DIGITAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DIGITAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ecuador heralds plans for a digital currency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352748-79/currency-ecuador-money-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352748-79/currency-ecuador-money-bank.html.csp">Ecuador heralds plans for a digital currency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GONZALO SOLANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T15:55:02.555-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 03:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quito • Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world’s first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country’s existing currency, the U.S. dollar. The electronic money, which Central Bank officials say they expect will start circulating in December, does not have a name and officials would not disclose technical details, though they said it would not be a crypto-currency like Bitcoin. The amount of the new curren...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583527482014-08-29T15:55:02.555-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T15:55:02.555-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352748@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:55:02 MDT Book review: An insightful look at digital-age clutter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322882-223/harris-absence-boredom-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58322882-223/harris-absence-boredom-digital.html.csp">Book review: An insightful look at digital-age clutter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT SEDENSKY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T01:01:04.157-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I fall asleep to the glow of Netflix and, when I awake, begin the digital litany of my day: the relentless email and news, the Facebook and Twitter feeds, the blogs and mindless videos, and on and on. I remember somewhat vaguely when I used pay phones to dictate the story of the day, when an online life was limited to the screeching dial-up of AOL and, as a child, when even that was a foreign idea. Michael Harris offers in his book “The End of Absence” a fascinating assessment of this moment we ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583228822014-08-23T01:01:04.157-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T01:01:04.157-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322882@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT Bloomberg View: Mr. Google goes to Washington to tame technology monsters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313194-82/government-technology-dickerson-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313194-82/government-technology-dickerson-digital.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Mr. Google goes to Washington to tame technology monsters</a></h4>