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TECH: Phablet Fans Feel the Devices Deliver Best of Both Worlds
When Soyeon Park signed up for phone service on her new Samsung mobile device, she got something she hadn’t bargained for: a lot of good-natured teasing from her co-workers.
A dispute between South Korea-based LG Electronics Inc. and San Diego’s Qualcomm Inc. is delaying $100 million of royalty revenue coming into Qualcomm, company officials said during an investor conference call Jan. 27.
The San Diego-based Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is absorbing a local research and policy nonprofit called Equinox Center.
The head of Qualcomm’s venture capital arm has apparently left to join Microsoft’s venture capital operation.
San Diego’s wind and solar firm EDF Renewable Energy has signed an agreement with tech giant Salesforce. Under the agreement, EDF will provide Salesforce with 24 megawatts of wind energy from its Salt Fork Wind Project in Texas to power Salesforce operations.
San Diego-based Envision Solar announced recently that it’s creating a European subsidiary to fabricate and assemble its products for the European market.
Qualcomm Inc. is reportedly in talks with the U.K. pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline PLC about a joint venture.
TECH: Initially, S.D. Company to Have a 51% Share
Qualcomm Inc. and Japan-based TDK Corp. have agreed to form a $3 billion joint venture to provide specialized electronics for mobile devices in a deal expected to close by 2017.
BIOTECH: Gathering Is Unconventional Business, Cultural Event for Sector
You’ve probably heard of CES, the yearly Consumer Electronics Show where exciting new technology — such as virtual reality headsets and self-driving cars — are announced to industry, investors and media.
TECH: Multilingual Platform Turns Tablets Into Commerce Concierges
After visiting hotels and restaurants abroad and struggling with the language barrier, Samantha Urban decided to use her skills as a software engineer to build a nimble digital menu application for the hospitality industry that could translate the content into any language and drive sales.
TECH: It Has Several Security Applications; Direct Touch Not Needed
Qualcomm Inc. has put ultrasound to work in a new way, to keep prying eyes out of smartphones and tablets.
ECONOMY: Big Players Put Region in Minor Leagues
Marquee tech companies like Google and Facebook think San Diego is a dud.
San Diego-based Fragmob said that it secured a line of credit with Santa Barbara-based Agility Capital and a banking relationship with Silicon Valley Bank.
San Diego-based iboss Cybersecurity announced five senior management hires to oversee sales and products, in the wake of taking in $35 million in series A funding. The business said it would like to grow globally.
Qualcomm Inc. has entered a joint venture with the Chinese province of Guizhou to design and sell advanced server chipsets in China.