BUSINESS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BUSINESS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah woman will be a contestant on upcoming season of ‘Top Chef’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317295-223/chef-culinary-weinner-pop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317295-223/chef-culinary-weinner-pop.html.csp">Utah woman will be a contestant on upcoming season of ‘Top Chef’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T14:22:02.509-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 02:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The upcoming season of “Top Chef” will finally include a Utah contestant. Katie Weinner, a 35-year-old culinary instructor at the Art Institute of Salt Lake and the co-owner of recently closed SLC Pop eatery, is one of the 16 chef’testants selected to compete on the 12th season of the award-winning culinary reality show, officials from Bravo announced Wednesday. The 12th season takes place in Boston and premieres Wednesday Oct. 15. Weinner is believed to be the first chef with Utah ties to com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317295@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:22:02 MDT Nation’s oldest cutlery maker files for bankruptcy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58316994-79/bankruptcy-company-business-cutlery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58316994-79/bankruptcy-company-business-cutlery.html.csp">Nation’s oldest cutlery maker files for bankruptcy</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T10:45:02.299-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buckland, Mass. • The nation’s oldest cutlery manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy after 177 years of making knives and other kitchen tools. The Recorder of Greenfield reports that Lamson & Goodnow Manufacturing Co. of Shelburne Falls, Mass. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month, which protects the company from creditors as it reorganizes. The business has also put its 18-acre factory complex up for sale. According to federal bankruptcy court in Springfield, the company filed for b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583169942014-08-20T10:45:02.299-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T10:45:02.299-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58316994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:45:02 MDT Restaurateur impressing Salt Lake with good food, hard work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58294190-223/nguyen-lake-salt-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58294190-223/nguyen-lake-salt-business.html.csp">Restaurateur impressing Salt Lake with good food, hard work</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T14:18:14.924-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Like a keen sailor on the changing sea, Mai Nguyen knows the ebb and flow of the restaurant business. Over the past two decades, she and her family have owned several Utah eateries, seeking new concepts to entice diners, but unafraid to change direction if a business no longer proves profitable. “We fail many, many times,” Nguyen said of her family that now operates four Salt Lake Valley restaurants. “It’s part of success for me.” It is that fearless, internal strength that recently earned Nguye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294190@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:18:14 MDT SLCPD: Have you seen this would-be robber? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309101-78/suspect-200-business-employee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309101-78/suspect-200-business-employee.html.csp">SLCPD: Have you seen this would-be robber?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T11:52:59.206-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 11:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police have released security camera images in hopes someone can help identify the suspect in a botched weekend robbery. The suspect — described as a 6-foot-2, thin white male in his mid-20s, with brown hair and a goatee — approached a clerk at the counter of the Coffee Noir shop, 1035 E. 200 South, about 11:40 a.m. Sunday. The man, who also wearing a green T-shirt, jeans and holding a satchel across his chest, showed a hand-written note to the employee that read, “Have gun give m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309101@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:52:59 MDT Small businesses: Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301213-79/autistic-autism-cottle-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301213-79/autistic-autism-cottle-says.html.csp">Small businesses: Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joyce M. Rosenberg</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:22:58.992-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket’s bakery, she told him he’d never do anything more than collect grocery carts. After six years of bagging groceries and pushing carts, Cottle wanted more. He had already learned how to do some baking. Cottle is autistic. And today he’s an entrepreneur, the owner of Stuttering King Bakery, turning out batches of cookies, brownies and scones for cafes and businesses and groups that need catering. “I was like, OK, I am destined to d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583012132014-08-15T14:22:58.992-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T14:22:58.992-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:22:58 MDT Stores have a solid start to back-to-school season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297890-79/stores-season-shoppers-shopping.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297890-79/stores-season-shoppers-shopping.html.csp">Stores have a solid start to back-to-school season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T07:37:12.732-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales. The National Retail Federation expects the average family with school-aged children to spend $669.28 for back to school items, up 5 percent from last year. That would be the second-highest amount since the industry trade group started tracking spending in 2004. But major retailers like Wal-Mart and Macy’s are discounting merchandise and increasing spending to upgrade thei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582978902014-08-15T07:37:12.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T07:37:12.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The confirmation came after the Swedish appliance maker Electrolux released a statement Thursday that it was in discussions to buy the business from GE, which is based in Fairfield, Conn. “GE is evaluating a wide range of strategic options for our appliances business, including discussions with Electrolux and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582979462014-08-14T15:22:02.686-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T15:22:02.686-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The world’s largest retailer eked out a 0.6 percent increase in second-quarter profit, dragged down by a weak U.S. business. A key revenue measure was flat in its U.S. discount stores, though it reversed five straight quarters of declines. Meanwhile, the number of customers has now fallen seven qua...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967222014-08-14T09:23:01.922-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:23:01.922-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296722@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:23:01 MDT Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296687-79/percent-quarter-economy-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296687-79/percent-quarter-economy-ukraine.html.csp">Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:14:01.633-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • Well, that didn’t last long. After four quarters of meager growth, the fragile economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone creaked to a halt in the second quarter. Growth was zero. After only 0.2 percent in the first quarter. Now who will get out and push? The European Central Bank, with a further monetary stimulus? Or governments in France and Italy, which have dragged their heels in making their economies more business-friendly? Either or both could help. Especially if th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966872014-08-14T09:14:01.633-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:14:01.633-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296687@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:14:01 MDT Sentencing changes sought for business crimes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293289-79/sentencing-changes-commission-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293289-79/sentencing-changes-commission-business.html.csp">Sentencing changes sought for business crimes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T14:10:17.873-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The federal panel that sets sentencing policy eased penalties this year for potentially tens of thousands of drug prisoners. Now defense lawyers hope white-collar criminals could be next in line to benefit. The U.S. Sentencing Commission will vote Thursday on priorities for the coming year. Lawyers who have long pushed for changes to the economic crime guidelines say a window to act opened once the commission cleared a major priority from its agenda by cutting sentencing guideline r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582932892014-08-13T14:10:17.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T14:10:17.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293289@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:10:17 MDT Park City filmmaker goes after Big Business in documentary ‘Forward 13’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58287999-66/forward-american-dream-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58287999-66/forward-american-dream-lake.html.csp">Park City filmmaker goes after Big Business in documentary ‘Forward 13’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T08:40:02.298-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 08:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Patrick Lowell was one of 10 million people who lost their homes to foreclosure in the global financial crisis of 2008. Lowell, a Park City filmmaker, got mad. And he got active, making a documentary that chronicles the foreclosure situation, the Occupy Wall Street movement and what he sees as Big Business’ role in destroying the American Dream. The resulting film, “Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream,” will have a free screening Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58287999@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:40:02 MDT Tesco executive joins Kmart as president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285577-79/kmart-sears-business-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285577-79/kmart-sears-business-company.html.csp">Tesco executive joins Kmart as president</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T17:04:29.147-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Sears Holdings Corp. said Monday that Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for its Kmart business, a new position. James, 44, was most recently the commercial director for British supermarket giant Tesco’s global business unit. He will be responsible for Kmart’s financial performance and merchandising, marketing and price strategies for its free loyalty program, Shop Your Way. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company, which is controlled by bi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582855772014-08-11T17:04:29.147-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T17:04:29.147-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285577@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:04:29 MDT Craft Lake City sews up DIY businesses, one table at a time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246718-223/craft-lake-festival-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58246718-223/craft-lake-festival-business.html.csp">Craft Lake City sews up DIY businesses, one table at a time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T12:15:28.714-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 12:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before Susan Petersen promoted her Freshly Picked baby shoes on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” before she sold her soft-soled moccasins to the Kardashian clan, before all of that, Utah customers bought them at the Craft Lake City DIY Festival. At the first Craft Lake City in 2009, Petersen sold moccasins she had made from leather scraps. She was prompted to sew her own because she couldn’t find shoes that would stay on her baby son’s feet. She also couldn’t find baby shoes in the colors she wanted. Back t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246718@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:15:28 MDT Letter: Utah cannot support unlimited growth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272072-82/utah-business-growth-beattie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272072-82/utah-business-growth-beattie.html.csp">Letter: Utah cannot support unlimited growth</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T17:20:59.878-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lane Beattie (“Water and business must mix in Utah”, Tribune, Aug. 6) is begging the business community for help in solving the wrong problem. Rather than fretting over how to provide water for the doubling of our population, he should instead ask, “How many people, living the lifestyle we all crave, can Utah’s limited supply of water, clean air and farmable land support?” The Chamber and their friends in government expect us to ignore the fact that unlimited exponential growth on a finite piece...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272072@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:20:59 MDT Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58267350-223/pandora-artists-deal-merlin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58267350-223/pandora-artists-deal-merlin.html.csp">Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal with artists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T11:19:37.156-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations. That means Merlin-represented artists like Arcade Fire, Bad Religion and Lenny Kravitz could get more rotations as their representatives will be able to lobby Pandora to place their songs earlier in playlists where they fit. Artists wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582673502014-08-06T11:19:37.156-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T11:19:37.156-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267350@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:19:37 MDT Barbara Corcoran on her 2nd life with ‘Shark Tank’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267500-79/corcoran-shark-tank-entrepreneurs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267500-79/corcoran-shark-tank-entrepreneurs.html.csp">Barbara Corcoran on her 2nd life with ‘Shark Tank’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T10:57:01.453-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Barbara Corcoran expects entrepreneurs to listen to what she says, and then do what they want. Even when they’re using her money to build their companies. Corcoran, now one of the investors on the ABC program “Shark Tank,” made her name running New York real estate brokerage Corcoran Group. Over nearly 30 years, she took chances, made some mistakes — and learned how to take risks. She often asked for advice, then grew to trust her own instincts and do what she thought was best. Now Co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582675002014-08-06T10:57:01.453-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T10:57:01.453-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267500@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:57:01 MDT Police: Woman offered sex acts at massage parlor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58267138-78/massage-parlor-acts-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58267138-78/massage-parlor-acts-business.html.csp">Police: Woman offered sex acts at massage parlor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:43:27.227-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem, Utah • Orem police have arrested a 50-year-old woman accused of offering sexual favors to massage clients. Lt. Craig Martinez says detectives began investigating the massage parlor called Foot Massage after receiving citizen tips in June. Martinez says business listings for the massage parlor featured women in revealing clothing and a business license listed false phone numbers and addresses. An undercover officer went to the parlor in July and a worker offered to perform sexual acts for m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582671382014-08-06T16:43:27.227-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T16:43:27.227-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267138@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:43:27 MDT Op-ed: Water and business must mix in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58263091-82/business-utah-community-infrastructure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58263091-82/business-utah-community-infrastructure.html.csp">Op-ed: Water and business must mix in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lane Beattie</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T15:46:01.608-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the second-driest state in the nation facing a population boom, water is everything to Utah. With it, we have settled valleys, grown crops, raised children, recreated and supported a vibrant and growing economy. Without it, our economy and quality of life is at great risk. Many of us take for granted the water that so easily flows from our faucets at home and at work. We are the beneficiaries of forward-thinking leaders of decades past who came together to invest in our current water infrastr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263091@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:46:01 MDT Obama: U.S. companies to invest $14B in Africa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263015-79/africa-bank-african-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263015-79/africa-bank-african-obama.html.csp">Obama: U.S. companies to invest $14B in Africa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:36:02.322-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration on Tuesday announced $14 billion in commitments from U.S. businesses to invest in Africa, as representatives from nearly 100 American and African companies gathered in Washington to discuss ways to boost economic partnerships. During a panel discussion with CEOs, former President Bill Clinton declared that the U.S. has “only barely scratched the surface” of Africa’s economic potential. Indeed, Africa’s economy is enjoying rapid advancement. The continent is ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582630152014-08-05T10:36:02.322-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:36:02.322-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263015@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:36:02 MDT Escaping email: An inspired vision or hallucination? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237782-79/email-asana-facebook-moskovitz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237782-79/email-asana-facebook-moskovitz.html.csp">Escaping email: An inspired vision or hallucination?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T16:11:51.125-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582377822014-08-04T16:11:51.125-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T16:11:51.125-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237782@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:11:51 MDT