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Robert Struble Appointed CEO of Vista-Based Directed

Former digital radio executive Robert J. “Bob” Struble has been appointed CEO of Directed, a vehicle security, remote start and connected car services company based in Vista.

By John Cox March 20, 2017 2:33 p.m. share »

Peregrine Semiconductor Acquires Arctic Sand Technologies

San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. has acquired Arctic Sand Technologies, a Burlington, Mass.-based designer and manufacturer of power converters seen as enabling smaller and more efficient smartphones and other products.

By John Cox March 20, 2017 10:57 a.m. share »
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Coworking Space for Biotechs Graduates Two Funded Startups

Two biotech startups are graduating out of San Diego’s newest life science coworking space, BioLabs, after scoring new capital.

By Brittany Meiling March 17, 2017 12:45 p.m. share »

EvoNexus Renews Collaboration with Cash-Rich Cos.

Three global firms say they “may provide” up to $250,000 in seed funding to tech startups through a renewed collaboration with EvoNexus, a technology incubator for startups.

By Brittany Meiling March 16, 2017 3:53 p.m. share »
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Orca Robotics Is Chasing an XPrize To the Bottom of the Sea

Phillip Rhyner wants to deploy a trio of swimming robots for about $180,000 to do a job that a professional services firm might charge millions for.

By Brad Graves March 16, 2017 2:37 p.m. share »
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For Some Startups, the Solution is Group Therapy

Startup communities have a culture that extols grit and perseverance, and San Diego’s tech scene is no exception.

By Brittany Meiling March 14, 2017 10:37 a.m. share »
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San Diego, Tijuana Mayors Reaffirm Cross-Border Commitment

The new mayor of Tijuana is embracing his predecessor’s agreement to strengthen cross-border collaboration between San Diego and Tijuana.

March 13, 2017 5:46 p.m. share »

Ex-Qualcomm Techies Helping to Develop Next-Gen Google Pixel

It can be hard to tell what all Google is doing at any given time and place, but at least part of its recent efforts in San Diego appear to be focused on developing a new version of the tech giant’s popular smartphone, the Pixel.

By John Cox March 13, 2017 3:48 p.m. share »
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Three Executive Changes Announced at Peregrine Semiconductor

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. announced three changes to its C-suite lineup Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 13, 2017 3:33 p.m. share »

Inseego Reports Net Loss of $60.6 Million for the Year

Inseego Corp. — the business formerly known as Novatel Wireless, which is trying to transition its business model from hardware to services — reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the year on March 9.

By Brad Graves March 12, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »
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A Co-Founder Clash Is Ugly Business

For the second time this year, Brandon Christopher “got real” with entrepreneurs in Startup Grind’s founder meeting Thursday night.

By Brittany Meiling March 10, 2017 5:05 p.m. share »

Daylight Solutions Inc. Acquired By East Coast Defense Contractor

Local microscope maker Daylight Solutions Inc. has been acquired by East Coast-based defense contractor Leonardo DRS for $150 million.

By Brittany Meiling March 10, 2017 3:11 p.m. share »

Amazon Putting Together a San Diego Team for Strategic Initiative

Internet retail giant Amazon recently set up shop in Solana Beach as part of a “mission critical” strategic initiative that would involve a large expansion in the city.

By John Cox, Lou Hirsh March 10, 2017 1:16 p.m. share »
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Qualcomm Gets Its ARM in the Door With Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. showed off a version of its Windows Server software for data centers running on hardware built with Qualcomm Inc.’s new Centriq chip.

By Brad Graves March 9, 2017 2:07 p.m. share »
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Here's What ScaleMatrix Did With Extra Space

Computer data center, plus wet lab, equals … more business? That’s what the owners of Kearny Mesa-based ScaleMatrix are hoping. Here's What ScaleMatrix Did With That Extra Space

By Brad Graves March 9, 2017 2:02 p.m. share »