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    1. Sugar and soda banned at this health-tech startup

      Sugar and soda banned at this health-tech startup

      At San Diego’s Health IQ, selling life insurance to healthy people comes with the added perk — or punishment, depending on your outlook — of practicing what you preach.

      The firm, which has applied data science to craft life insurance plans that reward fitness freaks and diet do-gooders, also encourages...

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      Mentions: Google San Diego
    2. For healthcare IT start-up Doctible, culture is king

      For healthcare IT start-up Doctible, culture is king

      Since the beginning of the year, San Diego’s Doctible has grown from 22 workers to 55 employees.

      For Co-founder and Chief Executive Ajit Viswanathan, the growth has Doctible’s management working hard to retain the start-up’s energetic culture.

      “You can have personal relationships when you’re at...

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    3. Negotiating is a numbers game

      Negotiating is a numbers game

      Carpe diem. But unfortunately you can only carpe this day once every four years, this being the 366th day in the intercalary year. Technically, we need to help God and his cosmic reality by adjusting our Gregorian calendar in order to keep it in alignment with the Earth’s revolutions around the sun.

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    4. Taxi deregulation off to slow start

      Taxi deregulation off to slow start

      — San Diego’s deregulation of taxicabs is off to a slow start because many aspiring permit holders have faced unanticipated hurdles related to finances, securing a low-emission vehicle and getting insurance. Nearly 11 months after the City Council voted to lift San Diego’s longtime cap of 993 taxi permits — and four months after the application process began — 47 newly permitted drivers are on the road operating their own small businesses.

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    5. Startups attract billions for 'frontier tech'

      Startups attract billions for 'frontier tech'

      What comes after mobile? The question is one venture capitalists and technology giants are racing to answer with billion-dollar guesses on nascent markets they think could mature into important platforms -- as in, thriving Android- or iOS-like ecosystems with hardware that requires operating systems, software and must-have apps. Or, in other words, markets that have the potential to mint the next Microsoft, Google or Apple.

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    6. Daily Transcript gets new life

      Daily Transcript gets new life

      The Daily Transcript, which is scheduled to cease publication next Tuesday following a 130-year run, will live on, thanks to the purchase of its name and masthead by the Los Angeles-based Daily Journal Corp., the newspaper announced Thursday. While the Daily Journal did not buy the newspaper company itself, its purchase means it will be able to put out a print publication under the name of The Daily Transcript and as part of that, publish “public notice advertising,” explained Transcript Publisher Robert Loomis. The Daily Journal Corp., which operates small business and legal newspapers in California and Arizona, has hired ...

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      Mentions: California Arizona
    7. Navy Broadway project clears coastal hurdle

      Navy Broadway project clears coastal hurdle

      The long-awaited redevelopment of the Navy's downtown waterfront property cleared its next-to-last hurdle Thursday with the announcement of a settlement between the Navy and the California Coastal Commission. The commission dropped its lawsuit seeking to reconsider the $1.2 billion, 3.25-million-square-foot plan in exchange for new concessions from the developer, Doug Manchester, former owner of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

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    8. Stock declines scary, not yet damaging

      Stock declines scary, not yet damaging

      Let’s face it: Big falls in stock prices are dramatic and scary, even if you don’t own stocks. Still, it’s not nearly time for the average San Diego wage earner to worry about losing a job. There’s little evidence that financial-market weakness will spread into the local economy. At least, not yet. Since Aug. 11, more than $5 trillion in paper value has vanished from the world’s stock markets, the Economist magazine reports.

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    9. Peach picks up $8 million for lunch delivery

      Peach picks up $8 million for lunch delivery

      Noah Schroeder of Peach, left, helps Jay Margolin of New York on Rye with lunch orders from his restaurant. Peach started in San Diego in May. — K.C. Alfred Noah Schroeder of Peach, left, helps Jay Margolin of New York on Rye with lunch orders from his restaurant. Peach started in San Diego in May. — K.C.

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    10. Sempra neighboring properties sold

      Sempra neighboring properties sold

      The four-story Pack Loft Building at Seventh Avenue and Island Avenue is expected to be ready for new tenants late in the first quarter. — Colliers International The four-story Pack Loft Building at Seventh Avenue and Island Avenue is expected to be ready for new tenants late in the first quarter. / Colliers International What's old is new -- and pricey -- again in the world of downtown commercial real estate.

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