Investors Offer Over $1 Billion For Stake in Lytx

TECH: Permira To Buy Major Stake in Video Telematics Firm

Investor group, Permira, values Lytx in excess of $2.5 billion.

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Northrop Grumman Draws Talent From Community Colleges

New Program Puts Budding Engineers to Work on Real-World Projects

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Epirium to Take on Muscle Diseases, Aging

BIOTECH: Company focused on mitochondria health, raises $85M round

Boosting ambitious plans, Epirium recently secured an $85 million Series A round, amid greater investment in muscle therapies.

Robots Show Potential Tackling Entry-Level Jobs

TECH: Casino Employs Bots for Security; Other Cos. Use Bots to Clean

Robotic technology symbolizes big changes ahead in the way many companies operate.

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Medtech Startup Raises $5M, Prepares to Grow

SOFTWARE: Co. Sees Innovations as a Way to Market Leadership

SurgLogs' obsession with privacy and security attracts investors.

Toolbox Medical Gets Cos. to Next Level

DEVICE: Product Development, CRO Services Focus on Diagnostics

Point-of-care diagnostic testing, which allows consumers and professionals to get quick lab-quality test results within minutes, has become a huge business.

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Medical Device Cos. Applaud Tax Repeal

HEALTH: Excise Tax Was an ACA Financing Mechanism

A recently signed federal spending bill repealed a 2.3% excise tax on medical device makers that was scheduled to resume this month, a boon to San Diego’s medtech industry.

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Top Transportation Executive to Leave Cubic

Matt Cole, the executive who has led Cubic Corp.’s transportation business unit since 2015, plans to leave the company, the Kearny Mesa business announced Jan. 7.

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Viasat Rolls Out Residential Internet Service in Mexico

COMMUNICATIONS: Already in Brazil, Co. Sets Sights on Rest of Latin America

Viasat Inc. plans to dramatically expand its residential internet service in Mexico and Brazil during the coming year.

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Executive Q&A: Alex Sun

CEO Mitchell International

Mitchell was founded by Glenn Mitchell in 1946 in a garage in the Clairemont Mesa neighborhood here in San Diego.

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Wind Turbines on Wheels Drive Uprise Energy’s Business

CLEAN TECH: Founders Build on Yacht and Windmill Experience, Raise $1 Million

Wind turbine Specialist Uprise Energy was recently selected as a top three finalist in the clean tech category during the annual Most Innovative New Product Awards, presented by Connect and the San Diego Venture Group.

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Cubic Acquisitions Face a Common Foe: Traffic Congestion

TECHNOLOGY: Trio of Businesses Pursues Market Worth Tens of Billions

It has been roughly one year since Cubic Corp. brought aboard a couple of large acquisitions in the traffic management space.

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Qualcomm Predicts 5G Devices Will Be Available in Q1 2020

Co. Rolls Out Premium and High-Tier Chips for 5G

Qualcomm Inc. introduced a trio of chips for fifth-generation (5G) mobile devices at its 2019 Snapdragon Tech Summit earlier this month.

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Startup San Diego Names Top Executive

Startup San Diego has named Alexa-Rae Navarro as its executive director.