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Tease photo for How San Diego Lost A Tech Unicorn

How San Diego Lost A Tech Unicorn

July 29
By David Wagner

San Diego has been called "the next Silicon Valley." But when it comes to billion-dollar tech startups, the region lags far behind the Bay Area. In fact, it lost one of the few such companies it had.

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Extremely Rare Lizard Makes Debut At San Diego Zoo

July 26
By City News Service

An extremely rare monitor lizard whose parents were confiscated from smugglers is now living at the San Diego Zoo and available for viewing by guests.

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San Diego Philanthropist Conrad Prebys Dies

July 25
By City News Service, Brooke Ruth

San Diego philanthropist Conrad Prebys, whose donations have supported major projects in San Diego, has died of cancer.

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Balboa Park Is Swarming With Pokemon Go Players

July 22
By David Wagner

More than 5,000 people say they'll be going to Balboa Park on Saturday to catch Pokemon.

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Working Grad Students Ask California State University For Higher Pay

July 22
By Megan Burks

Graduate students who teach classes at San Diego State, Cal State San Marcos and other California State University campuses make as little as $500 a month.

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Qualcomm Co-Founder, Tech Leaders Say Trump Would Be 'Disaster For Innovation'

July 14
By City News Service

Around 150 technology pioneers and executives, including two from San Diego-based Qualcomm, wrote an open letter Thursday denouncing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Scripps Wants To Personalize Health Care With $120M Grant

July 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The institute has received a five-year grant from the federal government to help recruit hundreds of thousands of participants in a study researchers hope will fundamentally change the way patients receive health care.

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San Diego Scientists Take Coral Reef Close-Ups With New Underwater Microscope

July 12
By David Wagner

"When we show these to people who are experts in these areas, they think the resolution and quality of the pictures we're getting is unprecedented," said Scripps Institution of Oceanography research oceanographer Jules Jaffe.

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International Space Station Operations Coming To San Diego

July 12
By Erik Anderson

The national laboratory that manages the International Space Station from Earth will soon open an office in San Diego.

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New App Helps San Diegans Navigate Psychiatric Emergency

July 12
By Kenny Goldberg

The free mobile app offers information on what to do before, during and after a psychiatric crisis.

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