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Kristin Elliott Named CEO of Precision Measurement Engineering

Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc., an internationally known oceanographic and freshwater instrument design corporation, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kristin M. Elliott as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

ImageWare Joins Tech Partner Program of New York Company

San Diego-based ImageWare Systems Inc., a developer of mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions, announced it is participating in the CA Technologies Tech Partner Program with an advanced partner membership status.

Software Firm Parallel 6 Acquires The Agency San Diego

Parallel 6, a San Diego software firm specializing in mobile management engagement, said it acquired The Agency San Diego, a marketing design firm, for an undisclosed price.

Software Company Measurabl Inc. Raises $2.3M in Financing Round

Measurabl Inc., a San Diego-based startup that makes software for companies to track environmental metrics, has raised $2.3 million in funding according to a recent business filing.

CES Offers a Full Plate of the Latest Technology and a Cookie

So much to see! The consumer electronics show in Las Vegas — aka 2015 International CES — offers the sprawling, overwhelming spectacle of a world’s fair while showing off the newest in technology that ordinary folks can get their hands on.

Look Who’s Talking: Internet of Everything Keeps Expanding

TECH: Connections Could Open Up a New Universe of Opportunities

Wi-Fi in a rice cooker?

Company Sees Winning Combo With Gamers, Fantasy Leagues

TECH: Platform Brings Opportunity to Monetize Enthusiasm

Todd Peterson thinks he sees the future, and it’s pretty much like the present: He sees people relaxing and engaged, watching pro sports.

Carlsbad-Based Process Peak Acquired by FranConnect

FranConnect Inc. of suburban Washington, D.C. has acquired Carlsbad-based Process Peak, the buyer announced on Jan. 8. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

Escondido-Based Detectent Sold to Silver Springs Network for $12 Million

Silver Spring Networks Inc., a publicly traded company from Silicon Valley operating in the smart grid space, said on Jan. 7 that it acquired Escondido-based Detectent Inc. for $12 million cash.

Illumina to Consolidate Bay Area Operations at New Campus

BioMed Realty Trust Inc. announced Monday that Illumina Inc. signed a 15-year lease for a new campus in Foster City.

Ceremony Celebrates Murata's Purchase of Peregrine

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., the San Diego maker of chips used in wireless devices and networks and now owned by Murata Electronics North America, held an opening ceremony on Wednesday to celebrate last month's closing of the Murata acquisition.

MIT Enterprise Forum Ends Contract With CONNECT

San Diego’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum has reorganized and hired its own executive director for 2015, ending an 11-year contract relationship with CONNECT.

EDF Orders 150 Megawatts of Wind Turbine Generators

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy said it has placed a firm order with Vestas Wind Systems A/S for 150 megawatts of wind turbine generators, closing the books on the master supply agreement announced in September 2013, with orders totaling 1,094 MW.

LG Electronics Unveils First Phone with Snapdragon Processor

LG Electronics unveiled the first phone to have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor at its heart.