• San Diego Union-Tribune
    It seemed like a great solution to a bad problem. Plagued by years of cuts in state funding, UC San Diego threw open its doors to Chinese students who were willing to pay three times as much tuition as California residents to attend the prestigious La Jolla school. The money helped it hire faculty, add courses, stock the library and cover ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    San Diego-based RF Industries, a maker of cables used in telecommunications networks, data centers and factories, has acquired Schroff Technologies International to expand its footprint into the emerging 5G market. RF Industries paid $4 million in cash for Schroff, a privately held firm based in Rhode Island. An additional $2.4 million will be ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System released data showing that between July and September ridership increased by about 4 percent over the same period last year, going from 21.3 million trips to 22.2 million trips. The trolley system experienced the largest gains in recent months, with a 6.4 percent increase. The bus system — which ...
  • YAHOO!
    Cubic to be the first corporate partner to be recognized within the UC San Diego’s Franklin Antonio Hall Cubic Corporation (CUB) today announced its philanthropic support of the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. In acknowledgement of this support, Cubic is the first corporate partner to be slated for recognition ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The problem isn’t limited to San Diego County. It reportedly stretches along the border from California to Texas. It has the attention of the Federal Communications Commission, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, and other government officials on both sides of the border. Verizon claims the poor coverage stems from interference created by Altán’s network ...
  • ABC 10 News
    SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A San Diego man building his travel brand on Instagram said hackers tried to take it all away. Claudio Copiano Jr. runs the account @globalvagabonds. He posts pictures from his travels all around the world and advises people on how to travel on a budget. He’s traveled around the United States and about 30 other countries so ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    One of San Diego’s fastest-growing software startups just got substantially bigger. Seismic, which recently earned a $1 billion valuation, has acquired a large marketing software company in New York City called Percolate. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, but it’s likely the purchase wasn’t small. Percolate had raised over ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    San Diego’s e-commerce icon, ProFlowers, is best known today for its parent company’s recent — and catastrophic — collapse. But in its heyday, the brand was one of the biggest success stories in local tech. Now, a group of former top executives from ProFlowers is unveiling a new tech startup they’ve been working on for the past two years.
  • Times of San Diego
    For more information about the city of San Diego STIR program, please contact the Economic Development Department at 619-236-6700 or sdbusiness@sandiego.gov.
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Re “City wants to add capacity to dump” (Oct. 26): The city wants to add capacity to a dump so we can accommodate population-generated trash. City politicians want to encourage construction of new housing, and another group (No on SOS campaign) wants to restrict citizens from voting on new developments. We are welcoming new homeless and, of ...
  • Times of San Diego
    Times of San Diego was read by 384,115 people in October, up 53% from the same month a year ago in the website’s continuing trend of robust growth. Statistics from Google Analytics show that the ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    An Irvine-based tech startup scored two awards — and scooped up $60,000 of the total $75,000 in award money — at one of San Diego’s most popular events for local startups. The event, called the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition, featured the founders of 10 biotech and tech startups who battled on stage for cash prizes. The executives ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    San Diego has a new startup event that’s making a splash in the local tech scene, generating notable cash for entrepreneurs after only one year in business. The San Diego Angel Conference debuted last year as a way to connect entrepreneurs with individuals who could help fund their business ideas. The conference culminates in a pitch event ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    Re “UCSD blows past enrollment goal” (Oct. 19): UC San Diego’s rapid growth is negatively impacting the surrounding neighborhood. Student housing shortages have caused some local residences to be converted to mini dorms. Traffic clogs the streets. La Jolla Scenic Drive has become a morning transit route as Interstate 5 comes to a crawl.
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The San Diego region posted the sixth-largest percentage gain in software and technology services jobs among 30 major tech cities in North America in the past two years, according to a new report released this week. CBRE, a commercial real estate firm, ranked cities with significant technology clusters, charting job growth in 2017 and 2018.
  • Times of San Diego
    One way of getting behind San Diego startups is through celebrating the innovation and creativity being brought to our region. This month Cox Business, Tech Coast Angels and the San Diego Venture Group are doing exactly that by sponsoring and organizing the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition. The Quick Pitch Competition on Oct. 29 gives 10 ...
  • KPBS
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced Monday that it will test an unmanned aircraft tracking system throughout the week in San Diego and National City. The test period, starting Monday and continuing through Friday, will focus on a potential drone tracking system for large cities, which present tracking challenges because of ...
  • NBC 7 San Diego
    Uber’s new bike safety product, the Bike Lane Alerts, is now available in San Diego. According to a press release, the feature aims to “increase the awareness of people on bikes and scooters via the Uber app by sending notifications to riders when their drop off is on or near a bike lane,” reminding the user to look before opening the car ...
  • San Diego Union-Tribune
    The show is hosted by UC San Diego technologist Albert Lin, whose globe-trotting archaeological and cultural expeditions have earned him the nickname Indiana Jones. Lin also is a National Geographic Explorer — a scholar who is funded by NatGeo to conduct research or exploration. The first episode of the series will air at 9 p.m. PDT on Monday.
  • Times of San Diego
    She is joined by Northrop Grumman engineers, Elyse Kellerman and Ryan Colebourn. Photo courtesy Northrop Grumman Corp. Northrop Grumman Corp. launched a new talent pipeline program in San Diego that provides community college students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees with paid, work-based learning ...