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Top Hospitals in California for 2024

U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of the Best Hospitals in the United States for 2024-25 and five California hospitals were named best in the state. Now in its 35th year, Best Hospitals evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals in more than 30 medical and surgical services. The 2024-2025 edition of Best Hospitals highlights […]

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Delta Airlines Cancels 1,200 Flights

More than 1,200 Delta mainline and Delta Connection flights have been canceled Friday due to a vendor technology issue impacting airlines and companies around the world. Additional delays and cancellations are expected Friday and potentially through the weekend. Some flights have resumed today. Delta is working to make it right for customers, starting with these […]

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Marathon Fusion Closes $5.3 Million Seed Round

SAN FRANCISCO — Marathon Fusion, a startup developing fuel processing technology for the fusion industry, has closed a $5.3 million seed round led by 1517 Fund and Anglo American, with participation from Übermorgen Ventures, Shared Future Fund, Malcolm Handley and other leading investors. Alongside a CREATE award from the Department of Energy’s ARPA-E, these investments bring Marathon Fusion’s total […]

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Antheia Rakes In $17 Million in New Funding

MENLO PARK — Antheia, the pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer transforming essential medicine supply chains, announced $17 million in new funding via a government project agreement through the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Preparedness Consortium (BioMaP-Consortium), alongside matching support from new strategic investors. The combined funding will support onshoring the production of critical pharmaceutical ingredients to the U.S. and accelerating […]

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CrowdStrike Stock Plunges More Than 10% on Outages

CrowdStrike, now a global name for all the wrong reasons, saw its share price plunge Friday after a software outage caused bedlam to airlines and computer systems worldwide. Based in Austin, TX, CrowdStrike released the following info on its company website: CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect found in a single […]

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Citi Makes Investment in Endor Labs

PALO ALTO — Endor Labs, a provider of software supply chain security, has received a strategic investment from Citi Ventures. The amount invested was not disclosed and comes less than a year after the company received $70 million in oversubscribed Series A financing from Lightspeed Venture Partners (LSVP), Coatue, Dell Technologies Capital, Section 32 and more […]

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Dragoneer Invests $200 Million in Tekion

PLEASANTON — Tekion, developer of the first cloud-native platform serving the entire automotive retail ecosystem, has secured $200 million in growth equity capital from Dragoneer Investment Group. This financing round sets Tekion’s valuation above $4 billion. Tekion plans to invest the capital to expand its product offering for dealer partners and OEMs, accelerate implementation timelines, […]

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Aven Lands $142 Million Series D

SAN FRANCISCO — Aven, a technology company offering consumer credit cards backed by home equity, has landed a $142 million series D round of funding led by Khosla Ventures and General Catalyst, with participation from existing investors including Caffeinated Capital, Electric Capital, Founders Fund, and The General Partnership. Aven was founded in 2019 by Sadi […]

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Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay to Host California Michelin Guide Ceremony

The San Francisco Peninsula – the region’s Travel & Tourism Board – will host California’s 2024 MICHELIN Guide Ceremony in Half Moon Bay on Monday, August 5, at The Ritz-Carlton. The annual MICHELIN Guide selection of California restaurants will be announced and celebrated at the event, with accomplished chefs from across the state in attendance, along with global media. “We are deeply honored […]

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Silicon Valley Has Highest Rents

SANTA CLARA — Silicon Valley has the highest rents in the nation of any metro area according to Realtor.com at $3,363 for the month of June. Rents nationally fell again in June, with especially large declines in the South, where there’s been an influx of new rental units, according to the Realtor.com Rental Report released today. The […]

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Pacifica Offering Promotion for Remote Workers

PACIFICA, CA – The City of Pacifica is bringing back their popular Pacifica Workation promotion that encourages remote workers to escape the confines of their home office by taking a “workation” in one of Pacifica’s many beautiful, beach-front hotels. Pacifica Workation Promotion Details for Hotel Guests ● All visitors will receive a $25 citywide Shop […]

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Instacart Teams Up With NY’s Largest Health System

NEW HYDE PARK, NY — Northwell Health, New York’s largest health system, is teaming up with Instacart, the nation’s leading grocery delivery service. The partnership is through the Instacart Health initiative that uses Instacart’s platform and products to expand access to nutritious food, inspire sustainable healthy choices, and scale food as health programs to reach […]