Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning
AUGUST 10, 2016
Just about anything you’ve heard [about] at Google that sounds interesting and new is based on machine learning,” Jurvetson said at the time.
As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges
AUGUST 11, 2016
Google’s parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and its wholly owned biotech R&D group, Verily Life Sciences, are helping build a secure center where health records, genomic data, and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people can be collected, analyzed, and shared with health researchers. The U.S.
At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups
AUGUST 22, 2016
Google has the Googleplex, its campus in Mountain View, CA, with 3.1 101 West Broadway tower in downtown San Diego. John “J.T.”
Startup Weekend San Diego | Veterans, Service Members & Military Families
Tech Zulu Event
AUGUST 25, 2012
The event was held in the heart of Balboa Park at the Hall of Champions near Downtown San Diego.
Bio Roundup: Precision Med and Google, Heron, Lilly, Sarepta & More
AUGUST 12, 2016
The wait continues. Will next week be the week a decision finally comes? Next month? Later today? Until then everyone sits, waits, and speculates.
Google Fiber Might Be Coming To Irvine, San Diego
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Google said Thursday that it is exploring extending its ultra-fast, gigabit Internet service to both Irvine and San Diego--two of three cities Google says it is now working with on the service. google fiber irvine diego expansion internet gigabit fibre optical serviceLooking for some super fast Internet?
Productivity in Your Pocket
AUGUST 11, 2016
Google has made major improvements to its office suite on iOS. The app that you use is the one in your pocket. Behaviors started to shift.
San Diego Startups Band Together For Job Fair
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
The group said that the event will feature Michael Robertson (MP3, Linspire, Gizmo5) and Joe Kraus (Excite, Jotspot, Google Ventures). SweetLabs said the event is aimed at showing product managers, designers, developers and other "technology superstars" how much is happening in the San Diego area. diego startups fair employmen
Google Offers Launches In San Diego
OCTOBER 26, 2011
Google Offers , the daily deals service in beta at Google, has expanded into Southern California, starting in San Diego, Google said Wednesday. Google said it has added San Diego, along with Balitmore, Minneapolis, and San Jose to a beta of the service. READ MORE>>.
San Diego Gets Live Bus Updates From Google
JUNE 8, 2011
Other cities with the new, live updates include Boston, Portland Oregon, San Francisco, Madrid, and Turin. READ MORE>>.
Recruitment Goal In Obama Precision Med Study: 1M in 3 or 4 Years
JULY 6, 2016
center led by the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego will work on ways for those individuals to participate.
The Evolution of the App Stores
JUNE 23, 2016
In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths. Competing with Apple in this area has been challenging for Google.
Biotech Roundup: Biogen Rumors, Theranos, Electro-Drugs & More
AUGUST 5, 2016
Verily is the biotech group at Google’s parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ: [[ticker:GOOG:]]). —Meanwhile, scientists from San Diego-based Synthetic Genomics and the J. Biogen was once again all over the biotech newswire this week. Instead, Holmes promoted a new system, MiniLab , in development. Alex Lash and Bruce V.
How Will Apple Innovate Beyond the iPhone 7? With Next-Gen Siri
AUGUST 9, 2016
Apple’s iPhone 7 is due out next month. The biggest change: no more headphone plug. Redesigned iPhones typically come out in even-numbered years.
Biotech Roundup: ASCO, BIO, Drug Setbacks, Incubators & More
JUNE 10, 2016
The nation’s biggest annual cancer meeting took place in Chicago, while biotech’s trade group held its annual confab in San Francisco. —At the annual BIO conference, which gathered in San Francisco for the first time since cops battled street protesters in 2004, industry bigwigs took to the stage to defend themselves.
Pawn Shops Finally Go Digital, Helping Underbanked Find Quick Cash
AUGUST 3, 2016
Then Google announced its intent to ban payday and title lenders from advertising in search results. That distinction belongs to the Internet.
San Diego Gas and Electric Partners With Google PowerMeter
MAY 20, 2009
Google said that its widgets are only available to a limited group of partners, but will roll out more widely later this year with other partners.
Nik Software Acquired By Google
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
San Diego-based Nik Software , the developer of a popular set of photo filters and plug-ins for photo editing, has been acquired by Google. Nik Software has its corporate headquarters in San Diego, and also has operations in Germany. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Google Shuts Urchin, Other Services
JANUARY 20, 2012
Internet giant Google said Friday that it will be shutting down web analytics service Urchin , the onetime San Diego startup which had been acquired by Google in April of 2005. urchin google shutdown picnikUrchin was founded by Paul Muret and Scott Crosby in 1995. READ MORE>>.
Google Invests $103M In Southern California Solar Project
OCTOBER 11, 2013
According to Google, the investment in the Silver Ridge Power, 265.7 MW Mount Signal Solar project is the thirteenth energy investment by Google.
No Stairway (Infringement) and the Importance of Shared Design Tools in Innovation
JUNE 29, 2016
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Reports: Lumedyne Technologies Acquired By Google
JUNE 5, 2015
San Diego-based Lumedyne Technologies , a developer of MEMs-based, inertial direction sensors, has quietly been acquired by Google , according to multiple reports. Neither Google nor Lumedyne Technologies have announced or acknowledged the deal. The deal reportedly happened in November, and was worth $85M. READ MORE>>.
PeerStreet, Co-founded By Google Exec, Launches Real Estate Loan Marketplace
OCTOBER 26, 2015
The company says that Crosby is the founder of Google Analytics; he had been a co-founder of Urchin Software in San Diego, which eventually became Google Analytics after its acquisition in April of 2005. peerstreet real estate loan marketplace urchin google analyticsREAD MORE>>.
San Diego Zoo Hits Google Maps
JANUARY 21, 2010
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.
ESET: Fake Apps On Google Play Aimed at Pokemon GO
JULY 18, 2016
San Diego-based security software developer ESET is warning users that it has located a number of fake apps on Google Play, which specifically target Pokemon GO users. The most installed of the fake apps had 10,000 to 50,000 victims before it was removed from Google Play. READ MORE>>.
Google Offers Launches In LA
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
Entering an already crowded market for daily deals in Los Angeles, Google Offers , the daily deals site run by the Internet giant Google, launched today in the city, offering up a $14.00 Google Offers has been slowly expanding its territory, adding today Atlanta, Brooklyn, Chicago, and Houston, in addition to Los Angeles.
Google Fiber Buys Webpass in Wireless Internet Land Grab
JUNE 23, 2016
Google Fiber plans to acquire Webpass in a deal that trims the ranks of independent Internet service providers—an industry already maligned for its lack of competition—but ultimately could boost consumer access to high-speed Internet. Six-year-old Google Fiber has had its own set of challenges.
TakeLessons Launches On Google Helpouts
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
San Diego-based online lesson marketplace TakeLessons said yesterday that it will offer up its tutors, music teachers, and performing art instructors via the new service, Google Helpouts , which launched Tuesday. Google has tapped a number of partners for sourcing those experts. READ MORE>>.
Close5: eBay's San Diego Move Into The Mobile, Local Market
JANUARY 7, 2015
So, it''s no surprise that the area--specifically, San Diego--was chosen for the pilot launch of a new service from eBay, called Close5 (www.close5.com), which offers up local, peer-to-peer sales. So, we''re taking that concept and launching it here in San Diego. Why San Diego? What is Close5? Thanks!
Google Follows MP3tunes With Music Locker Service
MAY 10, 2011
Mountain View-based Google has followed the lead of San Diego-based MP3tunes , and debuted its own "music locker" service today at its Google I/O developer conference. google mp3tunes music locker service streaming content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.
Google Links Results To Fandango, Slacker, Others
APRIL 30, 2013
Other services with direct links into Google include Deezer, Flixster, Songza, SoundCloud, and TuneIn. READ MORE>>.
Google In Major Renewable Energy Push
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Google said this morning that it is in a major, renewable energy push, and has added 842MW of renewable energy agreements, as part of a commitment to triple its purchase of renewable energy by 2025. Google said it is hoping to eventually power 100 percent of its operations using clean energy. READ MORE>>.
Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
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. Tags: google search engine research development
Nirvanix Grabs Google Exec
JUNE 27, 2011
Froutan was responsible for building and managing Google's worldwide green data center operations. READ MORE>>.
EDF Renewable Energy To Build Wind Farm For Google
DECEMBER 4, 2015
San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy , which develops renewable energy projects, has released more details on the company's new renewable energy deal with Google. The company said it is building a new wind farm for Google, part of a big push by Google to move towards using renewable energy for 100 percent of Google's operations.
Pathway Genomics Lands Investment From Google
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
San Diego-based Pathway Genomics has scored an investment from Google , the two said Wednesday, as part of an investment out of IBM''s Watson Group. pathway genomics google investment venture capital Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Could Lack of Apple Innovation Cause an Exodus?
Tech Zulu Event
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Last night, I was knocking a couple back with a friend at The Waterfront (San Diego’s oldest continually operating pub).
SoCal Sees Summertime Surge In Exits
AUGUST 10, 2016
The exit activity has been far and wide across the region, ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, and providing stunning returns for a large list of venture and angel investors in those companies. Those exits--worth more than a collected $3.8 READ MORE>>.
SOCi Scores $2.25M For Social Media Marketing Tools
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
San Diego-based SOCi , a developer of social media management and marketing software, has raised $2.25M in funding, the company said Wednesday. The company said its tools are being used such companies as Aflac, Rhino Linings, VCA Animal Hospitals and Sit n' Sleep to manage social marketing on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.
Emotient Gets $6M For Facial Expression Recognition
MARCH 7, 2014
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