COMPANY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMPANY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Worker strike snowballs at Nike, Adidas shoe factory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831994-79/strike-workers-china-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831994-79/strike-workers-china-chinese.html.csp">Worker strike snowballs at Nike, Adidas shoe factory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIDI TANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T11:06:44.359-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A strike at the Chinese factories of the world’s biggest athletic shoe maker snowballed Thursday to about 30,000 workers, a labor group said, making it one of the largest-ever work stoppages at a private business in China. Workers in the southern city of Dongguan want Taiwanese-owned Yu Yuen Industrial (Holdings) Ltd., which makes shoes for companies such as Nike and Adidas, to make social security contributions required by Chinese law and meet other demands. They’ve been striking in i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578319942014-04-17T11:06:44.359-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T11:06:44.359-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831994@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:06:44 MDT GE 1Q earnings fall, outlook strong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831612-79/billion-company-industrial-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831612-79/billion-company-industrial-growth.html.csp">GE 1Q earnings fall, outlook strong</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T07:54:28.409-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • General Electric posted lower first-quarter net income than a year ago because last year’s results included the sale of NBC Universal. But the company said its industrial divisions performed well and the economic environment was “positive.” GE said Thursday that it earned $3 billion on revenue of $34.18 billion in the year’s first three months, down from $3.5 billion on revenue of $34.94 billion during the same period last year. On a per share basis, GE earned 30 cents. Adjusted to re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578316122014-04-17T07:54:28.409-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T07:54:28.409-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831612@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:54:28 MDT PepsiCo’s profit rises on snack sales, cost cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831574-79/pepsico-company-percent-volume.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831574-79/pepsico-company-percent-volume.html.csp">PepsiCo’s profit rises on snack sales, cost cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T07:37:02.185-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit as the company slashed costs and sold more snacks around the world. The company, which makes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Mountain Dew and Tropicana, said global snack volume rose 2 percent in the period. Global beverage volume was even from a year ago, including in its closely watched North American drinks unit. Coca-Cola also reported flat volume in the North America market earlier this week. Both companies have been offsetting ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578315742014-04-17T07:37:02.185-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T07:37:02.185-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831574@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:37:02 MDT Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda fizzles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822082-79/soda-coca-cola-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822082-79/soda-coca-cola-company.html.csp">Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda fizzles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T12:56:59.187-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Coca-Cola sold more drinks in the first quarter, but it wasn’t because of soda. The world’s biggest beverage maker said Tuesday that its global volume for soda fell for first time in at least a decade. The drop was offset by stronger sales of noncarbonated drinks such as juice, and overall volume rose 2 percent. A stronger dollar contributed to an 8 percent decline in profit for the quarter. Adjusted for such one-time factors, earnings per share were in line with Wall Street expectati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220822014-04-15T12:56:59.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T12:56:59.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822082@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:59 MDT MLB Internet head defends replay from criticism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822326-77/internet-mlb-replay-bowman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822326-77/internet-mlb-replay-bowman.html.csp">MLB Internet head defends replay from criticism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:35.881-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The head of baseball’s Internet company is defending the sport’s new replay system. Bob Bowman, chief executive officer of MLB Advanced Media, says the system based at his company’s office has largely worked. Through Monday, calls by umpires have been confirmed in 33 of 89 challenges and overturned in 30. For 25 others, calls stood because of a lack of “clear and convincing” evidence. In one instance, umpires asked for a video review to check the balls-strike count. Bowman said at a p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578223262014-04-16T16:00:35.881-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:35.881-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822326@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:35 MDT Workers strike at company that makes Nike, Adidas, other brand-name shoes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822169-79/workers-company-strike-factory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822169-79/workers-company-strike-factory.html.csp">Workers strike at company that makes Nike, Adidas, other brand-name shoes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KELVIN CHAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:26:40.108-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hong Kong • Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen, the world’s largest maker of athletic footwear for brands such as Nike and Adidas, are striking in a dispute over benefits. A worker said more than 10,000 employees at Yue Yuen Industrial’s plant in the southern province of Guangdong joined the strike on Tuesday. The number could not be independently verified. A company spokesman could not be reached for comment. The Taiwanese owned company, which employs about 60,000 workers in the Don...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578221692014-04-15T20:26:40.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T20:26:40.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822169@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:26:40 MDT Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822020-79/motorola-zebra-business-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57822020-79/motorola-zebra-business-billion.html.csp">Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T09:07:02.329-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincolnshire, Ill. • Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical. The acquisition would broaden the bar-code company’s logistics capabilities and create or expand its footprint in more than 100 countries. Motorola’s enterprise business makes hand-held bar code scanners and mobile and tablet computers, among other products. Zebra Technologies Inc. also makes plastic ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578220202014-04-15T09:07:02.329-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T09:07:02.329-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822020@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:07:02 MDT Letter: Pioneer Theatre Company right not to warn about gay kiss, but reason wrong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792353-82/warn-reason-bigotry-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792353-82/warn-reason-bigotry-company.html.csp">Letter: Pioneer Theatre Company right not to warn about gay kiss, but reason wrong</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T18:18:01.962-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 06:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pioneer Theatre Company Managing Director Chris Lino’s decision not to warn audiences in advance that they would see two men kissing on stage in PTC’s production of “Deathtrap” was right, but it was done for the wrong reason (“Onstage gay kiss ‘repulsive,’ Salt Lake theatergoer complains,” Tribune, April 7). According to the Tribune, the warning was witheld in order “to avoid disclosing a major plot point.” I understand that warnings about explicit sexual scenes may be helpful to some theater g...</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> 57792353@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:18:01 MDT Chick-fil-A wings in new direction after gay flap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57796695-80/chick-fil-cathy-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57796695-80/chick-fil-cathy-company.html.csp">Chick-fil-A wings in new direction after gay flap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE HOROVITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> USA Today</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T20:29:14.862-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Chick-fil-A is finally crossing the road. The iconic chicken chain, as well known for its conservative heritage as its savory eats, is recalibrating its moral and culinary compass. It wants to go from old school to almost cool. It wants to evolve from a place where gays once picketed to a place where they’ll feel comfortable going to eat. It wants to broaden the brand as it expands nationally and plows into the millennial-driven urban arena. Above all, it wants to be a serious player o...</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> 57796695@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:29:14 MDT Driven by ambition, new Utah theater company looks for the heart of ‘Hedda Gabler’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754107-223/hedda-tanner-company-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754107-223/hedda-tanner-company-says.html.csp">Driven by ambition, new Utah theater company looks for the heart of ‘Hedda Gabler’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T17:50:13.232-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Hurricane Hedda blew through Broadway with Cate Blanchett at its eye, the 2006 show earned high-profile buzz. But in Salt Lake City, a “Les Misérables” kind of town, it has been more than a decade since audiences have had a chance to see a local production of Henrik Ibsen’s classic “Hedda Gabler.” It’s a much-studied classic, to be sure, but considered immensely difficult to produce. That’s partly thanks to the main character, a potentially admirable woman driven to villainy by her lack of ...</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> 57754107@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:50:13 MDT BMW extends recall worldwide to half-million cars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806441-79/bmw-recall-worldwide-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806441-79/bmw-recall-worldwide-cars.html.csp">BMW extends recall worldwide to half-million cars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T08:14:20.17-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine. The company said Friday that a recall started in China last week has now been extended worldwide, affecting 489,000 vehicles, including 156,000 in the U.S. BMW says in rare cases one of four bolts holding the cover on the engine’s variable camshaft timing system breaks, which can then cause other bolts to fail. That me...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578064412014-04-11T08:14:20.17-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T08:14:20.17-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806441@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:14:20 MDT University of Utah grad pitching PowerPot on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57801838-78/power-com-shark-tank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57801838-78/power-com-shark-tank.html.csp">University of Utah grad pitching PowerPot on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T20:04:40.304-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A University of Utah graduate will appear Friday on ABC’s “Shark Tank” to pitch the reality show’s investors on his startup company, which makes portable cooking pots that double as power sources. David Toledo and fellow U. graduate Paul Slusser came up with the idea for Power Practical while studying materials science. They developed it with the help of the U.’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. The $149 camping pot transforms heat and water into a power source that can charge phones or other...</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> 57801838@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:04:40 MDT Amazon’s Bezos offers update on groceries, drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57803296-79/bezos-amazon-company-offers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57803296-79/bezos-amazon-company-offers.html.csp">Amazon’s Bezos offers update on groceries, drones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T16:48:17.486-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • CEO Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon’s internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery. In the letter released Thursday, Bezos outlined Amazon’s offerings, including its fresh grocery business called Prime Fresh, which it has offered for five years in Seattle and expanded to Los Angeles and San Francisco. For $299 a year members get same-day and early morning deliver...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578032962014-04-10T16:48:17.486-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T16:48:17.486-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57803296@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:48:17 MDT Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:31:14.217-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">L-3 Communication Systems-Wests’ Salt Lake City office announced layoffs of about 80 positions Thursday, adding to cuts of more than 400 positions in 2013. Jennifer Barton, vice president of media relations for the company’s New York headquarters said in a release that the reduction affects both hourly and salaried employees. “The effects of the challenging defense budget environment require us to make this difficult decision in order to align our employee levels with business demand,” she wrote...</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> 57802023@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:14 MDT U.S. Chamber recognizes Cuisine Unlimited http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796631-79/business-chamber-cuisine-unlimited.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796631-79/business-chamber-cuisine-unlimited.html.csp">U.S. Chamber recognizes Cuisine Unlimited</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:30:52.392-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City-based Cuisine Unlimited has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as one of seven regional finalists for the 2014 Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award. The company competed against companies from Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah for the award, which is based on exceptional business practices and community involvement. The Chamber will recognize Cuisine Unlimited, the six other regional finalists and 100 Blue Ribbon Award winners at the 10th annual Amer...</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> 57796631@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:30:52 MDT GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57801380-79/cars-engineers-employees-recall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57801380-79/cars-engineers-employees-recall.html.csp">GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T08:01:02.662-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • General Motors has suspended two engineers with pay in the first disciplinary action linked to its delayed recall of thousands of small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem. The action came after allegations during congressional hearings last week that at least one engineer tried to cover up the switch problem by fixing it without changing the part number. GM, in a statement Thursday, said the engineers were placed on leave after a briefing from former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578013802014-04-10T08:01:02.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T08:01:02.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801380@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:01:02 MDT U.S. stocks move higher as earnings get underway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796001-79/percent-rose-earnings-stocks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57796001-79/percent-rose-earnings-stocks.html.csp">U.S. stocks move higher as earnings get underway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T10:56:19.366-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks rose for a second straight day Wednesday, helped by surprisingly strong earnings from aluminum giant Alcoa. Technology stocks recovered from a drubbing over the past week. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose six points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,858 as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 59 points, or 0.4 percent, to 16,315 and the Nasdaq composite rose 29 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,141. A IS FOR: Alcoa rose 46 cents, or 3.7 percent, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577960012014-04-09T10:56:19.366-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T10:56:19.366-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796001@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:56:19 MDT Pluralsight buys Oklahoma City online training company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790411-79/pluralsight-training-online-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790411-79/pluralsight-training-online-digital.html.csp">Pluralsight buys Oklahoma City online training company</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T08:48:02.308-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, which develops online learning courses for software developers, IT specialists and other professionals, has acquired online training company Digital-Tutors. The $45-million acquisition marks Pluralsight’s fourth in eight months. Digital-Tutor, based in Oklahoma City, has a catalog of 1,500 creative-skills courses that will double Pluralsight’s existing catalog. Pluralsight says it has had triple-digit growth in 2013 and expects to do the same in 2014. In the las...</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> 57790411@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:48:02 MDT Comcast named worst company in America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790875-79/comcast-company-america-worst.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790875-79/comcast-company-america-worst.html.csp">Comcast named worst company in America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T19:46:48.279-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Comcast, the country’s largest cable television and Internet provider was named the “Worst Company in America” Tuesday by The Consumerist blog, the same day the telecom was making its case to the Federal Communications Commission to merge with Time-Warner Cable. The Consumerist, the consumer affairs blog for Consumer Media LLC, revealed the winner of its annual contest, which is based on public votes. Comcast received 51.5 percent of the votes, narrowly edging out the second-place vote-getter, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577908752014-04-08T19:46:48.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T19:46:48.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790875@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:46:48 MDT Onstage gay kiss ‘repulsive,’ Salt Lake theatergoer complains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786323-223/company-deathtrap-pioneer-kiss.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57786323-223/company-deathtrap-pioneer-kiss.html.csp">Onstage gay kiss ‘repulsive,’ Salt Lake theatergoer complains</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="2014-04-07T22:10:21.413-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A theater subscriber has written a letter of complaint to Pioneer Theatre Company about not receiving a notice about a kiss between two men in “Deathtrap,” the company’s production of a 1978 murder mystery. The letter writer, who called herself a theater and arts lover, said she was infuriated because she had brought her teenage son to the play. She called the company’s decision to not disclose “repulsive” content to be “irresponsible and negligent,” and referred to the kiss as an “explicit, hom...</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> 57786323@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:10:21 MDT