ONLINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ONLINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) White House updating online privacy policy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57836142-68/information-policy-privacy-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57836142-68/information-policy-privacy-data.html.csp">White House updating online privacy policy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T09:21:08.164-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. “Information you choose to share with the White House (directly and via third party sites) may be treated as public information,” the new policy says. The Obama administration also promises not to sell the data of online v...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578361422014-04-18T09:21:08.164-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T09:21:08.164-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836142@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:21:08 MDT Target expands subscription service tenfold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831577-79/target-subscription-online-goldberger.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57831577-79/target-subscription-online-goldberger.html.csp">Target expands subscription service tenfold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T07:38:04.801-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com. The nation’s second-largest discounter first dabbled with subscriptions last September, trying to win over haggard parents by making available 150 baby care products. Target expanded that program more than tenfold this week to nearly 1,600 items across a much wider array of products. Everything from beauty products and pet supplies to home offic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578315772014-04-17T07:38:04.801-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T07:38:04.801-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57831577@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:38:04 MDT Study shows increase in online information thefts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57818138-79/information-online-personal-survey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57818138-79/information-online-personal-survey.html.csp">Study shows increase in online information thefts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BREE FOWLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T16:21:47.074-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The number of Americans who say they’ve had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday. According to the survey conducted in January, 18 percent of online adults have had personal information stolen such as their social security number, credit card or bank account information. That’s up from 11 percent in a July 2013 Pew survey. The number of adults who had an online account compromised or taken over without t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578181382014-04-14T16:21:47.074-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T16:21:47.074-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818138@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:21:47 MDT Op-ed: Many low-income kids need more computer time, not less http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802546-82/digital-internet-kids-low.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802546-82/digital-internet-kids-low.html.csp">Op-ed: Many low-income kids need more computer time, not less</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Clark</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T18:18:02.108-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 06:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As parents, we spend countless hours trying to keep our kids balanced, so that they get just the right mix of physical and mental stimulation. Sometimes that means limiting their computer and Internet time so they can play outdoors or focus on something other than a screen. I know I hear myself say this at least three times a week at home with my own two children. But what about kids who don’t have as much digital access as ours? What about kids who don’t own computers, whose families don’t su...</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> 57802546@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:18:02 MDT Online Mormon missionaries outperform traditional proselytizers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57797283-180/online-missionaries-missionary-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57797283-180/online-missionaries-missionary-mormon.html.csp">Online Mormon missionaries outperform traditional proselytizers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T15:29:35.386-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Online Mormon missionaries, often discussing their faith with anonymous seekers and trolls, have five times the success of traditional LDS proselytizers. “Whereas traditional Mormon missionaries convert, on average, six people during their 18- to 24-month service, the online apostles in Provo have averaged around 30 converts per missionary per year,” Gideon Burton, a professor at LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University, told The Huffington Post. “And these people stick around. Ninety-five perc...</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> 57797283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:29:35 MDT Pluralsight buys Oklahoma City online training company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790411-79/pluralsight-training-online-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790411-79/pluralsight-training-online-digital.html.csp">Pluralsight buys Oklahoma City online training company</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="2014-04-09T08:48:02.308-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, which develops online learning courses for software developers, IT specialists and other professionals, has acquired online training company Digital-Tutors. The $45-million acquisition marks Pluralsight’s fourth in eight months. Digital-Tutor, based in Oklahoma City, has a catalog of 1,500 creative-skills courses that will double Pluralsight’s existing catalog. Pluralsight says it has had triple-digit growth in 2013 and expects to do the same in 2014. In the las...</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> 57790411@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:48:02 MDT Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57774418-79/grubhub-company-percent-inc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57774418-79/grubhub-company-percent-inc.html.csp">Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH PISANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T14:39:07.17-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wall Street has a major craving for takeout. Investors sent shares of GrubHub Inc. up nearly 40 percent Friday following an initial public offering that valued the online food ordering service at more than $2 billion. GrubHub is one of four companies to go public Friday in what has been a very hot IPO market, especially for businesses in the cloud software and biotech industries. There have been 71 IPOs priced so far this year, up 115 percent from the same time last year, according to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577744182014-04-04T14:39:07.17-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T14:39:07.17-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774418@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:39:07 MDT Amazon unveils Fire TV set top streaming device http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57764166-79/amazon-streaming-fire-box.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57764166-79/amazon-streaming-fire-box.html.csp">Amazon unveils Fire TV set top streaming device</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="2014-04-02T10:25:01.64-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Amazon is introducing a set top box that allows streaming of online video content to televisions. The company says its $99 Amazon Fire TV device has better speed, performance and search functions than other streaming services such as Apple TV and Google Chromecast. The device, about the size of a CD case, runs Google’s Android operating system and offers Netflix, Hulu and other streaming channels in addition to Amazon Prime instant video. It comes with a Bluetooth remote, which lets u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577641662014-04-02T10:25:01.64-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T10:25:01.64-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764166@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:25:01 MDT Does Porn Hurt Kids? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748119-68/pornography-teenagers-sex-porn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748119-68/pornography-teenagers-sex-porn.html.csp">Does Porn Hurt Kids?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID SEGAL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> c.2014 New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T18:34:02.225-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Starting late last year, Internet service providers in Britain made “family-friendly filters,” which block X-rated websites, the default for customers. Now any account holder who wants to view adult material needs to actively opt in - effectively raising a hand to say, “Bring on the naughty.” The initiative, which was conceived and very publicly promoted by the government, is intended to prevent what Prime Minister David Cameron called the corrosion of childhood, which, he argued in a speech las...</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> 57748119@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:34:02 MDT Monday is the deadline to sign up for health law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57747840-68/sign-deadline-gov-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57747840-68/sign-deadline-gov-health.html.csp">Monday is the deadline to sign up for health law</a></h4>