EXCHANGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EXCHANGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Colorado notes first death linked to pot since it became legal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57764382-68/death-denver-marijuana-student.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57764382-68/death-denver-marijuana-student.html.csp">Colorado notes first death linked to pot since it became legal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:34:38.341-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • The Denver coroner says an exchange student from Wyoming fell to his death after eating a marijuana cookie, the first reported death linked to marijuana since the drug became legal for recreational use in Colorado in January. Nineteen-year-old Levy Thamba died after falling from the balcony of a Denver hotel on March 11. An autopsy report released Wednesday says he died from the fall but also lists “marijuana intoxication” as a contributing factor in his death. Officials at Northwest Co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577643822014-04-02T18:34:38.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T18:34:38.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764382@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:34:38 MDT Impact Hub for businesses launches in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57728081-79/hub-impact-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57728081-79/hub-impact-lake-salt.html.csp">Impact Hub for businesses launches in Salt Lake City</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="2014-03-25T10:54:02.395-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City is getting its own Impact Hub, a workspace, lab and venue where entrepreneurs and business executives can meet and exchange ideas that focus on solutions to world problems. The idea sprang from a similar Impact Hub in San Francisco. “I didn’t know such a community existed, and I was impressed by the energy of the people and the variety of projects and ventures incubating there,” Dustin Haggett, co-founder and CEO of Impact Hub Salt Lake, said in a statement. “Start-up life can be ...</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> 57728081@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:54:02 MDT Venezuela unveils new currency market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57724884-79/government-currency-market-dollars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57724884-79/government-currency-market-dollars.html.csp">Venezuela unveils new currency market</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T16:17:01.843-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • President Nicolas Maduro’s cash-strapped government unveiled a new currency market Monday that allows Venezuelans to buy and sell dollars legally for the first time since 2010. Opposition leader Gov. Henrique Capriles said the so-called Sicad 2 exchange system is akin to a devaluation and will eat away at the savings of poor families. The government is counting on the new exchange mechanism to alleviate pressure on a black market Venezuelans turn to when they can’t purchase...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577248842014-03-24T16:17:01.843-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T16:17:01.843-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57724884@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:17:01 MDT Q&A: Who can shop online for health coverage? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57722916-79/insurance-health-coverage-plan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57722916-79/insurance-health-coverage-plan.html.csp">Q&A: Who can shop online for health coverage?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CALVIN WOODWARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T09:03:02.617-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they’re running into as the March 31 deadline approaches to sign up for coverage in new insurance markets. Two of their questions and AP’s answers. THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AND ME Q: “Is it really true that the IRS can’t do ...</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> 57722916@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:03:02 MDT ESPN 700’s Bill & Hans apologize for making jokes about Native Americans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57678635-63/riley-americans-bill-exchange.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57678635-63/riley-americans-bill-exchange.html.csp">ESPN 700’s Bill & Hans apologize for making jokes about Native Americans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></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="2014-03-13T17:16:13.951-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Wednesday, ESPN 700’s Bill Riley and Hans Olsen forgot one of the first rules of broadcasting -- treat every microphone as if it’s live. The pair apologized on the air Thursday for making jokes about Native Americans that — well, the most polite way to interpret them is, um, racially insensitive. “We made the on-air apology,” Riley said. “We believed our mics were off. The producer at the studio didn’t turn the mics off. And some joking comments got caught on the air that we clearly inappropr...</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> 57678635@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:16:13 MDT After chase and gun battle, Ogden cops nab fugitive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57669969-78/suspect-chase-ogden-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57669969-78/suspect-chase-ogden-police.html.csp">After chase and gun battle, Ogden cops nab fugitive</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="2014-03-12T15:41:09.816-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wanted burglary and assault suspect was behind bars Wednesday, but it took a high-speed chase and exchange of gunfire to put him there. Ogden police say no one was hurt in the firefight that culminated in the 21-year-old fugitive being arrested late Tuesday night. The chase began shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday when an Ogden officer spotted the suspect driving. A chase ensued, ending near 100 Fowler Ave. in Ogden when the suspect allegedly tried to ram a police cruiser, then brandishd a handgun....</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> 57669969@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:41:09 MDT American CEO of bitcoin exchange found dead in Singapore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57641938-68/bitcoin-exchange-radtke-singapore.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57641938-68/bitcoin-exchange-radtke-singapore.html.csp">American CEO of bitcoin exchange found dead in Singapore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SATISH CHENEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T09:44:41.066-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Singapore • The American CEO of a virtual currency exchange was found dead near her home in Singapore. A police spokesman said Thursday that initial investigations indicated there was no suspicion of “foul play” in the Feb. 26 death of 28-year-old Autumn Radtke, meaning officers do not suspect murder. The spokesman said police found Radtke lying motionless near the apartment tower where she lived. Police have so far classified the death as “unnatural,” which can mean an accident, misadventure, 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> 57641938@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:44:41 MDT Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57613737-79/bitcoin-gox-bitcoins-currency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57613737-79/bitcoin-gox-bitcoins-currency.html.csp">Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURI KAGEYAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T14:20:47.305-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for. The exchange’s CEO Mark Karpeles appeared before Japanese TV news cameras, bowing deeply. He said a weakness in the exchange’s systems was behind a massive loss of the virtual currency involving 750,000 bitcoins from users and 100,000 of the company’s own bitcoins. That would amount to about $425 million a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576137372014-02-28T14:20:47.305-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-28T14:20:47.305-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613737@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:20:47 MDT Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596925-79/bitcoin-gox-currency-tokyo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596925-79/bitcoin-gox-currency-tokyo.html.csp">Major bitcoin exchange said to be insolvent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAPHAEL SATTER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and YURIKO NAGANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:28:20.239-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • One of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges has seemingly disappeared, delivering a severe blow to the virtual currency as it struggles to gain legitimacy. A coalition of virtual currency companies said Tuesday that Tokyo-based Mt. Gox went under after secretly racking up catastrophic losses. Mt. Gox’s website was returning a blank page Tuesday. The disappearance of the site follows the resignation Sunday of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles from the board of the Bitcoin Foundation, a group see...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575969252014-02-25T16:28:20.239-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:28:20.239-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596925@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:28:20 MDT Just what the heck is a bitcoin anyway? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596938-79/bitcoin-bitcoins-exchange-gox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57596938-79/bitcoin-bitcoins-exchange-gox.html.csp">Just what the heck is a bitcoin anyway?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAPHAEL SATTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:28:20.165-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Early Tuesday, the world’s most established exchange for Bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world’s biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation. Here’s an explanation of what bitcoins are, how exchanges work, and why the demise of the exchange, Mt. Gox, means many people may have lost a lot of money. Q • What’s a bitcoin? A • Bitcoins are basically just lines of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575969382014-02-25T16:28:20.165-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:28:20.165-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596938@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:28:20 MDT