TECHNOLOGY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TECHNOLOGY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Utah tech camps: Where the girls aren’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195562-78/girls-utah-program-academy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195562-78/girls-utah-program-academy.html.csp">Utah tech camps: Where the girls aren’t</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="2014-07-23T11:40:44.82-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A clunky Lego robot slowly rolled along a path outlined with two strips of blue tape. But seconds after it began, Arissa Cooper and her teammates spotted a programming mistake and snatched it up. “It was a little mind-wracking when you had to change it, fix it,” she said. “We just thought it through, like do we need [to make it turn at] a 40 degree angle or something else?” Arissa, 11, was attending her third Geek Squad Academy, a summer camp put on by Best Buy and Junior Achievement of Utah. It...</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> 58195562@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:40:44 MDT Tough test facing Jeopardy! champion Watson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215185-79/watson-ibm-usaa-test.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215185-79/watson-ibm-usaa-test.html.csp">Tough test facing Jeopardy! champion Watson</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="2014-07-23T09:38:02.015-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • International Business Machines is putting its Watson natural-language technology to the test with consumers on a wide scale for the first time. On the website of financial-services firm USAA, military customers will be able to use IBM’s tool to ask questions and seek advice on transitioning back to civilian life. Famous for being a “Jeopardy!” game-show champion, Watson analyzes information and can answer questions in conversational English. The USAA deal gives IBM its biggest test y...</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> 58215185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:38:02 MDT ‘X-Men’ VR experience coming to Comic-Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58210267-223/comic-con-technology-experience.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58210267-223/comic-con-technology-experience.html.csp">‘X-Men’ VR experience coming to Comic-Con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DERRIK J. LANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T07:59:49.583-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. 20th Century Fox has created an “X-Men”-themed virtual reality stunt especially for the pop-culture convention, which kicks off Thursday in San Diego. The interactive digital experience utilizes the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, which is not yet available to consumers, to simulate the fictional Cerebro technology used to track down mutants by the character portrayed by Patrick Stewart...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582102672014-07-22T07:59:49.583-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T07:59:49.583-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210267@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:59:49 MDT Phone titans’ patents become treasure in selloffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173849-79/patents-companies-licensing-patent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173849-79/patents-companies-licensing-patent.html.csp">Phone titans’ patents become treasure in selloffs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Susan Decker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:52:02.226-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington - Squeezed out of the mobile-phone market by trendier offerings, Nokia, Ericsson and other one-time leaders are selling chunks of their patent portfolios, often to the litigious licensing firms the industry has derided. The companies are being driven by their need for greater profit, and are finding that with changing business models, tough economics and investor pressure, there is little reason to hold on to patents for computer memory, wireless infrastructure and other technology 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> 58173849@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:52:02 MDT WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169559-79/wellpoint-care-swedish-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58169559-79/wellpoint-care-swedish-health.html.csp">WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T08:58:01.592-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 08:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • When people ask what a doctor’s appointment will be like in the future, WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says they assume patients will physically have to visit an office. They’re wrong, the insurance executive told The Associated Press during an interview at its New York headquarters. “I would argue that will no longer be necessary in the not too distant future,” Swedish said after pulling out a smartphone to show how it can be used to help remotely diagnose problems like ear infections....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581695592014-07-10T08:58:01.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T08:58:01.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169559@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:58:01 MDT Are drones the future of firefighting? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150050-68/fire-drone-drones-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150050-68/fire-drone-drones-firefighters.html.csp">Are drones the future of firefighting?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Times-News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T15:02:15.044-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 03:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twin Falls, Idaho • When it comes to analyzing dangerous wildfires, could a sensor attached to a drone ever replace a human eye connected to an intellect shaped by experience and intuition? That’s one of the many questions federal wildland firefighting officials are asking as drones become increasingly popular in warfare and commerce. The wildfire drone conversation comes on the heels of a national reminder about the human cost of firefighting after one of the deadliest seasons in recent memory....</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> 58150050@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:02:15 MDT Google Glass taking fans closer to the action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132597-79/glass-sports-fans-google.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58132597-79/glass-sports-fans-google.html.csp">Google Glass taking fans closer to the action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Your favorite team is playing for the title, and you are in the middle of the field. You have a ticket in the very top row for an NBA playoff game, and a courtside seat. The referees are reviewing a big play in the final seconds, and you are right there in front of them. Google Glass is slowly becoming more common in sports as teams and broadcasters try to bring fans closer to the action. The Philadelphia Eagles are going to test the Internet-connected eyewear for in-game use, and a co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581325972014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132597@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:53:57 MDT Mars ‘flying saucer’ splashes down after NASA test http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130000-68/nasa-parachute-mars-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130000-68/nasa-parachute-mars-vehicle.html.csp">Mars ‘flying saucer’ splashes down after NASA test</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:09:02.6-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down. Saturday’s $150 million experiment is the first of three involving the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle. Tests are being conducted at high altitude on Earth to mimic descent through the thin atmosphere of the Red Planet. A balloon hauled the 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> 58130000@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:09:02 MDT Bezos: Amazon’s Fire phone offers ‘something different’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089073-79/phone-amazon-fire-buy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089073-79/phone-amazon-fire-buy.html.csp">Bezos: Amazon’s Fire phone offers ‘something different’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA and ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T10:20:42.019-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • There are two ways to view the smartphone Amazon introduced to the world on Wednesday: It’s either the latest in a long line of phones with fancy features many people will never use or a magic wand for shopaholics. The phone’s most significant feature, called “Firefly,” employs audio and object recognition technology to identify products and present the user with ways to purchase the items through Amazon. Users can simply snap a photo of a book, for instance, and Firefly will offer up ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580890732014-06-19T10:20:42.019-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T10:20:42.019-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089073@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:20:42 MDT Harley-Davidson introduces electric motorcycle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58088889-68/electric-harley-bikes-motorcycles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58088889-68/electric-harley-bikes-motorcycles.html.csp">Harley-Davidson introduces electric motorcycle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By M.L. JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T09:43:52.317-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standards for electric vehicles. Harley will show handmade demonstration models Monday at an invitation-only event in New York. The company will then take several dozen riders on a 30-city tour to test drive the bikes and provide feedback. Harley will use the inform...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580888892014-06-19T09:43:52.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T09:43:52.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58088889@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:43:52 MDT New push to get girls into computer sciences http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58088817-79/girls-computer-code-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58088817-79/girls-computer-code-percent.html.csp">New push to get girls into computer sciences</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTHA MENDOZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:49:49.07-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mountain View, Calif. • Diana Navarro loves to code, and she’s not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science major knows she’s an anomaly: Writing software to run computer programs in 2014 is — more than ever — a man’s world. “We live in a culture where we’re dissuaded to do things that are technical,” Navarro said. “Younger girls see men, not women, doing all the techie stuff, programming and computer science.” Less than one percent of high school girls think o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580888172014-06-19T16:49:49.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T16:49:49.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58088817@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:49:49 MDT Wal-Mart tech lab’s latest buy is mobile app firm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58078946-79/mart-wal-mobile-app.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58078946-79/mart-wal-mobile-app.html.csp">Wal-Mart tech lab’s latest buy is mobile app firm</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="2014-06-17T10:27:02.274-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s innovation lab is diving deeper into mobile apps with another acquisition. The latest purchase for @WalmartLabs is Stylr, a mobile app that allows shoppers to find clothes in nearby stores. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Stylr is @WalmartLabs’ 13th acquisition in the past three years. The purchase is the latest effort by Wal-Mart, the world’s biggest retailer, to develop new digital tools to help create a seamless shopping experience for shoppers who are ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580789462014-06-17T10:27:02.274-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T10:27:02.274-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078946@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:27:02 MDT Domino’s introduces a ‘Siri’ to take mobile orders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58073886-79/domino-pizza-app-customers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58073886-79/domino-pizza-app-customers.html.csp">Domino’s introduces a ‘Siri’ to take mobile orders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T09:26:01.703-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Domino’s is introducing its own version of Siri. The pizza delivery chain on Monday plans to introduce a function on its mobile app that lets customers place orders by speaking with a computer-generated voice named “Dom.” The rollout is part of an ongoing push by Domino’s to take business away from rivals and smaller pizza shops by offering more convenient ways to order. The company, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, says the updated app for iPhones and Android devices will deliver a “hum...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580738862014-06-16T09:26:01.703-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T09:26:01.703-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58073886@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:26:01 MDT Soccer: France defeats short-handed Honduras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071908-77/goal-france-honduras-ball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071908-77/goal-france-honduras-ball.html.csp">Soccer: France defeats short-handed Honduras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T22:55:14.839-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Porto Alegre, Brazil • Karim Benzema scored twice and created a third that was confirmed by goal-line technology as France eased into its World Cup campaign with a 3-0 victory over Honduras on Sunday The convincing victory — albeit against a 10-man team for more than 45 minutes — was in stark contrast to the team’s performances in South Africa four years ago, when the highly paid squad failed to win a single match and was sent home in a disgrace after going on a training strike. It now tops gro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580719082014-06-15T22:55:14.839-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T22:55:14.839-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58071908@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:55:14 MDT Positive technology outlook boosts stock market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58064755-79/percent-news-stock-technology.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58064755-79/percent-news-stock-technology.html.csp">Positive technology outlook boosts stock market</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE ROTHWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T15:08:19.931-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The stock market ended higher Friday following corporate deal news and a positive outlook for the technology industry. Intel jumped after the company said sales of business computers have been stronger than expected, and raised its revenue forecast. The news lifted technology stocks and was positive sign for investors who are betting that rising investment at businesses will help drive the economy this year. Still, major indexes had their first weekly losses in a month. A combination ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580647552014-06-13T15:08:19.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T15:08:19.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58064755@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:08:19 MDT U.S. pushing local cops to stay mum on surveillance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58062561-68/records-police-surveillance-information.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58062561-68/records-police-surveillance-information.html.csp">U.S. pushing local cops to stay mum on surveillance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK GILLUM </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and EILEEN SULLIVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T19:04:02.162-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration has been quietly advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods, The Associated Press has learned. Citing security reasons, the U.S. has intervened in routine state public records cases and criminal trials regarding use of the technology. This has resulted in police departments withholding materials or heavily censoring documents in rare instances when the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580625612014-06-12T19:04:02.162-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T19:04:02.162-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58062561@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:04:02 MDT Tesla opening access to its electric car patents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58061983-79/tesla-electric-patents-cars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58061983-79/tesla-electric-patents-cars.html.csp">Tesla opening access to its electric car patents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T15:48:02.439-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Electric car maker Tesla Motors is giving other companies open access to its patents to accelerate the development of electric vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday the company will share several hundred patents and won’t sue those who use them. “If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal,” Musk wrote in a blog on the company’s W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580619832014-06-12T15:48:02.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T15:48:02.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58061983@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:48:02 MDT BYU invention helps deaf planetarium visitors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58032909-78/deaf-interpreter-byu-planetarium.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58032909-78/deaf-interpreter-byu-planetarium.html.csp">BYU invention helps deaf planetarium visitors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T22:50:56.673-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When kids see planetarium shows for the first time, they’re often overwhelmed by the vastness of space and dazzled by shimmering stars and whimsical constellations. As a deaf person, however, Tyler Foulger’s experiences at planetariums haven’t exactly been magical. “Even with an interpreter in the room, it is still difficult to have a good experience since I have to continually switch my attention back and forth between the interpreter and the planetarium show, causing me to miss parts of the na...</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> 58032909@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:50:56 MDT Letter: Talk to students before acting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008636-82/students-education-applied-boards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008636-82/students-education-applied-boards.html.csp">Letter: Talk to students before acting</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T07:34:03.266-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 07:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am a 17-year-old student, and I attend both Bingham High School and the Jordan Applied Technology Center. Being enrolled in the Tech Center has been a great opportunity and is helping me gain experience in the career I’ve always dreamed of having. Decisions recently made in education boards are changing the structure of applied technology programs. Through budget cuts, superfluous regulations, and increased required pre-tests and post-tests, students’ educational experiences are being limited ...</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> 58008636@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:34:03 MDT