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The legal battle that pitted Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. against Space Systems/Loral and Loral Space and Communications Inc. has reached its end, the companies acknowledged.September 8, 2014 4:07 p.m. Share
SECURITY: Touch Screen Device Works Quickly and Doesn’t Need Administrator
Phil Sprague has seen his share of liars in his career, having worked as a police officer and a criminal investigator.
Move over, Google Glass. A San Francisco-based company called ODG announced Sept. 18 that it plans to sell smart glasses powered by a high-end Snapdragon chip and Vuforia software, both from Qualcomm Inc.
Legend3D Inc., the Carlsbad company that converts two dimensional films to three-dimensional formats for movie studios, said founder, chief technical officer and chief creative officer Barry Sandrew left the company “to focus on entrepreneurial endeavors.”
PowerGenix, a San Diego developer and maker of nickel-zinc rechargeable batteries, entered into an agreement to sell an undisclosed equity stake to Nevada-based Blue Earth Inc. for $10 million, the latter firm announced.
San Diego chipmaker Entropic Communications Inc. said on Sept. 16 that it hired an investment bank to help it evaluate “strategic options to enhance shareholder value.”
AT&T said it expanded its U-verse customer base in the San Diego region by about 4,200 in July, part of an increase of 187,000 customers nationwide during the same month.
RF Industries Ltd., a San Diego-based maker and distributor of wireless cable assemblies, reported fiscal 2014 third quarter sales of $5.5 million, down from $9.4 million in sales for the like quarter of 2013.
SmartDrive Systems, a San Diego provider of video recording systems aimed at helping to improve vehicle fleet driver performance, said it relocated to larger headquarters offices in Sorrento Valley.
Electric vehicles are making inroads on local roads.
TECH: Qubitekk Uses Lasers, Photons To Aid in Encryption
The mind-bending world of quantum computers and quantum encryption has a potential supplier in North County.
Sorrento Valley-based Achates Power Inc. told U.S. securities regulators in a Sept. 5 filing that it was issuing $21.2 million in stock.
Qualcomm Inc. announced Sept. 9 that it was introducing a new model of processor, the Snapdragon 210, for entry-level smartphones and tablets.
Novatel Wireless Inc., the San Diego maker of wireless solutions and modems, said it completed an investment transaction for $23.7 million with a subsidiary of HC2 Holdings Inc., a diversified holding company with operating subsidiaries in the United States and the United Kingdom.
SGB Inc., a San Diego-based agricultural biotechnology and seed company, closed an $11 million Series C financing round.