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Maxwell Technologies Inc. Reports Q2 Revenue of $46.1 Million

Maxwell Technologies Inc., the San Diego maker of energy storage and power delivery devices, reported second quarter revenue of $46.1 million, down 17 percent from $55.6 million in revenue in the like quarter of 2013.

Cubic Corp. Gets $700M+ Along With a Stronger British Accent

By now, the red London bus is firmly part of Cubic Corp.’s heritage. The Kearny Mesa-based business has been part of London’s mass-transit system for 30 years, and it looks like it will stay on board for at least seven more.

Zingle Uses Your Texts to Help You Get to the Front of the Line

TECH: Device Connects Hospitality Businesses to Their Customers’ Orders

Making a call is OK but texting is better for business, said John Girard, who heads Zingle, a Carlsbad business built around texting technology.

An Acne-Fighting App Is Just What the 2 Doctors Ordered

A San Diego-based mother-and-son team of dermatologists has launched a Web application that provides diagnoses, treatments and prescriptions exclusively online for patients with acne.

Human Longevity Inc. Hires Former Google Exec as Chief Data Scientist

A diagnostic and therapeutic company in La Jolla has recruited Franz Och, scientist and former head of Google Translate, as the company’s chief data scientist.

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Qualcomm Buys EmpoweredU

Qualcomm Inc. announced on July 30 that it bought Silicon Valley-based EmpoweredU for undisclosed terms.

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Panel Stresses Need, Necessity of Proactive Cybersecurity Measures to Meet Growing Threats

Cyber security concerns have advanced far beyond interruption of service and theft of consumer credit card information and should be a priority of corporate boards, according to members of a panel at the Corporate Directors Forum on Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.

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Portfolium Funding Is Part of EvoNexus' Recent Successes

EvoNexus, the incubator of CommNexus, the area’s nonprofit trade group for the high-tech industry, said one of its portfolio companies Portfolium recently closed a $900,000 seed round of investment from the Tech Coast Angels and other San Diego-based investors.

Overland Storage Settles Patent Litigation, Enters Cross-License Agreement With BDT

San Diego-based Overland Storage Inc., a provider of data management and protection services, has settled all claims in its patent infringement litigation filed against BDT Media Automation GmbH, the local company announced.

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Peggy Johnson Is Leaving Qualcomm

Executive Peggy Johnson is leaving Qualcomm Inc. after nearly two and a half decades at the San Diego tech company, a Qualcomm spokesman confirmed.

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Peregrine Reports Q2 Results

San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. reported second-quarter revenue of $47.1 million compared with $52.4 million for the like period of 2013.

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Grace Riding a Big Growth Wave Atop Internet Radios, Electronics

TECH: Co. Expects to Top $30M in Revenue in 2014

Grace Digital Inc. seems to be winning the consumer electronics game.

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Co. Sees Need to View the Digital World Through a New Lens

Optical: It Precisely Incorporates Close-Up And Distance Vision

There’s a new affliction out there, the product of so many people constantly checking their smartphones and other digital devices.

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Co. Sees Need to View the Digital World Through a New Lens

Optical: It Precisely Incorporates Close-Up And Distance Vision

There’s a new affliction out there, the product of so many people constantly checking their smartphones and other digital devices.

All Jobs at Former Nokia S.D. Office to Be Cut

Tech: Microsoft Expects To Eliminate All Local Positions by mid-September

Microsoft Corp. plans to permanently eliminate all 378 positions at the former Nokia office in Rancho Bernardo before this fall as part of the company’s announced global restructuring affecting 18,000 workers.