Whether it’s understanding the quadratic formula or bending one’s fingers to make an F chord on a guitar, TakeLessons says it can help.
Communications: Company’s Cel-Fi Booster Being Used by 139 Operators
It’s maddening. The cellphone works fine in one area of a house but unfailingly drops calls in another.
Websense Inc.’s plan to move its headquarters to Austin, Texas, will take a big step later this month when the Austin City Council talks about how it might attract the San Diego security software company.
The U.S. Air Force wants to give its Reaper aircraft more range.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. reported a net loss of $6.8 million on net revenue of $43.3 million for its fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 28.
Shares in San Diego-based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. rose dramatically on Feb. 3, on the same day that the company announced it won an indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $7.92 billion.
Defense: General Atomics Part of Marine Corps Exercises To Evaluate Jamming Capability
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is eyeing at least one new market for its Reaper aircraft, saying the military could use the unmanned flying machine as a battlefield signal jammer.
Remember those personal digital assistants from Palm and Compaq? They now show up on eBay with descriptions such as “vintage.”
LEADERSHIP: Company Pursues Growth Strategy And Branding Campaign
Vistage International has always been about leadership. Its new owners are taking that to heart, pursuing an aggressive growth strategy and brand awareness campaign, and committing $5 million to back those efforts.
Callaway Golf Co. reported net losses for the fourth quarter and 2013 as a whole, but forecast a return to profitability in 2014.
Sightly, a Del Mar-based company specializing in localized video advertising, received $1.7 million in seed funding, according to the company.
San Diego-based General Atomics has transferred 50 jobs from Kearny Mesa to Mississippi.
Cubic Corp. is teaming with a Swiss company to keep tabs on shipping containers.
OK, Glass, let’s grab headlines. Sullivan Solar Power has benefited from being one of the first companies to use Google Inc.’s wearable computer, Google Glass, in a business setting.
TECH: Component Would Give Mobile Devices the Ability to Project Images
Ostendo Technologies Inc. is working on its image, so to speak.
MERGER: Two Cos. to Seek $10M in Funding
Sullivan International Group Inc., a San Diego-based environmental services company, has taken a preliminary step toward merging with a similar company in Cincinnati.
Sullivan International Group, a San Diego-based environmental services firm, said it plans to merge with EQM Technologies & Energy Inc., a similar company based in Cincinnati.
Defense contractors will get to hear what’s on their customers’ minds during West 2014, a national conference focusing on the military sea services and the contractors that support them, set for mid-February at the San Diego Convention Center.
Denver-based Harris Broadcast has completed its acquisition of San Diego-based Imagine Communications.
GAMING: Jamul Site Faces Opposition, Possible Lawsuit
One of the last roadblocks to a $360 million casino project Jamul was cleared recently when the California Department of Transportation approved permits for access to state Route 94, the main artery through the community.
PRODUCTION: Co. Sees Growth in Field as Composite Use Increases
Quatro Composites is proving what it’s made of, literally, in many ways, shapes and forms.
TECH: TransPower Works on Transportation And Harvesting Energy
The yellow school bus plying the streets of the Poway Business Park on a recent Friday afternoon was unusually quiet — and it wasn’t because it carried a handful of adults rather than a gaggle of grade-schoolers.
Two local small businesses are in line to produce information-system hardware for the U.S. Navy, the Pentagon announced.
The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan will leave its home port in Coronado for a new home port in Japan, the U.S. Navy announced on Jan. 14.
The Jamul Indian Village says it is beginning construction on its $360 million casino project.
TECH: Qualcomm Joins Others in Pursuit of the Automobile Platform Market
Long before it fell in love with computer technology, America fell in love with the automobile. And it is still carrying a torch, judging from exhibits at CES, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.
Northrop Grumman Corp. and its U.S. Navy customer are halfway done with initial flight tests for the Navy’s unmanned Triton aircraft, the company reported recently.
TECH: Creating Learning Ability Is a Hurdle
Qualcomm Inc. is entering 2014 with a “serious” interest in developing robots.
PROPERTY: Parking Downtown Is Serious Business for Ace and Others
Who’s the top player in the downtown parking game?
Though aware of a controversy over Barrio Logan industries, the secretary of the Navy refused to be carried into the debate over the neighborhood’s future during a pair of public appearances in San Diego on Jan. 9.
Valley View Casino & Hotel in Valley Center has embarked on a $6 million construction project that will close the venue for 11 days.
TECH: Qualcomm Creates Open-Source ‘Language’ For Burgeoning Market
The number of objects connected to the Internet grows every year. Automobiles, homes, workplaces and the objects within them — all are getting the ability to trade data with tablets, smartphones and each other. The phenomenon is called the “Internet of Things,” or in some circles, the “Internet of Everything.”
DEFENSE: Deal Should Help Many Local Contractors
Eleven months ago, San Diego shipyards and their suppliers were using the L-word — as in layoffs.
TECH: Stories of Computer Crime Make It Clear Dangers Come From All Directions
2014 is bound to be “a big year for cybersecurity,” according to one student of the topic.
The Pentagon recently offered several San Diego small businesses chances to bid on U.S. Navy command and control electronics projects.
proposed “Drone Zone” will not be coming to Southern California.
MaxLinear Inc., a Carlsbad business that makes integrated circuits for broadband communications, plans to move its headquarters in 2014 while staying in Carlsbad.
The U.S. Air Force awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $362.2 million service contract for Predator and Reaper unmanned aerial systems.
A subsidiary of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. received a follow-on contract worth up to $17 million.
Raytheon Co. recently took on $8.5 million worth of missile work.
The General Dynamics Nassco shipyard received a U.S. Navy contract worth up to $21.4 million, the Pentagon announced on Dec. 20. The money will go toward the design and construction of an afloat forward staging base.
PacketVideo Corp. sold $60 million of securities beginning Dec. 6.
TECH: Reports Have Websense, Two Others Taking Off for Texas
San Diego may lose up to three large employers in 2014.
TECH: Consensus Is That Company Saved a Star With Early CEO Appointment
Qualcomm Inc. ended speculation that Steve Mollenkopf, its president and chief operating officer, might leave to become CEO of Microsoft Corp. by naming him to be Qualcomm’s next CEO in 2014.
DEFENSE: Magazine Says Co. Beat Big Competitors for the Job
Northrop Grumman Corp.’s new unmanned spy plane has shown up on the radar.
A speedy, in-flight Wi-Fi service that made its debut on JetBlue Airways this month uses electronics from Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. It also leverages a ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) satellite.
Raytheon Co. and its San Diego workforce received a four-year U.S. Navy electronics contract worth $41.6 million.
San Diego voters will make a final decision on the Barrio Logan Community Plan update — which San Diego’s ship repair industry opposes — on the June 3 ballot.
The San Diego City Council is scheduled to decide on Dec. 17 whether to send its plan to rezone Barrio Logan to the city voters.
Z Microsystems Inc. is supplying ruggedized computer displays to Northrop Grumman for use in the U.S. Army’s new Ground Combat Vehicle, an infantry fighting vehicle that may one day replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.