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Licensing Business May Be on the Line

LEGAL: Qualcomm Case To Take Time to Play OutIt seemed like Qualcomm Inc. was in the clear after the company struck a settlement with Apple Inc. The deal removed several of Qualcomm’s largest legal obstacles, and returned one of its largest customers for the next six years.

Drone Seen as an Advertising Vehicle

STARTUPS: PromoDrone Has Raised $50,000 in Funding

A flying ad — it’s a novelty that’s certain to catch people’s eyes. That’s the thinking behind PromoDrone.

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Northrop Grumman Fire Scout Carries Mine Detector Aloft

Unmanned Helicopter Part Of Versatile Littoral Ship

The unmanned helicopter comes first. The Marines follow.

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Qualcomm Acquires RF360 for $1.15B

Qualcomm acquired the remaining shares of RF360 for $1.15 billion.

Navy Department Unveils New Innovation Push

defense: Ties With Nontraditional Partners Sought in ‘Tech Bridge’

San Diego is one of the first places the Department of the Navy is going as it works to innovate faster.

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In Digital Age, PR Firms Need to Do More Than Just Master the Message

From Videos to Influencers, Cos. Need Right Tools, Techniques and Talent to Serve Their Customers

Public relations firms in San Diego are scrambling to adapt to change as digital technology continues to alter the way consumers receive information.

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San Diego EDC Initiative Seeks to Meet Need for Tech Talent

The San Diego EDC's Advancing San Diego initiative will help fund internships at local companies.

Raken Makes Some Key Additions to Executive Team

More Companies Using Construction Software, But Market Is Still Big

Raken has more than doubled its workforce since it raised a $10 million Series A round in June of 2018.

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New Tealium Executive To Lead Software Company’s Go-to-Market Strategy

Startup Grows Team After Raising $55 Million

San Diego-based software company Tealium added a new member to its executive team.

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San Diego Telematics Company SmartDrive Raises $90 Million

The company raised $90 million in financing from TPG Sixth Street Partners

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Fintech Software Is Helping Hand for Companies’ Finances

Following the Money and Financial Forecasting Are Trovata’s Strong Suits

After raising $5.5 million in seed funding, San Diego fintech company Trovata is building out its team.

Qualcomm Gears Up For Appeals Process

TECH: Co. Says It Has Spent Nearly $60 Billion on R&D

Qualcomm Inc. will have a brief respite from a sweeping ruling finding the company violated antitrust law, thanks to a stay granted by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Samsung SDS to Close 27-Person Office in Sorrento Valley

The office is expected to close in January of 2020.

Telematics Startup Platform Science Gains Big New Customer

Platform Science will work with trucking giant Schneider National.

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Zeakal Closes $15M Funding Round

Zeakal raised $15 million in funding from Canopy Rivers, Finistere Ventures and Middleland Capital.

Qualcomm Expands 5G Chips to Mid-Tier Phones

Qualcomm will be adding 5G features to its Snapdragon 7 Series and Snapdragon 6 Series chipsets.