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Costco, Target and Walmart Partner with Google to Go to War Against Amazon

Google and Walmart Partnership to Battle Amazonby Sridhar Ramaswamy, Senior Vice President of Ads & Commerce at Google

Shopping isn’t always as easy as it should be. When was the last time you needed to pick up something from the store but didn’t have the time to make the trip? Or you went to the store only to realize they didn’t have the brand you wanted? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get what you want, however you want, from the stores where you already shop? We launched Google Express and shopping on the Google Assistant to do just that: make it faster and easier for you to shop your stores like Costco, Target and now Walmart. Continue Reading

EvoNexus Tech Incubator Welcomes New Class of Startups – to Receive Mentorship from Google, Qualcomm, ViaSat, ResMed and More

EvoNexus, the non-profit Southern California technology incubator and hub, has added 16 companies to its portfolio of promising startups. Among other benefits, the startups will benefit from Class A office and lab space in San Diego and Irvine provided by The Irvine Company, California’s leading real estate developer. EvoNexus specializes in helping young companies take… Continue Reading

Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Program Announces Finalists, InteliSys Health Recognized

InteliSys Health, pioneer of the first real-time prescription transparency platform, just announced that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. InteliSys Health was recognized as a finalist in the category of Clinical Information Management.   InteliSys Health was… Continue Reading

Stern Pinball Returns to San Diego For Comic-Con International with New Titles, Popup Arcade and Exciting Tournament Opportunities

Comic-Con and Stern Pinball team up for the first time to bring fans the Pinball Lounge for both casual and tournament play Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today it will be returning to San Diego Comic-Con International as both an exhibitor and a partner of… Continue Reading

Trumark’s Wallis Ranch Named “Master Planned Community Of The Year” At PCBC 2017 Gold Nugget Awards

Trumark Communities recently announced that Wallis Ranch, the 184-acre master planned community in Dublin, CA, was named “Master Planned Community of the Year” at the 54th Annual Gold Nugget Awards presented by PCBC, the largest annual homebuilding trade show in the Western United States.  The awards gala, held on Thursday, June 29, 2017, marks Trumark’s trifecta… Continue Reading

Qualcomm, EE, and Sony Mobile Showcase Europe’s First Commercial Gigabit LTE Mobile Device and Network at Wembley Stadium

San Diego – based Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, EE and Sony Mobile Communications today showcased Europe’s first commercial Gigabit LTE/4G mobile device and network. During the event, the companies showcased the benefits of Gigabit LTE in four real-life use cases: 1) streaming 4K HDR10 content from Amazon Prime 2) speed improvements… Continue Reading

Petco and Dan + Shay Team Up to Celebrate Pet Adoption with New Video

Petco today released a new “Celebrating Adoption” video featuring platinum selling country music artists Dan + Shay. The pair are experts on the positive impact of the pet and pet parent bond and credit their adopted pups, Chief and Joy, for making their lives on the road feel a little more like home. The latest… Continue Reading

You Are a Powerhouse – Now Put It to Good Use

By Samantha DeBianachi  What do you do once you have broken the glass ceiling? Women everywhere are achieving far beyond what was thought possible not too long ago. For women, there is some work yet to be done, but in the business arena women are making names for themselves as serious power-players. Once you achieve… Continue Reading

Tijuana to Get New NFL Team, San Diego Snubbed Again

The NFL (No Football League) has snubbed San Diego again.  Tijuana has been awarded new NFL franchise for 2018.  Stadium under construction and due for completion by September 2018 Tijuana businessman Jorge Hank Rhon, who owns Agua Caiente Racetrack, among many other businesses has apparently been successful in securing the NFL’s first team outside of… Continue Reading

San Diego Based International Bipolar Foundation Fights Stigma with Shared Stories

Thousands of people with bipolar disorder will share their personal success stories through social media in honor of the 4th Annual World Bipolar Day on Thursday, March 30. The educational campaign is a project of the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) as part of their ongoing efforts to bring awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate… Continue Reading