Technology - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/Technology Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317052-223/com-dating-dog-sites.html.csp Los Angeles • On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do. Many of the sites encourage users to bring their dogs on first dates to break the ice or size up canine chemistry. Many datin... Los Angeles • On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do. Many of the sites encourage users to bring their dogs on first dates to break the ice or size up canine chemistry. Many datin... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58317052@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:48:43 MDT Live concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58251312-79/yahoo-concert-nation-concerts.html.csp Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens. Live Nation’s partnership with Yahoo to stream one live concert every day is a rare win for music fans. The series, which began with the Dave Matthews Band in mid-July, offers free, high-quality concert footage in a way that helps the companies providing it, since selling ads is more profitable than concert promotion. The deal opens up a new revenue stream for Live Nation. And for Yahoo, premium video ad pric... Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens. Live Nation’s partnership with Yahoo to stream one live concert every day is a rare win for music fans. The series, which began with the Dave Matthews Band in mid-July, offers free, high-quality concert footage in a way that helps the companies providing it, since selling ads is more profitable than concert promotion. The deal opens up a new revenue stream for Live Nation. And for Yahoo, premium video ad pric... 58251312@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:50:01 MDT Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267580-79/yelp-company-google-stoppelman.html.csp SAN FRANCISCO • After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street. The company’s stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year. CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn’t seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp’s evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while... SAN FRANCISCO • After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street. The company’s stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year. CEO Jeremy Stoppelman didn’t seem disturbed as he sat down to discuss Yelp’s evolution in the 10 years since he began working on a way for people to share recommendations about local merchants with Russ Simmons, a fellow engineer he met while... 58267580@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:19:02 MDT Texas company acquires software provider with Provo off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264072-79/software-company-mcalpin-provo.html.csp A Texas-based company has acquired a small company with a Provo office that makes software for managing clients of home health and hospice agencies. Kinnser Software of Austin has purchased Benesan Corp., which makes software called ADLware for managing the nonmedical needs of clients who are cared for in their home, the two companies said Tuesday. ADLware helps caregivers manage patients needs such as getting them to appointments and ensuring they get meals on time. Benesan was founded in 2007 ... A Texas-based company has acquired a small company with a Provo office that makes software for managing clients of home health and hospice agencies. Kinnser Software of Austin has purchased Benesan Corp., which makes software called ADLware for managing the nonmedical needs of clients who are cared for in their home, the two companies said Tuesday. ADLware helps caregivers manage patients needs such as getting them to appointments and ensuring they get meals on time. Benesan was founded in 2007 ... 58264072@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:39:02 MDT 7 ways to create better, stronger passwords http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267110-79/password-passwords-avoid-facebook.html.csp New York • This week’s news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online. The hacking misdeeds were described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a Milwaukee firm that has a history of uncovering online security breaches. Hold Security called the data “the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials.” Hold’s researchers did not identify the origin... New York • This week’s news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online. The hacking misdeeds were described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a Milwaukee firm that has a history of uncovering online security breaches. Hold Security called the data “the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials.” Hold’s researchers did not identify the origin... 58267110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 09:02:02 MDT Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky ‘3-D pen’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243218-79/plastic-oodler-stick-pen.html.csp New York • 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It’s a cool technology, but it’s not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3-D printer. The $99 3Doodler, made by Boston-based startup Wobbleworks, is a fat pen not unlike a hot glue gun. It needs to be plugged into a wall outlet. A stick of plastic goes in on the blunt end and come... New York • 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It’s a cool technology, but it’s not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3-D printer. The $99 3Doodler, made by Boston-based startup Wobbleworks, is a fat pen not unlike a hot glue gun. It needs to be plugged into a wall outlet. A stick of plastic goes in on the blunt end and come... 58243218@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:03:02 MDT Escaping email: An inspired vision or hallucination? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237782-79/email-asana-facebook-moskovitz.html.csp San Francisco • Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work, where the incessant drumbeat of email has become an excruciating annoyance. Moskovitz is trying to turn that chronic headache into an afterthought with Asana, a San Francisco sta... San Francisco • Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work, where the incessant drumbeat of email has become an excruciating annoyance. Moskovitz is trying to turn that chronic headache into an afterthought with Asana, a San Francisco sta... 58237782@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:03:01 MDT