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Rubber meets the RoadBotics in Pittsburgh

The team behind RoadBotics stand left to right: CEO Mark DeSantis; CCO Courtney Ehrlichman; Christoph Mertz, chief scientist; and CTO Benjamin Schmidt. | Photo courtesy of RoadBotics

December 23, 2016 - 2:22pm

Innovation of the Week: Tesla tries to raise the solar roof

A house with Tesla's solar roof tiles installed | Photo from Tesla Motors

November 1, 2016 - 7:47pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Seegrid CEO offers a peek into the future of autonomous tech

Seegrid Corp. CEO Jim Rock says the company is exploring future applications for its vision-guided industrial vehicles. | Photo courtesy of Seegrid

October 4, 2016 - 12:37pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Robby Greene

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Randy Knight

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Behind the scenes, Uber plans for Roundhouse research site

Uber plans substantial renovations to the riverfront site known as the Roundhouse for its second Advanced Technologies Center operations in Pittsburgh. | ​​Photo courtesy of P4 Pittsburgh.

May 27, 2016 - 4:13pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Sonya Lacore

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