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Augusta native CEO of healthy performance products company

...the scenes of many favorite beverages.Carl Sweat, a Butler High School graduate, is the CEO of The FRS Co., a Foster City, Calif.-based company that sells energy, protein, immunity and weight-loss drinks. He has also held top positions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-04-25/augusta-native-ceo-healthy
Pascarella sees new technology changing card industry

...services coming at a fast pace. Carl F. Pascarella, who has been president and chief executive officer of Visa USA in Foster City, Calif., for a decade, calls this "a revolutionary time." "The technology is changing so rapidly that I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/25/bus_385979.shtml
Business
New DNA scans could transform medicine

...sample and put it in a machine, that's coming," says biologist Michael Albin at Applied Biosystems. The company in Foster City, Calif., makes DNA-scanning equipment. --- The gateway to this new world is swinging open at places like the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/27/tec_321097.shtml
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Site consolidates government information

...Internet entrepreneur Eric Brewer. Brewer, chief scientist at Inktomi Corp., a software developer and marketer in Foster City, Calif., "developed one of the most successful Internet search technologies with the help of government grants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/25/tec_292921.shtml
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Business briefs

...said they use plastic at least four times weekly for small purchases. The survey was conducted by Visa USA Inc., of Foster City, Calif., which said its purchase volume on items costing $25 or less rose 25 percent last year to $49.1 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/24/bus_78026.shtml
Business
TiVo assailed as digital video recording options multiply

...potential customers that the satellite company also offered a DVR service. So which new set-top box arrived in Wilkas' Foster City home two weeks ago? Comcast's DVR, which allows users to record two channels at once. The main reason, says the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/17/bus_440138.shtml
Business
Midwesterners live on frozen pizza

...Barb Stuckey thinks might explain the frozen pizza fascination. Ms. Stuckey is the vice president of marketing for Foster City, Calif.-based Mattson, a food developer that has played a big role in the frozen pizza industry. The East and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/29/foo_141525.shtml
Food
Payoffs still sought in genome mapping

...That's the mantra." Celera Diagnostics is one of the startups born of this mantra. As a jointly owned spin-off of Foster City's Applied Biosystems and Maryland's Celera Genomics, the 130-person firm has more technical depth than the average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/13/tec_333247.shtml
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2001 was worst of times in tech field

...March, when the company, unable to find new funding, finally declared them worthless and shut its site. Webvan, the Foster City company that tried to persuade Americans to give up the grocery store in favor of online ordering, finally ran out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/01/bus_330647.shtml
Business
Mrs. Dorothy Bennings

...of Aumond Road. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are one sister, Dr. Catherine Smallwood, Foster City, Calif.; one brother, Charles Junior Montreal, Canada; several nieces and nephews. Williams Funeral Home, 1765...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/12/obi_344427.shtml
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