DEVICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEVICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58473570-68/payments-doctors-data-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58473570-68/payments-doctors-data-drug.html.csp">Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ALONSO-ZALDIVAR </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JACK GILLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T19:23:52.426-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine. The value of industry payments and other financial benefits totaled nearly $3.5 billion in the five-month period from August through December 2013, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which released the data. The massi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584735702014-09-30T19:23:52.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T19:23:52.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58473570@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:23:52 MDT Putting a device in every Utah student’s hands could = $434M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446515-78/technology-million-education-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446515-78/technology-million-education-utah.html.csp">Putting a device in every Utah student’s hands could = $434M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin Wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T21:46:53.472-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The cost of putting an electronic device in the hands of every Utah public school student could range from $177 million to $434 million. Apple iPads could be pricey, legislative fiscal analysts told members of the Utah Education Task Force Tuesday. Instead, the state could settle for Google’s much cheaper, stripped-down Chromebook. Legislative task force members have focused on school technology during their monthly meetings since a bill to launch a statewide modernization program stalled dur...</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> 58446515@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:46:53 MDT Apple unveils larger iPhones and smartwatch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393293-79/apple-iphone-phones-iphones.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393293-79/apple-iphone-phones-iphones.html.csp">Apple unveils larger iPhones and smartwatch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T13:01:59.179-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cupertino, Calif. • For the first time in years, Apple’s iPhones aren’t the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a wearable device that marks the company’s first major entry in a new product category since the iPad’s debut in 2010. The move is significant because of recent questions about whether Apple still has a knack for innovating following the 2011 death of co-founder Steve Jobs. The device’s introduction upstaged the company’s two new, larger iPhones, which won’t just ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583932932014-09-09T13:01:59.179-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T13:01:59.179-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393293@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:01:59 MDT Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390589-79/apple-iphone-company-device.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58390589-79/apple-iphone-company-device.html.csp">Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?</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="2014-09-09T07:36:16.328-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 07:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. The trend-setting company is expected to rouse the still-slumbering market for wearable computers with a smartwatch or bracelet equipped to monitor health, help manage homes and even buy merchandise. Apple is a late arrival to this relatively new niche: several other companies already sell smartwatches that are being greeted with w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583905892014-09-09T07:36:16.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T07:36:16.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390589@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:36:16 MDT In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365992-79/information-cloud-online-phone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365992-79/information-cloud-online-phone.html.csp">In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data</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="2014-09-03T08:05:47.706-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 08:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities’ online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the Internet. On Tuesday, Apple acknowledged the security breakdown and blamed it on intruders who were able to figure out usernames and passwords and bypass other safeguards. The company said it found no evidence of a widespread problem in iCloud or its Find my iPhone s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583659922014-09-03T08:05:47.706-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T08:05:47.706-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365992@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:05:47 MDT