Blackrock Microsystems Reads the Brain’s Signals to Improve Lives
Neuroscientists and engineers at institutions around the world are hard at work researching ways to use technology to interface with the brain in order improve the lives of people with debilitating disabilities. Blackrock Microsystems, a privat...January 15, 2014
BioUtah was created in November 2012 when three organizations merged to create an organization dedicated to supporting Utah’s life science industry and promoting it nationally and internationally. In just over a year, it’s gathered ...January 15, 2014
The banking industry is still reeling from the Great Recession, faced with stiff regulation, uncertain economic conditions and political unrest. But, Utah’s financial execs say there’s much to look forward to, such as the state&rsqu...January 15, 2014
Can they give your business the edge?
Wouldn’t it be cool to have .guru, .sexy, .expert, or .marketing as part of your personal or business domain? This year, that may very well happen. Make way for “generic top-level domains” (gTLDs). These new ...January 15, 2014
Salt Lake City – POC, a manufacturer of snow and cycling helmets, apparel and accessories, has partnered with Volvo Car Group to explore new ideas to fuel safety and design innovation. POC is a subsidiary of Black Diamond. Engineers and p...January 14, 2014
Park City – Park City Film Studios has begun installation of its newly acquired digital motion capture and virtual stage, a key part of the studios’ planned technology platform. The filmmaking technology will be among the new studio...January 14, 2014
Salt Lake City – Medical technology company Ottobock plans to expand its existing manufacturing and R&D center in Utah, adding 80 new jobs to the state in the coming years.
Ottobock, based in Germany, manufactures advanced prosthe...January 14, 2014
Salt Lake City – Two women from Salt Lake have opened what is Utah’s first ever lice clinic—Hair Maidens. The clinic treats people infested with head lice.
“There is a consistent stream of head lice in Salt Lake City...January 14, 2014
Storytellers broaden our minds, engage, provoke, inspire and ultimately, connect us.” Oscar-winning actor Robert Redford made these words immortal when he founded the Sundance Institute in Utah more than three decades ago as a way for sto...January 14, 2014
Utah Companies are Helping the UAV Industry Take Flight
When people hear the phrase “unmanned aerial vehicles,” they often think of military drones flying over warzones, ready to drop a missile at a moment’s notice. While up until now unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have mostly bee...January 14, 2014
Celebrating Utah’s Sales and Marketing Executives of the Year
You may have an amazing product—innovative and elegant, with all the kinks ironed out—but you don’t have a business unless you’ve got customers to buy it. The SAMY awards recognize the hard-working men and women who make...January 14, 2014
Changing the Game for Utah’s Rural Economies
Good luck finding a hotel room or renting an apartment in Beaver County these days. The Utah Center for Rural Life at Southern Utah University says a boom in new business operations and construction has the Beaver County economy humming. An une...January 14, 2014
Legislators Gear Up for a Hectic 45-day Session
The old joke advising citizens to keep their hands firmly on their wallets during a legislative session probably doesn’t apply this year. Legislative leaders and Gov. Gary Herbert have said tax increases are taboo during the short-but-hec...January 14, 2014
The Recovering Economy has Unleashed Acquisition Activity
Much like the economy, mergers and acquisitions in Utah plummeted during the Great Recession. After several years of stagnation, however, the state saw a major spike in deals in 2012. The question is whether this was just a result of pent-up de...January 14, 2014
Just Say No to Bad Logo Design
Bad logos: They make graphic designers grind their teeth and potential customers turn up their noses.
Logos that appear to be glued together from clip art, use inappropriate fonts or even contain misspellings can repel customers even more t...January 14, 2014