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Cities Getting Smarter About Making Use of Technology

TECH: Sharing Data Is a Challenge; Traffic Solutions Being SoughtIn the last two years, the city of San Diego has installed 4,200 smart streetlights downtown, equipped with cameras, sensors and microphones.

LRAD Posts Record Sales to Law Enforcement

The company attributed the increased sales to the performance of its acoustic hailing devices and the complimentary federal grant preparation services it offers departments looking to procure LRAD’s systems.

Silvergate Bank Names New Chief Financial Officer

Silvergate Bank named Antonio Martino as the company's new chief financial officer.

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Public Can Warm Up To These Wearables

RETAIL: Heated Apparel Carried In Nearly 1,500 Stores

Tech Gear 5.7 Inc. has its Mobile Warming line of heated jackets, vests, base layers, socks and gloves.

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Fund Looks to Back Cos. That Try to Help

STARTUPS: Good Ideas To Get Technical Backing

A new venture fund founded by two tech executives looks to invest in startups that are using technology to better others’ lives. Greatscale Ventures was founded by Aaron Contorer.

LifeCouple Keeps Couples Connected To The Relationship

Company to Charge for App, Plans to Also Develop A Job Health Feature

Sean Rones, a Carmel Valley-based entrepreneur, didn’t realize his relationship was out of balance until he found himself at the therapist’s office.

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Co.’s Sports Platform Has Solid Selling Points

SPORTS: High School Coverage Uses Ads, B2B to Raise Revenue

ScoreStream, a crowd-sourced platform for high school sports scores, photos, videos and fan chat, is continuing its growth trajectory.

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Connect Names Finalists for Most Innovative Products Awards

21 companies will compete for the title of "Most Innovative" in December.

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Citadel Defense Sells Anti-Drone Tech to Border Agency

Electronics Force Quadcopters To Land; Deal Exceeds $1M

Frequently, federal contracts valued at less than $7 million go unreported. The following are several contract announcements from government vendors.

General Atomics Gets $42M Contract for Hypersonics Work

Projectiles Engineered to Move at Mach 5, or Faster

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in September.

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RF Industries Reports Net Income of $1M During Third Quarter

Acquisition of C Enterprises Increases Revenue Picture

RF Industries reported net income of $1.0 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $15.5 million during its third quarter.

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Carlsbad-Based Zingle Acquired for $42 Million

SOFTWARE: Zingle to Keep Office and Employees; Will Merge with Medallia

Zingle, a Carlsbad-based company that lets users “text” businesses, was acquired on Sept. 24 for $42 million.

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Sempra Energy to Sell Peru Business for $3.59B

ENERGY: Chinese Buyer Takes First Step To Import U.S. LNG

Sempra Energy is weighing options for the $3.59 billion in cash it expects to receive through the sale of its interest in a South American electric utility.

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Kyriba Hires Former E&Y Executive

Treasury Management Software in Demand

San Diego-based software company Kyriba brought in a former partner with Ernst & Young as the company’s new chief client officer.

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New Law Brings Big Challenges for Startups

LEGAL: Cos. Will Need to Examine Hiring Practices

In the early 1900s, the word “gig” appeared in jazz clubs, referring to a live music performance.

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