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AltaSea Signs Agreement to Work With Scripps, UCSD

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AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, a nonprofit company focused on the ocean economy, announced Aug.

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UCSD, Google Study Finds Many Online Hacking Services Are Frauds

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The study , published by UCSD, found that--for the most part-- most hacking services are scams. ucsd google hacking study research cybersecurity securityA new, academic study--conducted by UC San Diego and Google --has jumped into the world of "hacking for profit", running a study on hacking-for-hire services and their charges and success in hacking into a set of Google Gmail accounts.

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UCSD Spinout Antiva Biosciences Gets $22M

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Hostetler is Professor of Medicine Emeritus, UCSD School of Medicine , along with serving as Director, San Diego VA Medical Center Endocrinology Clinic, and Associate Member, Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, UCSD. antiva biosciences venture capital biotech biopharma cancer human papilloma virus lifescience ucsdAntiva Biosciences , a U.C.

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UCSD Gets $100M For Business School

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Rady had been behind the establishment of UCSD''s business school in 2004. ucsd university california diego rady ernest donation business school educataion The University of California San Diego said today that it has received a commitment for a $100M donation, to benefit its business school, the Rady School of Management , from the Ernst Rady and the Rady Family Foundation. Rady is a billionaire who made his fortune in auto finance.

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ViaSat, UCSD Team On Live Sports Streaming

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Carlsbad-based satellite broadband provider ViaSat and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) said this morning they are in a new partnership, which will stream high quality sport via ViaSat's Exede satellite network. ViaSat said that its equipment will be operated by UCSD staff and students, with support provided by ViaSat. The first game being stramed over ViaSat's network is tonight, when UCSD's Women's Basketballays Cal State Monterey Bay.

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UCSD, 5 Diagnostic Makers Partner to Ramp COVID-19 Testing Capacity

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A group of scientists and physicians at UC San Diego Health and the UCSD School of Medicine has arranged a partnership with five diagnostics markers that it says will bring the health system’s capacity to test for coronavirus to as many as 1,500 tests daily sometime in early April.

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Caltech, UCLA, UCSD Rank Highly On Tech Transfer Ranking

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The California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of San Diego (UCSD) have all ranked very highly on a new ranking of universities for their technology transfer efforts, issued by The Milken Insitute , the Santa Monica-based thinktank. technology transfer ranking caltech ucla ucsd education school basic research

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SANYO, UCSD In Research Deal

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SANYO said it it will invest up to $3M over three years for energy-related projects at UCSD, and that the firm and UCSD will collaborate on multi-year, multi-disciplinary projects in the areas of renewable energy and energy storage development. Tags: sanyo ucsd solar energy cleantech research university diego

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Tortuga Logic, Co-Founded By UCSD, UCSB Profs, Raises $2M For Hardware Security

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tortuga logic ucsd ucsb hardware security cybersecurity venture capital vhdl semiconductor compilerTortuga Logic , a new startup focused on chip-level cybersecurity technology whose founders include professors from UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara, has raised $2M in a seed funding, the company disclosed on Thursday. The seed funding came from Eclipse Ventures.

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UCSD Ties With Agilent On Photonics Testing

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Agilent Technologies and the University of California, San Diego said Monday afternoon that the two have created a new, chip-scale micro- and nanophotonic-systems testing facility at UCSD. According to Agilent and UCSD, the new facility is housed at UCSD's California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and will support testing and characterization of micro- and nano-scale ultra-high-speed optical components and subsystems.

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Vision Assistance Startup Aira Inking Deals With UCSD, Retail Stores

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National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Texas blog main Aira AT&T EvoNexus innovation startups Suman Kanuganti UCSD UCSD Rady School of Management Wegmans xperienceStudents and shoppers will soon be using technology developed by Aira, a San Diego startup that links vision-impaired people with “visual interpreters” via smartphone and smart glasses, to help them navigate their environments.

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Biotech Startup Licenses Technology From UCSD, Raises $18M

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solstice biologis therapeutics therapy mmbrane rnai microrna lifescience venture capital ucsdA new, biotech startup focused on delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics, Solstice Biologics , said last week that it has licensed technology developed at UC San Diego, and received $18M in a Series A funding. Solstice, which is based in San Francisco, said the technology was licensed from the University of California, San Diego, and is based on research from Professor Steven Dowdy , Ph.D.,

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Life Technologies, UCSD Tie On Genomic Analysis Effort

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The two said the effort--funded by the Naitonal Instiutes of Health--will involve research team made up of both scientists from UCSD and Life Technologies. Tags: life technologies ucsd genomics biotech lifescience Carslbad-based Life Technologies , a developer of genomic analysis technology, and the University of California at San Diego 's Moores Cancer Center, said this morning that the two are collaborating on a research effort.

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HP Selects UCSB, UCSD, USC Profs For Funding

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With $75M Alumnus Gift, UCSD Opens Data Science Institute

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Amid intensifying global demand for workers who can extract insights from zettabytes of data, the University of California, San Diego held a dedication ceremony Friday for its new Halicio?lu lu Data Science Institute. The center, made possible by a $75 million gift from UC San Diego alumnus and early Facebook employee Taner Halicio?lu, lu, is intended to encourage the development and use of new data science technologies in just about every field on campus—and beyond.

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UC San Diego Health Develops COVID-19 Test, Begins Testing Patients

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Developed under guidance that the FDA published roughly two weeks ago amid the severe shortage of tests for the viral illness, COVID-19, UCSD Health developed and validated an in-house test in nine days, , according to an emailed statement distributed late Friday.

EvoNexus, UC San Diego Team On FinTech Efforts

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According to the two, the partnership will help students and alums of UCSD Rady, by creating an "entrepreneurial path" for them into the EvoNexus FinTech Incubator. Financial details of the link between EvoNexus and UCSD were not announced. evonexus ucsd fintech startup student education incubator accelerator diego

San Diego Angel Conference Backs Five Companies

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ucsd investment capital venture company angel diegoThe San Diego Angel Conference, an angel investing effort which is run by the University of San Diego (USD) School of Business, says it has made investments in five companies at its conference this year, worth a total of $500,000.

Todd Hylton Adds Neural Tech Expertise to UCSD Robotics Institute

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UC San Diego has named Todd Hylton, a veteran tech industry manager and expert in neural-based processing technology, as executive director of its new Contextual Robotics Institute. Hylton was previously the executive vice president of strategy and research at Brain Corp., a Qualcomm-backed startup founded in 2009 to develop computer systems and software based on algorithms that emulate the “spiking neuron” processes of the human brain. After joining Brain Corp.

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Video Interview: Brainleap's Software To Help Treat ADHD and Autism

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video interview brainleap software technologies startup biotech healthcare medical lifescience adhd autism ucsdWelcome to socaltech interviews, where we talk to the startup entrepreneurs, investors, and others in Southern California's technology industry. Today, we talk with Jeff Coleman, the CEo and co-founder of BrainLeap technologies , a software company focused on using games to improve the attention skils of individuals with autism and ADHD. READ MORE>>.

Cubic Names Chief Scientist

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cubic chief scientist darpa executive defense aosense ucsdSan Diego-based Cubic Corporation has named a new Chief Scientist, saying this morning that it has appointed David A. Whelan, Ph.D., NAE as senior vice president and chief scientist. The company said Whelan will be responsible for establishing product line technical strategies and engineering excellence to drive the company's overall growth strategy.

UC San Diego Gets $1M From Arm Of Intellectual Ventures

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According to UCSD, the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur received $1M from the Invention Science Fund (ISF), the incubator arm of Intellectual Ventures, and San Diego's Legler Benbough Foundation, to accelerate new startup companies. startup incubator fund science invention ventures intellectual ucsd diego

With $20M, UCSD Spinout Jecure To Press New Attack On NASH

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Liver disease is challenging for doctors because it can develop without symptoms, making diagnosis difficult without removing cells for examination. For these reasons, fatty liver disease is often called a “silent disease,” says Ariel Feldstein, a gastroenterologist at the University of California San Diego. Feldstein has been studying the liver for nearly 20 years, and his research now forms the basis of a newly launched company called Jecure Therapeutics.

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Nuvve Connects Into Grid Balancing Efforts

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ucsd grid balancing discharge lithium power electricity battery load loadbalancingSan Diego-based green energy technology developer Nuvve , which is developing vehicle-to-grid load balancing technology, says it has started participating in California's wholesale energy markets, via an effort with the University of California San Diego.

UC San Diego Engineers' Glove Understands American Sign Language

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According to UCSD, the glove was built for less than $100, using stretchable, printable electronics. device gadget engineering ucsd language sign american diegoA new, "smart glove" developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego , understands and translates the American Sign Language alphabet into text, the school said last week.

Comhear Collects $12M

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The company said its technology is based on research from the University of California San Diego (UCSD). comhear venture capital audio surround sound software ucsdSan Diego-based Comhear , a developer of immersive, 3D audio software, announced on Monday that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding.

VelosBio Tacks on $137M to Advance Its ROR1-Targeting Cancer Antibody Drugs

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Dave Johnson has known UC San Diego physician and cancer reseacher Thomas Kipps for nearly 20 years.

GrollTex Gets Seed Funding

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GrollTex was founded by UCSD graduate student Aliaksandr (Alex) Zaretski (pictured), who won the UC San Diego Entrepreneurship Challenge with the technology. graphene materials angels coast tech transfer technology capital venture university diego ucsd grolltexSan Diego-based GrollTex , a new startup spinning out of the University of California, San Diego, has scored a seed funding round. The funding came from The Triton Fund and the Tech Coast Angels.

BioIntervene Raises $30M to Move Nerve Pain Drug Into the Clinic

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Boston blog main National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories BioIntervene Biotech Can-Fite Ed Hurwitz Gary Bennett Gary Patou Life Sciences MPM Capital UC San Diego UCSD

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UC San Diego Teams With Cummins On EV Battery Reuse

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diego research ucsd cummins electric vehicle cleantech battery reuse energy storage power electricityThe University of California San Diego and engine and powertrain developer Cummins are in an effort to develop ways to reuse and repurpose electric vehicle batteries, Cummins said this morning.

LabFellows Looks to Become “Operating System” For Life Sciences Cos.

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National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories San Francisco blog main Acceleprise Benchling Biotech Danaher David Lambert Equillium Julio de Unamuno LabFellows Life Sciences Rady School of Management Right Side Capital saas Software startups Steve Connelly Tim Ryan UC San Diego Rady School of Management UCSDScientists, no matter how sexy the research they’re conducting, aren’t immune from the administrative minutiae of office life.

Hush Nears $200K In Crowdfunding Campaign

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hush crowdfunding smart earplugs wearable mobile earplug device ucsd San Diego-based Hush has nearly doubled its original, $100,000 goal on its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign , with over $196,000 in commitments--and growing--for its smart earplug project. Hush is developing smart earplugs which are controlled by a smartphone app, allowing users to specify which alarms can be heard through the earplugs. The company has doubled its fundraising in less than a week. READ MORE>>.

Biolinq Adds $4.75M to Advance Glucose Monitoring Biosensor Patch

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National blog main New York blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Aphelion Capital Biolinq Biotech continuous glucose monitoring diabetes Hikma Jared Tagney JDRF Joshua Windmiller Life Sciences LifeSci Venture Partners Medical Device Merck startups Tech UC San Diego UCSDBiosensor startup Biolinq said Thursday it has raised $4.75

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Aira.IO Finds Seed Funding To Assist The Blind Using Google Glass

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ucsd impairment glass google technology assistive assistance vision blind funding capital venture seed aira airaioLa Jolla-based Aira.IO , a developer of software tools which use Google Glass to help the blind and low-vision individuals, has raised $790,000 in a seed funding round, the company said this morning. The funding came from Lux Capital and ARCH Venture Partners,a long with futurist Ray Kurzweil and blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayor.

University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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fund investment capital venture ucsb ucla investor regent ucsd kitepharma finance Startups related to the many University of California campuses in Southern California may soon have a new source of funding: The University of California itself, via a new, $250M venture capital. According to UC President Janet Napolitano, the UC Board of Regents is voting this week on approving the $250M fund, UC Ventures , which is expected to launch in 2015.

6 Experimental Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnostics Projects Get Funding Boost

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National blog main New York New York blog main New York top stories San Diego blog main ADDF Alzheimer's disease Biomedical Research Biotech Diagnostics Financing funding grants Life Sciences UCSDScientists gathered this week in San Diego at the annual Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease Congress are focused on ways to treat the neurodegenerative disease, a task that continues to vex those working to develop potential medicines.

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UC San Diego Spinout Gets $15M From Bill Gates

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echodyne metamaterials spinout ucsd duke venture capital radar bill gates materials A startup which is based on research conducted at the University of California, San Diego has scored $15M in a Series A funding. Echodyne Corp. which was co-founded by Tom Driscoll, a former University of California at San Diego researcher.

The Next Internet: Usability Guru Don Norman Calls for Starting Over

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[ Editor’s note: This is part of a series examining the internet’s first 50 years and predicting the next half century. Join Xconomy and World Frontiers Forum on July 16 for Net@50 , an event exploring the internet’s past and future. ]

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AddToAny Bought Back From Lockerz By Founder

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addtoany lockerz merger acquisition social sharing blogging ucsd diego student AddToAny , the developer of WordPress and Drupal social sharing plug-ins which got its start at UC San Diego, is back as an independent firm, according to the company''s founder, Pat Diven II. Diven said that he has acquired AddToAny back from Lockerz, which had acquired the company back in July of 2011. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced.

To Show Off SD Startups, Investors Hit the Road with New TV Show

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lu Data Science Institute investment Keshif Ventures Mark Bowles Neil Senturia Outerwall SanDiegoVC Shark Tank Taner Halicioglu Technology Tom Tullie tv UC San Diego UCSD VCs in a Van WrapifyFirst there was “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Now four San Diego, CA-based investors are debuting “VCs in a Van,” a vehicle (no pun intended) meant to spotlight local companies ripe for funding. The show tracks the financiers—Neil Senturia, Tom Tullie, Mark Bowles, and Taner Halicio?lu—as

Big Data Meets Big Biology on April 26: Early Bird Rate Ends Soon

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Craig Venter Institute Life Sciences Nik Schork Software UCSD xconbig2018 xperienceXconomy will explore the confluence of “big biology” with “big data” at our half-day forum on April 26. Just as the computing industry opened the way to technologies that enabled people to manage and analyze information in unprecedented ways, a new era in biology is opening the way for new technologies for understanding and using the code of life.

Q&A: New Rady Dean Ordóñez on School’s Growth, Startups, Ethics & More

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National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Bob Sullivan Diversity Education inclusion Lisa Ordóñez Rady School Rady School of Management startups Tech UCSDUnder Bob Sullivan, the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego matured into its teenage years. Sullivan became Rady’s founding dean in 2003, ahead of the fall 2004 enrollment of the school’s charter MBA class. Rady School is marking its sweet sixteen under a new leader, Lisa Ordóñez.

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