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NetraDyne Merges Technologies to Enhance Fleet Management

NetraDyne, an artificial intelligence company with offices in San Diego and Bangalore, India, has launched its first product, called Driver-i.

By Brad Graves October 13, 2016 3:49 p.m.   $$ Share

Qualcomm Lowers Q3 Guidance as Battle With Apple Gets Ugly

Qualcomm Inc. lowered its guidance for its current, third quarter as its dispute with Apple Inc. continued.

By Brad Graves April 28, 2017 3:05 p.m. share »
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Two New Sponsors Will Put Startup Week in Its Element

Organizers for the city’s largest startup event, San Diego Startup Week, just landed two big sponsors that will provide space and cash for the week-long event in June.

By Brittany Meiling April 28, 2017 12:54 p.m. share »

ChromaCode Raises $12 Million in Series B Round

ChromaCode Inc., a molecular information startup in San Diego, has raised $12 million in a Series B funding and appointed a former Illumina executive as the company’s executive chairman.

By Brittany Meiling April 27, 2017 3:48 p.m. share »
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Takeaways From the Man Behind San Diego’s $12B Biotech

Osman Kibar has history in San Diego. As a graduate student at the University of California, San Diego, he played a role in founding two startups, including Carlsbad-based Genoptix Inc., though he didn’t have a management role in either.

By Sarah de Crescenzo April 27, 2017 12:31 p.m. share »
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Engineer and Students Experiment for a Better Blast Off

There are basically two kinds of rockets: ones with cakelike solid fuel, and ones with liquid fuel.

By Brad Graves April 27, 2017 12:28 p.m. share »
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Improved Oil Drilling Yields: It’s in the DNA

Coaxing more oil from rock is the holy grail of the fracking industry, and San Diego startup Biota Technology Inc. can help oil producers do just that.

By Brittany Meiling April 27, 2017 12:17 p.m. share »
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Chanelle Hawken Named VP of Public Affairs for Cox Communications California

Cox Communications has promoted Chanelle Hawken to vice president of public affairs for Cox Communications California.

By Brad Graves April 26, 2017 3:55 p.m. share »

New Launch Date Set for ViaSat-2

The launch of ViaSat-2, which was delayed by social unrest in South America, has been rescheduled for June 1.

By Brad Graves April 26, 2017 3:41 p.m. share »
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Small S.D. Startup Joins Tech Giants On Govt Coalition

San Diego tech startup Industry was handpicked by a government agency to join a Technology Coalition meant to help small businesses use technology to their advantage.

By Brittany Meiling April 25, 2017 9:56 a.m. share »

Sale of Novatel Wireless Hits Government Snag

Inseego Corp. announced on April 24 that it has still not received U.S. government approval for its $50 million sale of its Novatel Wireless business to a Hong Kong company. San Diego-based Inseego (Nasdaq: INSG) warned that it may have to pursue other options with the business.

By Brad Graves April 24, 2017 5:25 p.m. share »

Qualcomm Signs Licensing Agreement With Smartron India

Qualcomm Inc. announced on April 24 that it signed a licensing agreement with India-based Smartron India Pvt. Ltd. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

By Brad Graves April 24, 2017 4:04 p.m. share »
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Startup Goverre Lands $200,000 on Shark Tank

Local startup Goverre impressed celebrity investors Friday night on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank, landing $200,000 in startup capital.

By Brittany Meiling April 24, 2017 10:45 a.m. share »

SDG&E Signs Contracts for Five Energy Storage Facilities

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. said it signed contracts for five new lithium-ion battery storage facilities, meant to store electricity from wind, solar or fossil fuel plants for future use.

By Brad Graves April 23, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

Touch Base With Top Tech Execs at Huge Awards Event at Petco Park

Tickets to one of San Diego’s most popular high-tech gatherings are on sale now.

By SDBJ Staff April 23, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Convention Center and Balboa Park Get Green-Building Status Upgrades

Two of the city’s longtime visitor mainstays — the San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park – recently marked key sustainability certifications under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

By Lou Hirsh April 21, 2017 2:57 p.m. share »