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Economic Trends: Technology
Companies in San Diego’s high-tech electronics and software space made some significant moves in 2016.
Economic Trends: Research Institutes
Much is made of San Diego’s pharmaceutical industry, what with its reputation for serial entrepreneurship and whopping exits. But there’s a quieter and more insular group on the Torrey Pines Mesa that is essential to the city’s innovation economy: the research institutes.
Economic Trends: Cybersecurity
Events of 2016 pointed out a crying need for cybersecurity specialists, who make up so much of San Diego’s specialized workforce. The year brought the perennial tales of data breaches. Some of the biggest were at Yahoo.
Early-stage technology companies looking for investors have until Jan. 9 to apply for CONNECT’s Capital Match program.
San Diego’s CyberTECH, a local technology membership group, recently announced that it has added 11 more startups to its Entrepreneur in Residence program.
The White House has named San Diego a TechHire city, recognizing the city’s efforts to train people for software development and other new, technology-focused jobs.
Three La Jolla-based startups housed at the technology incubator EvoNexus are schedued to show off their products at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
South Korean regulators plan to fine Qualcomm Inc. $865 million for alleged anticompetitive behavior, the San Diego wireless technology specialist said in a statement issued Dec. 27.
General Atomics’ Electromagnetic Systems unit said it received a contract to supply heavy equipment to a South Korean oil refinery.
Qualcomm Inc. said on Dec. 26 that it has reached a license agreement with a large Chinese electronics manufacturer. With the move, Qualcomm has license agreements with all of the top 10 Chinese players.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is operating independently of the state power grid following completion of a taxpayer-funded energy plant.
San Diego startup eSUB Construction Software has raised $5 million in a Series A financing from Washington, D.C.-based firm Revolution Ventures, the company announced this week.
San Diego-based 3-D printer startup Robo 3D Ltd. started trading Dec. 22 on the Australian Securities Exchange following its recent acquisition by Falcon Minerals Ltd., an Australian mining company.
ViaSat Inc. said its first two ViaSat-3 satellites have completed their first important step toward production and launch — a stage in the process called preliminary design review.
South Korea will host field trials of a fifth-generation telecom network during the second half of 2017, according to partners Qualcomm Inc., equipment maker Ericsson and South Korean carrier SK Telecom.