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The U.S. Senate on May 11 approved the nomination of San Diego schools Superintendent Cindy Marten as Assistant Secretary of Education in the Biden Administration.
TECHNOLOGY: Lytx, Netradyne and SmartDrive Find Themselves in Demand
San Diego-based Lytx Inc. announced in April that it generated record revenue in 2020, driven by a 63% increase in new customers such as Coca-Cola Beverages Florida LLC and The Kroger Fulfillment Network.
REAL ESTATE: REIT Attracts Realty Income
Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) has signed an agreement to acquire a second REIT, Phoenix-based VEREIT Inc. (NYSE: VER), in an all-stock transaction worth approximately $11 billion.
RESTAURANTS: Vietnam, China, Kentucky, O.C. All Make Their Mark on Eatery
It’s been quite a run, the last six years at Dumpling Inn & Shanghai Saloon.
Business Will Plan Depot Work for its Advanced Arresting Gear
The U.S. Navy awarded General Atomics an $11.4 million order for support services. Under the deal, GA will move into the second phase of depot planning efforts to support its Advanced Arresting Gear.
Dutch Airline to Provide Service on European Routes
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has begun offering in-flight Wi-Fi powered by Carlsbad-based Viasat on a limited basis, with plans to expand the service to more of its fleet.
The University of San Diego will host its annual Venture Vetting (V2) Pitch Competition virtually at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5.
Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties announced on May 4 that Megan Thomas has been named president and CEO.
TOURISM: Bio Events to Increase Overnight and Day Visits
Tourism and technology are not mutually exclusive. In many ways they lean on each other, support one another.
AEROSPACE: Co. Takes Firebird on U.S. Tour to Show Off Capabilities
It’s not your typical unmanned aircraft. At 35 feet long with an 80-foot wingspan, the Firebird from Northrop Grumman Corp. can fly two ways — with a pilot onboard or without.