Courts remain in ‘red’ phase with jury trials on pause

The Scott M. Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City is pictured on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News A return to normal is not expected for at least six months SALT LAKE CITY — As most court hearings continue to be held over video and jury trials are being postponed, Utah’s court system does not anticipate a return to normal for at least six months. Utah courts remain in a “red” phase amid the pandemic, and those at the top of the justice system are not planning to transition to “green” before the end of the year, according to a Tuesday announcement from the state’s supreme court… Read More

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THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs

This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arrived, and it’s transforming the UK’s banking landscape — next up could be the world. Regulatory efforts in the UK are transforming retail banking, reshaping incumbents’ relationships with customers, and easing entry for fintechs. Regulators across every continent are responding with actions of their own. Underpinning open banking initiatives is the idea that ownership of transactional data belongs to consumers instead of incumbent financial institutions. The implications of this change for established lenders in the UK… Read More

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Utes officially add JUCO recruit Jordan Kellier to 2020-21 basketball roster

Utah Utes coach Larry Krystkowiak announced Tuesday that Williston State transfer Jordan Kellier has joined the program. | AP SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah basketball team, which was down two scholarships after losing two players this spring, officially added another player to its 2020-21 roster with the announcement that Williston State transfer Jordan Kellier has joined the program. Kellier will fill one of the two roster spots left open by the departure of Both Gach after last season and the recent defection by signee Caleb Lohner, who will attend BYU instead. “We are very excited to have Jordan join our Ute family. He is a terrific young… Read More

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11 critical questions about the coronavirus that remain unanswered, 6 months after the first cases were reported

Experts continue to study the coronavirus as the number of people it infects and kills rises each day. Scientists are increasingly certain the coronavirus came from bats but aren’t sure exactly how it hopped over to humans. Researchers also don’t yet know why the virus doesn’t cause symptoms in most children or how long people with antibodies might be immune. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In the realm of medicine, what you don’t know can indeed kill you. Six months have passed since China reported the first coronavirus cases to the World Health Organization. But evn now, what experts are still trying to understand sometimes seems to outweigh… Read More

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Facebook’s newest proof-of-concept VR headset looks like a pair of sunglasses

Image: Facebook Facebook has shown off a new proof-of-concept virtual reality headset, and it has a completely different design than most other VR devices on the market today. Instead of a bulky contraption that covers up the top half of your face and has to be strapped to your head, this proof-of-concept headset looks kind of like a pair of large sunglasses that can sit comfortably on your ears. Yet Facebook is billing this new device as not a pair of augmented reality glasses, as common conceptions of AR devices go, but a legitimate VR product. They’re very thin, with a display thickness of less than 9mm, and Facebook claims… Read More

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Dina Manzo’s Ex-Husband Arrested for Hiring Mobster to Assault Her Husband… in Exchange for Wedding Discount

Dina Manzo’s ex-husband has been arrested. And the reason why may come as a surprise. On Tuesday, the Real Housewives of New Jersey alum’s ex, Thomas Manzo, and John Perna, an alleged organized crime soldier, were taken into custody in New Jersey on charges of planning and carrying out an assault on David Cantin five years ago. Cantin (pictured below) married Manzo in 2017. According to the indictment: Thomas “was a co-owner of a restaurant and wedding venue in Passaic County at which defendant John Perna was scheduled to hold a wedding reception on August 16, 2015. “Many of the guests invited to the reception were members of the Lucchese… Read More

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Unidentified human remains found during investigation into missing Ft. Hood soldier

The US Army found partial human remains in an area currently being investigated in the search for US Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, the missing soldier stationed in Ft. Hood, Texas. It was unclear whose remains were found. Other law enforcement officials, including the Texas Rangers, FBI, and the Bell County Sheriff’s Department, were on the scene. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The US Army announced that partial human remains were found in an area currently being investigated in the search for US Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, the missing soldier stationed in Ft. Hood, Texas. It was unclear whose remains were found, the US Army Criminal Investigation Command said… Read More

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