Art is the technology/advanced industries reporter at Deseret News.
Jun 12, 2019 5:17 pm MDTUtah's Sen. Mike Lee, Attorney General Sean Reyes on front lines of antitrust looks at Google, Facebook and others Groundwork for possible antitrust assessments of tech platforms like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are ratcheting up. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and Sen. Mike Lee are both involved with efforts that could lead to investigations.
Jun 10, 2019 6:15 pm MDTVidAngel's damages trial set to begin; Disney could get millions Following years of legal battles, Disney and other plaintiffs will be looking to recover tens, and possibly hundreds, of millions of dollars in damages from video filtering company VidAngel in a trial that begins Tuesday.
Jun 4, 2019 6:20 pm MDTAncestry opens record banks for those seeking D-Day, WWII connections In recognition of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Utah-based Ancestry.com is opening up free access to its voluminous stash of military records so the millions of living ancestors of those soldiers can discover family connections to the event.
May 29, 2019 7:00 pm MDTNew apprenticeship program aims to fill tech talent void in Utah The 6,000 currently unfilled tech jobs statewide reflect Utah employers' continuing struggle to find talent that matches their needs. Apprenti, a new nonprofit apprenticeship program, is partnering with Silicon Slopes to help fill that void.
May 29, 2019 1:25 pm MDTSundance 2019 down a bit but still put $182 million into Utah's economy Sharing the marquee with the Super Bowl may have had negative impacts on the 2019 Sundance Film Festival's attendance and economic wherewithal, but the latest iteration of the event still pumped some $182 million into Utah's economy.
May 29, 2019 6:00 am MDTNew University of Utah grad program melds best of accelerators and MBA programs to turbocharge startup efforts Freshly minted entrepreneurs looking to give their startups a boost can tap into a novel new graduate program unveiled Wednesday by the University of Utah that merges the best of business accelerators and MBA programs.