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February 11, 2018 - The New York Times

With Qualcomm in Play, San Diego Fears Losing ‘Our Flag’

"For each job the company generates, San Diego gets almost two and a half more out of the indirect economic effects, according to a 2013 report from the San Diego Workforce Partnership and San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation." Read the full piece.

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January 2, 2018 - The Business Journals

Businesses need to act together to attract talent

With U.S. unemployment hitting a 17-year low late last year, competition for talent has become increasingly fierce for businesses across the country. 
Part of a company's challenge in attracting talent, however, is working with the broader business community in its city, region or state to ensure that it is not only a place where people want to work, but also a place where people want to live. Read this piece.

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November 14, 2017 - Forbes

Forbes 30 Under 30: Manufacturing & Industry

Forbes released its ’30 under 30’ list recognizing individuals who are innovating and reinventing in their respective industries. From Fabric8Labs, Zeeto Media, Aira, UC San Diego and more, meet the individuals behind the companies and organizations that are being recognized for the life-changing work they are doing right in our backyard.

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October 1, 2017 -

British Airways in-flight magazine: San Diego

San Diego took center stage in British Airways’ in-flight magazine throughout the month of October, which our #SDinUk trade delegation read while flying across the pond. 

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August 11, 2017 - CNET

Here's what it takes to become a smart city

After EDC’s concerted media outreach around San Diego smart cities technology, CNET reporter Ian Sherr interviewed David Graham, deputy chief operating officer for the city of San Diego. The story “Here's what it takes to become a smart city” highlights San Diego’s street light sensor project with GE, and mention of the FRED shuttle service. The reporter also made mention of San Diego smart cities technology in a preceding article, “Chicago maps its underground maze.” 

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