Business

Maggots, mold and dirt reported in Weber jail food

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Health inspectors looked into reports of maggots, mold, and dirt in jail food, and labels...

Local

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Business

Why your car company may know more about you than your spouse

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. DETROIT - Daniel Dunn was about to sign a lease for a Honda Fit last year when a detail buried in the lengthy agreement caught his eye. Honda wanted to track the location of his vehicle, the contract stated - according to Dunn - a stipulation that struck the 69-year-...


World

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

Hong Kong Robot Designer

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems. If only it were as simple as that. The Texas-born former sculptor at Walt Disney Imagineering and his...


Business

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

Trump Panama Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump’s hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. Trump Hotels is contesting its firing, and its staff ran off a team of Marriott executives invited last month to visit the...


National

Correction: Dunkin Without The Donuts story

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — In a story Jan. 13 about a new Dunkin’ Donuts store opening near Boston, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it would be the company’s first location in the U.S. to be billed simply as Dunkin‘. The chain says its first franchise to drop “Donuts” from its name did so...


Business

Dow Jones hits 26,000 milestone as earnings optimism feeds rally

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plowed past 26,000 as optimism over corporate earnings turbocharged the equity bull market. Gains in companies from Boeing to Caterpillar lifted the index for American blue chips past the round-number milestone just 12 calendar days since it...


Business

This Week: UnitedHealth, industrial production, housing data

This Week in Business

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HEALTHY RUN Wall Street expects the nation’s largest health insurer capped 2017 with another strong quarter. Financial analysts predict UnitedHealth Group will report Tuesday that its earnings and revenue improved...


Business

A sampling of tracking technologies for traditional stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers are using different tracking technologies to better understand their customers and keep up with e-commerce giant Amazon. Here is a sampling of the different tracking methods available to stores: FLOOR SENSORS Paper-thin tiles developed by Milwaukee-based Scanalytics...


Business

Indonesia bourse's building floor collapse injures 72 people

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. It was a few minutes before Indonesia Stock Exchange’s midday trading break when Issa Almawadi heard a noise so loud it sent him running out of the building as dust was filling the air. Almawadi, who works for online investment portal Bareksa.com, was fleeing the collapse of a...


Business

Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment

Ford Job Cuts

Ford Motor Co. will more than double spending on electrified vehicles, amplifying its investment in a segment that the auto industry sees growing from what’s now just a fraction of the market.


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