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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.

Amazon Extends Prime Now to San Diego

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Amazon.com is extended its Prime Now service to San Diego today, offering up one hour delivery for a long list of items to its customers in the city from local stores and Amazon's own warehouse. amazon prime diego ecommerce hour delivery courier sandiego expansionREAD MORE>>.

Tealium Adds $35M to Expand Technology, Sharpen Customer Focus

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Tealium, a San-Diego startup that provides online advertising tag management and marketing services for enterprise customers, has raised $35 million in a growth financing deal intended to expand its technology and market reach. The company’s workforce has grown to about 270, including 80 in San Diego.

Human Longevity Offers Genome Sequencing Through MassMutual

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Human Longevity Inc., founded in 2014 by the gene pioneer J. Through its multi-year initiative with. HLI) J.

Profitability Helps San Diego Lender Step Out from Industry Cloud

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In contrast to some alternative lenders, the San Diego firm said it is growing fast and is consistently profitable. Nevertheless, Gilbert said most customers still want to talk to a loan officer and have a consultative discussion. Alternative lending encompasses a broad range of loan options outside traditional bank loans.

Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning

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Earlier this year, Nervana began offering its AI technology in the cloud to business customers , using a software-as-a-service model.

Organovo to Test Pre-Clinical Drugs on Bio-Printed Kidney Tissue

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It was our customers talking about our technology.”. As Murphy put it recently, “We don’t think of ourselves as a bio-printing company any more.

Betterworks Plans Expansion To OC, San Diego, Austin, and NYC

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Santa Monica-based BetterWorks , the provider of a technology based, employee fringe benefits programs, said today that it is planning to expand to Orange County, San Diego, Austin, and New York in the next month. READ MORE>>. betterworks employee benefits perks expansion

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.

With $30M Infusion, Certona Aims for Bigger Share of Digital Retail

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After raising $30 million, San Diego-based Certona said it is moving to accelerate its product development, expand its sales and marketing team, and improve its client services as an e-commerce technology vendor. The differentiator is going to be customer experience.”. It has allowed us to scale in a very measured way.”.

With $18M, Reflexion Health Expands Physical Therapy Technology

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After recently raising $18 million in Series B funding, the healthtech company also plans to add new products as it expands nationally among U.S.

Germany’s Software AG Adds Analytic Tools with Zementis Buyout

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Software AG, a German software giant with 4,300 employees, has acquired San Diego-based Zementis, a specialist in machine learning and data science. Zementis CEO Michael Zeller co-founded the company in 2004 to help customers glean new insights from big data by using predictive analytics. “We’ve

Ex-Celgene Dealmaker Tom Daniel Charts a New Course Advising Biotechs

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We think alike,” Daniel says. “We We can pretty much finish each other’s sentences.”. No longer. Daniel joined Celgene in 2006.

Water Metering Startup Wins Vote for “Best Demo” at EvoNexus Event

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A San Diego civil engineer who has developed an alternative technology for automating the measurement of water flow gave the best presentation at EvoNexus Fall Demo Day, an event that drew nearly 400 entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters late Thursday to Qualcomm’s corporate headquarters. million and take five years, Sekeroglu said.

As Drone Navigation Advances, SlantRange Focuses on Farm Analytics

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— Swift Navigation , founded in 2012 and now based in San Francisco, is using real-time kinematic (RTK) technology to enhance the precision of satellite-based GPS positioning data. SlantRange, a San Diego company founded almost three years ago, is a drone-related startup already generating sales.

Fintech Lender Uses Profitability to Step Out from Industry Cloud

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In contrast to some alternative lenders, the San Diego firm said it is growing fast and is consistently profitable. Nevertheless, Gilbert said most customers still want to talk to a loan officer and have a consultative discussion. Alternative lending encompasses a broad range of loan options outside traditional bank loans.

The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

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The Device-Agnostic Customer Experience. Customer expectations now demand seamless and satisfying user experiences. billion.

With “Go,” Amazon Identifies Another Job It Can Do Better

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Audible is far better than its predecessors at doing the job I need done as I travel to and from my office – provide on-demand access to an array of rich, custom content. Early last year, I “fired” talk radio along with NPR’s morning and evening editions. That same day, I “hired” Amazon Audible as my commute companion.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness

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In Sweden, citizens and entrepreneurs gladly pay taxes because of all the personal and social benefits those taxes produce. Need more convincing?

Ginkgo Builds Out Robot Labs as Microbe Design Business Grows: Photos

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Today Ginkgo announced another partnership, with San Diego-based Genomatica. Ginkgo is contributing to that shift.

New Cybersecurity Alliance Continues Trend of Industry Collaboration

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Cyber industry alliances, the thinking goes, could make customers’ cyber defenses stronger and easier to manage. That’s the goal, at least. “We

Is Your Organization Ready to Become an Ecosystem Driver?

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Companies must learn to become ecosystem drivers – even if only for a subset of their customers – in order to survive.

Airlines Must Improve IT Infrastructure Now or Pay Later  

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Customs and Border Protection experienced a four-hour outage due to what was described as a “technical glitch.” The mundane truth?

PacketSled Raises $5M for Automated Cybersecurity Monitoring System

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Two other small funds, Blu Ventures and JHS Ventures joined in the round. The company also has an office in Seattle.

How Augmented Reality Is Transforming the Manufacturing Industry

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This issue is also crucial for the assembly of medical devices, many of which are complex and customized with an even greater degree of variation.

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>>.

What Startups Can Do About Cyber Attacks

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Investors and customers expect companies to do all they can to proactively protect the integrity, privacy, and confidentiality of this data.

San Diego Gas and Electric Partners With Google PowerMeter

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Recruitment Goal In Obama Precision Med Study: 1M in 3 or 4 Years

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A center led by the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego will work on ways for those individuals to participate.

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Gaining an Edge: Understanding Cyber Risk Appetite

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And what could cause personal harm to employees, customers, partners, or visitors? Those days are over. Defining Cyber Risk Appetite.

SG Biofuels Gains Customers

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San Diego-based SG Biofuels , the developer of specialized seed crops for biofuels, said today that it has inked a number of customers for its hybrid Jatropha seed. Names and financial impact of the customer deals was not disclosed. SG Biofuels is backed by Life Technologies and others. 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>>.

Why Resilient Teams Are More Important Than Big Ideas

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How important is having a “big idea” for startups? However, an A team can iterate until it finds success. Only a good team can make this happen.

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The Power of the Cloud for Life Science R&D

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Software that uses cloud-based infrastructure also means customers can store and analyze a nearly infinite amount of data at low cost. Furthermore, improvements can be made instantaneously when new features are developed, ensuring that customers receive new functions and upgrades immediately. That offers a number of advantages. Excel).

OpTerra Energy Opens Office In San Diego

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OpTerra says it helps private- and public-sector facilities with reducing energy consumption and energy usage, including in the K-12, higher education, local government, and commercial and industrial customers. opterra energy diego cleantech consumption power utility gdfsuez engieREAD MORE>>.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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Customer experience is a high priority for both companies. In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths.

Memjet Expands Footprint In San Diego

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San Diego-based Memjet , a developer of color inkjet technology, said it has expanded its headquarters in San Diego. memjet diego growth color inkjet technology expansion jobsThe company says the new headquarters come due to a "tremendous" amount of growth in revenues and OEMs utilizing its technology. READ MORE>>.

A Startup CEO Visits Cuba in Transition

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I just returned from several days visiting Cuba with several of my BFFs. No amount of pre-reading prepared me for the wonderful experience. Communism.

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

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The device would print each order for the business and respond to the customer by texting a confirmation and order number.

Wrike Opens Office In San Diego, Plans to Hire 150

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Mountain View-based Wrike , a developer of enterprise work management software, said on Monday that it has opened up a new office in San Diego, and plans to hire 150 people in the location. Wrike said the new jobs in the location will be in sales and customer service. wrike diego expansion jobs software saas employment growth