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Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 01:54 PM PST

2nd Target Store Coming to Oceanside

2nd Target Store Coming to Oceanside

By the time fall rolls around, Oceanside will be home to a new Target store – the second in the community as the retail giant makes a push to add stores in dense suburban areas.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 09:58 AM PST

Stock Price Soars for Local Drugmaker

Stock Price Soars for Local Drugmaker

The stock price is soaring for local drugmaker La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. following promising clinical trial data on its experimental blood pressure drug.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 08:12 AM PST

San Diego's Single-Family Home Market 6th Hottest in US

San Diego's Single-Family Home Market 6th Hottest in US

San Diego’s single-family home market ranks as the sixth-hottest in the nation, down one place from January, amid an early start to the national home-buying season.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 03:55 PM PST

Startup's ‘Hidden Money’ Scavenger Hunt Coming to San Diego

Startup's ‘Hidden Money’ Scavenger Hunt Coming to San Diego

A local startup is using its augmented reality app to invite users to a scavenger hunt with real prizes – including money virtually “hidden” around downtown San Diego and other freebies.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:06 AM PST

8 San Diego Firms Rank Among Top Company Cultures

8 San Diego Firms Rank Among Top Company Cultures

Eight San Diego County companies made Entrepreneur magazine’s annual list of the nation’s top company cultures, which includes a total of 153 firms in three size categories.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:44 PM PST

BAE Systems' New Dry Dock To Be Used for First Time

BAE Systems' New Dry Dock To Be Used for First Time

The "Pride of California," a new, floating dry dock unveiled by BAE Systems Ship Repair in Barrio Logan last week will receive its first ship for repairs on Thursday.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:02 AM PST

San Diego County Hotels See Jan. Revenue Rise

San Diego County Hotels See Jan. Revenue Rise

Revenue at San Diego County hotels rose 4.8 percent from a year ago during the month of January, topping $180.5 million, according to the latest monthly data from research firm STR.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 07:51 AM PST

SDG&E Offers Bill Credit to Customers Driving Electric Cars

SDG&E Offers Bill Credit to Customers Driving Electric Cars

If you drive an electric vehicle and you're a San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customer, you can apply for a credit on your bill.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 08:36 AM PST

Local Company's Swimming Drone Competes for $7M Prize

Local Company's Swimming Drone Competes for $7M Prize

Orca Robotics, a San Diego company, is among 21 semifinalists for the $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize, organizers of the competition announced.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 08:16 AM PST

Backyard Beekeeping Growing in San Diego

Backyard Beekeeping Growing in San Diego

Urban Beekeeping is getting a lot more popular in San Diego county. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe shares why.

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Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung Unveils New Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung unveiled its latest smartphones, the Galaxy 8 and 8+, at an event in New York City on Wednesday.  This is Samsung's first major phone release since issues with battery fires forced the company to recall all Note 7 smartphones.

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. This "Creators Update" also aims to make future updates less disruptive. There's no set schedule, devices that came with Windows 10 installed will likely get the update first. That will make it easier for Microsoft to work out kinks for older devices, which are potentially more problematic.

Samsung's New Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

Samsung's New Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

Samsung seems to be playing it safe —at least with its battery — as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7. The Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, both bigger than comparable models from last year. To maximize display space, there's no more physical home button. The S8 also sports a voice assistant intended to rival Siri and Google Assistant.

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