San Diego Business Journal


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Virtual and Augmented Reality Look to Fit in the Big Picture

TECH: Jerome’s Uses Tech to Sell Furniture; Qualcomm Funds Cos.

Virtual reality and augmented reality are slowly coming to a marketplace near you.

VerifiR’s Technology Looks to Knock Out the Knockoffs

TECH: Aim Is to Verify Goods’ Authenticity, Connect With Customers

A visit from entrepreneur Jurgen Schmerler looks a little like Christmas morning, without the tree or the decorations.

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Malin’s Mission Is To Capture Jupiter

SPACE: Co.’s JunoCam to Deliver Images Through 2017

San Diego businesses are playing a highly visual part in NASA’s $1.13 billion space mission to Jupiter.

NASA-Affiliated Group Overseeing Space Station Lab Opens Local Office

CASIS, the organization that manages the U.S. national lab on the International Space Station, is setting up a permanent office in San Diego, Mayor Keven Faulconer announced on July 12.

Dan Halvorson Named CFO at Ingenu Inc.

Ingenu Inc., the Scripps Ranch company that is rolling out a wireless network for the Internet of Things, named Dan Halvorson as executive vice president and chief financial officer. The company made the announcement July 11.

ViaSat Opens R&D Office in Chennai, India

ViaSat Inc. said on June 30 that it opened a research and development office in Chennai, India.

Illumina Pays Enzo Life Sciences $21 Million to Settle Patent Dispute

Illumina Inc. has settled a patent-infringement lawsuit with New York-based Enzo Biochem subsidiary Enzo Life Sciences for $21 million, according to several wire services.

Navy Awards ViaSat Contract Worth $48.3 Million

The U.S. Navy awarded Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. a contract that could be worth up to $48.3 million over five years.

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Executive Q&A Henry Ford, Fox Sports San Diego

In 2012, Henry S. Ford spearheaded the launch of Fox Sports San Diego, a partnership between Fox Cable Networks and the San Diego Padres.

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Meizu Has Home-Field Advantage in IP Battle With Qualcomm

This is obviously not territory for a first-timer. I would wager that Qualcomm Inc. has its best legal minds on this case.

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Camera Mount Gives Jaws Supporting Role in Surf Videos

RETAIL: Patent Should Help Clear Out MyGo’s Competition

Post a video or it didn’t happen. That’s the sentiment of many surfers now strapped with GoPros and other action cameras as they sail through barrels and carve massive waves.

CBRE Ranks San Diego 16th Among Tech Talent Markets

San Diego ranks 16th among 50 U.S. and Canadian cities for its ability to attract and grow technology industry talent, according to the latest annual report by the commercial brokerage firm CBRE Group Inc.

Kyocera to Consolidate Four Subsidiaries Into Main North American Operation

San Diego-based Kyocera International said July 1 that it planned to reorganize and fold four subsidiaries into its main North American organization.

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Jon Nicholls Named CIO at Eturi Corp.

Eturi Corp., the San Diego software company formerly known as ParentsWare Inc., said June 30 that it has hired Jon Nicholls as its chief information officer.

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Net Metering 2.0 a Win for Future, Competition

It is with great pride that I can say that San Diego is the first city to prove the power of solar.