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Seismic Completes $20 Million Series B Funding Round

Solana Beach-based Seismic said on Jan. 8 that it completed a $20 million series B funding round led by JMI Equity.

By Brad Graves January 8, 2015 4:35 p.m.   Share

Qualcomm Execs Get Hefty Stock Awards to Stay Put

Saying that other companies are “aggressively” using Qualcomm Inc.’s executive suite as a source for talent, Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM)’s board has proposed new compensation packages for key executives.

Cypher Genomics, Sequenom to Partner on Developing Prenatal Tests

Two San Diego companies, Cypher Genomics Inc. and Sequenom Inc., announced an agreement to further develop next-generation noninvasive prenatal tests.

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New Outlet Is Also Effective At What It Doesn’t Deliver: Shocks

TECH: Its Safety And Connectivity Are Big Advances

Don’t let its bland or benign looks fool you.

Company’s App to Amplify Grammy Experience

TECH: Viewers Will Be Able to Watch On Phone, Tablet

A Pacific Beach business is working to make the Grammy Awards, set for Feb. 8, into a two-screen experience.

Qualcomm Shares Dip on Reports of Samsung Using Its Own Chip

Media reports that Samsung does not plan to use Qualcomm Inc.’s Snapdragon 810 chip for its next smart phone apparently sent Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) shares lower on Jan. 21 before they quickly recovered.

One Roof Energy Group Announces Investors for Financing

One Roof Energy Group Inc., a San Diego provider of solar energy financing services, said investors in a planned $15 million convertible notes financing include existing investors Black Coral Capital and Spindrift Equities LLC as well as certain other unaffiliated investors.

AT&T Offering High-Speed Internet Service to Some Businesses

AT&T Inc. has started marketing a high-speed Internet service called AT&T Business Fiber in multitenant office buildings in San Diego.

Genentech, Human Longevity Sign Multiyear Agreement

San Diego-based Human Longevity Inc. announced a multiyear agreement with Oceanside's Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, to conduct whole genome sequencing of tens of thousands of samples from Genentech.

Andrew Viterbi to be Inducted into Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

CONNECT, the San Diego nonprofit that fosters innovative technology, said it selected Andrew Viterbi, who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and served as its first chief technical officer, for induction into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Pacific Beach Company Creates App to Watch Grammy Awards

A Pacific Beach business is working to make the Grammy Awards, set for Feb. 8, into a two-screen experience.

Qualcomm’s Patent Prowess Chips Away at Some Leaders in IP

By now, that famous patent wall should be stretching out the door and across Morehouse Drive.

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Style and Security Pay Off With High-Tech Billfold, iWallet

TECH: Accessory Alerts Owner If the Two Get Separated

Few things in life cause as much anxiety as losing a wallet, but a San Diego business has come up with a device that makes that experience less likely.

Qualcomm Announces Quarterly Dividend of 42 Cents Per Share

Qualcomm Inc. announced a quarterly cash dividend of 42 cents per share, payable on March 25 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 4.

Gerald Choung Named Vice President of Sales at ESET

Anti-virus maker ESET has named Gerald Choung as its vice president of sales.

Qualcomm Investing Undisclosed Sum in Satellite System

Qualcomm Inc. is investing an unspecified sum of money in a constellation of 648 micro satellites meant to provide Internet service to portions of the world that don’t have it, according to the satellite provider.