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Shares of San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. rose 60 percent early Aug. 22 on news that Japan-based Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. planned to buy the company for $471 million.
Mitek Systems , a San Diego maker of software used by more than 2,500 financial institutions for transferring money via mobile devices, saw its stock plunge 18 percent Aug. 18 following the company’s announcement that its chief technology officer abruptly left the company.
E. Digital Corp., a technology developer and licensor for consumer products, reported fiscal 2015 first quarter revenue of about $683,000, compared with $449,000 for the like quarter of the prior year.
Hats, hats and more hats. Nope, this is not opening day at Del Mar. We’re on the top floor of one of Qualcomm Inc.’s buildings in Mira Mesa. The room is alive with the energy of a few dozen sixth-grade girls. They’re assembling short-crowned, wide-brimmed hats with imaginative decorations on top — and computer controls.
TECH: Medium- and Small-Sized Businesses Are Targeted Customers
Wide open. That is how Nathan Keating of BuildFire describes the opportunity for creating smartphone apps.
TECH: Attendance Doubles at Qualcomm Life Industry Event
Qualcomm Life Inc., the mobile health-focused subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., drew nearly 300 leaders in mobile health care to its annual conference in San Diego last week aimed at brainstorming, collaborating and forming partnerships in a burgeoning industry.
ViaSat Inc. reported a net loss of $5.9 million on revenue of $319.5 million during the quarter that ended July 4, its first quarter of fiscal 2015.
Infosonics Corp., the San Diego maker and distributor of wireless devices mainly in South America, reported second quarter net sales of $10.4 million, up 25 percent from the like quarter of 2013. For the six months, sales were $22.1 million, up 37 percent from the comparable period of the prior year.
A new trial to determine damages in breach of contract case is tentatively set for November.
ImageWare Systems, a San Diego-based maker of identity management software, reported second quarter revenue of $937,000, compared with $1 million in revenue for the like quarter of 2013.
Qualcomm Inc. said it donated $325,000 to assist in earthquake relief efforts in China’s Yunnan Province.
Novatel Wireless Inc., the maker of data modems which replaced its CEO and CFO in 2014, offered quarterly look at its finances recently.
TECH: 3-D Printing Used To Make a Custom Product
A visual artist who spent the last eight years in New York City has detoured to San Diego and into entrepreneurship.
ENERGY: Second-Quarter Net Income Up 9.8%; Key Project Gets Financing
Sempra Energy, San Diego’s second-largest company by revenue, is on track get bigger this year, both in sales and profits.