Internet http://kuer.org en Bill to Cut Internet Sales Tax Defeated http://kuer.org/post/bill-cut-internet-sales-tax-defeated <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Utah House of Representatives rejected a plan Wednesday to stop the state from cashing in if Congress allows sales tax for more online transactions.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.marketplacefairness.org/bill-text/">Marketplace Fairness Act</a> would allow states to collect sales tax on purchases made online – whether the retailer is physically located in that state or not</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:37:19 +0000 Dan Bammes 42083 at http://kuer.org Bill to Cut Internet Sales Tax Defeated Comcast Launches Public Wi-Fi Network in Utah http://kuer.org/post/comcast-launches-public-wi-fi-network-utah <p>Comcast is launching a new public wireless internet network that will allow its customers to connect to more than one thousand Wi-Fi hot spots across the state for free. Non-Comcast customers will be able to use the service for a small fee. At launch the <a href="http://hotspots.wifi.comcast.com/index.php?txtQuick=Salt+Lake+City" target="_blank">spots are located</a> at places like restaurants and parks where people like to gather. Comcast spokesman Ray Child says as time goes on the number of hotspots will only grow.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:52:53 +0000 Brian Grimmett 36967 at http://kuer.org Comcast Launches Public Wi-Fi Network in Utah Mozilla Ignite Challenge Looking to Utah for Ideas http://kuer.org/post/mozilla-ignite-challenge-looking-utah-ideas <p>A national contest is offering money for application ideas that could change the world. The Mozilla Ignite Challenge is seeking new ideas for apps that can run on super high speed broadband networks, and would benefit the public. Organizers say Utah is well positioned to come up with next-generation education apps.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 00:01:01 +0000 Andrea Smardon 19317 at http://kuer.org Mozilla Ignite Challenge Looking to Utah for Ideas