Tech & Innovation
Current and former top U.S. officials defended the government's collection of phone and Internet data.
SALT LAKE CITY — Adobe co-founder and University of Utah alumnus John Warnock will be the keynote speaker at the U.'s Hinckley Institute of Politics 16th annual Rocco C. and Marion S.... Read more »
University Hospital officials say they've produced a technological breakthrough that will allow doctors to diagnose and treat patients' strokes more accurately than ever before. The new machinery, named Intra-operative Magnetic... Read more »
Offerings from high-tech Utah businesses were on display at the Capitol during the 2013 Innovation Fair on Thursday. Read more »
Somebody hacked Burger King's Twitter account on Monday, posting obscene messages and changing its profile picture to a McDonald's logo.The tweets stopped after a little more than an hour, and... Read more »
PROVO — Vivint founder and CEO Todd Pedersen has been named 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year by the MountainWest Capital Network, a Utah business networking organization. Pedersen was the founder of APX Alarm in 1999, which... Read more »
The next time a child is abducted near you, your cellphone may shriek to life with an alert message. Read more »
Our take: The question of when a child should receive a cell phone is a topic every parent deals with, including Bill Gates. He and his wife, Melinda, have decided their kids can have a phone at... Read more »
Apple is preparing to release its first 128GB version of the iPad 4 just a few days before the Microsoft Surface Pro hybrid, and some see it as a defensive measure. Read more »
Government regulations requiring better fuel efficiency have unexpected consequences of safety and may even be bad for the environment. Read more »
Instead of a place to keep felons behind bars, the ground on which the Utah State Prison now sits could someday be the hub of a sprawling business community where bright minds unlock the door to... Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City-based technology firm has appointed a new executive. Allegiance, a provider of Voice of Customer Intelligence technology and services, has announced that Dana Russell has been appointed... Read more »
Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW Group are working together on next-generation batteries for green vehicles called "lithium-air" as their collaboration, first announced in late 2011, moves ahead in fuel... Read more »
The city has two new smartphone apps for residents to connect with city information and the police department. Read more »
Call it space grave robbery for a cause: Imagine scavenging defunct communication satellites for their valuable parts and recycling them to build brand new ones for cheap. Read more »
Apple’s stock continues to tumble at a time when the company’s post-Steve Jobs strategy is still very much a work in progress. Read more »
Utah employers added 35,800 jobs and experienced job growth of 2.9 percent in 2012, the state's highest rate since 2007, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — David Morales was on a Greyhound bus near Las Cruces, N.M., when Border Patrol agents stopped the bus for a routine check. Morales, 21, rose up and informed his fellow... Read more »
plans to keep building its flagship jetliner while engineers try to solve battery problems that have grounded most of the 787 fleet. Read more »
Hollywood and the video game industry received scant attention Wednesday when President Barack Obama unveiled sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school... Read more »
Ninety percent of passwords are "vulnerable" to hacking, according to a report by Deloitte, a global consulting firm. Even when a program tells you that your eight-character, multinumbered password... Read more »
Facebook introduced a search engine Tuesday that will allow users to search through in-site content like posts and "likes." Read more »
Amazon released a program that gives customers free digital versions of CD's they've purchased. Alistair Barr from Reuters writes about how this could impact Apple and its competition with Amazon's... Read more »
In the teen-heartthrob world, saving money on gas is the cool thing to do, and everyday people can be part of the trend too, according to GoBankingRates.com. Read more »
Norman Joseph Woodland, the co-inventor of the bar code that labels nearly every product in stores and has boosted productivity in nearly every sector of commerce worldwide, has died. He was 91. Read more »
WASHINGTON — Current and former top U.S. officials on Sunday defended the government's collection of phone and Internet data following new revelations about the secret surveillance programs, saying the operations were... Read more »
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