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No thanks! Some companies reject 'Shark Tank' deals and still thrive

With the cameras rolling, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing accepted an offer from a "Shark Tank" investor.

No thanks! Companies reject 'Shark Tank' deals, still thrive

With the cameras rolling, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing accepted an offer from a "Shark Tank" investor. But after they had time to think about it, they changed their minds. Read more »

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House votes to make expired business tax breaks permanent

The House voted Friday to make permanent an expired tax break designed to help small businesses invest in equipment and property, defying a veto threat by the White House. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2015

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Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to know

Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to find out. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2015

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Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore

Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2015

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Is your doctor's office the most dangerous place for data?

Everyone worries about stolen credit cards or hacked bank accounts, but just visiting the doctor may put you at greater risk for identity fraud. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2015

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Valentine's Day dress made from hearts of 160 decks of cards

Marjorie Taylor said she enjoys making weird clothing. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2015

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Your old landline could get an early retirement

Not since Alexander Graham Bell twisted pairs of wires together in the 1870s has the simple telephone technology that has served Americans for generations — the landline — faced such a... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2015

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5 reasons your most talented employees will leave

Much has been said about the current shortage of talent. But less has been accurately identified about why, when a company acquires top talent, these strategic individuals leave. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Want a one-of-a-kind name for your baby? It will only cost you $32,000

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Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2015

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Gold nuggets stolen from Wells Fargo museum worth $10,000

Thieves in a stolen SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco before dawn Tuesday and made off with up to 10 ounces of historic gold nuggets... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do? Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Salt Lake County to join economic development network

Salt Lake County is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, according to Mayor Ben McAdams. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Want success at work? Find a partner with these 5 personality traits

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Want a successful career and a healthy marriage? Well, here are five personality traits you'll want from your spouse to make that happen. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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13-year-old entrepreneur builds Lego printer with $35,000 investment from dad

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In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Following your passion: Utahns change careers in pursuit of happiness

For some Utahns, being willing to leave behind a steady, and sometimes very high, paycheck wasn't a difficult decision. For four individuals, it was the beginning of a new journey - it was a chance... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Rising from the rubble: How entrepreneurs are harnessing tech talent in Gaza City to create jobs and end poverty

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Gaza Sky Geeks is a startup accelerator that provides money and training to promising technology firms in one of the world’s least hospitable environments. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Las Vegas betting on chance of New Year's Eve snow

If Sin City's sports books took bets on the weather, snow in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve would normally have terrible odds. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2014

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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

The bowls haven't disclosed their asking prices, but sports marketing experts contacted by The Associated Press estimated the annual cost for the top-tier games ranges from $25 million to more than... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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Weird weather lingers in Alaska's largest city

A week before Christmas, Alaska's largest city should look like a postcard wonderland, and the last place you'd expect to see equipment making snow. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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One more reason why Utah is a great place for entrepreneurs and startups

Utah has received a lot of attention for its startup-friendly atmosphere lately. The new StartSLC festival hopes to be the central meeting place for Utah's entrepreneurial endeavors. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity

Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Why 'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran thinks daydreaming is the key to success

Barbara Corcoran made her money building a real estate empire, but that doesn’t mean she always had a plan. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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How the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa moved from the White House to TV

The Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa (aka. Ina Garten) started her career in the White House, working on nuclear energy policy. But she wasn’t happy. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads

Microsoft is releasing new, beefed-up versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company's push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world. Read more »

Nov. 6, 2014

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