WEBSITE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEBSITE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Two Bitcoin operators plead guilty in Silk Road case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58377836-79/bitcoin-road-silk-website.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58377836-79/bitcoin-road-silk-website.html.csp">Two Bitcoin operators plead guilty in Silk Road case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T09:13:01.87-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have pleaded guilty to enabling money to be funneled to the black market website Silk Road. Charlie Shrem, of Manhattan, and Robert Faiella entered their pleas in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday. The case grew from the government’s shutdown of Silk Road. Shrem was chief executive officer of BitInstant, while Faiella operated an unlicensed money transferring business. They were accused of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583778362014-09-05T09:13:01.87-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T09:13:01.87-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58377836@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:13:01 MDT Tickets still available for induction ceremony http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58377601-55/american-ceremony-footbl-honor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58377601-55/american-ceremony-footbl-honor.html.csp">Tickets still available for induction ceremony</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T07:43:02.006-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tickets can still be had for tonight's induction ceremony to honor the Aggies' 12th Hall of Fame Class. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. at the Riverwoods Conference Center in Logan and will honor Cordel Andersen, a two-time All-American wrestler, Yolanda Arvizu, a softball All-American, Athony Calvillo, the most prolific passing quarterback in pro history, Craig Carter, a two-time All-American weight thrower, Troy Collier, a former basketball standout and Dale Mildenberger, a long-time emplo...</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> 58377601@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:43:02 MDT Actor Michael Cera releases album he calls ‘honest’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301335-223/album-cera-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301335-223/album-cera-config-data.html.csp">Actor Michael Cera releases album he calls ‘honest’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T10:53:01.94-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Michael Cera released an indie folk album last month — quietly, in a way almost as unassuming as the actor himself. “I would record a lot of the songs in the middle of the night just at home. I never thought anyone would ever listen to them,” he said. “It’s really nice that people are paying any attention to it because there’s a lot of stuff to listen to.” The 26-year-old, whose TV and film credits include “Arrested Development,” “Juno” and “Superbad,” dropped the 18-song album, “true that,” on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583013352014-09-04T10:53:01.94-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T10:53:01.94-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301335@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:53:01 MDT Plans for tonight: Cows vs. cosplay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58351589-66/com-http-salt-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58351589-66/com-http-salt-www.html.csp">Plans for tonight: Cows vs. cosplay</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="2014-09-04T12:42:02.333-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 12:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">• The 158th annual Utah State Fair kicks off its 11-day run today at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Hours today are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 for teens and adults, $7 for seniors (62 and over) and children (6 to 12), free for children under 5, at the gate. (Discount tickets available as Smith’s Food and Drug stores.) • The second annual Salt Lake Comic Con begins three days of pop-culture madness at the Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 W. South Temple, ...</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> 58351589@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:42:02 MDT Tickets available for induction ceremony http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58343127-55/available-ceremony-induction-tickets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58343127-55/available-ceremony-induction-tickets.html.csp">Tickets available for induction ceremony</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T10:38:01.713-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quick reminder from USU that tickets are available for the Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner scheduled for Sept. 5. More details are available on the website.</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> 58343127@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:38:01 MDT Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325772-79/oracle-state-oregon-website.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325772-79/oracle-state-oregon-website.html.csp">Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN J. COOPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salem, Ore. • The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company’s role in creating the troubled website for the state’s online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in Salem, alleges that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Oracle was the largest technology contractor working on Oregon’s health insurance enrollment websit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583257722014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:58 MDT Softball team holds tryouts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58321908-55/johnson-softball-softbl-tryouts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58321908-55/johnson-softball-softbl-tryouts.html.csp">Softball team holds tryouts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:14:07.155-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State softball is hosting some tryouts for walk-ons Friday at LaRee and LeGrand Johnson field starting at 4 p.m. Players must be full-time students to be eligible and contact softball coach Steve Johnson at steven.johnson@usu.edu. Candidates must have proof of having a physical within the past six months as well. More information is available on the website.</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> 58321908@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:14:07 MDT UTA fails to report $14.26M in retirement benefits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58310329-90/benefits-compensation-corrected-difference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58310329-90/benefits-compensation-corrected-difference.html.csp">UTA fails to report $14.26M in retirement benefits</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="2014-08-20T18:07:58.868-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Earlier this year, the Utah Transit Authority officially reported that General Manager Michael Allegra’s total 2013 compensation was $346,249. It turns out that was about $52,000 too low — because UTA had failed to include some retirement-pension benefits. His compensation really was $397,900, including all salary, bonuses, benefits and leave. Allegra was not alone. The UTA erroneously omitted reporting a combined total of $14.26 million in retirement benefits for all its employees — about a thi...</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> 58310329@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:07:58 MDT Utah health inspectors close sushi restaurant, taco cart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309524-223/health-inspectors-cart-stored.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309524-223/health-inspectors-cart-stored.html.csp">Utah health inspectors close sushi restaurant, taco cart</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:24:38.115-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County Health Department inspectors closed a sushi restaurant in Midvale and a taco cart in Kearns last week for creating “imminent health hazards.” Itto Sushi, 856 E. Fort Union Blvd., was closed Friday after being cited for 31 health code violations, according to a notice on the department website. Among the problems: raw fish being stored in the hand sink, raw chicken stored above ready-to-eat foods, rice being held at incorrect temperatures and food being stored on the floor. 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> 58309524@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:24:38 MDT Website Ask.fm to get more oversight of complaints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296785-79/ask-website-complaints-users.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296785-79/ask-website-complaints-users.html.csp">Website Ask.fm to get more oversight of complaints</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:54:02.024-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • New York’s attorney general says new owners of the website Ask.fm have agreed to provide more oversight of complaints in an attempt to curb harassment and bullying. The question-and-answer website popular among teens has been acquired by the owners of Ask.com. Doug Leeds, Ask.com’s chief executive, says the focus is ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience for users. Launched in 2010, Ask.fm claims more than 180 million monthly active users worldwide, with 42 percent under 1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582967852014-08-14T09:54:02.024-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:54:02.024-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296785@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:54:02 MDT Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58258857-79/mart-wal-online-sales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58258857-79/mart-wal-online-sales.html.csp">Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping</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="2014-08-04T08:55:01.737-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer. Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to show shoppers more products that they may like, based on previous purchases. It will also customize Wal-Mart’s home page for each shopper based on the customer’s location, local weather and the customer’s search and purchase history. So if a new mom just bought...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582588572014-08-04T08:55:01.737-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T08:55:01.737-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258857@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:55:01 MDT ‘Millionaire’ auditions set for Friday at Valley Fair http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58237002-66/valley-fair-auditions-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58237002-66/valley-fair-auditions-com.html.csp">‘Millionaire’ auditions set for Friday at Valley Fair</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:21:50.226-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Would-be millionaires will be lining up at the Valley Fair Mall on Friday, for a chance to audition for the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” The syndicated game show will be holding auditions Friday at the Megaplex Theatres at Valley Fair, 3620 S. 2400 West, West Valley City. Sessions run from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., and again from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (The 7 p.m. session is for prospective contestants for the show’s upcoming “Movie Week.”) Those auditioning must be 18 or older, and a legal U.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> 58237002@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:21:50 MDT Mattel ramps up effort behind Thomas & Friends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206315-79/mattel-friends-thomas-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206315-79/mattel-friends-thomas-company.html.csp">Mattel ramps up effort behind Thomas & Friends</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:22:02.194-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">El Segundo, Calif. • Toy company Mattel is ramping up its efforts to bring Thomas & Friends products to consumers, rolling out a new direct-to-consumer catalog and website. Mattel Inc. said Monday it also is teaming with 20 independent specialty retail stores to sell the Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway goods. Toys R Us will serve as the exclusive national chain. U.S. shoppers will be able to purchase limited edition toys through the catalog, website or at an official specialty retailer. One limi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582063152014-07-21T09:22:02.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:22:02.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:22:02 MDT