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“Study the past if you would redefine the future.” Sage words from Confucius, and ones that Mary Walshok, UCSD associate vice chancellor for public programs and dean of extension, puts great stake in.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provisionally accepted Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ACAD) trade name “Nuplazid” for pimavanserin.

Banyan Biomarkers Inc., a company headquartered in Alachua, Fla. but with a growing presence in Carlsbad, has licensed its intellectual property related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomarkers to Abbott (NYSE: ABT) for assessment and verification. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


San Diego-based Sony Electronics added hometown skateboarder Tony Hawk to the "Team Action Cam" family.

Mike Krenn, who helped found both Tech Coast Angels and CommNexus, has been tapped to head the San Diego Venture Group, succeeding Dave Titus as its full-time president.

Trying to bring the city further into the Internet Age, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Wednesday evening used a Google Hangout chat room to kick off his drive to thoroughly overhaul the city's cumbersome and often confusing website.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announced the initiation of a Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-APOCIIIRx in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).

ImageWare Systems Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) signed a three-year agreement with a major international retailer to provide its cloud-based, multimodal biometric identity management product suite running on the Fujitsu Trusted S5 Cloud platform.


Targazyme, Inc. (formerly America Stem Cell Inc.), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, received a Small Business Innovation Research award to fund the development of genetically-modified mesenchymal stem cells treated with Targazyme's lead product, TZ101, for treatment of oral mucositis.

OneRoof Energy Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of San Diego-based OneRoof Energy Group Inc. (TSXV:ON) reached an agreement with an unrelated third-party securing equity for a $58 million residential solar financing fund that will support an estimated portfolio of more than 2,000 residential solar power purchase agreements to be originated over the next 12 months initially in California, Hawaii, Massachusetts and New York.

Mind Solutions Inc. (OTC: VOIS) unveiled the first images of a mobile EEG/brain-computer interface device worn on your ear. Like a common Bluetooth cellular device, the product is worn around the ear, with a single dry sensor receiving EEG signals from within the ear.

Two U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Northrop Grumman Corp.'s (NYSE: NOC) high altitude long endurance (HALE) series safely surpassed 100,000 combat/operational support hours.


San Diego startup Qubitekk will benefit from a $3 million Department of Energy grant to speed the development of unhackable quantum encryption technology that will protect the nation's power grid from cyber attack.

San Diego-based Organovo Holdings, a three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering 3D bioprinting technology, was recognized as a 2015 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.


The PricewaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree Life Science Report for the second quarter of 2014 details a very strong three months for venture capital investment in the life sciences, which includes biotechnology and medical device companies.

Both Apple and Samsung are poised to introduce new smartphones in early September. It’s a yearly ritual that highlights the intense competition between the two leading phone makers, each vying to outdo the other. Most expect Apple to release an iPhone design with a larger 4.7-inch display and Samsung to release a Galaxy 5 with a more substantial enclosure.


Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. will pay about $465 million to buy the remaining stake in fellow technology company San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. that it doesn't already own.

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) President Derek Aberle and a delegation of other executives from the company met with Chinese regulators on Thursday in order to resolve an antitrust investigation, according to a reports by the Reuters news agency and the Wall Street Journal.


Four C-suite women in the transportation field shared their thoughts on roadblocks facing the industry and gave leadership advice at a Women's Transportation Seminar Thursday morning at the University Club.

San Diego’s Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has received $7.5 million in orders for integrated microwave assemblies related to U.S. Navy platforms for airborne electronic attack and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

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