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May 10, 2018 - San Diego Union-Tribune

U.S. government picks San Diego to test autonomous drone deliveries

With a continued commitment to growing San Diego’s reputation as a hub for innovation, the City of San Diego, City of Chila Vista and San Diego Regional EDC announced that San Diego has been selected to participate in a new program by the U.S. Department of Transportation to advance the testing of unmanned aircraft technology, grow the innovation economy and create jobs.

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March 27, 2018 - BluePrint

How San Diego Went From Sleepy Surfer Town to Innovative Tech Hub

“We hold on to our sunny, California surfer image because it’s a significant part of who we are in a sense that you can be part of an innovative tech team that rivals anywhere, working in the center of a life-changing city, and you can still surf every morning,” Mark Cafferty explains. Read more here.

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February 13, 2018 - The New York Times

California Today: Would a Qualcomm Takeover Be Bad for San Diego?

Amid Broadcom's unsolicited attempt to buyout local tech giant Qualcomm, EDC's Mark Cafferty provides commentary on community impact in this New York Times piece.

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Sarah Lubeck
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sl@sandiegobusiness.org.