COMPANY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMPANY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Park City lures bamboo ski pole maker to town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58222026-79/park-soul-company-ski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58222026-79/park-soul-company-ski.html.csp">Park City lures bamboo ski pole maker to town</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Hamburger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T01:01:04.288-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City • Leaders here have approved a grant to help a bamboo ski pole manufacturer as it moves its headquarters from Silver Creek to Park City, continuing City Hall’s efforts to nurture a more diverse economy than the one of today. The Park City Council unanimously agreed to provide $20,000 to a firm called Soul Play. For the remainder of this story, click here to go to the Park Record’s website. The Tribune and the Park Record are both properties of MediaNews Group.</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58222026@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:01:04 MDT Dunkin’ pushing cashiers to ‘upsell’ in afternoons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58221346-79/dunkin-customers-travis-afternoon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58221346-79/dunkin-customers-travis-afternoon.html.csp">Dunkin’ pushing cashiers to ‘upsell’ in afternoons</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T15:22:02.211-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • If an iced coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn’t plan on. Dunkin’ Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a phone interview Thursday that the company is pushing to get its cashiers to “upsell” to afternoon customers. It’s part of an effort to increase sales after stores have emptied out after the morning rush. In the afternoon, customers who do come in are mostly just searching for a drink. Upselling of this kind — ...</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> 58221346@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:22:02 MDT Wal-Mart names new CEO of U.S. discount division http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220761-79/mart-wal-simon-foran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220761-79/mart-wal-simon-foran.html.csp">Wal-Mart names new CEO of U.S. discount division</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T15:14:01.661-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 03:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it’s losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results. Greg Foran, who was promoted to president and CEO of Wal-Mart Asia earlier this year, will succeed Bill Simon, who had been CEO of Wal-Mart’s U.S. stores for four years, effective on Aug. 9. The move, which was announced Thursday, marks the company’s biggest management shake-u...</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> 58220761@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:14:01 MDT This is the place for facts you might not know about Mormon pioneers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216230-78/mormon-pioneers-wagon-1847.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58216230-78/mormon-pioneers-wagon-1847.html.csp">This is the place for facts you might not know about Mormon pioneers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T20:15:27.387-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You may be yawning at the thought of yet another Pioneer Day parade celebrating the heroic arrival of beleaguered Mormons into the Salt Lake Valley. You’ve heard of the LDS prophet declaring on July 24 that “this is the right place.” The tragic Willie and Martin handcart companies, trapped in snowy Wyoming. The crickets and sea gulls. But there’s a lot you might not know about Mormon pioneers and their historic trek. We asked several historians to share little-known facts about the day, the pe...</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> 58216230@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:15:27 MDT Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216994-79/twitter-workforce-diversity-inc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216994-79/twitter-workforce-diversity-inc.html.csp">Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:34:01.417-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley. The lack of diversity in Twitter’s workforce of roughly 3,000 people was spelled out in data released Wednesday by the San Francisco company. The breakdown revealed that 70 percent of Twitter’s worldwide workforce is composed of men. In the U.S., nearly 90 percent of Twitter’s workers are either white or Asia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582169942014-07-23T17:34:01.417-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T17:34:01.417-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:34:01 MDT U.S. Steel invoking Carnegie legacy in revival plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215209-79/steel-longhi-company-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215209-79/steel-longhi-company-million.html.csp">U.S. Steel invoking Carnegie legacy in revival plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sonja Elmquist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:43:02.118-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • In March 2013, Mario Longhi lobbed an unexpected question into a roomful of 150 U.S. Steel Corp. managers: Who here would buy the company’s stock, tomorrow? He gave them three seconds, and “only a few reacted in that time frame positively,” Longhi said. Since that meeting, Longhi has been promoted to chief executive, and nine months into his tenure he’s closed one plant permanently, two more are temporarily idled and he’s planning to overhaul another. It’s all part of his plan to tran...</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> 58215209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:43:02 MDT Dow Chemical’s quarterly profits top expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216770-79/dow-chemical-billion-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216770-79/dow-chemical-billion-company.html.csp">Dow Chemical’s quarterly profits top expectations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jack Kaskey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:54:01.667-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker, posted second-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates as the company expanded margins by raising product prices and cutting expenses. Profit excluding some items was 74 cents a share, the Midland, Mich.-based company said Wednesday, exceeding the 71-cent average estimate of 17 analysts compiled by Bloomberg. Second-quarter net income fell to $882 million, or 73 cents a share, compared with $2.34 billion, or $1.87, a year ear...</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> 58216770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:54:01 MDT Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216742-79/osi-mcdonald-china-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216742-79/osi-mcdonald-china-company.html.csp">Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:28:02.285-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It isn’t a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world’s most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald’s locations. OSI Group, a privately-held company based in Aurora, Illinois, was thrust into the spotlight this weekend when a Chinese TV station reported that one of its Shanghai plants repackaged old beef and chicken and slapped new expiration dates on them. The scare has ensnared chains i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582167422014-07-23T15:28:02.285-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T15:28:02.285-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216742@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:28:02 MDT Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T’s profits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216570-79/billion-plans-cents-cheaper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216570-79/billion-plans-cents-cheaper.html.csp">Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T’s profits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER SVENSSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:00:03.364-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEW YORK • AT&T posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US. The Dallas company says it earned $3.55 billion, or 68 cents per share. That was down from $3.82 billion, or 71 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. Excluding some one-time items, AT&T’s earnings were 62 cents per share in the latest quarter, a penny shy of the average estimate of analyst polled by FactSet....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582165702014-07-23T15:00:03.364-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T15:00:03.364-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216570@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:03 MDT Delta Air Line’s quarterly profit rises 17 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215117-79/percent-delta-quarter-per.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215117-79/percent-delta-quarter-per.html.csp">Delta Air Line’s quarterly profit rises 17 percent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T12:14:03.133-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 12:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts’ expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined. The results from Delta, which has a major hub at Salt Lake City International Airport and is the world’s third-biggest airline, produced a strong opening to the industry’s results for the busy April-to-June quarter. American and United are scheduled to report second-quarter figures on Thursday...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582151172014-07-23T12:14:03.133-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T12:14:03.133-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215117@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:14:03 MDT Deep cost cutting boosts expectations at PepsiCo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215101-79/percent-pepsico-billion-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215101-79/percent-pepsico-billion-company.html.csp">Deep cost cutting boosts expectations at PepsiCo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:15:01.88-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Purchase, N.Y. • PepsiCo Inc. raised its forecast slightly for the year on Wednesday as it continued to slash costs while selling more of its snacks and drinks. The company, which owns Frito-Lay, Gatorade and Quaker, said global volume for its snacks and drinks each rose 1 percent in the second quarter. While the gains were relatively modest, PepsiCo has been boosting its financial results with a cost-cutting plan expected to generate $1 billion in savings this year. In its Frito-Lay North Ameri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582151012014-07-23T09:15:01.88-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T09:15:01.88-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215101@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:15:01 MDT Sealed Air moving its headquarters to Charlotte http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215041-79/charlotte-sealed-company-headquarters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215041-79/charlotte-sealed-company-headquarters.html.csp">Sealed Air moving its headquarters to Charlotte</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years. A North Carolina committee that approves the state’s main tax break to attract businesses on Wednesday approved up to $36 million over 12 years if the company meets job and investment targets. The Elmwood Park, N.J.-based company also will receive at le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150412014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T16:37:32.985-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215041@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:37:32 MDT China detains employees of suspect meat seller http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215002-79/husi-meat-china-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215002-79/husi-meat-china-company.html.csp">China detains employees of suspect meat seller</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T08:48:01.458-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. China’s food safety agency said on its website that its investigators found unspecified illegal activity by Husi Food Co. but gave no confirmation expired meat had been found or other details. Some of the illegal conduct was an “arrangement organized by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150022014-07-23T08:48:01.458-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T08:48:01.458-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215002@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:48:01 MDT Exxon Mobil says it will follow new anti-bias rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212446-79/exxon-company-discrimination-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212446-79/exxon-company-discrimination-gay.html.csp">Exxon Mobil says it will follow new anti-bias rules</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T20:12:01.976-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irving, Texas • Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy. Following President Barack Obama’s signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 da...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124462014-07-22T20:12:01.976-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T20:12:01.976-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212446@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:12:01 MDT Herbalife’s stock soars after attack by investor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212383-79/herbalife-ackman-company-stock.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212383-79/herbalife-ackman-company-stock.html.csp">Herbalife’s stock soars after attack by investor</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="2014-07-22T20:02:02.304-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Activist investor Bill Ackman once again denounced weight loss and nutritional supplements company Herbalife as a pyramid scheme, but Wall Street shrugged off his criticism and sent the company’s stock soaring 25 percent Tuesday. In a three-hour presentation in New York, Ackman’s focused on Herbalife’s “nutrition clubs,” private settings where Herbalife distributors sell the company’s products — such as weight-loss shakes — and recruit new members. Ackman laid out a case that because ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582123832014-07-22T20:02:02.304-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T20:02:02.304-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212383@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:02:02 MDT Apple posts biggest profit gain in nearly two years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212471-79/apple-iphone-percent-screen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212471-79/apple-iphone-percent-screen.html.csp">Apple posts biggest profit gain in nearly two years</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:45:02.014-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Apple’s growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. The latest evidence of Apple’s mounting momentum emerged Tuesday with the release of the company’s fiscal third-quarter report. Earnings rose at the highest rate in nearly two years as Apple Inc. sold 35.2 million iPhones during the period. The iPhone shipments climbed 13 percent increase from the sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124712014-07-22T18:45:02.014-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:45:02.014-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:45:02 MDT Discover Financial’s quarterly profit jumps 7 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212493-79/percent-discover-card-loans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212493-79/percent-discover-card-loans.html.csp">Discover Financial’s quarterly profit jumps 7 percent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:44:02.565-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angles • Discover Financial Services’ net income grew 7 percent in the second quarter as credit card spending and overall loans increased from a year ago. The results beat Wall Street’s expectations. The credit card issuer and lender said Tuesday that card loans and sales volume for the company’s namesake card both climbed 6 percent, reflecting increased spending by its cardholders. More of those cardholders also elected to carry balances rather than pay them off, helping drive interest reve...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124932014-07-22T18:44:02.565-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:44:02.565-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212493@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:44:02 MDT LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212490-79/linkedin-bizo-175-buy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212490-79/linkedin-bizo-175-buy.html.csp">LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:40:02.452-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • LinkedIn Corp. is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals. LinkedIn said Tuesday that it is paying 90 percent in cash and the rest in stock for San Francisco-based Bizo. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Founded in 2008, Bizo lets marketers target professionals with ads they want them to see, and helps measure the effectiveness of the ad campaigns. LinkedIn, a professional networking serv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124902014-07-22T18:40:02.452-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:40:02.452-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212490@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:40:02 MDT Microsoft CEO sees ‘bold’ plan as vision of future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212413-79/company-billion-microsoft-cents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212413-79/company-billion-microsoft-cents.html.csp">Microsoft CEO sees ‘bold’ plan as vision of future</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:13:01.862-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Redmond, Wash. • Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units — Nokia phones and Bing search — would become profitable in 2016. The agenda, announced Tuesday as Microsoft reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations, helped boost the company’s shares, which added 52 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $45.35 in after-hours trading. Five ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124132014-07-22T18:13:01.862-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:13:01.862-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212413@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:13:01 MDT Beretta: Gun law forcing our move out of Maryland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212425-79/beretta-maryland-gun-tennessee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212425-79/beretta-maryland-gun-tennessee.html.csp">Beretta: Gun law forcing our move out of Maryland</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:11:01.686-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Accokeek, Md. • Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee. The well-known gun maker said it will move to a new production facility it is building in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin that is set to open in mid-2015. Beretta general manager Jeff Cooper said a sweeping gun-control measure passed last year initially contained provisions that would h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124252014-07-22T18:11:01.686-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:11:01.686-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212425@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:11:01 MDT