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DivX LLC, a San Diego maker of video compression software, said it signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by NeuLion Inc., a New York-based provider of live and on-demand content to Internet connected devices.
San Diego-based PocketDerm LLC, a dermatology-targeted telehealth startup, has raised $2.85 million from the sale of securities, according to a recent regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
IFAN Financial Inc., a San Diego company that develops and distributes software to enable mobile payments, announced a sale of $1 million of its common stock and warrants in a private placement agreement with an investor.
Q&A: Jane Finley, Kaiser Permanente
Jane Finley is senior VP & executive director of Kaiser Permanente in San Diego. Finley began her career with Kaiser Permanente in 1984 and was based in Downey before moving to San Diego in the spring.
TECH: Rule Change Should Open Up New Foreign Markets
A federal government flush with money, pushing ahead in the space race, ever eager to fund research and development.
The Chinese government is close to settling its antitrust investigation with Qualcomm Inc., according to the Reuters news service, citing a Dec. 26 statement to that effect from China’s National Development and Reform Commission.
BeneChill Inc., a startup established in San Diego eight years ago to develop a rapid-chilling technology to treat patients suffering from heart attacks and brain injuries, intends to raise more than $14.6 million through an initial public offering.
Sphere 3D Corp., which completed its acquisition of San Diego’s Overland Storage earlier this month, said it entered into a multi-year agreement with Microsoft Corp. allowing the pre-installation of Windows embedded server software in appliances using Sphere 3D’s Glassware 2.0 virtualization technology.
West Partners, the investment arm of the Gary & Mary West Family Office, completed a follow-on investment in NoteVault Inc., a San Diego provider of voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industry.
The U.S. Air Force announced that Tapestry Solutions Inc., the San Diego software maker, received a $48.4 million contract for Global Decision Support System application support services.
Achates Power Inc., the Sorrento Valley company working on a fuel-efficient diesel engine design, said early this month that it added a fifth-leading global manufacturer to its client list. A nondisclosure agreement prevents Achates from naming the client, a spokesman said.
CLEAN-TECH: Its Administration Building Is Seen as a Potential Model
The Port of San Diego has teamed up with local trade group Cleantech San Diego and a slew of “Internet of Things” technology companies in hopes of being cleaner and greener — and saving some money along the way.
SOFTWARE: Company Uses Algorithm to Generate Warm Leads for Clients
Connequity, a newly launched online platform, hopes to take business networking to a new level.
TECH: Acquisition Doesn’t Dampen Company’s Drive
When Outerwall Inc. acquired San Diego startup ecoATM last year, it promised to keep the operation here and grow it.
Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, will receive $15 million as an initial payment from Pennsylvania-based Janssen Biotech Inc. as part of a collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize products combining Halozyme’s technology with Janssen’s compounds.