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Orem police warn of skimming scandals

A recent skimming incident in Orem has police reminding residents to always be mindful when using an ATM or other...

With shuttered dealership, Tesla looking for options in Utah

Tesla Motors has built a new showroom in Salt Lake City to sell its sleek electric cars, but no one can buy, drive or discuss prices there after Utah officials ruled it violates state laws about... Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Fast-growing Asian aviation confronts safety challenges

For Asia's aviation industry, the growing pains have just begun. Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Particle-smashing Large Hadron Collider off to a smooth restart

After a two-year hiatus, the giant proton-smasher that discovered the Higgs boson is back in action — and ready for bigger challenges. Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider, the most... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Electric bus being tested by UTA

UTA will begin testing the all-electric bus, a large-capacity vehicle that the manufacturer calls the world’s largest zero emission bus. The bus is manufactured by the BYD Company which... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Orbital ATK cuts 61 jobs, including some from Utah

Defense contractor Orbital ATK announced Monday that the company has laid off 61 workers. The cuts were from the propulsion systems department in divisions located in Alabama, Florida and Utah. Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Taiwan expanding into indoor LED-lit, pesticide-free farms

Chang Chen-kai is part of Taiwan's new generation of high-tech farmers that is harnessing the island's technological edge in light-emitting diodes to grow vegetables indoors under bright LED lights. Read more »

April 2, 2015

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Engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier

Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier — something scientists once thought couldn't be done. Read more »

April 1, 2015

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'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see... Read more »

April 1, 2015

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'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel "Furious 7" debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood's famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see... Read more »

April 1, 2015

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Iran nuclear talks at crunch time

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. Read more »

March 30, 2015

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Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz

Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Gillette company does work for NASA

Next time NASA's crawler transporter makes the 4.2-mile trip from the assembly shop to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the massive, lumbering 1960s machine will have new... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Syracuse man develops router to keep Internet use under control

A Utah man who felt like his young children were spending too much time on the Internet at home tapped into his entrepreneurial spirit and created a device to help families keep things under control. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure

Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Can't remember your password? Here are 2 new ways to log in

Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional... Read more »

March 20, 2015

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FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples as safe

Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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Judge OKs $10 million settlement in Target data breach

A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson... Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Test security now means checking social media for cheaters

For the organizations that give standardized tests, it's a common — and common-sense — security measure. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Pa. firm giving NCAA tournaments new high-def replay system

The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Health care law paperwork costs small businesses thousands

Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused independent regulators of bowing to White House pressure on "net neutrality," citing thousands of emails and other documents that show close... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Coffee and code: Software giant opens Silicon Valley cafe

Silicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next Google or... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Institute: China now world's third-biggest arms exporter

China has overtaken Germany to become the world's third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent of the market remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the U.S. and... Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in US reach age 112

Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Construction industry rebounding in Utah, U.S.

Utah’s strong economy is feeding one of the most robust construction sectors in the nation. Fueled primarily by increasing demand for industrial and commercial space, the industry is... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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