INTERNET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INTERNET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Vernal cops nab Californian in child-sex sting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206971-78/police-sex-vernal-campbell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206971-78/police-sex-vernal-campbell.html.csp">Vernal cops nab Californian in child-sex sting</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="2014-07-21T15:10:46.76-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernal police arrested a California man on Monday as part of a child-sex solicitation sting. Police Lt. Keith Campbell said the 34-year-old Loomis, Calif., man was being held without bail in the Uintah County Jail on suspicion of traveling to the eastern Utah community to have sex with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl. Over a period of several months, the man also allegedly sent pornographic materials over the Internet to the uncover police officer who posed as the girl. “These communicati...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58206971@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:10:46 MDT Google’s quarterly income is up 6 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195426-79/google-percent-company-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195426-79/google-percent-company-billion.html.csp">Google’s quarterly income is up 6 percent</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="2014-07-17T17:21:01.553-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Google’s second-quarter earnings rose 6 percent as World Cup fever drove more traffic to the Internet company’s search engine and YouTube video site while Android devices spurred more sales of movies, music, books and applications through its mobile store. The report released Thursday also showed that Google’s advertising prices are still dropping to extend a nearly three-year slump. Meanwhile, the company’s expenses are steadily rising as it hires more workers, promotes products...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581954262014-07-17T17:21:01.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T17:21:01.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195426@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:21:01 MDT Dad’s heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers to action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190392-68/daughter-hospital-internet-messages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190392-68/daughter-hospital-internet-messages.html.csp">Dad’s heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers to action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN SEEWER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T16:47:32.263-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toledo, Ohio • Just days after his infant daughter’s death, Nathen Steffel asked strangers on the Internet for only one thing: He and his wife wanted a photo of their daughter without the breathing tubes and tape that masked her little face. The response has been overwhelming. Hundreds of photos, sketches and paintings have poured into the family’s northwestern Ohio home and their inbox. “I’m getting messages in languages from all over the world,” he said Wednesday. “It’s more than I count.” His...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581903922014-07-16T16:47:32.263-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T16:47:32.263-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190392@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:47:32 MDT Naver says Line messenger app mulls IPO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190355-79/internet-ipo-app-messaging.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190355-79/internet-ipo-app-messaging.html.csp">Naver says Line messenger app mulls IPO</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:25:02.192-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul • Line Corp., the operator of a popular mobile messaging app, has submitted an IPO application to the Tokyo Stock Exchange but might also seek a New York listing, its parent company Naver Corp. said Wednesday. Naver, South Korea’s largest Internet company, said the plan for an initial public offering in Tokyo is not final. Line, which is also the name of the app, could list in either New York or Tokyo, or both. The move highlights the growth of Asian mobile messaging apps, driven in large ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581903552014-07-16T10:25:02.192-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:25:02.192-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190355@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:25:02 MDT Atlantic City casino revenue rises — minus closure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183909-79/million-atlantic-casinos-gambling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183909-79/million-atlantic-casinos-gambling.html.csp">Atlantic City casino revenue rises — minus closure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:31:02.612-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Like a ship struggling to right itself in a roiling sea, Atlantic City’s casinos are trying mightily to find balance amid a rapidly contracting and constantly changing gambling market. On Monday, they got some unexpected good news, even if it might not last long. Not counting the Atlantic Club, which closed in January, the 11 casinos that operated in both 2014 and 2013 increased their revenue by nearly 4 percent in June. Most of that improvement was due to the $9.5 million ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581839092014-07-14T16:31:02.612-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T16:31:02.612-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183909@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:31:02 MDT Pyle: Don’t forget net neutrality in plotting Utah’s online future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119079-82/utopia-comcast-internet-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58119079-82/utopia-comcast-internet-com.html.csp">Pyle: Don’t forget net neutrality in plotting Utah’s online future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George Pyle</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T17:00:25.635-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Now, hold on, Mr. Potter. You’re right when you say my father was no businessman. I know that. Why he ever started this cheap, penny-ante Building and Loan, I’ll never know.” — George Bailey, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” A lot of good folks are still trying to figure out what they were thinking when 11 Wasatch Front cities banded together 12 years ago and anted up what now amounts to a half-billion in debt to build what they hoped would be an open, state-of-the-art fiber optic Internet service n...</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> 58119079@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:00:25 MDT NSA fears prompt Germany to end Verizon contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58118471-79/verizon-company-contract-german.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58118471-79/verizon-company-contract-german.html.csp">NSA fears prompt Germany to end Verizon contract</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T09:59:02.464-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • The German government is ending a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on sensitive communications, officials said Thursday. The New York-based company has for years provided Internet services to a number of government departments, although not to German security agencies, said Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate. While Germany had been reconsidering those contracts for some time, they faced additional scrutiny after for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581184712014-06-26T09:59:02.464-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T09:59:02.464-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58118471@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:59:02 MDT Concert preview: Making music ‘that way’ with Robert Cray http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58079911-223/band-cray-music-robert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58079911-223/band-cray-music-robert.html.csp">Concert preview: Making music ‘that way’ with Robert Cray</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Stephen Speckman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T17:04:14.946-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Internet is turning out a new generation of musicians that has people like five-time Grammy winner and Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Cray taking notice. “It’s funny, because I was just having this discussion with somebody recently about the whole thing with the Internet,” said Cray, who is co-headlining a show with soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples at Red Butte Garden on Friday, June 20. “We were talking about the fact that you can learn everything on the Internet.” The discussion s...</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> 58079911@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:04:14 MDT Pundits ponder a Public Information Superhighway ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58074640-82/net-neutrality-com-editorial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58074640-82/net-neutrality-com-editorial.html.csp">Pundits ponder a Public Information Superhighway ...</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T13:46:22.832-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 01:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Above: The best 13 minutes in the history of television. — It would be a shame if UTOPIA went nowhere — George Pyle | The Salt Lake Tribune “ ... UTOPIA carries online traffic to a woefully small number of customers. And a debt that now hovers well upward of half a billion dollars, serviced by the taxpayers of the 11 cities whose leaders a dozen years ago envisioned a world in which super a high-speed Internet connection would be as basic to any community’s infrastructure as its roads, bridg...</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> 58074640@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:46:22 MDT Roku CEO discusses state of Internet video, TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58065971-79/streaming-video-roku-internet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58065971-79/streaming-video-roku-internet.html.csp">Roku CEO discusses state of Internet video, TV</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="2014-06-13T15:24:01.911-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 03:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • If Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is the star of the Internet video-streaming phenomenon, then Roku CEO Anthony Wood is the best supporting actor. Both men play pivotal roles in popularizing technologies that are shaking up the entertainment and broadband industries. While Hastings gets marquee billing for building an Internet video service with 48 million worldwide subscribers, Wood has quietly worked behind the scenes making Roku streaming devices that make it easier and more enjoya...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580659712014-06-13T15:24:01.911-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T15:24:01.911-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58065971@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:24:01 MDT Netflix to stop posting notices that irked Verizon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58047166-79/netflix-verizon-internet-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58047166-79/netflix-verizon-internet-service.html.csp">Netflix to stop posting notices that irked Verizon</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="2014-06-09T17:38:29.953-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Netflix will ease up on a month-long finger-pointing campaign that blamed Verizon and other Internet service providers for problems with its video subscription service. The decision, announced in a Monday blog post, follows a legal threat issued by Verizon last week. Netflix is feuding with Internet search providers such as Verizon and Comcast, saying they aren’t doing enough to deliver the content that their subscribers want. In many cases, subscribers to high-speed Internet ser...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580471662014-06-09T17:38:29.953-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T17:38:29.953-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58047166@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:38:29 MDT Companies can start registering dot-Vegas domains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58018248-79/dot-vegas-domains-names.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58018248-79/dot-vegas-domains-names.html.csp">Companies can start registering dot-Vegas domains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHELLE RINDELS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T16:57:51.034-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Companies bored with a dot-com or dot-net Web address can now spice things up with a dot-Vegas suffix. Las Vegas-based firm Dot Vegas Inc. is opening up registration Monday for the new domains, which offer registrants a chance at a shorter, more descriptive URL they might not be able to find in the crowded world of more than 100 million dot-com domains. “I think most of the good terms, most of the obvious terms have already been taken,” Dot Vegas CEO Jim Trevino said about addresses ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580182482014-06-02T16:57:51.034-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T16:57:51.034-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58018248@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:57:51 MDT