SERVICES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SERVICES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197784-79/nokia-microsoft-windows-phones.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197784-79/nokia-microsoft-windows-phones.html.csp">Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity</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="2014-07-21T16:17:01.928-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn’t become a runaway hit as Nokia’s low-cost answer to serving emerging markets. Nokia X phones were devised to be a gateway to the company’s pricier Lumia phones. The operating system that runs the phones was to blend the core technology found in Google’s Android system with services and designs found in Microsoft’s own Windows Phone ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581977842014-07-21T16:17:01.928-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T16:17:01.928-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197784@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:01 MDT County’s managed-care system working pretty well http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188183-79/county-health-services-audit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188183-79/county-health-services-audit.html.csp">County’s managed-care system working pretty well</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T15:28:55.661-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 03:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County’s move to a managed-care system to provide mental health and substance-abuse treatment to county residents received generally favorable marks in an independent, 58-page audit released Tuesday. “It’s not often I get to share generally positive news,” said Denise Callahan, president of TAP International, while presenting her audit to the Salt Lake County Council. “There’s always challenges, but overall, I was pleasantly surprised,” the consultant added. “When I do these kinds of a...</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> 58188183@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:28:55 MDT Engineering company Aecom to buy URS for $4B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182666-79/aecom-urs-company-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58182666-79/aecom-urs-company-billion.html.csp">Engineering company Aecom to buy URS for $4B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:15:02.46-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Engineering design company Aecom Technology Corp. said Sunday it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock, or about $56.31 per URS share. The price is 8 percent above URS’s closing stock price of $52.02 on Friday, but 19 percent above the average price for the last 30 days. Shares spiked and retreated on Friday on a report that URS was looking to sell. The California-based companies said the combination was necessary to building an integrated infrastructure services com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581826662014-07-14T10:15:02.46-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T10:15:02.46-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182666@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:15:02 MDT Health fair the cure for costly care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58175339-78/health-dental-fair-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58175339-78/health-dental-fair-care.html.csp">Health fair the cure for costly care</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="2014-07-13T13:17:35.693-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dentist appointments are dreaded by many, but the line for a cleaning and checkup Friday wrapped around the hall of the Horizonte Center. What got people past their fears? The whole thing was free. The Junior League of Salt Lake City kicked off its 22nd annual Community Assistance Resource Event on Friday morning to provide health services to the public, free of charge. Jolene Terry-Phinney, Junior League president, said the group tries to address the needs of people in the valley who can’t aff...</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> 58175339@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:17:35 MDT Free medical services offered Friday, Saturday in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58171092-78/free-care-fair-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58171092-78/free-care-fair-friday.html.csp">Free medical services offered Friday, Saturday in Salt Lake City</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="2014-07-10T20:46:01.115-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 08:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns in need of health screenings and other medical services can receive care free of charge Friday and Saturday at the Junior League of Salt Lake City’s annual health fair. The 22nd annual CARE fair — or Community Assistance Resource Event — will be held at the Horizonte Training and Instruction Center, at 1234 South Main Street in Salt Lake City, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday. It will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Services include physical and dental exams, women’s health and...</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> 58171092@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:46:01 MDT Regulators accuse T-Mobile of reaping millions from bogus billing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139405-68/mobile-ftc-customers-charges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139405-68/mobile-ftc-customers-charges.html.csp">Regulators accuse T-Mobile of reaping millions from bogus billing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T20:20:14.592-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • T-Mobile US knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, federal regulators alleged Tuesday in the first lawsuit of its kind against a wireless provider. The lawsuit by the Federal Trade Commission, which fueled a separate federal investigation, demands that T-Mobile refund the money to consumers for subscriptions to premium text services such as $10-per-month horoscopes that were never authorized by the account holder. The FTC alle...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581394052014-07-01T20:20:14.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T20:20:14.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139405@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:20:14 MDT FTC: T-Mobile made millions in bogus charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139156-79/mobile-charges-ftc-customers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139156-79/mobile-charges-ftc-customers.html.csp">FTC: T-Mobile made millions in bogus charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T15:37:02.645-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 03:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • T-Mobile USA knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, a federal regulator alleged Tuesday in a complaint likely to mar the reputation of a household name in wireless communications. In its complaint filed in a federal court in Seattle, the Federal Trade Commission claimed that T-Mobile billed consumers for subscriptions to premium text services such as $10-per-month horoscopes that were never authorized by the account holder. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581391562014-07-01T15:37:02.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T15:37:02.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139156@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:37:02 MDT Fresh produce adding spice to seniors’ lunches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133923-90/aging-county-fresh-mealsplus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133923-90/aging-county-fresh-mealsplus.html.csp">Fresh produce adding spice to seniors’ lunches</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:59:31.735-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cottonwood Heights • Caroline Poulsen loved the cherries she received in her lunch delivery from Meals on Wheels. She can’t wait for fresh tomatoes. “There’s nothing like green tomatoes out of the garden,” said the homebound Poulsen, a widow since her husband, Ernest, died in mid-November. As soon as tomatoes begin ripening, Poulsen will be able to savor their juicy delicacy through a Meals on Wheels program, MealsPlus, that supplements lunches with fresh vegetables and fruits. The produce comes...</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> 58133923@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:59:31 MDT St. George prostitution sting nabs 9 would-be clients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133625-78/clients-decoy-george-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133625-78/clients-decoy-george-police.html.csp">St. George prostitution sting nabs 9 would-be clients</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T15:44:45.912-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A weekend prostitution sting resulted in the arrests of nine would-be customers, St. George police say. Using a female decoy posing as a prostitute, officers placed advertisements for sexual services on various websites, arranged meetings with prospective clients by telephone and then laid in wait. Having discussed the nature of services and prices on the phone, the men were arrested after meeting the decoy at an unspecified location on Friday. Cited for solicitation were men from several southe...</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> 58133625@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:44:45 MDT SL County shuffles money to cover Medicaid hole http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58115253-78/county-medicaid-council-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58115253-78/county-medicaid-council-lake.html.csp">SL County shuffles money to cover Medicaid hole</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T10:11:53.233-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County officials have come up with a plan to stretch their human-services programs until, they hope, Utah legislators accept some form of Medicaid expansion. It won’t come without some human pain, however. About 3,200 recipients of substance abuse and mental health services will have their treatments trimmed back over the last half of 2014. That service reduction will free up about $750,000, which the county can use as a match to acquire about $2.4 million in Medicaid funding from the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115253@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:11:53 MDT Mormon church drops adoption business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079119-78/adoption-lds-services-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079119-78/adoption-lds-services-family.html.csp">Mormon church drops adoption business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T11:18:43.415-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The timing of Tuesday’s announcement that LDS Family Services is getting out of the adoption business couldn’t be worse for Sonia Quiroga Thomas and her husband, Jeff Thomas. After years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive, undergoing fertility treatments and building a new house designed for a family, the Park City couple attended a Family Services’ orientation session for adoptive parents earlier this month. They had planned to submit their application Thursday to, at long last, become adop...</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> 58079119@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:18:43 MDT Pet police crack down on Salt Lake’s off-leash dog violators http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58066053-78/leash-dog-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58066053-78/leash-dog-lake-salt.html.csp">Pet police crack down on Salt Lake’s off-leash dog violators</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T12:07:56.559-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 12:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beware of dog citations. Consider that a heads-up to dog owners who let their canine pals off the leash in Salt Lake City parks that aren’t designated for free-roaming fidos. The first citation carries a $25 fine, the second runs $50, and the third rises to $75. Salt Lake County Animal Services, which enforces the city’s pet laws, is issuing more citations after a raft of complaints from non-dog owners, according to a spokesman for Mayor Ralph Becker. “We have asked Animal Services to step up e...</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> 58066053@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:07:56 MDT Salt Lake County Council goes to bat for ‘Healthy Utah’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58052111-90/county-council-health-treatment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58052111-90/county-council-health-treatment.html.csp">Salt Lake County Council goes to bat for ‘Healthy Utah’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By mike gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T08:54:06.611-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 08:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With strong bipartisan backing, the GOP-led Salt Lake County Council agreed Tuesday to send legislative leaders a letter urging them to support Gov. Gary Herbert’s plan for Medicaid expansion. The council’s five Republicans and four Democrats spoke with unanimity about the pressing need for legislators to understand the human consequences if they turn their backs on federal funding and don’t support Herbert’s “Healthy Utah” proposal in a special session this summer. Without the new Medicaid mon...</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> 58052111@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:54:06 MDT S.L. County to lobby Legislature to accept Medicaid funds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58028800-90/county-council-medicaid-expansion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58028800-90/county-council-medicaid-expansion.html.csp">S.L. County to lobby Legislature to accept Medicaid funds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T01:01:02.579-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County Council wants to let state officials know — again — that county taxpayers will end up footing a substantial bill if Utah does not go along with Medicaid expansion. So the GOP-led council is preparing to write a letter asking legislative leaders to drop their resistance to at least Gov. Gary Herbert’s compromise “Healthy Utah” proposal, which would tap public Medicaid dollars to buy private coverage for an estimated 111,000 Utahns, almost half of whom are county residents. 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> 58028800@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 01:01:02 MDT