PRODUCTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRODUCTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347892-79/apple-iphone-company-event.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347892-79/apple-iphone-company-event.html.csp">Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event</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="2014-08-28T17:15:47.09-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Apple’s latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. The Sept. 9 launch, which is expected to feature a larger iPhone and possibly a computerized watch, will be in the same Silicon Valley venue where Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, took the wraps off the original Mac computer 30 years ago. That machine was hailed as a major breakthrough that helped bring personal computing to the masses...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583478922014-08-28T17:15:47.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:15:47.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347892@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:15:47 MDT Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342819-79/women-business-products-businesses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58342819-79/women-business-products-businesses.html.csp">Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T09:00:04.039-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts. The Washington state Democrat sees lending to small businesses as key to job creation because loans give companies the means to expand. But women owners in particular strugg...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583428192014-08-27T09:00:04.039-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T09:00:04.039-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342819@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:00:04 MDT Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338400-79/tobacco-snus-market-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338400-79/tobacco-snus-market-health.html.csp">Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match’s request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes. It is the first time the Food and Drug Administration has accepted a modified risk tobacco product application, a move that’s being closely watched by both the public health community and tobacco companies, which are looking for new products to sell as they face declining cigarette demand due to tax incre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583384002014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:13:35.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT Chip maker Infineon to buy California firm for $3B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317732-79/infineon-international-rectifier-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317732-79/infineon-international-rectifier-products.html.csp">Chip maker Infineon to buy California firm for $3B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T12:18:02.16-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 12:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt • German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG says it has agreed to pay $3 billion in cash for California-based semiconductor firm International Rectifier, which produces power-management components used in everything from cars to satellites. Infineon said in Wednesday’s announcement that it’s paying $40 per share for El Segundo-based International Rectifier. The deal has been approved by both boards, but must win regulatory permission and meet the approval of International Rectifier sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583177322014-08-20T12:18:02.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T12:18:02.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317732@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:18:02 MDT Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289144-78/cigarette-county-board-cigarettes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58289144-78/cigarette-county-board-cigarettes.html.csp">Davis County health board wants to tweak e-cigarette law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T22:15:46.228-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Davis County Board of Health wants to make it easier for smoke shops to sell e-cigarettes. The board, which became the first in Utah to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes last February, proposed six amendments to that law on Tuesday. A public hearing on the proposed changes will be scheduled sometime before the next meeting on Nov. 25. In the past year, the health department has noticed changes in e-cigarette commerce, Lewis Garrett, director of the health department told the board....</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> 58289144@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:15:46 MDT Utah vendors put Mormon faith behind their products http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58279144-80/lds-expo-com-campau.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58279144-80/lds-expo-com-campau.html.csp">Utah vendors put Mormon faith behind their products</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T16:52:53.681-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • To the uninitiated, the T-shirts Mark Thayer is selling bear an interesting pattern of circles and lines. To those who get the riddle — that the symbols represent the “plan for salvation” that is part of the doctrine among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — the shirts are, Thayer boasted, “the best thing since the CTR ring.” Thayer, co-owner of Houston-based Oh My Words, and his business partner Robert Hall were two of the vendors at the first Latter-day Expo, ...</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> 58279144@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:52:53 MDT At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp">At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again</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="2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout. But customers couldn’t figure out how to work the “Scan & Go” app during tests in 200 stores, so Wal-Mart nixed it. Instead of looking at the app as a failure, though, Wal-Mart took what it learned from “Scan & Go” to create another service: It found that customers like being able to track thei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582884912014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288491@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:17:02 MDT Georgia trial shows food safety relies on honor system http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279000-68/salmonella-parnell-outbreak-peanut.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279000-68/salmonella-parnell-outbreak-peanut.html.csp">Georgia trial shows food safety relies on honor system</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RUSS BYNUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T19:11:33.885-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 07:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, Ga. • Jurors at the nation’s first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America’s food safety largely depends on the honor system. Witnesses say Stewart Parnell and others at Peanut Corporation of America knowingly shipped salmonella-tainted products, and that they sent customers lab results from other clean batches rather than wait for tests to confirm their products were free of deadly bacteria. Defense lawyers...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582790002014-08-09T19:11:33.885-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T19:11:33.885-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279000@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19:11:33 MDT Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271580-79/russia-ban-russian-sanctions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58271580-79/russia-ban-russian-sanctions.html.csp">Russia hits back on sanctions; bans food from West</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia banned most food imports from the West on Thursday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars but will also likely lead to empty shelves in Russian cities. The announcement shows that while President Vladimir Putin doesn’t appear ready to heed Russian nationalists’ calls to send troops into Ukraine, he is prepared to inflict significant damage on his own nation in an ec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715802014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:56:44.814-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271580@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:56:44 MDT Report: Russia to block all U.S. agricultural imports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269430-68/russia-ukraine-russian-imposed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269430-68/russia-ukraine-russian-imposed.html.csp">Report: Russia to block all U.S. agricultural imports</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T21:09:42.378-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. The full list of products to be banned or limited for up to one year is to be published Thursday. But the state news agency RIA Novosti quoted Alexei Alexeenko of Russia’s plant and veterinary oversight service as saying “from the US...</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> 58269430@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:09:42 MDT Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263698-79/outdoor-demo-retailer-based.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263698-79/outdoor-demo-retailer-based.html.csp">Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T08:22:31.731-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 08:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Huntsville • When a short but intense rainstorm hit Outdoor Retailer’s Summer Market Demo Day at Pineview Reservoir’s Cemetery Point on Tuesday, at least one of the 130-plus companies showing off products was delighted. “Perfect,” is how Joshua Frank of Southern California-based Braven described conditions. That’s because the company makes waterproof Bluetooth speakers. The speakers, which include a backup battery and stay charged for as long as 15 hours, are waterproof to one meter for 30 min...</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> 58263698@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:22:31 MDT ’Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263205-68/gluten-free-celiac-disease.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263205-68/gluten-free-celiac-disease.html.csp">’Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T17:21:17.759-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Starting Tuesday, “gluten free” labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term “gluten-free” was unregulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means. This new requirement is especially important for people who suffer from celiac disease and don’t absorb nutrients well. They can get sick from the gluten found in wheat and other cereal grains. Under a rule announced a year ago, food manufacturers had until this week to ensure that anything labe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582632052014-08-05T17:21:17.759-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T17:21:17.759-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:21:17 MDT First-ever ‘Latter-day Expo’ to show off all things Mormon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58260544-180/expo-favorite-lds-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58260544-180/expo-favorite-lds-products.html.csp">First-ever ‘Latter-day Expo’ to show off all things Mormon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T18:00:39.951-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 06:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time in its 33-year history, the LDS Booksellers Association is opening its doors to the book(and other products)-buying public — not just authors and marketers. On Saturday, Aug. 9, the group is hosting a “Latter-day Expo” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy “aimed at giving families of faith an opportunity to meet with their favorite LDS performing artists, meet their favorite authors, view exhibits, sample everything from artisan breads to scented hand...</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> 58260544@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:00:39 MDT Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250352-79/brands-gamble-procter-lafley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250352-79/brands-gamble-procter-lafley.html.csp">Procter & Gamble to shed up to 100 brands</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Procter & Gamble is about to shrink. The world’s largest consumer products maker said it will jettison more than half its brands around the globe over the next year or two, leaving it with about 70 to 80 of its top performers when the nips and tucks are complete. The maker of CoverGirl, Pampers and Tide declined to specify what exactly it will shed but noted they’re smaller brands that collectively account for less than 10 percent of sales. CEO A.G. Lafley said Procter & Gamble shou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582503522014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T11:34:02.644-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250352@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:34:02 MDT Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232752-79/mcdonald-husi-meat-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232752-79/mcdonald-husi-meat-company.html.csp">Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE McDONALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:57:02.491-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards. The president of OSI Group, David G. McDonald, declined to give details of what the company has found at Shanghai Husi Food Co. A Shanghai TV station reported last week that Husi sold expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald’s and KFC. The Chinese food safety agency said last week its investigators found unspecified illegal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582327522014-07-28T09:57:02.491-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T09:57:02.491-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232752@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:57:02 MDT L’Oreal highlights digital push with Makeup Genius http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224773-79/makeup-oreal-cosmetics-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224773-79/makeup-oreal-cosmetics-digital.html.csp">L’Oreal highlights digital push with Makeup Genius</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Andrew Roberts</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T17:57:01-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • When Jean-Paul Agon put on makeup at a L’Oreal board meeting last month, the biggest surprise wasn’t how the French company’s chairman looked in its lipstick, blush and eyeshadow. It was how easy it was to take it off. Agon, 58, used L’Oreal’s Makeup Genius app on his iPhone to virtually don the cosmetics maker’s wares. The free software turns a mobile device into digital mirror, giving users a sense of what various products will look like on their faces. Women -- and men -- can try on c...</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> 58224773@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:57:01 MDT Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215636-79/trade-fair-says-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215636-79/trade-fair-says-products.html.csp">Fair Trade brings big sales and a clear conscience</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T11:23:02.282-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well. Being socially responsible pays off for Brooklyn Roasting, which sells to restaurants, food stores and the public through its website. Sales of its Fair Trade coffee, which comes from Mexico, Peru, Indonesia and Ethiopia, have soared from $900,000 in 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582156362014-07-23T11:23:02.282-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T11:23:02.282-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215636@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:23:02 MDT Microsoft makes design central to its future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207265-79/microsoft-design-devices-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207265-79/microsoft-design-devices-says.html.csp">Microsoft makes design central to its future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T14:06:02.175-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 02:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Redmond, Wash. • Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft’s Surface tablet, he designed food — or “food concepts,” he says, for people on the go. Among them: dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks; a tubular meal that can be pulled with two fingers from a car cup holder base; and a fork that squeezes out sauce. Though none of these ideas made it into production, the principles behind them can be applied to computing devices that fit into busy lives, sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582072652014-07-21T14:06:02.175-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T14:06:02.175-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207265@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:06:02 MDT Aronia berry gaining market foothold in U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179352-79/aronia-berry-iowa-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179352-79/aronia-berry-iowa-products.html.csp">Aronia berry gaining market foothold in U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARGERY A. BECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T09:46:23.381-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Missouri Valley, Iowa • A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular “superfoods” like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby food. Its rise from being a novelty item at farmers markets into a multimillion-dollar U.S. industry even includes a name change, from the common chokeberry — so named centuries ago by European settlers who foun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793522014-07-13T09:46:23.381-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T09:46:23.381-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179352@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:46:23 MDT Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177155-68/aronia-berry-iowa-products.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177155-68/aronia-berry-iowa-products.html.csp">Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARGERY A. BECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T12:33:01.959-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Missouri Valley, Iowa • A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular “superfoods” like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby food. Its rise from being a novelty item at farmers markets into a multimillion-dollar U.S. industry even includes a name change, from the common chokeberry — so named centuries ago by European settlers who foun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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