Tech & Innovation

FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Read more »

April 24, 2014

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Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and... Read more »

April 24, 2014

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug... Read more »

April 24, 2014

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With a swipe of the smartphone, loyalty punch cards becoming obsolete

The days of the “buy-10-get-one-free” loyalty punch card are as numbered as the paper punch itself. Read more »

April 23, 2014

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Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit... Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Google challenges nonprofits on ideas to use Glass

Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits. On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Alternative to NYC horse carriages: Old-timey car?

An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it... Read more »

April 18, 2014

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5 features an Amazon phone might offer

A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer. Read more »

April 18, 2014

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Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties

Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Why the 'Heartbleed' bug is a major threat to your online life

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A new bug has surfaced on the Internet, and it could have disastrous effects on online users. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Twitter tweaks website to attract new users

As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct... Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Is Twitter really leading to #divorce?

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A new study suggests Twitter is leading to divorce and infidelity. But is that completely accurate? Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Bitcoin: The realities of virtual currency

More individuals and merchants are transitioning into the realm of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin — a digital or virtual medium of exchange that uses cryptography for security, making it... Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building

Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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'Deseret News National Edition': Looking at bullying, why people are stressed, acts of kindness

This week's Deseret News National Edition looks at a wealth of issues, including the social effects of bullying, acts of kindness by others and why people are so stressed out. Read more »

April 6, 2014

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How poverty is a moral issue

People may be trying to help the poor. But are they considering the rights of the impoverished? Read more »

April 3, 2014

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Albuquerque police face hundreds of protesters

Hundreds of protesters marched past riot police in Albuquerque on Sunday, blocking traffic, trying to get on freeways and shouting anti-police slogans days after a YouTube video emerged threatening... Read more »

March 30, 2014

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BlackBerry revenue falls below a $1 billion

BlackBerry reported a steep drop in profit and revenue Friday as it transitions from a smartphone company to a software business under its new chief executive. Shares rose five percent in morning... Read more »

March 28, 2014

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What the business industry can learn from basketball

Basketball is taking a new strategy, and it may be something businesses can learn from. Read more »

March 27, 2014

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Testers say federal health care website runs slow

If you're waiting until the last minute to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, a little extra patience might come in handy. Read more »

March 26, 2014

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Millions of kids to test new education assessments

What's on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue. Read more »

March 22, 2014

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Why the rise of smart machines could terminate jobs

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Technology and economics are on the brink of eliminating many middle class jobs at a pace that may make it difficult for different job opportunities to arise. Even restaurants are seeing technology... Read more »

March 12, 2014

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