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Cubic Aims to Build On Mass Transit Successes

TRANSPORT: Co. Finds Value In Both Big and Small WinsParis, Montreal and Toronto. To Cubic Corp., the cities are more than dots on a map. Each could be the next growth opportunity.

AbacusNext Taps Mike Skelly for CFO

The San Diego business that provides office information technology as a service made the announcement Dec. 5.

Brains, Heart and, of Course, Innovation Won the Day at Awards

Most Innovative New Products Show S.D.’s Ingenuity

Qualcomm Processor to be Used in Asus and HP Computers

Qualcomm Inc.’s top-of-the-line processor is at the center of new personal computers running the Windows operating system.

Anzu Partners Closes $128M Fund, Opens La Jolla Office

Anzu Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm that recently closed a $128.4 million fund to invest in industrial technology companies, has opened an office in La Jolla.

JMI Equity Promotes Two to General Partner

San Diego-based private equity firm has promoted Suken Vakil and Randy Guttman to general partner.

Broadcom Puts Up Candidates for Qualcomm Board, Setting Up Showdown

The debate over the future of Qualcomm Inc. turned into a power struggle on Dec. 4, when Broadcom Ltd. nominated candidates for all 11 seats on Qualcomm’s board of directors.

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Human Longevity CEO Makes Quick Exit; Venter Back in Top Spot

Human Longevity Inc. CEO Cynthia Collins is out after less than a year in the top spot at the San Diego-based genomics company.

Pentagon Exercises Option Adding $20.9M to Viasat Deal

The Pentagon bought six months of satellite communication services from Viasat, exercising a $20.9 million option to an existing services contract.

Vista-Based TetraVue Receives Additional Funding Backing Its 4D, High Resolution Cameras

Vista-based company TetraVue, a developer of high-definition 4D LIDAR technology, said it has received additional funding to accelerate the commercialization of its long range, high-resolution 4D camera.

TuSimple Receives $55M in Funding Round

TuSimple said Nov. 28 that it received $55 million in series C funding.

ViaSat Signs First Reseller for Speedy Private Jet Internet Service

ViaSat Inc. has signed up its first value-added reseller for its high-speed in-flight internet service for private jets.

Qualcomm Backs Startup Developing Battery-Free Bluetooth Beacons

The busy investment arm of Qualcomm has spied another startup it hopes will go big.

Cybersecurity Co. Uses Swift Sift of Data to Combat Threats

“Time to detection is kind of a big deal in our business,” says Peter Bybee.

Seabin Takes Out the Trash

Cabrillo Isle Marina on Harbor Island has turned to technology to help it solve a chronic, annoying problem — floating bottles, cans and other trash that accumulates where people store their boats.

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Cubic Gets Big BostonTransit Contract

Cubic Corp. said Nov. 21 that it received a 10-year, $575 million contract from Boston’s rapid transit provider. Under the deal, Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will design, build, operate and maintain a next-generation fare payment system for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Commuters will be able to use mobile phones and bank cards to pay their fares.

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