SD TECHNOLOGY

Reports: Broadcom Exploring Bid for San Diego-Based Qualcomm Inc.

Broadcom is reportedly exploring a bid for San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc.

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Marine Corps. Awards Cubic Corp. $11.6 M Contract

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Cubic Corp. a six-month, $11.6 million contract for readiness training support

Qualcomm Net Income, Revenue Down as Legal Battles Continue

TECH: NXP Acquisition Is Moving Slowly; CEO Confident in Strong 2018

Strained by lengthening legal fights with Apple Inc., San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. reported fourth quarter net income of $200 million — a decline of 89 percent from the same quarter a year ago, when the company produced $1.6 billion in net income.

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DexCom Reports Big Jump in Revenue

DexCom posted third quarter revenue of $184.6 million, a 24 percent year-over-year increase.

Report: Apple Considers Building iPhone Without Qualcomm Chips

Apple Inc. is mulling whether to build new wireless phones and tablet computers without electronic components from Qualcomm Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported.

BofI Adds Former Encore Capital CEO to Board

James Brandon Black joins board led by familiar face: former Encore CFO Paul Grinberg.

A former CEO of San Diego-based Encore Capital Group Inc., which buys and sells credit card debt, has joined the boards of directors of BofI Federal Bank and its parent company, BofI Holding Inc.

Renovate America to Cut 100 Employees

Layoff announcement follows significant leadership changes at the company, which connects homeowners with financing for home improvements.

Alphatec Q3 Revenue Drops Due to Hurricanes

Carlsbad-based Alphatec in preliminary quarter three results reported revenue of $22.8 to $23.1 million.

Michelin North America Takes Equity Stake in S.D.-based SmartDrive Systems

Michelin North America has taken an equity stake in San Diego-based SmartDrive Systems.

Comhear Inc. Moves HQ to La Jolla

Comhear Inc., an audio technology company, is moving its corporate headquarters from Torrey Pines to 4435 Eastgate Mall in La Jolla.

Canines Challenged to Match Colors Using Game Console

Defying conventional wisdom, San Diego-based CleverPet Inc. has introduced a game that challenges dogs to match colored lights.

Leading Roles Can Be Personally Challenging for CTOs

TECH: Group Helps Them Take On Tasks Beyond Tech

Imagine your sharpest, most effective software engineers. They’re communicative and affable. Their charisma influences and inspires. They’re leaders of men and masters of code. Right?

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Mitek Systems Acquires Spanish Company

Downtown-based Mitek Systems Inc. said it acquired Icar Vision Systems S.L., a Spanish company specializing in customer identity verification. Icar’s technology also prevents document forgery and mitigates the risk of fraud.

San Diego-Based eSUB Partnering With Software Co. Autodesk

San Diego-based eSUB Construction Software, a software-as-a-service company that provides subcontractors with project management and labor tracking programs, has partnered with San Rafael-based software company Autodesk Inc. to expand its offerings.

Chula Vista Courts Amazon With $400 Million Worth of Incentives

Chula Vista is holding out $400 million worth of incentives to become Amazon’s second headquarters city.