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Internet-of-Things Data May Be a Bonanza for Marketers

Marketers and brands can learn a lot about their customers by watching their internet behavior.

By Brad Graves May 26, 2017 9:51 a.m. share »
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Robots’ Inspection Skills Fit The Needs of Energy Industry

Those pipes are unpiggable. On the face of it, the statement is absurd, but it’s a genuine pain point for certain industries — one that Kearny Mesa-based Diakont relieves for its customers.

By Brad Graves May 25, 2017 3:28 p.m. share »

New Chairman Named at Maxwell Technologies Following Resignation

Maxwell Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage and power delivery solutions, announced that David Schlotterbeck, chairman of the board of directors, has decided to resign for personal reasons. Steven Bilodeau, who joined the board last year, has been appointed as his successor.

By SDBJ Staff May 25, 2017 3:25 p.m. share »
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Co.’s Tech Competes for, And Along With, Customers

A semi-professional dirt bike racer is developing technology in Carlsbad that might give him the winning edge during competitions. It’s a tech he thinks other competitive athletes would pay for.

By br May 25, 2017 3:13 p.m. share »

LRAD ‘Talks’ to the Animals

LRAD Corp., which makes mass notification systems and other loudspeaker-like devices, said it received a $528,000 order from SGS Canada, which plans to install the equipment at an industrial site.

By Brad Graves May 25, 2017 3:11 p.m. share »

Cirrascale Corp. Is Acquired By Austin-Based Boxx

Austin, Texas-based Boxx Technologies has bought Poway-based Cirrascale Corp. for undisclosed terms.

By Brad Graves May 25, 2017 3:09 p.m. share »
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ViaSat-2 in Crucial Countdown for Co.

With its anticipated launch on June 1, ViaSat-2 will complete its journey from the concrete aerospace fortresses of El Segundo to the cold of space. There will be a lot riding on the satellite’s launch.

By Brad Graves May 25, 2017 2:10 p.m. share »
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Boston-Bound iBoss Still Committed to S.D.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker reported a big accomplishment for his administration recently: iboss Inc., San Diego’s fast-growing cybersecurity company reportedly valued at $500 million, named Boston its headquarters office.

By Brad Graves May 25, 2017 1:47 p.m. share » Raises $1.3M in Seed Round

San Diego-based web content management system has closed a second round of seed funding, raising $1.3 million less than a year after raising $1 million from angel investors.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 24, 2017 4:02 p.m. share »

ViaSat Reports Record Net Income of $23.8 Million

ViaSat Inc. closed the books on its 2017 fiscal year, recording net income of $23.8 million on revenue of $1.56 billion. The Carlsbad business makes satellite communication gear and offers satellite services to consumers and the airline industry as well as government and military customers.

By Brad Graves May 24, 2017 10:14 a.m. share »

Qualcomm: Over a Million Served Per Day in Internet of Things

Qualcomm Inc. said the company is shipping more than 1 million chips per day for a wide range of connected devices in the internet of things, or IoT.

By Brad Graves May 23, 2017 4:20 p.m. share »

As Challenges Continue, Inseego Gets New Lender

Losses continue for Inseego Corp., the business formerly known as Novatel Wireless.

By Brad Graves May 23, 2017 2:42 p.m. share »

Five Companies Selected to Join Tech Accelerator

Five companies are joining a new technology accelerator program at UC San Diego’s Institute for the Global Entrepreneur, or IGE.

By Brad Graves May 23, 2017 10:37 a.m. share »

iboss Headquarters is Boston-Bound

iboss, the fast-growing cybersecurity company that opened a new San Diego headquarters building in 2015 with much fanfare, has moved its headquarters to Boston.

By Brad Graves May 22, 2017 3:39 p.m. share »

Augmented Reality, Mini Satellites Exhibited at Pentagon ‘Science Fair’

Every other year, the Defense Department puts on a science fair of sorts in the central courtyard of the Pentagon building.

By Brad Graves May 22, 2017 11:13 a.m. share »