrating Membrane Distillation with Waste Heat Sources for Affordable Produced Water Treatment... Read more
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The Register
Want a better password? Pretend you eat kale. We won't tell anyonePeople have a very poor grasp of what makes one password stronger than another,
Want a better password? Pretend you eat kale. We won't tell anyone
The Register / Posted yesterday
People have a very poor grasp of what makes one password stronger than another, according to research conducted at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and published by the Association of Computing Machinery. The old rule that a password should contain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Seeks Investor for Tech Cityand technology companies to play a bigger role in the country's digital economy
Rwanda Seeks Investor for Tech City
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and technology companies to play a bigger role in the country's digital economy's competitiveness. As a result, Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda, an ICT centre of excellence is expected to play a bigger role in the innovation city... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
KeyLogic gets $112 Million energy contractknowledge and expertise. The university consortium includes West Virginia Unive
KeyLogic gets $112 Million energy contract
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
knowledge and expertise. The university consortium includes West Virginia University, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Tech University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Houston and Hampton... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tiny houses designed for homeless veterans in Penn HillsMarlon Ferguson, executive director of Veteran's Place of Washington Boulevard,
Tiny houses designed for homeless veterans in Penn Hills
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Marlon Ferguson, executive director of Veteran's Place of Washington Boulevard, and with the help of students from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and Strip District architects, they laid out plans for seven tiny... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Integrating Amateur Radio into Engineering Classes is International Microwave Symposium TopicSanta Clara, California. Panelists are Dennis Derickson, AC0P, California Poly
Integrating Amateur Radio into Engineering Classes is International Microwave Symposium Topic
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 3 days ago
Santa Clara, California. Panelists are Dennis Derickson, AC0P, California Polytechnic University; Bob Iannucci, W6EI, Carnegie Mellon University; Xiaoguang Liu, AI6DW, University of California-Davis, and Sanjeeb Panday 9N1SP, Tribhuvan... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Uber to test self-driving cars in Pittsburghvisible signs of the research and development going on at the company's Advance
Uber to test self-driving cars in Pittsburgh
Computer World Australia / Posted 3 days ago
visible signs of the research and development going on at the company's Advanced Technologies Center, a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University that was announced in 2015. Research at the center is still in its early days, but the company's... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NYC mentorship program puts startup staffers in schools2 percent black. Few women hold management or technical positions at either com
NYC mentorship program puts startup staffers in schools
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
2 percent black. Few women hold management or technical positions at either company. Fears graduated from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University in 2012 as one of a tiny handful of black students in his class. He said race wasn't much of an... Read more
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ABC News
NYC Mentorship Program Puts Startup Staffers in Schools2 percent black. Few women hold management or technical positions at either com
NYC Mentorship Program Puts Startup Staffers in Schools
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
2 percent black. Few women hold management or technical positions at either company. Fears graduated from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University in 2012 as one of a tiny handful of black students in his class. He said race wasn't much of an... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Judith Carnahan Baldassare, 83College, where she obtained a degree in biology. After graduation from college
Judith Carnahan Baldassare, 83
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 4 days ago
College, where she obtained a degree in biology. After graduation from college she worked at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon University, and Saint Louis University as an electron microscopist and was the first to identify the pilus, a... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Broadway role keeps Porter moving— and a cast of stars helping to shed insight onto the era. Portraying such a
New Broadway role keeps Porter moving
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
— and a cast of stars helping to shed insight onto the era. Portraying such a Renaissance man as Lyles hits home for Carnegie Mellon University drama grad Porter, who carries himself with poise and grace on and offstage. His bio bears out his... Read more
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Deseret News
Intermountain Healthcare taps new CEOHaverford College and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. He later re
Intermountain Healthcare taps new CEO
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
Haverford College and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. He later received a master's of medical management from Carnegie Mellon University. Sorenson will stay on with Intermountain Healthcare as the founding director of the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Talking To Our Computers Is Changing Who We Arebetween how we interacted with, say, our desktop computers and our family," Ill
Talking To Our Computers Is Changing Who We Are
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
between how we interacted with, say, our desktop computers and our family," Illah Nourbakhsh, a professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, told The Huffington Post. "We interacted with that computer only when we wanted to. Now... Read more
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Business Wire
Dr. A. Marc Harrison Named Upcoming CEO of Intermountain Healthcareserved as the chief resident in the same program. Dr. Marc Harrison later recei
Dr. A. Marc Harrison Named Upcoming CEO of Intermountain Healthcare
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
served as the chief resident in the same program. Dr. Marc Harrison later received a masters of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University and completed additional study in management at Harvard Business School. Dr. Harrison will assume... Read more
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Swissinfo
Digital attacks strike Switzerland ‘all the time’of attacks which are sponsored by ex-intelligence officials,” declared Virgil D
Digital attacks strike Switzerland ‘all the time’
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
of attacks which are sponsored by ex-intelligence officials,” declared Virgil Dorin Gligor, an IT security professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Corruption is the key factor, most agreed. Mobile criminal networks The US Securities and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Uber testing self-driving car with eye to cheaper, more reliable ridesMayor William Peduto, in a statement. The move doesn’t come as a shock. In Feb
Uber testing self-driving car with eye to cheaper, more reliable rides
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor William Peduto, in a statement. The move doesn’t come as a shock. In February 2015, the company partnered with Carnegie Mellon University and opened the Center in Pittsburgh. It is hoping to have a fleet of the self-driving cars on the... Read more
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WA Today
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proofreactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, wh
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proof
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
reactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, when the $US60 billion start-up began hiring Carnegie Mellon University robotics experts to staff its new centre. Uber tests a self-driving car in the US city of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proofreactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, wh
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proof
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
reactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, when the $US60 billion start-up began hiring Carnegie Mellon University robotics experts to staff its new centre. Uber tests a self-driving car in the US city of... Read more
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EuroNews
All hail the self driving carhttps://t.co/6Jd8sGdFW8 The ride-hailing app company says Pittsburgh – where i
All hail the self driving car
EuroNews / Posted 5 days ago
https://t.co/6Jd8sGdFW8 The ride-hailing app company says Pittsburgh – where it has a somewhat controversial partnership with Carnegie Mellon University – is ideal for testing self-driving cars due to its wide variety of weather and ro... Read more
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Wired News
Google’s New Chatbot Won’t Shut Up—And That’s a Good Thingadopt a new interface, it has to be really easy for it to work the first time,”
Google’s New Chatbot Won’t Shut Up—And That’s a Good Thing
Wired News / Posted 5 days ago
adopt a new interface, it has to be really easy for it to work the first time,” says Alan Black, a computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University’s Language Technologies Institute. “And that’s hard, because if people don’t know what the system... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Uber kick starts own driverless car trialsUber's Advanced Technologies Centre (ATC) in the streets of Pittsburgh, and is
Uber kick starts own driverless car trials
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
Uber's Advanced Technologies Centre (ATC) in the streets of Pittsburgh, and is being carried out in partnership with local Carnegie Mellon University. The company has equipped a hybrid Ford Fusion with several sensors, including radars, laser... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proofreactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, wh
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proof
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
reactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, when the $US60 billion start-up began hiring Carnegie Mellon University robotics experts to staff its new centre. Uber tests a self-driving car in the US city of... Read more
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The Age
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proofreactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, wh
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proof
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
reactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, when the $US60 billion start-up began hiring Carnegie Mellon University robotics experts to staff its new centre. As with all self-driving cars that are approved for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proofreactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, wh
Uber drivers, your days are numbered and here's the proof
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
reactions. Uber's interest in autonomous car technology dates to a year ago, when the $US60 billion start-up began hiring Carnegie Mellon University robotics experts to staff its new centre. As with all self-driving cars that are approved for... Read more
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New Kerala
Uber begins testing of its self-driving cars in US - newkerala.com #66271has chosen the Steel City for testing its self-driving cars. "From the first s
Uber begins testing of its self-driving cars in US - newkerala.com #66271
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
has chosen the Steel City for testing its self-driving cars. "From the first steel mills to the laboratories at Pitt and Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh has a long history of innovation. We're excited that Uber has chosen the Steel City as they... Read more
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dna
Uber starts testing self-driving cars in UShas chosen the Steel City for testing its self-driving cars. "From the first s
Uber starts testing self-driving cars in US
dna / Posted 5 days ago
has chosen the Steel City for testing its self-driving cars. "From the first steel mills to the laboratories at Pitt and Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh has a long history of innovation. We're excited that Uber has chosen the Steel City as they... Read more
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CBS News
Uber's first self-driving car hits the streets of Pittsburghautonomous driving abilities, according to a press release. "From the first st
Uber's first self-driving car hits the streets of Pittsburgh
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
autonomous driving abilities, according to a press release. "From the first steel mills to the laboratories at Pitt and Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh has a long history of innovation. Now we're taking another step forward, this time as home to... Read more
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BBC News
Uber joins race for driverless carsit is testing a vehicle on the streets of Pittsburgh. Uber's project is being
Uber joins race for driverless cars
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
it is testing a vehicle on the streets of Pittsburgh. Uber's project is being carried out in partnership with Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University. More and more car and technology firms are partnering up to develop self-driving... Read more
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dna
Uber starts self-driving tests in Pittsburghhave noted, per Gizmodo, that Uber self-drive vehicles were first spotted in Pi
Uber starts self-driving tests in Pittsburgh
dna / Posted 5 days ago
have noted, per Gizmodo, that Uber self-drive vehicles were first spotted in Pittsburgh, home of Uber research partner Carnegie Mellon University, almost a year ago. Google, Ford, Uber, Volvo and Lyft formed the Self-Driving Coalition for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: P. Christopher Pistoriusabout the steel industry at universities around the world. Occupation: Profess
Newsmaker: P. Christopher Pistorius
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
about the steel industry at universities around the world. Occupation: Professor of material science and engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Education: Bachelor's and master's degrees in metallurgical engineering from the University of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburghbecause it has a wide variety of weather and road types. Uber Technologies Inc
Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburgh
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
because it has a wide variety of weather and road types. Uber Technologies Inc. announced a partnership with Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University last year. It has also opened its own Advanced Technologies Center, which is led by a former... Read more
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TribLIVE
Driverless car legislation considered as Uber tests technology in Pittsburghincluding many from Western Pennsylvania. The committee expects to hold hearing
Driverless car legislation considered as Uber tests technology in Pittsburgh
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
including many from Western Pennsylvania. The committee expects to hold hearings and solicit feedback from Uber, Google, Carnegie Mellon University and other companies and research institutions tackling autonomous vehicle technology. Uber on... Read more
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Quartz
Uber’s self-driving cars are on the roadwith “a trained driver” monitoring things from the driver’s seat. Last year, U
Uber’s self-driving cars are on the road
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
with “a trained driver” monitoring things from the driver’s seat. Last year, Uber lured away around 40 employees from Carnegie Mellon University’s famed robotics lab to set up its own research facility on autonomous cars, the Advanced... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburghbecause it has a wide variety of weather and road types. Uber Technologies Inc
Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburgh
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
because it has a wide variety of weather and road types. Uber Technologies Inc. announced a partnership with Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University last year. It has also opened its own Advanced Technologies Center, which is led by a former... Read more
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FOX Business
Uber Jumps Into the Self-Driving Wars With a Ford Fusionan "Advanced Technologies Center" (ATC) in Pittsburgh. The center, described as
Uber Jumps Into the Self-Driving Wars With a Ford Fusion
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
an "Advanced Technologies Center" (ATC) in Pittsburgh. The center, described as part of a "strategic partnership" with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), was said at the time to be focused on "research and development, primarily in the areas of... Read more
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FOX Business
Uber Jumps Into the Self-Driving Wars With a Ford Fusionan "Advanced Technologies Center" (ATC) in Pittsburgh. The center, described as
Uber Jumps Into the Self-Driving Wars With a Ford Fusion
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
an "Advanced Technologies Center" (ATC) in Pittsburgh. The center, described as part of a "strategic partnership" with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), was said at the time to be focused on "research and development, primarily in the areas of... Read more
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Fortune
Uber Rolls Out Self-Driving Cars in PittsburghUber says. Uber and Lyft are leaving this city. For more, watch: Uber announc
Uber Rolls Out Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
Uber says. Uber and Lyft are leaving this city. For more, watch: Uber announced a partnership in February 2015 with Carnegie Mellon University that included the creation of the tech center. At the time, Uber said it wanted to work closely... Read more
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NBC News
No More Drivers? Uber Testing Self-Driving Car in Pittsburghself-driving cars because it has a wide variety of weather and road types. Ube
No More Drivers? Uber Testing Self-Driving Car in Pittsburgh
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
self-driving cars because it has a wide variety of weather and road types. Uber announced a partnership with Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University last year. It has also opened its own Advanced Technologies Center, which is led by a former... Read more
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