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Licensing Business May Be on the Line

LEGAL: Qualcomm Case To Take Time to Play OutIt seemed like Qualcomm Inc. was in the clear after the company struck a settlement with Apple Inc. The deal removed several of Qualcomm’s largest legal obstacles, and returned one of its largest customers for the next six years.

NeuraLace Medical Closes $3 Million Seed Round

BIOTECH: Pain Relief Device Uses Magnetic Field

NeuraLace Medical, the medical device startup that won last year’s Quick Pitch competition, recently closed on a $3 million seed funding round.

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Voyager Space’s Software May Lead To Better Hardware

Company's Platform Integrates Stages of Design

Darren Charrier and Faris Hamdi had interplanetary ambitions when the two founded Voyager Space Technologies. Both undergraduate students studying aerospace engineering at UC San Diego, the two had sought to create a robotic spacecraft that could extend the life of dying satellites.

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Report: Apple Looks to Acquire Intel’s Modem Business

Apple is looking to acquire Intel's modem business, according to a report by the Information.

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Cubic Corp. Rolls Out New Tech Under Manhattan’s Streets

Kearny Mesa Company Executes on Its $540M Deal

Talk about a tough environment for rolling out new technology. Cubic Corp. introduced its next-generation fare collection technology on the subway beneath Lexington Avenue in New York City on May 31.

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RF Industries Reports $1.1M in Quarterly Net Income

RF Industries Ltd. — a maker of telecommunications cables, connectors and related electronic equipment — reported net income of $1.06 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $13.6 million during its second quarter, which ended on April 30.

EvoNexus Partners with Rady School of Management for New Fintech Incubator

EvoNexus is launching a new fintech incubator with the Rady School of Management, Franklin Templeton and the Royal Bank of Canada.

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Semiconductor Startup Atlazo Raises $3.4M Led by Tech Coast Angels

Atlazo, a company that makes semiconductors for health devices and wearables, closed a $3.4 million seed round.

RF Industries Names Board Member

Sherry Cefali has been appointed to the board of San Diego-based RF Industries Ltd., the publicly traded business that specializes in electronic interconnect products.

Find Your Weaknesses Before Any Bad Actors Do

CYBER: Businesses Must Assess the Danger And Their Ability to Deal With It

Thwarting cybercrime starts with risk assessment. One of the most important ways that businesses can protect themselves against cybercrime to is perform a thorough risk assessment, according to cybersecurity experts.

Executive Q & A: James Skeen Jr.

I’m a founding board member of the Cyber Center of Excellence.[The nonprofit organization was created to support the growth of the cyber industry in San Diego, and to promote cybersecurity in the community]. I was made aware of the Citizens Academy.

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Seismic Software

Be Selective; Raise Funds Before You Need Them

Seismic Founder and CEO Doug Winter closed on $100 million in funding for his company in December. With the additional funds, the company has been preparing to go public, including hiring a chief financial officer who helped take ServiceNow public.

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Tealium

Let the Team Figure Out the Course; Keep In Mind It’s a Marathon

Tealium CEO Jeff Lunsford brought together a cadre of former WebSideStory executives when he set off to build Tealium eight years ago. The software startup builds customer data platforms, which allow companies to manage marketing data from a host of different sources.

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Blockchain Startup XY Cuts Staff by Half

Startup: As of March, Company Had 85 Full-Time Employees

The Persistent Company, a San Diego-based startup developing Bluetooth beacons on a blockchain network, cut more than 40 employees last week.

Inhibrx Raises $40M; Files for $75M IPO

The $40M Would Convert Into Shares At 90% of IPO Price

La Jolla-based Inhibrx is prepping for a public debut. Two weeks after raising $40 million, the company in early June filed for an initial public offering to advance three cancer drugs in clinical trials — and other preclinical programs, including an antibiotic.

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Tech Coast Angels Accepting Applications for Quick Pitch

Applications for Tech Coast Angels' annual pitch competition are due on October 29.

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