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Voting in Pennsylvania: How to vote by mail or cast an in-person ballot at the polls

Oct. 18, 2021 6:10 pm

Voting in Pennsylvania: How to vote by mail or cast an in-person ballot at the polls

A guide to participating in the Nov. 2, 2021 general election in Pennsylvania.
Mayoral candidate Tony Moreno wants better infrastructure and government transparency. Here’s how his platform applies to the tech industry

Oct. 7, 2021 1:24 pm

Mayoral candidate Tony Moreno wants better infrastructure and government transparency. Here’s how his platform applies to the tech industry

The Republican candidate, who previously ran as a Democrat in the primary, shared his views on open data, small businesses and more.
Why city gov-backed startup incubator PGH Lab signifies an openness to innovation

Oct. 6, 2021 5:41 pm

Why city gov-backed startup incubator PGH Lab signifies an openness to innovation

The civic incubator gives local startups a chance to test their products and services through pilot programs with the City of Pittsburgh. Applications just opened for its seventh cohort.
Ed Gainey’s pitch to Pittsburgh tech ahead of the mayoral election

Oct. 5, 2021 4:40 pm

Ed Gainey’s pitch to Pittsburgh tech ahead of the mayoral election

The Democratic nominee and state rep shares his plans for strengthening local talent pipelines with a focus on equitable workforce development: "The more we collaborate, the more we build a city for all."
Peek through Pittsburgh history via Google Arts & Culture’s new digital platform

Sep. 29, 2021 12:07 pm

Peek through Pittsburgh history via Google Arts & Culture’s new digital platform

"Pittsburgh: Proud and Powerful" offers exhibitions highlighting local visual artists, performance artists, sports legends and more. Here's a look at three of our favorites.
The new US-EU trade council will discuss data privacy and climate tech. Its first meeting location? Hazelwood Green

Sep. 28, 2021 5:27 pm

The new US-EU trade council will discuss data privacy and climate tech. Its first meeting location? Hazelwood Green

Local tech leaders see significant promise in the council's choice to hold its inaugural meeting in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh’s autonomous tech sector drives 6,300 jobs

Sep. 24, 2021 5:16 pm

Pittsburgh’s autonomous tech sector drives 6,300 jobs

A new report from Regional Industry Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania provides a look at strengths and weaknesses of the industry, as well as recommendations on how Pittsburgh can maintain its competitive edge.
This summer saw a slow return to downtown business districts. But the Delta variant could reverse that progress

Aug. 16, 2021 4:53 pm

This summer saw a slow return to downtown business districts. But the Delta variant could reverse that progress

Returns to in-person work have once more been delayed at many local companies, prompting questions on whether a full return to offices is justified anymore. Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's Caitlin Fadgen discusses the data.
How Carnegie Museum of Natural History rose to online fame on a tide of snail jokes

Jul. 29, 2021 3:52 pm

How Carnegie Museum of Natural History rose to online fame on a tide of snail jokes

Through TikTok and Instagram Reels, resident mollusk expert Tim Pearce has helped the museum expand its digital following during the pandemic with his punny jokes and research explainers alike.
Mobility as a Service: Move PGH puts Pittsburgh at the forefront of transportation innovation

Jul. 22, 2021 5:07 pm

Mobility as a Service: Move PGH puts Pittsburgh at the forefront of transportation innovation

With public and private partners, Pittsburgh's city government is the first in the country to launch a digital system coordinating local transit options. It represents the local entrance to an international sustainability-minded movement.

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