All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Salt Lake City’

Google Fiber Is Officially Coming to Salt Lake City Next

Salt Lake City is the next city that’ll get Google Fiber, the company announced today. “Salt Lake has more than breathtaking mountain vistas and fantastic ski slopes. It also hosts a booming technology sector, world-renowned universities and a vibrant local culture. We’re looking forward to seeing Salt Lake residents use gigabit Internet to spark creative ideas, jumpstart businesses and collaborate …

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Brittany Bowe Competes in First Event at Sochi Winter Olympics

Brittany Bowe took 13th place in the women’s 500-meter speed skating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Thirteenth place might not sound like much, but it was an impressive race for the 25 year-old Ocala, Florida native. A former inline skating chamption, Bowe didn’t even start ice skating until July 2010. She was playing basketball at Florida Atlantic …

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William Shatner Headlines Salt Lake Comic-Con

Salt Lake City is hosting its first-ever Comic Con this weekend and it is sold out, with over 50,000 tickets sold by the end. Appearances by William Shatner, and a re-teaming of Adam West and Burt Ward, are special highlights of the event. Shatner and West headlined a one-hour session on the journey each made toward pop culture immortality, adding …

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Punched Ref Dies After Time in Coma

A Utah man died on Saturday after being punched while refereeing a soccer game one week ago. According to an Associated Press report, 46-year-old Ricardo Portillo died at a Salt Lake City hospital after spending a week in a coma. Portillo had been the referee at a recreational soccer match last Sunday, when he was punched on the side of …

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Google Maps Gets More Live Transit Info In Certain Areas

Google has added live transit information to more cities on Google maps. Users can now access live departure times for seven lines on the New York City subway system (MTA) and buses and trams in the greater Salt Lake City area (UTA). “With these updates – part of the millions of live transit schedule updates we process every day – …

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