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Sport Innovators Ups Its Game To Help Cos. and Entrepreneurs

San Diego Sport Innovators (SDSI), a business development organization for sports and active lifestyle startups, has expanded and rebranded its flagship accelerator program.

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Trade War May Complicate Sempra’s LNG Plans

ENERGY: Company Is In ‘Constructive’ Talks With Activist Investors

Sempra Energy’s plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export business could get bogged down in a widening U.S.-China trade war, though Sempra CEO Jeff Martin struck a cautious tone while speaking with analysts about the prospect.

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Pop-Up Trend Gives Retail a Fun-Size

RETAIL: Versatile Uses Include Promotional Events

When sisters Anne Buehner, 33, and Mary Carr, 26, who have branding and retail experience collectively, noticed an absence in agencies dedicated to creating pop-up experiences in San Diego recently, they joined forces to launch their creative firm, & Boom Unlimited, last year.

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Qualcomm Settles Patent Dispute With Taiwan For $93M

Dispute over patent pricing dates back to 2015.

SDBJ INSIDER - Ballot Box Woes: Convention Center Not Only Issue

Angst is justified on many fronts over the struggles to get the San Diego Convention Center expansion on the November ballot.

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ANALYSIS: When It Comes to Big Civic Projects, We’re Out of Pluck

ECONOMY: Bold Moves Often Missing in Key Developments

Getting big projects done in the San Diego region is often a nearly impossible task, with the downtown San Diego Convention Center the latest to run into trouble.

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Employment Law Firm Announces Name Change

Berger, Williams & Reynolds LLP, or BWR, is the new name of the downtown law firm specializing in employment and business litigation.

Business Events Calendar for August 13, 2018

Business events planned in the county

Reporter’s Notebook: Senturia Setting Up Company

Deckard Technologies Inc., headed by local serial entrepreneur Neil Senturia, recently raised just shy of $370,000 of a $500,000 offering.

Skilled Labors’ Day

With Talent in Demand, Cos. Scramble to Keep Their Top Workers Engaged and Employed

A historically tight labor market is making San Diego companies think hard about how to keep their top talent from leaving for greener pastures.

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Good Economy Keeps Retail Sector Strong

PROPERTY: Record Rents, Strong Revenue Limited Space All Factors

Despite recent closings of some big-box retailers such as Toys R Us and moves by others to scale back operations, the retail market in San Diego County is thriving heading into the second half of the year, according to commercial property brokerages.

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Home of The Month: A Spanish Treasure

Only the terracotta-tiled roofline of a Spanish Colonial estate near the heart of downtown Rancho Santa Fe is visible from the street.

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Climate Curriculum Emphasizes Environment, Engagement

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy was awarded $7,500 from San Diego Gas & Electric to support SDRVC’s climate-science curriculum, “Microclimates on a Macro Scale,” which is a part of the conservancy’s Watershed Explorers Program.

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Partnerships, Pipeline Put Inovio in Good Position

PHARMA: Versatile Co. Takes On Cancers, Infectious Diseases

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has about 300 employees, tenfold that of 2009. Most of the scaling up occurred in the last few years to support a growing pipeline of therapies targeting cancers and infectious diseases.

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Real Estate Revolution Will Be Visualized

TECH: From Building to Selling, Tech Tools Are Now a Must

Drones that help map buildings and property in a fraction of the time than it used to involve, and virtual reality systems that take people inside buildings still in the planning stages are among the technological innovations that are transforming commercial real estate.

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Cos. Find Skilled Workers and Other Draws in Tijuana Market

Tijuana is heating up as a place for industrial companies looking to relocate or expand, according to a recent report by the commercial brokerage firm CBRE.

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GA Hones Carrier System’s Capabilities

One day shy of the first anniversary of a fighter jet launching off the USS Gerald R. Ford, the Naval Air Systems Command released a statement saying its General Atomics aircraft-handling machinery is progressing through a comprehensive test program.

Illumina Continues To Exceed Expectations

In quarter two earnings, Illumina continued a streak of stomping analyst expectations.

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San Diego Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 Finalists Preview #10

Preview of San Diego Next Top Business Leaders Under 40 Finalists

Viasat Grows Revenue, Says More Expansion to Come

Viasat Inc. recorded a higher net loss — and higher revenues — in its latest quarter.