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2014-07-16 12:31:58

PANscan® finds that lack of payment card security continues to plague business world OREM, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics' 5-year-old patented card discovery tool PANscan(®) found that 63.86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN). SecurityMetrics also found 7% of businesses store the magnetic stripe data on the back of credit cards....

2014-07-16 12:26:20

PROVO, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BYUtv, the nationwide high definition cable television network of Brigham Young University, today announced the renewal of its first original scripted series, Granite Flats, for a third season to air in Spring 2015, at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130311/NY70361LOGO Following the debut of Granite Flats in April 2013, which received positive national reviews and...

2014-07-15 23:01:22

Featuring several robotics organizations from northern Utah, the first ever Cache Valley Robotics Fair shows how valuable STEM education can be and raises money for local robotics teams. Logan, Utah (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Robotics enthusiasts gathered Saturday at Bridgerland Applied Technology Center's (BATC) west campus in Logan, Utah, for the inaugural Cache Valley Robotics Fair. The event was organized by local robotics company, Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI), to support local...

2014-07-15 08:33:09

Marks Second Successful Investment In Utah-Based Company in a Year CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Frontier Capital today announced its investment in NetDocuments, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) document management provider based in Lehi, Utah. Frontier's $25 million investment in NetDocuments provides capital to support the company's increasing growth in the legal market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127024 Frontier focuses exclusively on...

2014-07-14 23:04:03

Jordan Valley Medical Center partners with Elekta to bring the first ever Versa HD™ radiotherapy system for cancer treatment to Utah. West Jordan, UT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Jordan Valley Medical Center is expanding the hospital with the inclusion of a new comprehensive cancer center set to open by the fall of 2015. Jordan Valley Medical Center will be the only hospital west of I-15 in the Salt Lake Valley providing both inpatient and outpatient cancer services Additionally, Jordan Valley...

2014-07-12 23:03:57

SquareHook, a promising software company that has created their own responsive and drag and drop website building tool that features blogging, form building, and eCommerce was recognized today as one of Utah's Top 25 Businesses Under 5 Years Old. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum Top 25 Under Five spotlighted two types of startups, with awards being bestowed to companies in revenue, and pre-revenue startups. UVEF’s new emphasis spotlighted...

2014-07-11 23:08:35

Bullfrog Spas, manufacturer of innovative hot tubs, welcomes their newest Authorized Retailer in the Logan, UT market. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Bullfrog Spas is pleased to announce Bullfrog Spas of Logan, located in Logan, Utah, as the newest addition to the expanding family of Authorized Bullfrog Spas Retailers around the world. Bullfrog Spas of Logan is located in an all new showroom in the city of Nibley, UT on Highway 89, 3 miles south of the Y intersection of Highway...

2014-07-11 08:24:43

SALT LAKE CITY, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Gateway Aesthetic Institute & Laser Center in Salt Lake City, Utah is pleased to announce the addition of a new vaginal laser treatment to its broad list of available services in the aesthetics' arena. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/126169 What is vaginal laser tightening? Vaginal laser treatment improves loose or poorly functioning vaginal skin and tissue (vaginal relaxation syndrome), as well as...

2014-07-10 16:23:49

Caps Exciting Year of Growth and Success as Globally Trusted SEO Partner SILICON SLOPES, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Boostability (www.boostability.com) was recognized as the No. 1 winner in the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) "Top 25 Under Five" awards spotlighting outstanding entrepreneurs and start-up companies. The award and recognition caps an aggressive year of growth and success for the company....

2014-07-10 12:31:08

Genetic Testing Service Designed to Detect Genetic Variants Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Disorders of Childhood Development PROVO, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tute Genomics, the leader in genome annotation and interpretation, today announced an agreement with Lineagen, Inc., to provide next-generation sequencing (NGS) analytics for Lineagen's NextStep(Dx) PLUS. Lineagen, focused on the diagnostic evaluation of neurodevelopmental and neurological...


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Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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