Water-intensive life science companies not too worried about drought

Life science companies don’t seem to be too worried that water restrictions would be imposed upon them, given the large economic impact of this industry on the San Diego economy.


Legal ethics still apply in social media

While social media has changed a lot of things about the legal profession, certain ethical guidelines remain firm.


Reese Jarrett appointed to lead Civic San Diego

The San Diego City Council unanimously approved the appointment of real estate developer Reese Jarrett to head Civic San Diego, a city-owned nonprofit aimed at encouraging economic development in targeted urban neighborhoods.


Supervisor touts program to replace lawns


Lawmakers call for minimum wage petition probe


Holden sworn in as State Bar president; Rosing installed at VP


Real estate agents, brokers learn about fraud cases and upcoming contract changes


Murray named GM for two Rauch hotel properties


Steel topping out completed at SDSU’s Page Pavilion


Building on Sports Arena sells for $1.45M

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Google taps world’s biggest app market in bid to close Apple gap

Though Google Inc.’s Android is the most popular smartphone software, the company lags behind Apple Inc. in generating revenue from mobile applications.

EBay resurrects mobile advertising for its smartphone app

EBay Inc. is getting back into mobile advertising after retreating from the market almost two years ago.

Yahoo’s Yang Is Back Playing Alibaba-Board Power Broker: Tech

Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Executives at messaging startup TangoMe Inc. were brainstorming expansion plans last year when one of their investors, Jerry Yang, made a suggestion: Talk to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Sprint Jumps as New CEO Woos Investors, Debuts ‘IPhone for Life’

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Sprint Corp. shares have almost recovered from a failed attempt to merge with T-Mobile US Inc., thanks to its new chief executive officer’s aggressive iPhone promotions designed to lure subscribers.

English tell Scots: You stay and we'll leave EU

If Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom on Sept. 18, one cause will be the disguised English nationalism of unionists who try to argue, at the same time, to keep the United Kingdom together and break the European Union apart.

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In The News

Sept. 15, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, the biotech industry doesn’t seem too concerned about mandatory water rationing during this drought, in part because of the Guaranteed Water for Industry Program, and a trio of elected officials have called for formal state and local investigations of the petition distributors gathering signatures to overturn the minimum wage.

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George Chamberlin on the Markets

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Stocks mixed ahead of Fed; small companies slump

NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors played it safe on Monday ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. While large company stocks ended the day little changed, smaller, riskier stocks slumped.

Brent oil falls to 2-year low on slower China growth

US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach


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