SERVICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SERVICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Apple shows off new gadgets, but Pay is bigger bet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58530228-79/apple-pay-tech-consumers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58530228-79/apple-pay-tech-consumers.html.csp">Apple shows off new gadgets, but Pay is bigger bet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRANDON BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T16:44:02.285-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cupertino, Calif. • Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display last week. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely to spark the next iRevolution. The tech giant’s bigger strategic bet is that mobile pay service Apple Pay, which debuted Monday, will be the next thing you didn’t know you needed — but now can’t live without. The new iPads should sell well during the upcoming holiday shopping season, even as the worldwide tablet market is showing signs of slowing gro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585302282014-10-20T16:44:02.285-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T16:44:02.285-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530228@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:44:02 MDT Not so fast: Despite stand-alone streaming, cable’s not going anywhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58541426-79/cable-broadband-customers-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58541426-79/cable-broadband-customers-pay.html.csp">Not so fast: Despite stand-alone streaming, cable’s not going anywhere</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="2014-10-20T12:05:16.022-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable? Well, don’t sound the d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585414262014-10-20T12:05:16.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T12:05:16.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58541426@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:05:16 MDT Editorial: UTA is stuck in low gear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58533399-82/uta-tax-transit-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58533399-82/uta-tax-transit-agency.html.csp">Editorial: UTA is stuck in low gear</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T17:14:38.505-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Somewhere in our community, right this minute, there is likely to be at least one household where someone cannot get to work because her car has broken down. And who cannot get the money she needs to fix that car because she cannot get to work. In some cases, a person in such a pickle has an easy solution. Take public transit to work. But that is not a practical option for far too many people who live along the Wasatch Front because the local provider of public transportation, the Utah Transit ...</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> 58533399@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:14:38 MDT Briefs: Zions, LongHorn, Tanner, Visit Salt Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58533246-79/lake-salt-zions-award.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58533246-79/lake-salt-zions-award.html.csp">Briefs: Zions, LongHorn, Tanner, Visit Salt Lake</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T13:31:02.42-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LeeAnne Linderman, who is responsible for Zions Bank’s network of 126 financial centers and 1,114 employees in Utah and Idaho, was listed by American Banker magazine as the 14th most powerful woman in banking in the United States. The publication also said Zions was one of five banks in the country “where women are playing outsized roles in setting strategy and driving results.” Mike Southworth, managing partner of LongHorn Steakhouse in Midvale, recently received the chain’s top leadership h...</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> 58533246@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:31:02 MDT CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58528668-79/service-cbs-shows-streaming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58528668-79/service-cbs-shows-streaming.html.csp">CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-16T15:50:01.788-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 03:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • CBS is launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows. The broadcast TV network says current shows such as “The Good Wife” and “Survivor” will be available the day after they air on the service, called CBS All Access. The news comes a day after HBO said it plans to offer a streaming-only service next year. Americans are increasingly turning to digital media to watch TV and movies. Subscriptions to t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585286682014-10-16T15:50:01.788-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-16T15:50:01.788-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58528668@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:50:01 MDT CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58528784-223/cbs-service-streaming-shows.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58528784-223/cbs-service-streaming-shows.html.csp">CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service</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="2014-10-16T10:09:15.859-06:00">Updated Oct 16, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current and older shows. The news comes a day after HBO said it plans to offer a streaming-only service next year. Americans are increasingly turning to digital media to watch TV and movies. About 45 percent of Americans stream television shows at least once a month, according to research firm eMarketer. That number is expected to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585287842014-10-16T10:09:15.859-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-16T10:09:15.859-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58528784@www.sltrib.com Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:09:15 MDT Utah riders seek 45% transit tax increase for more UTA service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58525309-90/tax-transit-service-uta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58525309-90/tax-transit-service-uta.html.csp">Utah riders seek 45% transit tax increase for more UTA 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="2014-10-15T21:58:35.04-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A transit riders group asked legislators Wednesday to consider raising Wasatch Front sales taxes for transit to 1 cent per dollar — a 45 percent jump or more. In return, it wants to require the Utah Transit Authority to provide increased services. Christopher Stout, president of the Utah Transit Riders Union and a former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, said UTA now offers minimal or no service late at night, on weekends and on holidays. And service isn’t frequent during the day in some places,...</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> 58525309@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:58:35 MDT Next year, watch HBO on Web without cable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58526517-68/hbo-cable-internet-netflix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58526517-68/hbo-cable-internet-netflix.html.csp">Next year, watch HBO on Web without cable</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T19:56:02.043-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to see “Game of Thrones”, “True Detective” and “Veep” will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. So, is this the end of pay-TV as we know it? “HBO and ESPN are the two main reasons why people have cable and satellite TV,” says Forrester analyst James McQuivey. “The whole i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585265172014-10-15T19:56:02.043-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T19:56:02.043-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58526517@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:56:02 MDT HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58524330-223/hbo-cable-netflix-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58524330-223/hbo-cable-netflix-pay.html.csp">HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON & MICHAEL LIEDTKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T13:15:18.81-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 01:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to see “Game of Thrones”, “True Detective” and “Veep” will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Is this the end of pay-TV as we know it? “HBO and ESPN are the two main reasons why people have cable and satellite TV,” says Forrester analyst James McQuivey. “The whole indust...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585243302014-10-15T13:15:18.81-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T13:15:18.81-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58524330@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:15:18 MDT HBO to offer stand-alone web subscription in U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58526271-79/hbo-warner-cable-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58526271-79/hbo-warner-cable-pay.html.csp">HBO to offer stand-alone web subscription in U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Doni Bloomfield</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T16:57:02.153-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Time Warner Inc.’s HBO plans to offer a long-awaited online-only service in the United States next year, letting viewers without a cable or satellite-TV subscription tune into “Game of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire.” Richard Plepler, chief executive officer of the HBO division, didn’t say how much HBO’s new service will cost. While the number of U.S. households that pay for broadband but not TV has climbed to 10 million and is still growing, half of those homes do pay for a streaming...</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> 58526271@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:57:02 MDT Twitter to be used for payments in France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58520157-79/money-twitter-france-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58520157-79/money-twitter-france-service.html.csp">Twitter to be used for payments in France</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T13:41:38.882-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Did someone spot you money for lunch two weeks ago? In France, Twitter users can now publicly repay debts, donate to charity or chip in for a gift with a new payment service backed by the country’s second-largest banking service. Group BPCE, which includes Banque Populaire and Caisses d’Epargne, announced the service — called S-money — on Tuesday. Users tweet a payment request to S-money, which then requires an authentication code before sending the amount — and a tweet to the destinatio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585201572014-10-14T13:41:38.882-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T13:41:38.882-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58520157@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:41:38 MDT Utah forecast: Sweater weather arrives in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58513689-78/weather-utah-temperatures-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58513689-78/weather-utah-temperatures-according.html.csp">Utah forecast: Sweater weather arrives in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-12T10:40:02.587-06:00">Updated Oct 12, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s quintessential “sweater weather” for much of Utah, with plunging temperatures and winds to rattle the changing leaves. Scattered rain and snow will continue mainly in the northern mountains Sunday morning before tapering off in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Much of the state can expect gusty northwest winds, which will strengthen across the mountains and eastern valleys between Price and Fremont Junction, the weather service adds. Sunday’s temperatures have dropp...</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> 58513689@www.sltrib.com Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:40:02 MDT Utah forecast: Cold, windy weather on Sunday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58510656-78/weather-sunday-northern-cold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58510656-78/weather-sunday-northern-cold.html.csp">Utah forecast: Cold, windy weather on Sunday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-11T22:53:16.552-06:00">Updated Oct 11, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Temperatures are about to take a plunge in northern Utah for the latter half of the weekend. While the National Weather Service predicts a high temperature of 76 on Saturday for Salt Lake City, Sunday will see a high temperature of only 61. The cold front will also bring some gusty winds and a few showers to the northern end of the state late Saturday night, according to the weather service. Scattered rain and snow will continue in the northern mountains on Sunday. Meteorologists also expect th...</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> 58510656@www.sltrib.com Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:53:16 MDT Arizona: Mexican wolf proposal would be ‘disaster’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58504487-68/fish-arizona-wildlife-proposal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58504487-68/fish-arizona-wildlife-proposal.html.csp">Arizona: Mexican wolf proposal would be ‘disaster’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T10:25:02.049-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • A proposal that would change the way the federal government manages endangered Mexican gray wolves throughout the Southwest would be a disaster for the states involved unless changes are made, according to the head of Arizona’s Game and Fish Commission. The commission’s concerns were outlined in a letter sent last week to ranchers, sportsmen and other groups in Arizona and New Mexico. Commission chair Robert Mansell contends the current proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585044872014-10-09T10:25:02.049-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T10:25:02.049-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504487@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:25:02 MDT Utah’s Chaffetz: Possible White House cover-up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58504233-68/chaffetz-hotel-information-secret.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58504233-68/chaffetz-hotel-information-secret.html.csp">Utah’s Chaffetz: Possible White House cover-up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T17:57:43.613-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a lawmaker leading a congressional inquiry into the Secret Service, raised questions Thursday about a White House volunteer’s possible involvement in a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency two years ago. Chaffetz, a Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on national security, said in an interview that the White House had new questions to answer in light of information he has received from Secret Service whi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585042332014-10-09T17:57:43.613-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-09T17:57:43.613-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58504233@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:57:43 MDT UTA budget would dig $44.5 million into reserves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58502170-90/2015-audit-budget-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58502170-90/2015-audit-budget-million.html.csp">UTA budget would dig $44.5 million into reserves</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="2014-10-09T07:24:48.251-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 07:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Transit Authority proposed Wednesday to spend $44.5 million more than revenues actually will cover next year — forcing it to dig into cash reserves despite a recent audit criticizing such practices. But the resulting budget would increase transit service hours by 2 percent, including restoring service on the Memorial, Independence and Labor day holidays that was cut during the recession. The budget also does not include any fare increases in 2015, but the UTA board said Wednesday it hop...</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> 58502170@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:24:48 MDT IBM teaching languages to Watson the computer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58500193-79/watson-ibm-technology-gold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58500193-79/watson-ibm-technology-gold.html.csp">IBM teaching languages to Watson the computer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Barinka</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T09:20:01.992-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Hola, me llamo Watson.” That’s the introduction IBM’s Spanish-speaking customers will soon be able to receive from the company’s Watson analytics service — a big-data tool that crunches vast amounts of information and answers questions in a conversational tone. To help commercialize the technology famous for beating humans on the “Jeopardy!” game show, new languages such as Portuguese and Japanese are being added to the service this year, said Stephen Gold, vice president of the Wats...</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> 58500193@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:20:01 MDT Federal land managers announce free entry days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58493556-78/service-national-free-fee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58493556-78/service-national-free-fee.html.csp">Federal land managers announce free entry days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T18:36:22.594-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 06:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Long-term vacation planners might want to consider upcoming “fee-free” days. Federal land agencies released a list of upcoming free entry days Monday. The 2015 fee-free days for the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service mean visitors do not have to pay entrance fees to enjoy areas traditionally associated with a payment. Affected federal lands include national parks, wildlife refuges and recreation areas such as Flaming Gorge, ...</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> 58493556@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:36:22 MDT Facebook closes WhatsApp purchase for $21.8B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58493044-79/facebook-whatsapp-price-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58493044-79/facebook-whatsapp-price-service.html.csp">Facebook closes WhatsApp purchase for $21.8B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T12:10:02.049-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 12:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Facebook has completed its acquisition of the mobile messaging service WhatsApp for almost $22 billion, up from the original $19 billion when the cash-and-stock deal was struck early this year thanks in part to the rising price of Facebook shares. Facebook named WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum to its board Monday. WhatsApp is by far the largest acquisition for the Menlo Park, California company, and bigger than any deals made by Google, Microsoft or Apple. The price that Facebook...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584930442014-10-06T12:10:02.049-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-06T12:10:02.049-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58493044@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:10:02 MDT Secret Service lapses give Chaffetz audition for chairman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58485039-90/chaffetz-chairman-com-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58485039-90/chaffetz-chairman-com-committee.html.csp">Secret Service lapses give Chaffetz audition for chairman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-05T19:31:48.847-06:00">Updated Oct 5, 2014 07:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Shortly into a congressional hearing on security lapses by the Secret Service, Rep. Jason Chaffetz slid into the chairman’s seat to wield the gavel. Call it a test run. The Utah Republican has made it no secret that he wants to chair the powerful, and highly visible, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the ongoing investigation into the White House fence jumper has shown how dogged and fierce he can be when he sees an opening. The Washington Post reported several s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58485039@www.sltrib.com Sun, 05 Oct 2014 19:31:48 MDT