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Interview With Caradoc Ehrenhalt, EV Safe Charging
January 18, 2019
In a world where more and more drivers are moving to electric vehicles, where is EV charging today? To better understand exactly where EV technology is today, we caught up with Caradoc Ehrenhalt, the CEO and founder of a Los Angeles startup, EV Safe …

PetDesk Finds $12M For Veterinary Software
January 18, 2019
San Diego-based PetDesk, a developer of software used by veterinarians, announced Friday morning that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The funding came from PeakSpan Capital. PetDesk develops online software used to manage veterinary p …

KB Home Amps Up Tech Connectivity With Google Assistant Integration
January 18, 2019
Lake Forest-based home builder KB Home is ramping up its connectivity–and hoping to appeal to tech-savvy buyers–with a new deal to add Google Assistant capability into its new homes at two of its Orange County developments. According to KB Home, it …

Western Digital Aims At Gamers With Upgraded SSD
January 18, 2019
Western Digital, the disk drive and memory manufacturer which has major operations in Irvine, has rolled out a new solid state disk drive (SSD) aimed specifically at the PC gaming market. According to WD, it has launched the new WD Black SN750 NVMe S …

EDF Renewables North America Buys Wind Project In Nebraska
January 17, 2019
San Diego-based renewable energy developer EDF Renewables North America said Thursday that it has acquired another wind project, this time in the state of Nebraska. According to EDF Renewables, it purchased 100 percent of the interest in the 300 mega …

Relativity Inks Deal For Canaveral Launch Site
January 17, 2019
Los Angeles-based Relativity, a space launch startup which is developing automation technology designed to automate construction of rockets, said on Thursday that it has signed a deal for a launch site at Cape Canaveral. According to Relativity, the …

Match Sues Tinder's Sean Rad Over Trade Secrets
January 17, 2019
Match Group, the parent company of dating- and hookup- app Tinder, has sued Tinder co-founder Sean Rad over trade secret protection agreements. The lawsuit claims Rad "surreptitiously" copied a vast number of documents and emails belonging …

PatientSafe Solutions Names Chief Clinical Officer
January 17, 2019
San Diego-based PatientSafe Solutions, a developer of communications and collaboration software for the healthcare industry, annoucned this morning that it has named Kathleen Harmon, MS, RN, CENP as Chief Clinical Officer. Harmon was most recently Ch …

CoreLogic: 2018 Again Above Average For Catastrophes
January 17, 2019
Irvine-based property information provider CoreLogic said this morning that 2018 was indeed another, above-average year for catastrophic events, the third consecutive year of above-average catastrophe activity. The company–which tracks those events …

Heal Names Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs As Chairman, Adds Jeb Bush To Board
January 17, 2019
Los Angeles-based, on-demand doctor house call service Heal has named former Qualcomm Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs as its Chairman, and named former Florida Governor Jeb Bush to its board of directors, the company said on Wednesday. The startu …