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Hyperlight Energy Chosen to Participate in DOE Program

The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen La Jolla-based clean tech company Hyperlight Energy as one of 43 small businesses that will work with the DOE’s national labs to "accelerate the transformation toward a clean energy economy," the department announced Tuesday.

CONNECT Launches Investor Syndicate to Fuel Startups

San Diego’s business accelerator CONNECT is launching a new investor syndicate to help fund “disruptive” technology and life science startups in San Diego.

Sullivan Solar Power Hires Ness as VP of Sales and Marketing

San Diego-based Sullivan Solar Power announced it has hired Bill Ness as vice president of sales and marketing.

Pentagon Taps ViaSat for Two Contract Awards

The U.S. Navy’s satellite network is trusty, but it needs an update. So it has tapped ViaSat Inc. for some help.

Zenith Technologies Grows West Coast Operation With New Office in S.D.

Ireland-based Zenith Technologies is opening a new site in San Diego to meet demand for its services on the West Coast.

SDG&E Gets OK to Build Energy Storage Projects in Escondido and El Cajon

State regulators have signed off on San Diego Gas & Electric’s proposal to build lithium-ion battery projects in Escondido and El Cajon capable of storing a combined 37.5 megawatts of energy.

DICK'S Sporting Goods Acquires San Diego-Based Affinity Sports

DICK'S Sporting Goods, a U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, announced the acquisition of Affinity Sports, a sports management technology company based in San Diego.

SDG&E Gets OK to Build Energy Storage Projects in Escondido, El Cajon

State regulators have signed off on San Diego Gas & Electric’s proposal to build lithium-ion battery projects in Escondido and El Cajon capable of storing a combined 37.5 megawatts of energy.

Qualcomm Sets Up New Division Dedicated to Data Center Space

Qualcomm Inc. announced on Aug. 18 that it plans to market its data center chips under the name Qualcomm Centriq. It also said that it has set up a new business division, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies Inc., dedicated to the data center space.

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Telletopia Wants Slice of TV Pie for Internet Broadcasts

TECH: Nonprofit Needs OK From FCC to Pursue Local TV Programming

Telletopia, the San Diego nonprofit, takes the second half of its name from the word “utopia.”

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SmartFoam’s Nanoparticles Have Big Markets Potential

TECH: Footwear, Mattresses May Be Changed By Material

UC San Diego’s engineering school and offers me a squishy piece of black plastic foam about the size of a dime.

Cisco Systems Says It Will Cut 5,500 Employees

Cisco Systems Inc. plans to eliminate up to 5,500 positions, or 7 percent of its global workforce, in a companywide restructuring, the Silicon Valley company said Aug. 17 when it announced fourth quarter earnings.

eSUB Construction Software Hires Chief Technology Officer

eSUB Construction Software, a San Diego software-as-a-service company that offers subcontractors a mobile platform for project management, recently announced it has hired a new CTO.

PatientSafe Solutions Raises Nearly $4.5 Million in Financing Round

PatientSafe Solutions Inc. this month reported selling nearly $4.5 million in notes convertible to preferred stock in the San Diego-based health-care information technology company.

TPT Global Tech Acquires Digithrive

TPT Global Tech Inc., a downtown company that does business in the telecom space, announced another acquisition on Aug. 16. The business said that it had completed its acquisition of Digithrive, a company that offers web and app development services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.