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With $18M, Reflexion Health Expands Physical Therapy Technology

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Smith, who joined the West institute as chief medical and science officer in 2010, took over as Reflexion’s interim CEO in December.

MEI Pharma Partners with Helsinn on Drug with Potential $464M Payoff

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months in previously untreated elderly patients who received the drug.

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Biotech Roundup: Hellos, Goodbyes, “Cures” Delays And Trial News

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Our San Diego editor Bruce Bigelow penned a personal goodbye to entrepreneur Larry Bock, who died last week of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. —South San Francisco-based Second Genome hired a new CEO and president. He is replacing Peter DiLaura, the company’s CEO since 2010. Or not. —With $1.25

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SDGE: More Than 10,000 EVs On Road In San Diego

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San Diego now has more than 10,000 electric vehicles on the road, according to San Diego Gas & Electric. According to SDGE, those vehicles were all sold or leased in its territory--covering San Diego and southern Orange County--since December of 2010. READ MORE>>.

Duchenne Lessons: Advocates For Rare Spinal Disease Have Eyes on FDA

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Heather and Jessica Tomko will tell you that they’re nothing alike. They’ve got different interests, different tastes in movies, television, and music.

San Diego Clean Technology CEOs Line Up Against Proposition 23

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The fight over Proposition 23, the California referendum coming to the polls to overturn AB32, has more backers today, from a group of 30 San Diego CEOs. Tags: politics election prop proposition energy clean cleantech diego The group includes Robert Noble, CEO of Envision Solar , Yeves Perez of EcoHub , Ronald L.

Anametrix Wins San Diego Union-Tribune

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San Diego-based Anametrix , a developer of web analytics technology, said this week that it has signed The San Diego Union-Tribune as a customer.

San Diego Startup Weekend

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Sunday, August 22, 2010 -- San Diego Startup Weekend. See [link] (more

San Diego Startup Weekend

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Saturday, August 21, 2010 -- San Diego Startup Weekend. See [link] (more

San Diego Startup Weekend

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Friday, August 20, 2010 -- San Diego Startup Weekend. See [link] (more

BarCamp San Diego 6

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Sunday, January 17, 2010 -- BarCamp San Diego 6. See [link] (more

BarCamp San Diego 6

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Saturday, January 16, 2010 -- BarCamp San Diego 6. See [link] (more

San Diego Quick Pitch

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Thursday, October 7, 2010 -- San Diego Tech Coast Angels Fourth Annual Quick Pitch Competition. Announcing the Fourth Annual Quick Pitch Competition, showcasing talented entrepreneurs seeking funding. Each pitch will be judged based upon investment potential and presentation quality. See [link] (more

San Diego Founder Institute

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Monday, March 29, 2010 -- San Diego Founder Institute Open Community Session. New and experienced entrepreneurs, future founders and co-founders, and all those passionate about startups are invited to a special Open Community Session of the Founder Institute. See [link] (more

Red Herring Conference San Diego

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Thursday, June 24, 2010 -- Red Herring Conference San Diego. On June 22-24, 2010, more than 500 industry professionals will connect in San Diego, California to honor the Top 100 private technology companies in North America. See [link].

Red Herring Conference San Diego

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010 -- Red Herring Conference San Diego. On June 22-24, 2010, more than 500 industry professionals will connect in San Diego, California to honor the Top 100 private technology companies in North America. See [link].

Red Herring Conference San Diego

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010 -- Red Herring Conference San Diego. On June 22-24, 2010, more than 500 industry professionals will connect in San Diego, California to honor the Top 100 private technology companies in North America. See [link].

San Diego Zoo Hits Google Maps

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The San Diego Zoo said Thursday afternoon that the zoo is the first zoo in the United States which will be featured in Google's Street View feature.

Report: San Diego News Network Seeks Buyer

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A report last night from the San Diego Union Tribune says that San Diego News Network (SDNN), the local news effort run by entrepreneurs Neil Senturia and Barbara Bry, is looking for a buyer. According to the San Diego Union Tribune, SDNN has let go of some of its staff, but is still updating the site.

Yelp Targets Groupon In San Diego

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Local review site Yelp is getting into the daily deals business--and going head to head with Groupon --and has chosen San Diego as its first beachhead into the market. According to Yelp, it has begun offering local deals in San Diego as an expansion into the daily deals market.

San Diego Man Charged With Fraud In Possible Murder Of Angel

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San Diego police have charged a man with fraud, and are investigating a possible homicide, in the death of San Diego Tech Coast Angel John G. The report says that the San Diego police are awaiting reports from the San Diego County Medical Examiner. Watson.

Windward's Titus Joins San Diego Regional EDC

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David Titus , a venture capitalist at Windward Ventures , has joined the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation as Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives, the nonprofit said yesterday. Tags: economy diego capital venture titus david ventures windward Windward has raised its last fund in 2000.

San Diego's Lindzon Re-Ups On TicketFly

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Prolific San Diego angel investor Howard Lindzon , the CEO and founder of Stocktwits , has re-upped in Ticketfly , a social event ticketing service. Lindzon was an investor in Ticketfly's earlier, May 2010 round. howard lindzon angel investor stocktwits ticketfly venture capital

San Diego Bootstrappers Breakfast welcomes eMOBUS founder, Moe Arnaiz

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 -- San Diego Bootstrappers Breakfast welcomes eMOBUS founder, Moe Arnaiz. Moe Arnaiz, founder of eMOBUS, joins Bootstrappers Breakfast to discuss lessons learned. Join Other Entrepreneurs Who Eat Problems For Breakfast See [link] (more

The Yo-Yo Life of a Tech Entrepreneur – A Cautionary Tale

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Except that after the acquisition Salesforce.com required that I commute more than an hour each way from Palo Alto to San Francisco. Good luck.

A Showcase of San Diego Clean Technology Companies

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 -- A Showcase of San Diego Clean Technology Companies. The CommNexus EcoCom SIG has organized an ensemble of 10 local and innovative companies where cleantech plays a major role in their business. See [link] (more

Kyocera To Manufacture Solar Modules In San Diego

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Kyocera Solar , a manufacturer of solar modules, said today that it is planning to begin manufacturing solar modules in San Diego, to serve the U.S. Kyocera already maintains its North American businesses from San Diego. market. Kyocera Solar is the Arizona-based photovoltaic arm of Japanese firm Kyocera Corporation.

Intrigue In Death of San Diego Angel Investor

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The death earlier this month of a San Diego Tech Coast Angel, John G. Watson , who organized San Diego's Tech Coast Angels QuickPitch event, is now being investigated as a possible homicide, according to unconfirmed reports sourced by the Frank Peters Show. Watson's body was apparently found in his home June 8th.

Enigma Diagnostics Sets Up Shop In San Diego

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Oxford, England-based Enigma Diagnostics , a molecular diagnostics firm, said today that it has opened up a new, regional headquarters in San Diego. Enigma said it hopes to tap the "deep resource pool" in San Diego of in vitro diagnostics professionals. Enigma said the new, 17,000 sq.

Founder Institute: 12 Firms Out of San Diego

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The San Diego arm of the Founder Institute , the entrepreneurship mentoring effort started by Adeo Ressi, said Friday that it has graduated 12 companies from its Fall 2009 San Diego semester. Tags: founder institute entrepreneurship mentoring entrepreneur startup adeo ressi diego

Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers

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Search engine giant Google announced Tuesday that the firm is funding a number of University research projects, including a group of researchers at UC San Diego, a researcher at UC Santa Barbara, and a researcher in Los Angeles. Individual amounts of the grants to the projects were not announced.

Wireless Health What Does Healthcare Reform Mean to San Diego Businesses?

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Thursday, July 15, 2010 -- CommNexus Presents: Wireless Health What Does Healthcare Reform Mean to San Diego Businesses? How does the enactment of this far reaching legislation change the way San Diego wireless health and life sciences companies conduct business? See [link] (more

Pernix Therapeutics Slashes Staff to Shake Up Sales Strategy

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In 2014, Pernix, then based in The Woodlands, TX, acquired San Diego-based Somaxon Pharmaceuticals. Last year, Pernix reported a $148.3

Qualcomm Re-Ups Investment In Mobile Management Firm Visage

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San Diego-based Qualcomm has renewed its investment in Visage , as part of a Series C funding for the enterprise mobility management software provider.

RealGifts Wins Teleflora

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San Diego-based RealGifts , which develops a Facebook application which ties virtual gifts with real, physical gifts, has signed floral delivery firm Teleflora as a partner. According to Teleflora, it will allow its customers to send flowers to Facebook users via a partnership with RealGifts. READ MORE>>.

NextWave To Sell PacketVideo To DOCOMO

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San Diego-based NextWave Wireless announced late Sunday evening that it is in an agreement with NTT DOCOMO , to sell the remaining 65 percent equity interest in subsidiary PacketVideo. The deal is worth $111.6M. PacketVideo develops mobile phone software used for providing multimedia services from mobile operators. READ MORE>>.

Castle Access Gets Investment For Data Centers

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San Diego-based Castle Access , a provider of enterprise data center services, said today that it has received a multi-million dollar, strategic equity financing. The firm says it has a 88,000 square foot SAS 70 Type II audited facility in San Diego. The amount of the investment was not disclosed. Piper Jaffray & Co.

ProFlowers Tops Web Traffic Rankings In May

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San Diego-based e-commerce firm ProFlowers.com was the top ranked U.S. web property for May, based on percentage change in unique visitors, according to the latest comScore Media Metrix numbers. ProFlowers.com, which is a unit of Provide Commerce, saw visitors grow from 2.7M uniques in April to 7.28M in May, a 168 percent increase.

Study Tallies High Tech Employment In Region

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292,969 workers), San Jose/Silicon Valey (225,575 workers), and Boston (219,798 workers). San Diego as ranked 12th with 110,985 workers, and Orange County was 14th, with 95,047 workers. San Diego was number eleven, with 107.35 high tech jobs per 1000, just beating out San Francisco at number thirteen, with 103.27

BUMP.com Launches Text Messaging Service For Drivers

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San Diego-based Bump.com , a new startup headed by former Active Network co-founder Mitch Thrower, said today that it has launched a new service which allows drivers to send voice, text, and email messages too people based on their license plate numbers.