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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.

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.

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Xconomy Q&A: Vuforia, Pokémon Go, and Augmented Reality

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Vuforia’s headquarters has remained in San Diego, and Vuforia continues to operate four offices in Europe and Israel, Wright said.

Qualcomm and AT&T Partner to Use Wireless Network for Drone Flights

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In today’s announcement, Qualcomm Technologies and AT&T say they intend to operate drones on commercial 4G LTE networks.

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 Powers San Diego Zoo Safari Park App

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The app is the second app using Mobile Roadie's platform for the zoo. Mobile Roadie also powers the official app for the San Diego Zoo.

Productivity in Your Pocket

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With the iPhone and next Android smartphones, the stage was set for more change and a new frontier for mobile applications for doing work.

eBay Launches Local Shopping App In San Diego

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eBay has launched a new, local buying and selling app called Close 5 this week in San Diego, aimed at helping users buy and sell products to other local users. close5 ebay local shopping craigslist mobile iphone android eBay said the app offers up user profiles and is a safer option to traditional, anonymous classifieds.

How a War on Climate Change Could Restore Economic Growth in America

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What’s the biggest, scariest threat facing the United States right now? And I’m going to resist the easy answer that it’s Donald Trump.

Intel Ramps Hiring In New San Diego Office

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The Intel operations undoubedtly are looking to tap into a wealth of mobile talent in the San Diego region--home to Qualcomm.

What Startups Can Do About Cyber Attacks

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These statistics belie the common notion that cybercriminals attack only big businesses. Good Cybersecurity Program Matters. Understand the Risks.

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>>.

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.

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.

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.

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Under New Owners, Petco’s Digital Strategy Emerges in Petnet Deal

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Petco, the privately held pet supplies company based in San Diego, said today it led a $10 million Series A financing in Los Angeles-based Petnet, a three-year-old startup developing technology-enabled pet feeders and pet food delivery service. The “SmartFeeder” ($149) is available at Amazon, BestBuy, Target, and Petco.

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.

Drizly Expands To San Diego

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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.

How Will Apple Innovate Beyond the iPhone 7? With Next-Gen Siri

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And what does this portend for the future of mobile interfaces? Apple’s iPhone 7 is due out next month. So, what’s going on inside Apple?

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>>.

Four Ways to Stay Safe While Using Public Wi-Fi

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No matter how hard we try to unplug on vacation, most of us simply don’t—or can’t—disconnect. You hear this all the time. Use common sense.

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>>.

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>>.

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.

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.

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.

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>>.

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>>.

CyberTech Opens New “Entrepreneur in Residence” Program to 8 Teams

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Darin Andersen, the busy-bee creator of San Diego’s Cyberhive, iHive, and xHive startup programs, says eight early stage tech companies have joined the co-working space he has been building out in Bankers Hill under a new “Entrepreneur in Residence” program. The participating startups are: — SD3D : Automated 3D manufacturing.

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.

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>>.

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.

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>>.

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.

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>>.

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.

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.

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