ONLINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ONLINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Staples to shut 140 stores as online rivals take sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317753-79/staples-cents-online-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317753-79/staples-cents-online-percent.html.csp">Staples to shut 140 stores as online rivals take sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Townsend</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:27:01.744-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Staples Inc. will shut about 140 locations this year, part of a store-closing plan announced earlier, as the world’s largest office-supply chain responds to online competition. Staples shut 80 outlets in North America in the fiscal second quarter. Net income in the three months ended Aug. 2 dropped 20 percent to $82 million, or 13 cents a share, as $101 million was spent on closing locations, the Framingham, Mass.-based company said Wednesday. The retailer has four stores in Utah — in...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58317753@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:27:01 MDT Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318751-79/baseball-video-games-television.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318751-79/baseball-video-games-television.html.csp">Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online</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="2014-08-21T10:08:09.008-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">La Porte, Ind. • Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought. Television channels pay a lot for rights to cover games, and they don’t want to lose audiences to computers or mobile apps. As a result, fans who pay $20 or more a month for baseball’s online vide...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583187512014-08-21T10:08:09.008-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T10:08:09.008-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318751@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:08:09 MDT PetSmart chain is considering selling itself http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314535-79/petsmart-percent-pet-itself.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314535-79/petsmart-percent-pet-itself.html.csp">PetSmart chain is considering selling itself</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T19:40:02.512-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bowing to pressure from investors, PetSmart Inc. is considering putting itself up for sale. The pet supply chain, which has 14 stores in Utah, said Tuesday it will weigh “strategic alternatives” after a board review that included conversations with shareholders. Investment firm Longview Asset Management and hedge fund Jana Partners have both called on PetSmart to sell itself, a move they say would benefit shareholders. Longview has about a 9 percent stake in PetSmart, while Jana holds nearly 10 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583145352014-08-19T19:40:02.512-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T19:40:02.512-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314535@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:40:02 MDT No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312926-68/says-parents-photos-facebook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58312926-68/says-parents-photos-facebook.html.csp">No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T10:21:06.315-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother of a 1-year-old in Mountain View, California, “a little uncomfortable.” “I just have a vague discomfort having her photograph out there for anyone to look at,” says Rao. “When you meet a new person and go to their account, you can look them up, look at photos, videos, know that they are traveling.” At a time when just...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583129262014-08-19T10:21:06.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T10:21:06.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312926@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:21:06 MDT Web marketer stands trial amid China crackdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300439-79/government-information-media-yang.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300439-79/government-information-media-yang.html.csp">Web marketer stands trial amid China crackdown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOUISE WATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:33:01.757-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • The founder of a web marketing company has pleaded guilty to helping delete Internet posts and spreading false information to make money and gain followers, Chinese media reported Friday, using the case to praise a government crackdown on online expression. Yang Xiuyu, 41, is accused of making up information to lure followers on Sina Weibo’s microblogging site, the official Xinhua News Agency said, adding that the court had yet to announce a sentence. Yang and one of his employees were...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583004392014-08-15T09:33:01.757-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T09:33:01.757-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Phaidon, a publisher of art and design books, agreed to buy Artspace, the companies said Thursday in a statement without disclosing the price. The deal is the latest in a wave of mergers and partnerships shaking up the Internet art market even as profit in the nascent industry rem...</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> 58298499@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:04:02 MDT Kim Kardashian Q&A: Did North West say mama or dada 1st? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58292389-223/west-kardashian-really-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58292389-223/west-kardashian-really-family.html.csp">Kim Kardashian Q&A: Did North West say mama or dada 1st?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA RANCILIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T14:12:53.719-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 02:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Recently Kim Kardashian West sent her stepfather, Bruce Jenner, a text because of something she read online. “I text(ed) Bruce, ‘I saw on TMZ that you got pulled over. Are you OK?’” she recalled during a recent interview with The Associated Press. Keeping tabs on one another through blogs and headlines has become normal for a family that’s anything but: a mom, stepdad, five daughters, one son, step siblings, assorted spouses, ex-spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends and grandchildren who h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923892014-08-13T14:12:53.719-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T14:12:53.719-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292389@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:12:53 MDT Online sites shake up hidebound retailing in India http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296700-79/india-online-commerce-amazon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296700-79/india-online-commerce-amazon.html.csp">Online sites shake up hidebound retailing in India</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:18:02.557-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • Finding a way into India’s vast but vexing market has long frustrated foreign retailers. Now, overseas investors are pouring billions of dollars into e-commerce ventures that are circumventing the barriers holding back retail powers such as Wal-Mart and Ikea. Some investors see India as the world’s next big e-commerce opportunity, with the upcoming mammoth public stock offering of Chinese online giant Alibaba hinting at the potential. Online shopping is still in its infancy in In...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967002014-08-14T09:18:02.557-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:18:02.557-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296700@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:18:02 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 ’Street view’ goes undersea to map reefs, wonders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292216-68/images-catlin-coral-reefs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292216-68/images-catlin-coral-reefs.html.csp">’Street view’ goes undersea to map reefs, wonders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T08:59:36.601-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 08:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamorada, Fla. • It’s easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders. U.S. government scientists are learning to use specialized fisheye lenses underwater in the Florida Keys this week in hopes of applying “street view” mapping to research and management plans in marine sanctuaries nationwide. Some of the rotating ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582922162014-08-13T08:59:36.601-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T08:59:36.601-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292216@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:59:36 MDT Online company BuzzFeed secures $50 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285904-79/buzzfeed-million-company-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58285904-79/buzzfeed-million-company-news.html.csp">Online company BuzzFeed secures $50 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Caitlin McCabe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T17:46:01.565-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • BuzzFeed Inc., the online home of quizzes, lists and (increasingly) serious news, got a $50 million investment reported to value the company at $850 million — or about half the New York Times Co.’s market capitalization. The funding came from venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, whose partner Chris Dixon will join the BuzzFeed board, according to a blog post. The Times reported the valuation, citing a person familiar with the matter. Ashley McCollum, a BuzzFeed spokeswoman, said ...</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> 58285904@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:46:01 MDT U.S. agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284493-79/bitcoin-currencies-consumers-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284493-79/bitcoin-currencies-consumers-agency.html.csp">U.S. agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH BOAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T12:08:28.919-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 12:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it will begin fielding complaints from people who rely on products such as Bitcoin and online exchanges for such currencies. In issuing an advisory warning, the agency notes that the currencies are not backed by the government, have volatile exchanges rates and are targeted by hackers and scammers. And unlike bank accounts, Bitcoin-based...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582844932014-08-11T12:08:28.919-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T12:08:28.919-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284493@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:08:28 MDT Hundreds ask UTA for more late-night service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58267975-90/service-uta-late-petition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58267975-90/service-uta-late-petition.html.csp">Hundreds ask UTA for more late-night service</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:15:05.647-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most public hearings held by the Utah Transit Authority attract just a few people. Some, such as on the agency’s budget, drew no residents. Even contentious hearings — such as one last month about UTA expanding into Morgan County — bring only about 50. But UTA rider Alex Cragun has managed to persuade more than 1,700 people, as of Friday afternoon, to sign an online petition asking the agency to restore and expand late-night bus and train service. “I was quite surprised. People are pretty pass...</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> 58267975@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:15:05 MDT Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58258857-79/mart-wal-online-sales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58258857-79/mart-wal-online-sales.html.csp">Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping</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="2014-08-04T08:55:01.737-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer. Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to show shoppers more products that they may like, based on previous purchases. It will also customize Wal-Mart’s home page for each shopper based on the customer’s location, local weather and the customer’s search and purchase history. So if a new mom just bought...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582588572014-08-04T08:55:01.737-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T08:55:01.737-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258857@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:55:01 MDT Facebook’s Internet.org expands in Zambia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58246014-79/internet-app-facebook-zambia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58246014-79/internet-app-facebook-zambia.html.csp">Facebook’s Internet.org expands in Zambia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:19:02.095-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Facebook’s Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia. The Internet.org app will give subscribers of Zambia’s Airtel phone company access to a set of basic Internet services for free. Users of the app won’t incur the data charges that can be prohibitive for many people in developing nations. Facebook has already been working with mobile operators around the world to offer it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582460142014-07-31T09:19:02.095-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T09:19:02.095-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246014@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:19:02 MDT Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241430-79/flipkart-indian-online-amazon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241430-79/flipkart-indian-online-amazon.html.csp">Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:33:01.453-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • India’s largest online e-commerce company, Flipkart, raised $1 billion in new capital this week as the company gears up for competition with Amazon’s push into the Indian market. The company said the funds will be used to invest in expansion, especially in mobile technology. Flipkart is sometimes called the Amazon of India. It was founded by two Indian brothers, Sachin and Binny Bansal, who left Amazon and came home to found their own online retailer. Among the investors in the r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582414302014-07-30T10:33:01.453-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T10:33:01.453-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241430@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:33:01 MDT Amazon to invest $2 billion to expand in India http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241195-79/india-billion-amazon-flipkart.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241195-79/india-billion-amazon-flipkart.html.csp">Amazon to invest $2 billion to expand in India</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T09:22:02.389-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • The world’s largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees. Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, a day after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion to fund its own expansion. Launched last year, Amazon’s India division has been making a big push into the country’s small but fast-growing online retail market. It has been running front-page advertisements ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582411952014-07-30T09:22:02.389-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T09:22:02.389-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241195@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:22:02 MDT Gold bugs, Bitcoin believers in bid to supplant dollar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232951-79/bitcoin-gold-exchange-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232951-79/bitcoin-gold-exchange-according.html.csp">Gold bugs, Bitcoin believers in bid to supplant dollar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Isaac Arnsdorf</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:57:01.495-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Call it bitgold. It’s what you get when you combine bitcoin, one of the world’s newest would-be currencies, and gold, one of the oldest. Add mistrust of centralized authority, a dash of rebelliousness and a dollop of profit motive and you might have the Independence Coin, the first gold-backed crypto-money, unveiled this month at FreedomFest, a libertarian convention in -- where else? -- Las Vegas. “A staunch person who believes in the gold standard says bitcoin is valueless and ultim...</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> 58232951@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:57:01 MDT FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227207-68/pharmacies-online-company-fedex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227207-68/pharmacies-online-company-fedex.html.csp">FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:39:02.02-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. The company says it would have to invade the privacy of customers to stop such deliveries. By contrast, UPS Inc. paid $40 million last year to resolve similar allegations and vowed to overhaul its procedures and work with investigators to detect suspicious activity. The contrasting re...</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> 58227207@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:39:02 MDT Alaska’s largest paper undergoes name change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199384-79/alaska-news-newspaper-anchorage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199384-79/alaska-news-newspaper-anchorage.html.csp">Alaska’s largest paper undergoes name change</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:38:01.872-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anchorage • Alaska’s largest newspaper will undergo a name change. The Anchorage Daily News officially becomes Alaska Dispatch News with the Sunday edition. Publisher Alice Rogoff and Editor Tony Hopfinger outlined that and other changes to advertisers during an outdoor luncheon Friday. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, purchased the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million earlier this year. The newspaper’s new nam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993842014-07-18T17:38:01.872-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T17:38:01.872-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199384@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:38:01 MDT