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BUILDING: Co.’s Software Gives Subcontractors the Technological Tools To Both Document And Do the Job
Wendy Rogers was once a consultant to subcontractors, helping them get paid for work they had done, but not clearly documented on large construction projects.
Tech: New Insurance May Protect Companies From Cybersecurity Losses
About 18 months ago, a cybercriminal tricked a Regents Bank client into transferring $150,000 out of his business account.
LAW: Strauss Led Outside Team in Big Contamination Case
High-tech and low-tech. Steve Strauss considers the contrast and smiles. The issues that cross his desk run the gamut. Strauss is a trial lawyer, a partner with Cooley LLP, with an office in San Diego.
Private Sector Becoming Proactive; Board Should Be Regularly Briefed
The threat of compromise by cybercriminals is far from theoretical for major San Diego businesses such as chip maker Qualcomm Inc. and medtech giant Illumina Inc.
Tijuana’s Manufacturing and S.D.’s Medical Cos.’ Interests Should Align, But Will They?
Cali Baja has become the world mecca of medical device manufacturing, and yet many companies — even here in San Diego — are choosing to do their manufacturing elsewhere.
Co. Combines Hardware and Software to Evaluate How Your Form Is Functioning In Baseball and Other Sports
Justin Goltz gets into position to hit a baseball perched on a stand in front of him. A knot of bystanders feels the powerful whap of wood hitting leather as the ball sinks deep into a net.
Hot Spots Heat Up Commercial Markets, But Caution Is in the Air Despite Fairly Solid Forecast
In their recent twice-yearly survey gauging California commercial real estate sentiment, researchers at UCLA Anderson Forecast and the law firm Allen Matkins found investors and developers generally bullish on their prospects through 2019 — even if some expressed a twinge of caution about a coming “topping out” in optimism related to the office and retail markets.
Tracking S.D.’s Wealthiest Provides Reflection of Community
The list of the wealthiest San Diegans is dynamic and evolving, much like the community it reflects. It shows a cross-section of the county’s key industries and inspiring success stories, from executives at promising life science companies to fast-growing craft brewers. It includes individuals and families that helped build this community and its innovative tech companies. It’s a snapshot of prominent philanthropists, political donors and power brokers. There is no question that publishing a list of a community’s wealthiest individuals can be viewed as a crass, voyeuristic exercise that has more entertainment value than journalistic value. Fair enough; we understand the criticism. Some people have argued that publishing
From Pricing to Personal Attention, Small Firms Find Ways to Compete With National Companies
In the San Diego region, locally based accounting firms face challenges from international and national companies that are seeking to increase their presence here.
GAMING: The Facility Defeated Challenge to Its Environmental Review
It looks as though East County will soon be home to the county’s ninth Indian gaming casino.
SPORT: Sportsplex Gives Santee a Tourist Attraction That Can Compete for a Slice of Tourism Revenue
Santee isn’t a destination city or a locale that’s on most tourists’ radars; however, one local sports facility is bringing teams of out-of-towners to the area.
VEHICLES: Fox Finds Opportunity at Every Turn As It Builds Better Systems for Vehicles of All Types
Your mountain bike, the Ford Raptor truck, a side-by-side off-road vehicle, and the Predator B unmanned aerial vehicle all have one thing in common: the Fox company.