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Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top 10 Cities For Startups

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Google Offers Launches In San Diego

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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

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

Bio Roundup: Precision Med and Google, Heron, Lilly, Sarepta & More

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The wait continues. Will next week be the week a decision finally comes? Next month? Later today? Until then everyone sits, waits, and speculates.

San Diego Startups Band Together For Job Fair

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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

New StockTwits CEO Looks to Expand Share of Investor Community

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If you do a Google search for AAPL, the stock ticker for Apple, the top search results are typically Yahoo Finance, Twitter, Google Finance—and StockTwits, a social media communications platform for Wall Street traders and active retail investors. Rosen (pictured above).

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Machine Learning 201: Exploring the Market for New Business

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2016 will be remembered for many things, not least as the year that AI and machine learning stepped into the technological and cultural spotlight.

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

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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

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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.

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Toyota And Others Enabling Self-Driving Cars to Talk to Each Other

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Drivers have plenty of ways to communicate with their fellow drivers, beyond the basic turn signal. Others, not so much.

The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

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To augment and overcome physical distance, we are starting to use drones, virtual reality, and driverless cars. percent of digital buyers in the U.S.

50 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To—and 5 New Ways to Find Them

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If you’re not much of a podcast listener and you have a sense that you’re missing out on a lot of great content, you’re absolutely right. But now is a good time to fix that, thanks to a new profusion of listening options. And to get you started, I have a few shows to suggest. Fifty of them, in fact.

Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs

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What is the ideal age to start a company? It’s a question that often circulates in the business press and on tech blogs. Wrong.

Biotech Leaders Sign Letter Condemning Trump’s Travel Ban

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The blowback from U.S. business leaders to President Trump’s travel ban continues—today from a throng of biotech executives. This morning, 165 U.S. biotech leaders have signed a letter voicing “deep concern and opposition” to the order, which bars entry to the U.S. to refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. The Jan.

Trump’s Election Stunner: Tech and Life Sciences Leaders React

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Google’s Adam Singer : “Party is prob over for Silicon Valley for now Trump presidency means recession time. Still processing what this will mean for technology, business, society, and humanity—I guess it’s going to take a while. ” 2. That’s my plan.” ” 3. Ok, America. ” 4. ” 5.

San Diego Gas and Electric Partners With Google PowerMeter

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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.

Seed-Stage Deals Show Growing Diversity of Agtech Investments

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Fundraising is tough for startups but it’s particularly difficult in agriculture, a sector that has fewer firms focused on agtech investments.

Biotech Roundup: Obamacare Lite, DePinho Out, Dunsire In & More

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We’ll start the roundup in Washington DC. The repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, began on the first day of the Trump administration. This week, the “replace” phase began with a Republican plan championed by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). The bill nonetheless was approved by two.

The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

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How will humans and machines work together in the future? What are the risks and ethics around AI systems? Alaoui: Both.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths. Competing with Apple in this area has been challenging for Google.

Google Shuts Urchin, Other Services

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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>>.

Productivity in Your Pocket

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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.

Google Invests $103M In Southern California Solar Project

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According to Google, the investment in the Silver Ridge Power, 265.7 google southern california utility cleantech solar project photovoltai

Biotech Roundup: Biogen Rumors, Theranos, Electro-Drugs & More

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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.

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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PeerStreet, Co-founded By Google Exec, Launches Real Estate Loan Marketplace

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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>>.

Bio Roundup: Trump News, Anthem’s Stand, Diversity by 2056 & More

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It was a wild week in biotech and on Capitol Hill. A new study showed it may take another 40 years to achieve gender diversity in life sciences. Tensions continued to mount between drugmakers and payers over the rising costs of rare disease drugs. And a group of biotechs led by Jounce Therapeutics were the first to test the IPO market in 2017.

Nik Software Acquired By Google

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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>>.

Reports: Lumedyne Technologies Acquired By Google

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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>>.

Bio Roundup: NY Rises, Prez Inks Cures, Ophthotech Crashes & More

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The 21st Century Cures Act is now law. New York wants to play in the biotech big leagues. The FDA under Trump will have license to approve drugs faster and could have a former top official back on board as commissioner. An eye drug failed, an Alzheimer’s drug got scrutinized, and a new antibiotic passed two key tests. The bill also.

Biotech Roundup: ASCO, BIO, Drug Setbacks, Incubators & More

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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.

Google Fiber Might Be Coming To Irvine, San Diego

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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?

Brain Corp.’s First Product is a Brain for Floor-Scrubbing Machines

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San Diego’s Brain Corp. has a vision for developing the kind of technology that could some day be used to operate self-driving cars.

Biotech Roundup: CRISPR’s 3rd IPO, Gender Diversity, Buyouts & More

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—French health giant Sanofi (NYSE: SNY ) and life-science group Verily, part of Google’s parent Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG ), unveiled a jointly owned venture called Onduo that will develop diabetes treatments. Across the nation, and even looking back into the past, health was in the headlines this week. Let’s get right to it.

Google Offers Launches In LA

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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.

San Diego Zoo Hits Google Maps

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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.

Will Driverless Cars Ever Yield Profits for Uber and Lyft?

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But Uber’s most longstanding, recurrent, and core problem stems from its relationship with its contract drivers.

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

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Apple’s iPhone 7 is due out next month. The biggest change: no more headphone plug. Doesn’t sound like much of an innovation. (Or Or is it?

Google Follows MP3tunes With Music Locker Service

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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>>.

Tech Transforms the Election Experience, From VR to Voter Registration

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My friend Eileen and I are planning to “phone-watch” the first presidential debate together on Monday. See how it works here.). 17 and closes Nov.