TECHNOLOGY ROUNDTABLE

This month, Utah Business partnered with Holland & Hart and Big-D Construction to host a roundtable event featuring technology specialists to discuss the state of tech in Utah, tech talent, and trends in tech. Moderated by Sara Jones, COO at the Women Tech Council and CEO at InclusionPro, here are a few highlights from the event. WHAT IS THE STATE OF THE TECH COMMUNITY […]

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When Will Technology Beat Willpower?

With the development of wearable biometric technology like step trackers and heart monitors, individuals can now – albeit clunkily in most cases – analyze every aspect of their body composition, hydration levels and athletic performance with a glance or a push notification from an Apple Watch. Couple this with groundbreaking work in genetics and nutrition and […]

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New gun technology could distinguish between good guys, bad guys

ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – Friend or foe? A local start-up is using new technology to help cops tell the difference between good guys and bad guys. They’re called “intelligent guns,” but the intelligent part is just one piece that clips onto the gun. Serious Simulations CEO and Founder Christopher Chambers says this little piece […]

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Why Did Boeing Put So Much Technology in the 737 MAX? To Make Money

President Trump implied  that complicated technology might have led to the Boeing 737 MAX disaster (a point since vigorously attacked), tweeting:  “Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly. Pilots are no longer needed ….and the complexity creates danger. All of this for great cost yet very little gain. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want Albert Einstein […]

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RepUp brings SaaS technology to hotels from check-in to check out

RepUp is a Saas solution that helps hotels achieve a 20 percent improvement in revenue through experience enhancement and experience marketing. Though most hotels have hopped onto the digital bandwagon, some of them are still dependent on travel portals to reach out to customers and for analytics that will help them retain customers. So most […]

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Google to acquire Fossil Group’s smartwatch technology for $40 million

Committed to improving its smartwatch platform, Google is buying some of the intellectual property of Fossil Group’s smartwatch technology. The two companies have entered into an agreement, where Google will purchase intellectual property (IP) related to a smartwatch technology currently under development by the Fossil Group, for $40 million. The purchase is likely to be completed by the end […]

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ATP to try out video review technology at Next Gen Finals

Video review for certain judgment calls, such as whether a ball bounces twice, will be available for the first time in men’s professional tennis at the Next Gen ATP Finals for top 21-and-under players. The tour announced Friday that players at the Nov. 6-10 event in Milan can request that chair umpires watch replays to […]

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