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From Kanye West to Taylor Swift to Rihanna, more and more musicians are debuting audio, photo and video content on Twitter to boost marketing efforts without spending big bucks. The social networking platform has also been used by The Rolling …

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2015 file photo, a product expert demonstrates the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus during a presentation at Lincoln Center in New York.  The new Galaxy devices come weeks before comparable updates from Apple are expected. In a sense, if Samsung can’t beat the competition in sales, it can beat it to store shelves. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Review: New phones, tablets keep Samsung at Android helm
    Samsung’s new smartphones and tablets might not offer enough to entice current iPhone and iPad users to switch, but they keep Samsung at the head of t...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • CenturyLink to expand high-speed Internet access to 4,300 rural Utah homes
    Communications giant CenturyLink says it will bring high-speed Internet access to nearly 4,300 rural Utah homes and businesses using millions of dolla...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 02:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cramer gets lifetime achievement award for contributions to Utah economy
    Lew Cramer, president and CEO of the real-estate brokerage Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors, has been given a lifetime achievement award by Utah Go...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 11:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Alliance Health tops list of Utah’s fastest-growing companies
    Alliance Health, a health-care technology company, tops the latest list of Utah’s fastest-growing companies, according to Utah Business Magazine. With...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 10:00 am   |     |   Share


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  • This image made using a 3-D camera from Matterport shows the library of the 4,300-square-foot Ty Warner penthouse suite on the 52nd floor of the Four Seasons hotel in New York. Included in the $50,000 nightly rate are all meals, unlimited spa treatments, free worldwide calls, unlimited use of a chauffeured Rolls Royce, a personal trainer and around-the-clock butler service. (AP Photo) The suite life: tour the most-exclusive ways to travel
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  • In this July 27, 2015, photo, Giulia Pugliese, 15, right, shops for clothes with friends at Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, N.Y. Teens are shopping like their parents during the back-to-school season, and that’s putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them. More teens are thrifty nowadays, a habit picked up from their recession-scarred parents. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Teens are shopping more like their parents
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  • Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Asian stocks rose Wednesday after a rocky start following Beijing's decision to cut a key interest rate to help stabilize gyrating financial markets and free up more funding to counter short liquidity. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years
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  • HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 12:01 A.M. EDT. - Traffic crawls along the Capital Beltway during rush hour, in Greenbelt, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Traffic congestion nationally reached a new peak last year and is greater than ever before, according to a report by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and INRIX Inc. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Improving economy shares blame for worst U.S. traffic ever
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  • FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, a screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average.   Hiring and home values are up. Gas prices and mortgage rates are down. Inflation is low. The pace of layoffs has dwindled to a trickle.  Add it up, and the evidence suggests that many Americans, though certainly not all, are faring comparatively well. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Despite stock fall, financial health of many is still solid
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  • Vivint donates $50,000 worth of smart home equipment to Autism Speaks
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  • Trader Thomas Kay looks at screens in his booth before the opening bell, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8.5 percent, its biggest drop since the early days of the global financial crisis, amid deepening fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) As stock prices sink, ordinary Americans keep their heads up
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  • People watch trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Stocks tumbled across Asia on Monday as investors shaken by the sell-off last week on Wall Street unloaded shares in practically every sector. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul) U.S. stocks pare losses after 1,000-point Dow plunge
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  • Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. Jordan is expected to take the stand in his case against a now-defunct grocery store chain that used his image without permission. (AP Photo/Christian K. Lee) Michael Jordan awarded $8.9M for store’s use of his name
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