Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Mark Thompson, executive coach and bestselling author, Zoox CEO Aicha Evans and former Cisco executive vice president Wim Elfrink speak at the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Feb. 1.

Five Silicon Slopes co-founders committed $1 million donation each to computer science courses in Utah schools. Read more.

Utah Jazz president Steve Starks said it’s “nonsense” that Rudy Gobert was passed over for All-Star Game. Read more.

No. 4 Gonzaga absolutely pounded BYU, 93-63, on Thursday night. Read more.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s proposed sales tax cut “not going to happen,” a lawmaker said. Read more.

Utah’s food bloggers shared their nine favorite Super Bowl snacks.Read more.

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