TECHNOLOGY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TECHNOLOGY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Putting a device in every Utah student’s hands could = $434M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446515-78/technology-million-education-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446515-78/technology-million-education-utah.html.csp">Putting a device in every Utah student’s hands could = $434M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin Wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T21:46:53.472-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The cost of putting an electronic device in the hands of every Utah public school student could range from $177 million to $434 million. Apple iPads could be pricey, legislative fiscal analysts told members of the Utah Education Task Force Tuesday. Instead, the state could settle for Google’s much cheaper, stripped-down Chromebook. Legislative task force members have focused on school technology during their monthly meetings since a bill to launch a statewide modernization program stalled dur...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58446515@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:46:53 MDT Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347559-79/visual-search-similar-app.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347559-79/visual-search-similar-app.html.csp">Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?</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="2014-09-22T16:40:02.408-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It’s a great idea — but it doesn’t quite work. Though many companies are trying to make “visual search” a reality, this seemingly simple notion remains elusive. Take Amazon, which made visual search a key feature in its new Fire smartphone. The e-commerce company says the feature, known as Firefly, can reco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583475592014-09-22T16:40:02.408-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T16:40:02.408-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347559@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:40:02 MDT Facebook CEO wants more students to explore technology http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432795-79/facebook-zuckerberg-students-ceo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432795-79/facebook-zuckerberg-students-ceo.html.csp">Facebook CEO wants more students to explore technology</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERENCE CHEA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T10:10:02.215-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Redwood City, Calif. • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company. Zuckerberg told students Thursday at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School that understanding technology and computers “is going to be really critical to having a lot of options and doing what you want.” The Facebook founder said the jobs of the future will be very different from today’s jobs — and young people ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584327952014-09-19T10:10:02.215-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T10:10:02.215-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432795@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:10:02 MDT Here are five things that will make travel quicker, safer for cars, bikes, walkers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398131-79/cars-car-system-traffic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58398131-79/cars-car-system-traffic.html.csp">Here are five things that will make travel quicker, safer for cars, bikes, walkers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM KRISHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T16:51:50.981-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 04:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Cellphones that warn drivers when people are crossing in front of them. Bicycles and cars that communicate with traffic lights. Sensors in cars that quickly alert other drivers to black ice, potholes or other hazards. A low-priced camera system that brings high-tech automatic braking to the masses. These life- or time-saving technologies were being shown off last week at the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Detroit. Here are five smart things coming to your car in just ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583981312014-09-15T16:51:50.981-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T16:51:50.981-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398131@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:51:50 MDT Cognizant buying TriZetto for $2.7 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415796-79/cognizant-company-care-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415796-79/cognizant-company-care-health.html.csp">Cognizant buying TriZetto for $2.7 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T09:40:02.168-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Teanaeck, N.J. • Cognizant will buy the health care software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash. Privately held TriZetto Corp. is based in the Denver suburb of Englewood. The company and its 3,700 workers will join Cognizant’s existing health care information technology business, the company said Monday. The information technology consulting and outsourcing company is expecting the acquisition to significantly accelerate its market position. Health care currently makes up about 26 percent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584157962014-09-15T09:40:02.168-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T09:40:02.168-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415796@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:40:02 MDT Mercury News: Apple’s new products ratchet up need for privacy protections http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406619-82/apple-information-medical-private.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406619-82/apple-information-medical-private.html.csp">Mercury News: Apple’s new products ratchet up need for privacy protections</a></h4>