Business

Work hard, then work harder: Entrepreneur Latinos, immigrants in Ogden

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Figures show that the number of Latino-owned businesses in Utah, though a small percentage of the...

Business

Work hard, then work harder: Entrepreneur Latinos, immigrants in Ogden

Lead BZ 102017 MIguel Hernandez 01

Figures show that the number of Latino-owned businesses in Utah, though a small percentage of the overall total, have grown dramatically since the late 1990s.


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Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

Sexual Harassment Hospitality Industry

CHICAGO (AP) — One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals, he could simply “edit that out.” Another woman worked at an Atlanta restaurant and says her boss...


Business

IT companies press Pentagon to pick more than one winner in cloud competition

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A consortium of industry groups is concerned that the Pentagon could issue a single contract for internet cloud computing services, putting one company in a dominant position to lock out competitors that might develop new innovations in the future. The contract, one...


Business

How two men turned a Google search and $100 into a hit podcast and a TV deal

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Payne Lindsey bought a microphone and some audio equipment in early 2016 after being inspired by the 2014 smash-hit podcast “Serial.” Armed with his $100 recording setup and the result of his Google search for cold cases in his home state of Georgia, the independent...


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'Coco' tops box office again before 'Star Wars' hits

Film Box Office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The animated family film “Coco” has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” weekend in theaters. Disney estimated Sunday that “Coco” added $18.3 million, which would bring its domestic total to $135.5 million. The weekend’s sole new wide...


Business

Researchers combat gender and racial bias in artificial intelligence

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. When Timnit Gebru was a student at Stanford University’s prestigious Artificial Intelligence Lab, she ran a project that used Google Street View images of cars to determine the demographic makeup of towns and cities across the U.S. While the AI algorithms did a credible job of...


Business

SoulCycle is betting high fashion will get you spinning

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. At a recent SoulCycle class in downtown Manhattan, riders didn’t just come to spin the flywheels of their stationary bikes. They came to shop. “I’m always looking for ways I can up my look,” said Meg Gegler, a 23-year-old, self-proclaimed workout junkie. “Athleisure is more...


Business

Trump's promise on tax bill taking a U-turn

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The GOP tax plan on the cusp of becoming law diverges wildly from the promises President Donald Trump and top advisers said they would deliver for the middle class - an evolution that shows how traditional Republican orthodoxy swamped Trump’s distinctive...


Business

Trump's promise on tax bill taking a U-turn

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The GOP tax plan on the cusp of becoming law diverges wildly from the promises President Donald Trump and top advisers said they would deliver for the middle class - an evolution that shows how traditional Republican orthodoxy swamped Trump’s distinctive...


Business

Trump's promise on tax bill taking a U-turn

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The GOP tax plan on the cusp of becoming law diverges wildly from the promises President Donald Trump and top advisers said they would deliver for the middle class - an evolution that shows how traditional Republican orthodoxy swamped Trump’s distinctive...


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