Business news briefs
Las Vegas Strip
new life, owner
An Asian conglomerate plans to break ground next year on a long-stalled project that could revitalize a dilapidated section of the Las Vegas Strip. The Genting Group is buying the land where Boyd Gaming's partially built Echelon project has gathered dust since the economy crashed.
Pratt & Whitney
jet engine tests
Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney said it uncovered fraudulent testing of engine parts involving falsified records, but no flight safety risks were uncovered. The company said it began an investigation in June 2011 when an employee alleged data had been altered on metallurgical tests involving some forged engine components.
up to 50 million
Online note-taking service Evernote said it was hacked and is resetting all its 50 million users' passwords. It said an attacker was able to access sensitive information, and that every user would have their account reset "in an abundance of caution." It said, though, there is no evidence customer data was compromised.
from Sandy to
Salt Lake City
Venafi, which develops software to manage encryption keys, is moving to Salt Lake City. The company signed a seven-year lease to move into the City Centre Building at 175 E. 400 South, according to Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce, which negotiated the deal.