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Making The Case

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

Qualcomm Ready to Buy If Market Creates Opportunity for More Mergers, Acquisitions

Leadership at Qualcomm Inc. expressed interest in further mergers and acquisitions as executives offered an extended program of briefings to financial analysts Feb. 11 at company headquarters.

San Diego-Based SupraMed Acquired By Florida Company

San Diego’s SupraMed, which makes medical practice management software for plastic surgeons, has been acquired by Palm Beach, Florida-based Nextech.

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Wireless Tech Firm Ingenu Takes New Space in Scripps Ranch

Wireless technology company Ingenu has signed a new lease for 27,855 square feet of office space at the Horizon Tech Center in Scripps Ranch, property owner KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II announced.

FBI Honors Securing Our eCity With Director’s Community Leadership Award

The FBI has named Securing Our eCity, the San Diego nonprofit devoted to cybersecurity awareness, as a 2015 recipient of its Director’s Community Leadership Award.

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Brojure Employs the ‘Emotion’ of Visuals to Make the Sale

TECH: Platform Captures Attention for Your Product, Presentation

No one wants to wade through pages of text when being pitched a service or product. They just want the facts presented in an easy-to-understand, appealing fashion.

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Providing Answers for Some of Life’s Burning Questions

MARKETING: Zip App Engages Users to Gather Data on Buying Behaviors

You’ve been invited to a party and you see these must-have shoes at Nordstrom’s that are a budget-breaker. What do you do?

Bandwidth Bonanza Big Part of ViaSat-3 Satellite Plan

Lots of Carlsbad news here, leading off with ViaSat Inc. offering some color on its ViaSat-3 satellite plan.

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New Exhaust Nozzle May Be Ticket For Quieter Landings

AVIATION: ‘Drag on Demand Technology’ Gets SBIR Grants

Parthiv Shah is on a mission that would gladden the hearts of Point Loma, North Park and Carlsbad residents — not to mention people all over the world who live under airport flight paths.

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Gas Leak Damage to Sempra Still Up in the Air

ENERGY: Diversity of Co., Insurance Could Limit Losses

When Sempra Energy held its quarterly earnings call on Nov. 3, about a week and a half after the company said it first discovered a natural gas leak at its Aliso Canyon facility, the company didn’t mention the leaking well. None of the investors or analysts on the call mentioned it either.

ViaSat Announces Joint Venture, Q3 Earnings

ViaSat Inc. offered new details on its ViaSat-3 satellite constellation on Feb. 9 while separately announcing a joint venture to deliver consumer Internet service in Europe with Paris-based Eutelsat Communications.

Mad Catz Reports Flat Earnings, to Cut Staff by One-Third

Videogame peripheral maker Mad Catz Interactive Inc. reported flat earnings for the third quarter and said it planned to restructure, cutting 37 percent of company staff.

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Ripplenami Appoints New CEO, CFO

Ripplenami Inc., a local provider of a cloud-based map-making tool, named Jaye Connolly-LaBelle president and chief executive officer and Kendra Berger chief financial officer.

Executive Team Replaced at Mad Catz Interactive

Mad Catz Interactive Inc. announced that its chairman, its chief executive officer and its chief counsel all resigned and have been replaced, effective immediately. The company offered no reason for the changes in a Feb. 8 announcement.

National University and UC San Diego Extension Announce Partnership for Sustainability Education

National University and University of California, San Diego Extension are introducing a partnership that offers students pathways to pursue studies in the growing field of sustainability management, the schools announced.

Turtle Beach Raises $6.2M in Stock Offerings

Video game headset maker Turtle Beach Corp. on Feb. 5 said it sold $6.7 million worth of shares this week, using the proceeds to shore up its working capital line of credit.