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The Unhackable Dream

July 29 2014 - 1:39 pm
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Warning: This post may cause slight paranoia In today’s world, nearly everything is accessible on the internet. While this creates an encyclopedic gateway to almost unlimited knowledge, it’s also a place where privacy is an anomaly, identities are stolen, top secret information is hacked and cyber wars are waged. Dr. Matthew Might, an Associate Professor…


France’s Highest Distinction to be Awarded to Utah Resident

July 28 2014 - 11:09 am
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News Release For Immediate Release July 28, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov France’s Highest Distinction to be Awarded to Utah Resident Dean C. Larson will receive the French Legion of Honor on July 31 Salt Lake City, UTAH — World War II veteran Dean C. Larson will be awarded with the…


Utah named #1 again, and again, and again

July 16 2014 - 10:43 am
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For Immediate Release July 16, 2014 Utah named #1 again, and again, and again Utah identified as a symbol of economic growth that other states should use as a model SALT LAKE CITY — (July 16, 2014) For the third consecutive year, Utah has been recognized as the top pro-business state by Pollina Corporate based on…


Utah Tourism Conference

July 11 2014 - 1:12 pm
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SEPTEMBER 23-25, 2014 OGDEN ECCLES CONFERENCE CENTER OGDEN, UTAH Join us in Ogden, Sept. 23-25, 2014, for the Utah Tourism Conference. This annual gathering of Utah’s tourism industry is sponsored by the Utah Tourism Industry Association and the Utah Office of Tourism. The conference features general and breakout sessions on the latest in tourism, social…


Economic Development Director Steps Down As State’s Economy Looks Strong

July 11 2014 - 12:58 pm
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“I think the future is very bright for Utah,” GOED’s Spencer Eccles told 2News reporter Amy Nay recent figures showing Utah at a five year unemployment low are rewarding, “When you think about 3.6% unemployment rate and you think about where we were – 8.4% spiraling toward 9 – it was really a question of…


Utah companies are cashing in on global partnerships

July 11 2014 - 12:00 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah- (ABC 4 Utah) – Utah’s economy is one of the strongest and most diverse in the country, but ambitions run beyond the U.S. border. “Our goal is to utilize both companies in Utah as well as companies in the Piura region, so they both have economic benefit from performing and working…


Consumer United Targets Utah for its Proposed Expansion

July 10 2014 - 12:55 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Alethea Harney, Sr. Director of Communications Consumer United 617-953-7950 alethea.harney@consumerunited.com Consumer United Targets Utah for its Proposed Expansion Leading online insurance agency aims to bring 400 additional jobs to the region Salt Lake City, UTAH — The Governor’s Office of Economic…


Trib Talk: Should Utah ditch Daylight Saving Time?

July 10 2014 - 11:32 am
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As per legislative mandate, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development asked Utahns what they think about Daylight Saving Time. So far, nearly 20,000 people have responded.


CSM Bakery Expansion Announced in Utah

July 10 2014 - 8:56 am
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News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov CSM Bakery Expansion Announced in Utah Growth will create 100 new jobs over six years Salt Lake City, UTAH — Together with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), CSM Bakery announced it will expand its existing Weber County operation….


St. George on statewide economic stage

July 09 2014 - 11:34 am
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Local business leaders met Wednesday with Theresa Foxley, the recently-named managing director of corporate recruitment and incentives with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, to tour new area businesses and talk about the potential for future growth, and at an afternoon partners meeting of Site Select Plus, the county’s local economic development council, they made…