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Xconomy Guide to Best Sessions at Startup Week San Diego

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Startup Week San Diego, like a lot of other places that host similar events, has been billed as a weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship.

EY Names 6 Startup Leaders as San Diego Entrepreneurs of the Year

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Award winners from San Diego and other regions are now eligible for consideration for the national Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 program.

Favor Plans Expansion Into San Diego, Gets $13M

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Favor , a on-demand, mobile delivery app developer, said today that it will be expanding into San Diego in the coming months, thanks to a new, $13M funding round. San Diego will be the company''s first foray into California. favor diego uber startup delivery hothouse READ MORE>>.

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Mobile Roadie, San Diego Zoo Launch App

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Los Angeles-based mobile app developer Mobile Roadie and the San Diego Zoo said Thursday that they have launched a new, official app for the zoo.

Zingle Raises $3M to Expand and Improve Messaging App Technology

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Mobile messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, WeChat, and Viber have exploded in popularity in recent years.

Can Innovation Save Us?

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The violence, and nonstop Internet media coverage, is ripping away whatever bandages still covered the wounds from centuries of racism and other isms.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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Finally, one thing that was obvious from both conferences was that each company thinks first and foremost about mobile.

Groupon Now Hits San Diego

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Daily deals giant Groupon has expanded its location-based deal platform, Groupon Now into San Diego, the firm said Wednesday.

Drizly Expands To San Diego

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San Diego Gets Live Bus Updates From Google

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Other cities with the new, live updates include Boston, Portland Oregon, San Francisco, Madrid, and Turin. READ MORE>>.

Lyft Line To Debut In San Diego

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On-demand ride sharing provider Lyft said Tuesday that it is expanding its multi-user ride sharing ser‪vice, Lyft Line, in San Diego, along with five other cities. lyft line diego ridesharing ride sharing sandiego mobile ondemand uber uberpool lyftlineREAD MORE>>.

Flywheel Drops Fares In LA, San Diego To $5 Until April 6th

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On-demand, taxi app developer Flywheel , which has been in an intense battle with Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and others in the LA market, said this week that it will offer $5, flat rate rides on its service in Los Angeles and San Diego until April 6th. diego ride smartphone taxi uber transportation mobile flywheel READ MORE>>.

Instamotor Launches In San Diego

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Online used car buying and selling marketplace Instamotor said Monday that it has launched operations in San Diego. The startup--which already offers up its services in San Francisco and Los Angeles--lets users list, browse, and buy cars all through the company's mobile app. READ MORE>>.

Washe Expands On-Demand Mobile Carwash Service To Los Angeles, San Diego

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Washe said it has begun offering up support to users between Los Angeles and San Diego, connecting drivers to a network of mobile car washers. washe ondemand mobile smartphone cleaningDo you need your car washed, but just don't have the time? READ MORE>>.

SERVIZ Expands To San Diego

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Sherman Oaks-based home services marketplace SERVIZ , the startup led by former ReachLocal founder Zorik Gordon, said Thursday that it has expanded its services to San Diego. serviz diego home services handyman plumber electrician mobile smartphone reachlocal SERVIZ says it background checks all of its service providers.

K5 Brings yCombinator Model Accelerator To Orange and San Diego County

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Exciting times in the Southern California tech community. SoCal is home to some of the greatest startup success stories. The Deets.

Happy Hour Pal Targets San Diego With Restaurant, Bar Deals

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Happy Hour Pal , a developer of mobile apps to connect consumers with happy hour deals and offers, said this week that it has launched into San Diego, beyond its roots in Hawaii. The company said it will be partnering with Hard Rock Cafe and Uber for its San Diego launch. READ MORE>>.

San Diego Startup Plans New Video-Based Dating App

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heartbeat wyldfire video dating application mobileThe company claims its app will help establish "genuine human connection" and ensure safety.

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.

Amazon.com Starts Restaurant Delivery In San Diego

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Amazon.com has begun offering up on-demand, restaurant delivery services in San Diego, via the company's Prime Now mobile app, the e-commerce giant said this morning. Amazon launched Prime Now to San Diego in November , and has been offering up restaurant delivery in Los Angeles since last year. READ MORE>>.

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.

Report: Uber Artificially Pushes Pricing In San Diego

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According to a report Wednesday from TheVerge, Uber has been keeping drivers off the road in San Diego--to force "surge" pricing on the ride service. uber smartphone service mobile ride diego pricing manipulation controversey Is Uber manipulating the market for its UberX car service? READ MORE>>.

Qualcomm Adds Mobile Malware Detection To Snapdragon

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San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that it has launched a new, anti-malware technology, embedded into its Snapdragon processors. Qualcomm said the technology was developed in conjunction with such mobile security developers as Avast, AVG, and Lookout. READ MORE>>.

Milestones of Innovation 12: Overflight Of Russia’s Ultimate Weapons

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On Saturday, March 27, 1954, on his way to the Augusta National golf course, the President dropped by the National Academy of Sciences to see the scientists advising his Office of Defense Mobilization. Americans who were building a total of 600 B-52s were stunned to discover that those 30 were all the Bisons the Soviets built. On Jan. Ben R.

Close5: eBay's San Diego Move Into The Mobile, Local Market

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In the last few years, Southern California has been a key market in launching mobile applications and services, due to a huge, mobile-savvy consumer population. Bart Molenda: Close5 is a mobile based app that makes it very simple to buy and sell, in particular in your area. However, classifies have not yet caught up with mobile.

GoFormz Gains $3M For Mobile Business Forms

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San Diego-based GoFormz , a startup which develops software to turn paper forms into mobile-fillable electronic forms, has raised $3M in a Series A funding, the company said today. paper software startup fillable electronic form business mobile goformz The funding came from Cloud Apps Capital Partners and FLOODGATE.

Pepcom: Mobile Focus San Diego | HTC, Samsung, X1, Paymentone They Haz It!

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Mobile Payment Processing & Mobile Wallets. With Payment One and TyFone’s iCashe. Direct Cloud Computing and Storage.

Qualcomm Backs Lookout's Mobile Security Tools

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San Diego-based Qualcomm is backing mobile security software maker Lookout , as part of a big, $55M funding round for Lookout which was announced Thursday. Lookout develops mobile device and network security technology. Lookout is based in San Francisco. qualcomm lookout venture capital mobile security software

Lomics Rolls Out Mobile App For Making Your Life A Comic

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startup entertainment smartphone cartoon comics mobile lomicsThe app is initially available on iOS. READ MORE>>.

Qualcomm Buys EmpoweredU For Mobile Learning Technology

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San Diego-based Qualcomm is expanding its efforts in the education sector today, saying that it has acquired EmpoweredU , a developer of mobile learning technology for the K-20 market. Qualcomm said the move would help it accelerate mobile innovation and help provide 24/7 access in education with its mobile tools.

Websense Rolls Out New Mobile Security Product

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San Diego-based security software developer Websense reported Wednesday that it has launched a new, mobile security product aimed at mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, and Android. websense mobile security iphone androidPricing on the new product was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Kyocera Forms New Business In San Diego

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in San Diego. According to Kyocera, the new business will be headed by Eiichi Toriyama, who will relocate to San Diego from Japan. Tags: kyocera wireless mobile executive sanyo Wireless firm Kyocera Corporation disclosed this morning that the firm has created a new business, Kyocera Communications Inc.

Mobile Roadie Hits The iPad

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Beverly Hills-based Mobile Roadie , the developer of tools which make it easy for artists and brands to create their own mobile apps, said today that it has launched a new native iPad app platform, along with a self-service mobile website product. The new mobile website product costs $9 per month or $99 per year.

Anametrix Debuts Mobile App

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Anametrix , the developer of marketing analytics software based in San Diego, and started by the team behind WebSideStory, said today that it has released its mobile app for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry. Anametrix said the new mobile app gives marketers access to their analytics data, on any tablet or smartphone.

Mobile Roadie Acquired By Intellectsoft

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Los Angeles-based mobile app publishing tool developer Mobile Roadie , which powers the mobile apps for such clients as The San Diego Zoo, Taylor Swift, and the Dallas Mavericks, has been acquired by app development company Intellectsoft , the two announced Wednesday. READ MORE>>.

Giftagram Raises $3.2M For Mobile Gifting

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Los Angeles- and Toronto-based Giftagram , which develops mobile gifting apps, said today that it has raised $3.2M in a venture funding round, from a long list of angel investors. giftagram venture capital mobile gifting android gifts ecommerce shoppingREAD MORE>>.

K5 Brings yCombinator Model Accelerator To Orange and San Diego County

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Exciting times in the Southern California tech community. SoCal is home to some of the greatest startup success stories. The Deets.

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.

OneRoof Energy Debuts Mobile App

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San Diego-based OneRoof Energy , the provider of solar financing for residential solar projects, has rolled out a new mobile app for solar monitoring. oneroof energy solar leasing lease finance cleantech photovoltaic residential mobile iphone The new app is free. OneRoof Energy is led by David Field. READ MORE>>.

Qualcomm Backs Mobile EKG Firm

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San Diego-based Qualcomm Ventures has backed the developer of a mobile electrocardiogram recorder, AliveCor , as part of that company's Series A round. ipad smartphone iphone mobile electrocardiogram qualcomm capital venture alivecorREAD MORE>>.