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Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed

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Hayslip is deputy director and chief information security officer (CISO) for the city of San Diego. Gary Hayslip. Cities are businesses.

At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

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In San Diego, the Irvine Company provided the entire second floor of its Broadway Street building at no cost for the downtown EvoNexus incubator.

The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

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Through screen mirroring, users have greater flexibility over how they view – and share – content. The Device-Agnostic Customer Experience.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths. There were also areas in which the focus of the two conferences diverged.

How We Won $50,000 Award in SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Contest

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The mystartupXX accelerator is focused on providing mentorship, education, and funding to female-led technology-based startups at UC San Diego.

Midway Games Cuts In San Diego

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Midway Games, a Chicago-based video games developer, announced Tuesday afternoon that it has cut 25 percent of its staff, in a move that also affects the firm's San Diego locations. Number of San Diego employees affected by the move was not disclosed.

The Real Cracks in the Foundation of Ransomware

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Unfortunately, in the world of cybersecurity, respites like these never seem to last very long. Cutting ransomware off at the knees. It’s that simple.

Evoke Pharma’s Stock Sinks on Stomach Drug’s Phase 3 Failure

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The company is developing a nasal formulation of metoclopramide, , an already-approved treatment for digestive pain and other symptoms related to the stomach being unable to empty its contents. In early trading Monday, Evoke’s (NASDAQ: EVOK ) stock price was down 72 percent to $3.02 per share as of 11:30 a.m. in New York.

Stocktwits Inks Content Deal With CNNMoney

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San Diego-based Stocktwits , the stock-focused, online social media site headed by Howard Lindzon, has inked a new content deal with CNNMoney , the firm said today. stocktwits cnnmoney content financial social media twitter finance blog bloggingFinancial detail fo the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

THQ Lays Off 100 Employees, Closes San Diego Office

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Calabasas-based THQ , which develops computer game titles, is closing its San Diego, UK, and Germany offices, and has laid off 100 employees, according to an email to employees from CEO Brian Farrell. Tags: jobs employment layoff content games wireless The move is part of a restructuring of the firm's THQ Wireless operations.

Deloitte Announces Local Fast 500 Winners

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Next was San Diego's Neurocrine Biosciences , with 6225% growth rate at number 30; then ServiceNow , also in San Diego, with 4873% growth.

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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So, without further ado, here''s the list of this year''s 2013 Socaltech 50 : Basil Abifaker , Transaction Wireless (San Diego, digital gift cards).

Sony Online Entertainment Cuts Jobs

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Business.com Taps Experts For Content Expansion

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Business.com is back, and it''s looking for experts to bolster its content. According to Business.com today, it is seeing market experts to provide it with daily, weekly, and monthly content to bolster the site. business businesscom guide content marketing online jmiequity resourcenation The new company is backed by JMI Equity.

Soci Gets $1.5M For Social Media Marketing

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San Diego-based Soci , a developer of a social content discovery engine and social media marketing software product, has raised $1.5M in a Series A funding. Soci, led by Afif Khoury, develops a social content discovery and marketing engine. soci social media marketing venture capital content discovery READ MORE>>.

Quick, How Might the Alien Spacecraft Work?

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Of course, to be fair, science content usually doesn’t make or break movies. And, yes, it was an interesting script. This is great!”

Nirvanix Wins Fox Networks

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San Diego-based cloud storage service provider Nirvanix has signed on Fox Networks Group , the television broadcaster, as a customer for its service, the company announced this morning. cloud data storage content broadcaster networks nirvanixSize of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Legend3D Scores $19M

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San Diego-based Legend3d , a developer of 2D to 3D movie conversion technology, has raised $19M in a Series E funding round. READ MORE>>.

Sony To Provide $1M Identity Theft Protection For Users After Attack

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Sony Online Entertainment, the unit of Sony affected by the hack attacks, is based in San Diego. READ MORE>>.

Slacker Launches New Facebook App

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Sony Online Entertainment Launches User-Generated Content Program

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Zui.com Launches New Social Networking Features

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Zui is backed by Emergence Capital, Mission Ventures, Maveron and the Scholastic Corporation. READ MORE>>.

Sony Online Entertainment Restarts Game Services

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Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen

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KidZui Lands $2.4M More, Launches Original Video Efforts

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San Diego-based KidZui , the developer of a service which provides kid-safe content via a search engine and browser, announced this morning that it has raised $2.4M in new funding, and will start creating its own, original video content. kidzui venture capital original video hollywood content kidsREAD MORE>>.

SOCi Scores $2.25M For Social Media Marketing Tools

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San Diego-based SOCi , a developer of social media management and marketing software, has raised $2.25M in funding, the company said Wednesday. SOCi is taking aim at competitors such as Hootsuite, with what it says is a "next-generation" social media content discovery and marketing product. READ MORE>>.

Slacker Expands ESPN Radio Stations

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San Diego-based online, personalized Internet radio service Slacker said Monday that it has launched a new set of ESPN stations on its service.

Mob Science Raises $1M For Social Gaming

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San Diego-based Mob Science , a developer of social Facebook games, said this morning that it has raised $1M in a seed funding round. science mobscience venture capital social gaming angel facebook videogame contentThe round came from David Young, the CEO of Joyent, Mark Surfas of GameSpy Industries, along with other angels.

Slacker Adds ESPN Sports

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San Diego-based personalized radio and music service Slacker said today that it has added content from ESPN Sports to its service.

JMI Equity Backs BrightLine

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San Diego-based private equity firm JMI Equity has backed a provider of marketing services for the interactive TV market. equity brightline venture capital private interactive televisoin content advertisingSize and financial details of the investment were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Report: Chumby Has Shut Down

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San Diego-based Chumby , which had developed Internet-connected, alarm-clock like devices and similar technology, has shut down, according to a report Friday. The firm had raised on the order of $25M in funding for its efforts. READ MORE>>. electronics jobs employment shutdown device internet chumby

StockTwits In Canadian Distribution Deal

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San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock-focused micro messaging and discussion startup headed by Howard Lindzon, announced today that it has inked a distribution partnership with Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail. StockTwits has been pursuing partnerships with major content sites, including Yahoo! READ MORE>>.

Nirvanix Ties Into Symantec Enterprise Vault

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Nirvanix said the support will come in Enterprise Vault 10, schedule to be available this summer. READ MORE>>.

Amazon's New AutoRip Converts CDs To MP3, Echoes AnywhereCD

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The service is suprisingly close to AnywhereCD , the now defunct San Diego startup started by MP3.com pioneer Michael Robertson, which had offered pretty much the identical functionality back in 2007. amazon autorip anywherecd mp3tunes music storage ecommerce content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.

Break Media Ties With Zachary Levi on "Nerd HQ"

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Los Angeles-based Break Media , the online video content publisher, said today that it has partnered with actor Zachari Levi, on a set of original videos and events. The deal was inked with Levi's firm, "The Nerd Machine", and is tied to the 2011 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego being held in July. READ MORE>>.

University of California Launches YouTube Channel

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The University of California's television channel, University of California Television YouTube channel will launch of March 1st, and will debut around 15 minutes of new content each week. The content will include 10-minute, mini-documentaries, 5-minute political commentaries and election analysis, and other features. READ MORE>>.

The Backplane Snags Investors

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The firm is headed by Matt Michelsen, who is based in San Diego, and also includes Troy Carter--Lady Gaga's agent--who is based in Los Angeles. thebackplane backplane celebrity content lady gaga investors venture capital hollywood community softwareThe firm's technology operations are in Palo Alto. READ MORE>>.

Mad Catz Launches Game Studio

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The new studio, also based in San Diego, is expected to launch its first game in 2012. READ MORE>>.

Slacker Radio Debuts On Xbox 360

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Report: Trion World, Backed By Rustic Canyon, Planning IPO

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Rustic Canyon's investment in Trion World Network is managed by Nate Redmond; the firm also has part of its game studio in San Diego. content videogame acquisition merger canyon rustic world trionAccording to an interview with CEO Lars Butler, the online game maker is planning an IPO, although no timeframes were given.