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Carnegie Mellon Student Pleads Guilty To Making App That Would Spy On Android Phones

AP | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.25.2015 | College

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Carnegie Mellon University student who hoped to sell enough malicious software to infect 450,000 Google Android smartphones plea...

Arrested Memory - 'Justice Is Mind'

Pamela Glasner | Posted 08.06.2015 | Science
Pamela Glasner

No, this isn't a story about the tragedy of Alzheimer's Disease, it's about your own memories being used as evidence against you in a court of law. Science fiction? I thought so, but not anymore.

University Tells 800 Applicants They're In, Then Out

AP | MICHAEL R. SISAK | Posted 02.17.2015 | College

Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University's graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner ...

Uber Is Researching Driverless Cars

AP | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology

Ride-sharing service Uber is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University on a Pittsburgh research lab they say could lead to the development of driverless cars.

These Are The 25 Best Universities To Work For This Year

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.19.2014 | College

"Clean campus, gentle and gracious people...and interesting work," are all things found by employees at Brigham Young University (in addition to shock...

The Modular Shoe: Children's Footwear Designed for Developing Countries

Carnegie Mellon University | Posted 07.08.2014 | College
Carnegie Mellon University

We realized that a family's footwear costs could be reduced by creating a shoe a child can wear as he or she grows.

From Christmas Seals to Kevlar

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.

Millennials In Love Are More Likely To Update Their Facebook Status

Posted 02.09.2014 | College

A lot of millennials are in love. At least, according to the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. An ongoing study by the...

Carnegie Mellon Gets To Keep $1.17 Billion

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A U.S. judge has declined to reduce a $1.17 billion patent infringement verdict that Carnegie Mellon University won against a Cali...

Tyler Kingkade

Prestigious University Accused Of Failing To Expel Student After Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Carnegie Mellon University failed to remove from campus a student it found responsible for sexual assault and did little to prevent the offender's con...

Welcome To The Super Bowl For Robots

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology

PENNSAUKEN, New Jersey (AP) — The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophistic...

Researchers Are Trying To Teach This Computer Common Sense

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of...

The 10 Geekiest Colleges

Posted 10.21.2013 | College

Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has been crowned the geekiest school in the country by HerCampus. What else would you expect from a school wh...

Carnegie Mellon Cheers 'Bumper Crop' Of Tonys

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.14.2013 | College

NEW YORK — There was plenty of applause heard during the Tony Awards – and perhaps no place louder than from as far away as Pittsburgh. S...

Nude 'Pope' Case May Be Drawing To A Close

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | College

PITTSBURGH — A Carnegie Mellon University student who dressed as a half-nude pope in a parade can have an indecent exposure charge dropped again...

Scientists Beware: Shooting the Messenger

American Statistical Association | Posted 07.30.2013 | Science
American Statistical Association

While every scientist faces the possibility of being the bearer of bad news, statisticians are especially vulnerable. At present, two countries -- Greece and Argentina -- are bringing charges against statisticians who are reporting truthful, yet unpleasant, data.

'Naked Pope' Faces Charges Over Scandalous Costume

Posted 05.10.2013 | College

A Carnegie Mellon University student faces misdemeanor charges after she dressed as the pope during an art school parade last month. Police said her c...

In the Midst of Ideas

Ketaki Desai | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Ketaki Desai

TEDx is an independently organized TED event that focuses on the community it is organized in. At Carnegie Mellon University, we have our own TEDxCMU, only four years old on Sunday March 3rd, and organized entirely by a student board.

Texas Lawyer Accused Of Laundering Drug Cartel's Fortune Pleads Not Guilty

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 01.08.2013 | Crime

EL PASO, Texas — In public, Marco Antonio Delgado was a philanthropist, a prominent El Paso businessman and a trustee at Carnegie Mellon Univers...

These Cameras Could Stop Burglars Before They Break In

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.29.2012 | HuffPost Home

Awesome or creepy?

In The Future, Medical Devices Will Dissolve Inside You

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.27.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — As consumers we want our electronic gadgets to be durable. But as patients, we might want them to dissolve — inside our bodies. ...

Did Abe Lincoln Use Emoticons?

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

Was Abraham Lincoln one of the first people to use the playful ;) emoticon? Though the text symbol for "winking," used in our emails, tweets, texts...

Colleges With Best Starting Salaries

Posted 09.19.2012 | College

If you need to make a lot of money right after college, then perhaps it's time to start looking at schools with an "IT" in the name. Or go into mining...

Where Did Google And Apple Employees Go To College?

Posted 03.29.2012 | College

More young people would want to work for Google than any other company. Apple is the the second most popular company, according to a survey done by U...

Which University Won the Intercollegiate Programming Championship?

David Thielen | Posted 04.13.2012 | College
David Thielen

Each team wrote the A.I. for a computer game. The contest is then the A.I.s from each team fighting each other where one will reign victorious over the others on the field of battle.