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LEGAL: Tech Cos. Face Perils of Possible Lawsuits From Beginning to End
The innovative companies that make up San Diego County’s technology sector must tread carefully to avoid becoming the targets of intellectual property lawsuits.
Patent Rulings Will Discourage Lawsuits But May Also Impair Ability to Protect Innovations
Several recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions have made it more difficult for “patent trolls” to file frivolous lawsuits that accuse businesses of infringing on vague and broadly worded patents.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., the San Diego-based maker of high-speed, radio frequency chips, reported third-quarter revenue of $43 million, down from $60 million for the like quarter of 2013.
TECH: Inventor’s Latest Thermometer Is Part of A Long Line of Creativity
When imagining a famous inventor in fiction, colorful images come to mind.
Visitors to Balboa Park will soon be able to enjoy Internet access and other high-tech improvements following a $1 million donation from the James Irvine Foundation to double the size of the park’s WiFi network.
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. has introduced its new mobile app for ordering and payment.
The Oceanscience Group Ltd., a Carlsbad manufacturer of marine sensor platforms and unmanned surface vehicles, was acquired by Teledyne Technologies Inc., the buyer said.
TECH: Utility Gets FAA OK for Limited Operation
The aircraft they cradle in their hands looks like a toy, but Teena Deering and Flynn Ortiz are all business when they send the little orange quad-copter into the sky.
TECHNOLOGY: Product Serves Music to Match Exercise Pace
In a way, Adam Riggs-Zeigen’s daily occupation is not too far removed from his years as a DJ.
TECHNOLOGY: Big Growth In Legal Data Services
Abacus Data Systems Inc. is seeing explosive growth in both its staffing and revenue this year, as more law firms adopt its private cloud platform that lets firms focus on legal services rather than managing their data systems.
San Diego-based Sempra Energy said some 300 community and business leaders turned out for the Oct. 23 groundbreaking ceremony in Hackbery, La., for its Cameron $10 billion liquid natural gas export facility.
Cox Communications, whose subsidiary Cox San Diego, provides cable and Internet services to about 500,000 households here, said it doubled the speeds of its two most popular Internet service packages without increasing the price.
Envision Solar International Inc., a San Diego maker and provider of solar energy systems, said it received multiple purchase orders for its solar products in less than 30 days that totaled more than $2 million.
StackIQ, a Solana Beach software maker specializing in products to manage large infrastructures, said that it received $6 million in series B funding.
Electronic Control Systems and Green Total Solutions, both based in Poway, were acquired by Albireo Energy LLC of New Jersey for an undisclosed price.