MOBILE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MOBILE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Facebook debuts Atlas ad server tracking users http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469174-79/facebook-atlas-data-advertisers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469174-79/facebook-atlas-data-advertisers.html.csp">Facebook debuts Atlas ad server tracking users</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sarah Frier</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:42:01.922-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Facebook is able to track its 1.3 billion users on desktop computers, mobile devices and other websites. Now, advertisers will be able to do the same, using the social-networking service’s data. The technology, called people-based marketing, is the main feature of Facebook’s revamped Atlas ad server that will be shown to marketers this week in New York. Advertisers will be able to measure how often an individual -- whose identities are kept anonymous -- sees their ads, no matter ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58469174@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:42:01 MDT Intel invests up to $1.5B in China mobile venture http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58458175-79/intel-mobile-chips-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58458175-79/intel-mobile-chips-chinese.html.csp">Intel invests up to $1.5B in China mobile venture</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T08:27:02.103-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 08:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Clara, Calif. • Intel will pay up to $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips for mobile phones and other electronics. The Chinese chipmakers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics are controlled by Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd., a state-owned company funded by Tsinghua University in Beijing. Intel is also attempting to become a tougher competitor in the mobile chip business, which it has been unable to dominate the way it ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584581752014-09-26T08:27:02.103-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-26T08:27:02.103-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58458175@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:27:02 MDT Samsung may launch first Tizen phone in India http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441633-79/samsung-tizen-india-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441633-79/samsung-tizen-india-mobile.html.csp">Samsung may launch first Tizen phone in India</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:43:01.912-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul • A report says Samsung Electronics Co. will released its long-delayed Tizen-powered smartphone in India. Tarun Malik, a Samsung executive, said in an interview with the Economic Times that a Tizen-based mobile device will be launched in November in India. Samsung’s headquarters in Seoul said it had no comment. The Tizen mobile platform is Samsung’s effort to build its own mobile ecosystem akin to Google’s or Apple’s. Samsung earlier this year shelved plans to start selling its Tizen-based...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584416332014-09-22T09:43:01.912-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:43:01.912-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441633@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:43:01 MDT Twitter outpaces Facebook with focus on mobile ads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422077-79/mobile-twitter-ads-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58422077-79/mobile-twitter-ads-company.html.csp">Twitter outpaces Facebook with focus on mobile ads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Womack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T20:01:02.699-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Twitter, the microblogging service that plans an initial public offering, is outpacing its bigger competitors Facebook and Google in a crucial growth area: mobile advertising. Ads on smartphones and tablets will make up more than half of Twitter’s ad revenue this year, according to EMarketer Inc. That puts it ahead of Facebook, which generated 41 percent of its ad revenue from mobile promotions in the latest quarter. Google, the largest search engine, is estimated to get slightly...</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> 58422077@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:01:02 MDT Regulators weighing wireless connecting standards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416845-79/wireless-fcc-rules-internet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416845-79/wireless-fcc-rules-internet.html.csp">Regulators weighing wireless connecting standards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Todd Shields</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T14:23:02.955-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Months of debate and more than 1 million comments about rules for Web traffic may have moved regulators to consider tougher standards for wireless networks that connect smartphones and tablets. With the Federal Communications Commission ending its period to accept comments Monday, Chairman Tom Wheeler is weighing whether to bar wireless companies led by AT&T and Verizon Communications from treating differently some Web content — applying the same rules as wired services. The agency ...</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> 58416845@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:23:02 MDT Will Apple’s digital wallet kill the card swipe? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409588-68/apple-pay-says-payments.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409588-68/apple-pay-says-payments.html.csp">Will Apple’s digital wallet kill the card swipe?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:48:11.072-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. The service, which will work both with iPhones and Apple’s new Watch, is backed by a host of big retailers, along with most major banks and credit card issuers, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express. So-called contactless payment isn’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584095882014-09-13T11:48:11.072-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-13T11:48:11.072-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409588@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:48:11 MDT T-Mobile to sell phones that call, text on Wi-Fi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398995-79/mobile-call-iphone-network.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398995-79/mobile-call-iphone-network.html.csp">T-Mobile to sell phones that call, text on Wi-Fi</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T14:40:02.313-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 02:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • T-Mobile will sell a wide range of smartphones that tap into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can’t connect to the wireless carrier’s cellular network. The program announced Wednesday represents T-Mobile’s latest attempt to lure wireless subscribers away from three larger rivals, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Corp. and Sprint Corp. T-Mobile is trying to exploit the hoopla surrounding the Sept. 19 release of Apple Inc.’s iPhone 6 with its new twist on Wi-F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583989952014-09-10T14:40:02.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T14:40:02.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398995@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:40:02 MDT Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398255-79/apple-pay-wallet-card.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398255-79/apple-pay-wallet-card.html.csp">Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay</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="2014-09-10T12:50:02.759-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 12:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card. The technology company on Tuesday introduced a new digital wallet service called Apple Pay that is integrated with its Passbook credential-storage app and its fingerprint ID security system. The announcement came as Apple introduced several new products including a new, larger iPhone 6 and a watch. Apple Pay is designed to let iPhone 6 owners use their smartphones to pay for purchases at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583982552014-09-10T12:50:02.759-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T12:50:02.759-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398255@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:50:02 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 Tech Tips: What to do when phone contracts end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301171-79/phone-verizon-data-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301171-79/phone-verizon-data-service.html.csp">Tech Tips: What to do when phone contracts end</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T18:50:17.129-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 06:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Malvern, Iowa • As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end recently, I had to resist the company’s various promotions and discounts. In accepting the offers, I’d have to give up Verizon’s unlimited data plan, which lets me use the phone’s cellular data connection as much as I want without overage fees. It’s so good that both Verizon and AT&T have been phasing it out. Existing customers have been allowed to keep those plans, but they get kicked out once they accept these offers. I am pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583011712014-09-08T18:50:17.129-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T18:50:17.129-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301171@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:50:17 MDT China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343966-79/mobile-china-percent-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343966-79/mobile-china-percent-data.html.csp">China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T14:19:02.22-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 02:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • China Telecom Ltd., one of the country’s three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew. The Beijing-based company earned $1.9 billion, or 2 U.S. cents per share, in the six months ended June 30. Revenue rose 5.3 percent to $27.2 billion. Profits for China Telecom and its rivals, China Mobile Ltd. and China Unicom Ltd., have been squeezed by intense competition and the costs of r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583439662014-08-27T14:19:02.22-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T14:19:02.22-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343966@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:02 MDT Tech Tips: Considerations when phone contracts end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293843-79/story.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293843-79/story.csp">Tech Tips: Considerations when phone contracts end</a></h4>

By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:12:02.928-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-US-TEC--Digital Life-Tech Tips-Phone Plans,1025 Tech Tips: Considerations when phone contracts end AP Photo NYBZ169, NYBZ170 (Eds: With AP Photos.) By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer MALVERN, Iowa • As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company’s various promotions and discounts. In accepting the offers, I’d have to give up Verizon’s unlimited data plan, which lets me use the phone’s cellular data connection as much as I want without overage f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582938432014-08-22T18:12:02.928-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T18:12:02.928-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293843@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:12:02 MDT Tech Tips: Sprint’s good rates come with a price http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323324-79/sprint-data-plans-verizon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323324-79/sprint-data-plans-verizon.html.csp">Tech Tips: Sprint’s good rates come with a price</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T11:30:02.409-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data. The new Sprint plans were available starting Friday and reward families that need a lot of data. But the company is also keeping an unlimited-data plan that’s beneficial for individuals — and competes with a similar T-Mobile offering. Now that most Americans have cellphones, wireless companies have been trying to lure consumers with lower prices. And to increase rev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233242014-08-22T11:30:02.409-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T11:30:02.409-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323324@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:30:02 MDT Verizon regains title as fastest U.S. wireless service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312764-79/verizon-mobile-service-sprint.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312764-79/verizon-mobile-service-sprint.html.csp">Verizon regains title as fastest U.S. wireless service</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Moritz</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:23:01.763-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Verizon Communications Inc. recaptured the wireless speed crown it lost to AT&T a year earlier, after adding capacity to relieve network congestion that lowered service quality in major cities like New York. Verizon was the fastest national service in the first half of the year and retained its No. 1 spot in overall quality, reliability, calling and data service, according to a study by RootMetrics released Tuesday. Verizon’s network was second only in text messaging, behind AT&T. The...</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> 58312764@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:23:01 MDT China Mobile first half profit falls 8.5 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296809-79/china-mobile-percent-profit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296809-79/china-mobile-percent-profit.html.csp">China Mobile first half profit falls 8.5 percent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:59:02.155-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • China Mobile Ltd., the world’s biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Thursday its first-half profit fell 8.5 percent as the company rolled out fourth-generation service. China Mobile, one of China’s three major state-owned phone carriers, earned $9.4 billion in the six months ending June 30. Operating revenue rose 7.1 percent to $54.1 billion. Profit margins at China Mobile and its two major rivals, China Telecom Ltd. and China Unicom Ltd., have been squeezed since Beiji...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582968092014-08-14T09:59:02.155-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:59:02.155-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296809@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:59:02 MDT Facebook to study shopping habits of its users http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294110-79/facebook-users-device-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294110-79/facebook-users-device-mobile.html.csp">Facebook to study shopping habits of its users</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sarah Frier</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T17:03:02.118-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Facebook will let advertisers know where a promotion was first viewed and when it led to a purchase by tracking users between their electronic devices, a tool that may reignite privacy concerns. Marketers will be able to see the number of users that clicked on an ad, whether they used a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer, and which device was used to buy a product, Menlo Park, California-based Facebook said in a blog post Wednesday. Facebook has been bulking up advertising se...</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> 58294110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:03:02 MDT Games, WeChat boost quarterly profits at Tencent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292727-79/online-tencent-games-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292727-79/online-tencent-games-mobile.html.csp">Games, WeChat boost quarterly profits at Tencent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T11:42:01.99-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BEIJING • China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd., which operates online games and the popular WeChat messaging service, said Wednesday its quarterly profit rose 59 percent due to strong growth in its mobile business. The company based in the southern city of Shenzhen earned $949 million in the three months ended June 30, or 10.2 cents per share. Revenue rose 37 percent to $3.2 billion. Tencent and other Chinese Internet services are spending heavily to expand mobile services as the country’s Web surfers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582927272014-08-13T11:42:01.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T11:42:01.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292727@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:42:01 MDT Amazon debuts mobile payment app, card reader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292302-79/amazon-payment-card-app.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292302-79/amazon-payment-card-app.html.csp">Amazon debuts mobile payment app, card reader</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="2014-08-13T10:52:10.235-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets. The move places the largest U.S. e-commerce retailer in competition with Square and other established mobile payment processing systems such as PayPal Here and Intuit’s GoPayment. Shares rose 3 percent early Wednesday, the biggest percen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923022014-08-13T10:52:10.235-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T10:52:10.235-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292302@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:52:10 MDT Sprint names new CEO after dropping T-Mobile bid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267083-79/sprint-mobile-ceo-hesse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267083-79/sprint-mobile-ceo-hesse.html.csp">Sprint names new CEO after dropping T-Mobile bid</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="2014-08-06T13:59:14.211-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 01:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Sprint’s new owner is replacing its longtime CEO with a Bolivian billionaire and entrepreneur after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US. Marcelo Claure, the CEO of Miami-based cellphone distributor Brightstar, will replace Dan Hesse on Monday, Sprint Corp. said Wednesday. Claure, 43, had been CEO of Brightstar Corp., which is part of Softbank Corp. of Japan. Softbank bought 70 percent of Sprint last year. Sprint shares plunged in midday trading as its chairman and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582670832014-08-06T13:59:14.211-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T13:59:14.211-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267083@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:59:14 MDT