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BIOTECH: Illumina’s New Machine Does Actual Detective Workllumina Inc. has developed a technology that could transform the work done by crime scene investigators, helping to solve cold cases by uncovering the information hidden in degraded DNA.

By Brittany Meiling April 3, 2015 1:14 p.m.   Share

Japanese IT Business Donates $300K to UCSD

Broadband Tower Inc., a Japanese information technology business, has donated $300,000 to the University of California, San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy to establish a Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology.

Qualcomm, TechStars Select 10 Robotics Companies for Accelerator

Qualcomm Inc. and TechStars named the 10 robotics companies selected to take up residence in newly remodeled space at the Qualcomm headquarters on Sorrento Mesa on May 28.

Eric Redman Rejoins Neology, Named VP of U.S. Sales

Poway-based Neology, a subsidiary of RFID industry pacesetter SMARTRAC, has appointed Eric Redman as vice president of U.S. sales and marketing.

InfoSonics Corp. Files Shelf Registration

InfoSonics Corp. filed a shelf registration as a preliminary step to selling up to $25 million of additional stock or warrants, the business said in a May 27 securities filing.

Carlsbad-Based Nexternal Acquired by HighJump

Carlsbad-based Nexternal, a cloud eCommerce platform provider, has been acquired by HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management solutions, Software Equity Group announced.

Sound United Moves Some Operations to West Coast

Audio company Sound United, a division of DEI Holdings, has moved several operations from its Baltimore location to its facility in Vista.

Japanese Firm First to Use Qualcomm's Sense ID Platform

NTT DOCOMO Inc., Japan’s largest mobile telecom carrier, will be the first to use Qualcomm Inc.’s Sense ID biometrics platform, Qualcomm said on May 25.

Boost Academy Closes $600K Seed Round of Financing

Boost Academy, Inc., developer of an interactive math tutoring platform for the iPad, announced that it has successfully closed a $600,000 seed round of financing.

Local Company Tapped to Feed Need for Fast-Food Software

Tillster has chosen San Diego-based Gimbal Inc. to soup up its software for fast-food and casual dining restaurants. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.

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TakeLessons’ Business Model Is to Keep Learning What Works

TECH: From Fee Change to Amazon Deal, Co. Is Flexible

TakeLessons.com launched in 2007 as a way for music teachers to find students and offer classes at their studios or homes.

Online Directory Gives Patients Medical Menu With Cash Prices

SOFTWARE: Service Also Streamlines the Appointment Process

Ajit Viswanathan thinks he sees an opening on the fast-changing playing field of health care.

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TakeLessons’ Business Model Is to Keep Learning What Works

TECH: From Fee Change to Amazon Deal, Co. Is Flexible

TakeLessons.com launched in 2007 as a way for music teachers to find students and offer classes at their studios or homes.

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Training Platform Lets User Plot Course

TECH: Vforum’s Versatility, Vigilance Are Selling Points

It was originally meant for sailors at sea, but some locally developed video training technology has left the confines of the big gray ship.

ViaSat Reports Q4 Net Income of $7.5 Million

ViaSat Inc. reported net income of $7.5 million on revenues of $364.8 million during the last quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended April 3.

Companion Medical Completes Series B Financing

Companion Medical Inc., a medical device company in San Diego, has announced the completion of a series B financing, led by an investment from Eli Lilly and Co.