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Kratos Partners to Sniff Out Radio Signals

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. of University City said it’s teaming up with a satellite company called HawkEye 360 Inc. The latter business plans to launch a trio of small satellites in 2018; those satellites will detect radio signals from a perch 375 miles above the Earth. Under a memorandum of understanding, Kratos (Nasdaq: KTOS) and HawkEye will explore the potential of expanding the terrestrial carrier monitoring, interference detection and geolocation services that Kratos offers to governments and commercial satellite networks.

By Brad Graves May 15, 2017 10:06 a.m. share »
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Nanome Inc.’s 3-D Modeling May Help Shape Solutions, Save Lives

One minute I’m at UC San Diego, on the second floor of an engineering building. The next I’m taking a dive through a virus. It’s amazing where virtual reality might take you.

By Brad Graves May 15, 2017 9:38 a.m. share »
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Four Things Founders Need to Know About SEED San Diego

Here are four things Eric Gasser wants founders to know about SEED San Diego, the early-stage investor group he co-founded.

By Brittany Meiling May 12, 2017 2:04 p.m. share »
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Proficio Names Tim Capps Managing Director of Overseas Business

Carlsbad-based cybersecurity specialist Proficio has named Tim Capps managing director of its Europe, Middle East and Africa business. The business announced the move on May 9.

By Brad Graves May 11, 2017 1:25 p.m. share »

NTN Buzztime Reports Q1 Net Loss

NTN Buzztime Inc. — the Carlsbad company that provides games, electronic menus and electronic payment systems to businesses such as Buffalo Wild Wings — reported a net loss of $90,000 on revenue of $5.2 million during the first quarter.

By Brad Graves May 10, 2017 3:16 p.m. share »

AstroPrint Kickstarter Campaign Raises Goal in 3 Hours

San Diego-based AstroPrint embarked May 9 on its second Kickstarter campaign in two years.

By Brad Graves May 9, 2017 2:44 p.m. share »

Cooling Down Microchips With ... Velvet?

A small local company has a fuzzy answer to the question of how to keep electronics cool.

By Brad Graves May 9, 2017 2:38 p.m. share »

Cubic Reports Dip in Q2 Net Income, Sales

Cubic Corp. reported net income of $500,000 on sales of $343.7 million in its second quarter. The business reported its financial results on May 8.

By Brad Graves May 9, 2017 2:24 p.m. share »
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Startup Edico Raises $22M; Dell Leads Funding Round

Local startup Edico Genome Inc. has raised $22 million, its biggest round of capital yet, in a Series B financing led by Dell’s investment arm, Dell Technologies Capital.

By Brittany Meiling May 9, 2017 10:30 a.m. share »
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Illumina’s C-Suite Met With Chinese Officials

Illumina’s top executives are building ties with the Chinese government as the San Diego company expands into the massive Chinese health care market.

By Brittany Meiling May 8, 2017 11:25 a.m. share »

Perspectium Corp. Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding Round

San Diego-based enterprise software company Perspectium Corp. has raised an $8 million Series A funding round, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 8, 2017 10:34 a.m. share »

Colorado-Based Zayo Buys 2 San Diego Data Centers From Kio for $12M

Publicly traded Zayo Group Holdings Inc. closed its acquisition of two San Diego data centers for $12 million, the acquiring company announced.

By Brad Graves May 8, 2017 10 a.m. share »

Top Tech Exec Awards Takes Place This Week

Tickets to one of San Diego’s most popular high-tech gatherings are on sale now. The 10th annual Top Tech Exec Awards will take place on May 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. and will be staged in the field at Petco Park.

By SDBJ Staff May 7, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

Company Changes the Way You Hear the Virtual and the Real World

Comhear CEO Perry Teevens said his company’s technology gives users a headphonelike experience, except without the headphones.

By Brad Graves May 5, 2017 2:57 p.m. share »

ID Analytics LLC Announces Appointment of Nigam as SVP of Product and Technology

San Diego-based ID Analytics LLC has named Ajay Nigam to the post of senior vice president of product and technology, where he will oversee the introduction of new products to the market.

By Brad Graves May 5, 2017 10:49 a.m. share »