SDBJ SPECIAL REPORTS

2017 Newsmakers: Nervana’s Deep Learning Chip Holds Promising Potential

It has been a long road from a concept to a piece of silicon, but Naveen Rao seems to have successfully negotiated the turns.

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2017 Newsmakers: Sempra Leader So Far Plays Right Cards in Texas

2017 Newsmakers

Besting Warren Buffett is a tall order. Under CEO Debra Reed, Sempra did just that.

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2017 Newsmakers: Acquisition Is Team Building Exercise for Seacoast Commerce

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Rick Sanborn, CEO of Seacoast Commerce Bank, has made a career of turning around struggling banks.

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2017 Newsmakers: Seals Are Businessman’s Bet On San Diego Sports Fans

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On the heels of the Chargers’ leave-taking, Alibaba billionaire Joe Tsai brought joy to some San Diego sports fans with the announcement that he would be bringing a professional indoor lacrosse team to town.

2017 Newsmakers: UCSD Intellectual Assets Continue to Pay Off

UC San Diego had a banner 2017, with prestigious prizes going to its faculty and major donations coming in to bolster the university’s already formidable academic offerings.

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2017 Newsmakers: Westfield UTC Crafts a Destination

No longer just a place to shop, Westfield UTC has become a place for people to work, wander and explore with its newest expansion — a $600 million undertaking.

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2017 Newsmakers: IDEA1 Creates Inviting, Inspiring Space

Downtown San Diego’s East Village got a building with a very different perspective with the November completion of the $91 million IDEA1 project that combines office space, apartments and retail space.

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2017 Newsmakers: High-End Properties Rise in Downtown

Downtown San Diego’s housing market headed for the stratosphere in 2017 with construction of Pacific Gate — dubbed by its developers as the city’s first “super prime” condo complex.

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S.D. Secures a Good Share Of Military Spending

From Contractors to Personnel, Region Reaps $50.1 Million in Impact From Defense Role

Every year, San Diego County brings in more U.S. Defense Department contracts than many states of the union. In 2017, San Diego’s $8.23 billion in defense wins were more than what the states of Washington and New York received individually.

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Region’s UAV Expertise Helps to Transform Military

DEFENSE: Role Has Been Expanding, More Civilian Use AlsoExpected

It was one more example of how the U.S. military is using unmanned aircraft to stretch its abilities.

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Asset Management Co. Gives Lessons in Team Building

Firm Taps Technology, Research and Vision To Serve Growing and Changing Clientele

Michael Johnson first became a manager at a relatively young age, inheriting oversight of his first team, at Moody’s Investors Service, when he was about 30, then other teams, and later another at Merrill Lynch & Co., in New York.

‘Genomics Evangelist’ Envisions Group Effort

Dawn Barry is a self-described genomics evangelist. But she’s not preaching to the choir.

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