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Qualcomm’s 5G Modem Chips Attract a Crowd of Companies

Nineteen wireless phone, tablet and module makers are putting Qualcomm Inc.’s extra-speedy fifth-generation wireless modem chips into their products for 2019, Qualcomm announced Feb. 8.

TransPower Looks to Rev Up Its Commercialization Efforts

ENERGY: Co. Aims to Double Revenue, Inks Big Funding Deal

Escondido-based TransPower, a maker of electric-drive systems for big-rig trucks and industrial-site tractors, is on a growth path.

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Tech Cos. Find Perfect Live-Work Balance

From Entrepreneurial Climate to Quality of Life, Carlsbad Checks All the Boxes for Business Location

Carlsbad is known as one of San Diego’s largest tech hubs, but that’s no longer simply because of its corporate successes, such as Viasat Inc.

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Comhear's Crowdfunding Campaign for 3D Sound Bar Tops $1M

Comhear has said the technology is likely to be appealing to audiophiles, gamers, people with home theaters and users of virtual and augmented reality.

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Sempra, Oncor Deal Reportedly Poised to Receive Approval

San Diego-based Sempra Energy’s $9.45 billion acquisition of Texas energy giant Oncor appears headed for approval.

Aira Offers 'Eyes on Demand' Service to Blind Job Seekers for Free

The company uses glasses equipped with a camera to feed video to a trained agent, who guides the blind or visually impaired user through interactions with which they have requested assistance.

Health-Tech Fundraising Focus of Upcoming SDVG Event

Life sciences entrepreneur Dena Marranuci, who leads corporate development and research and development at Truvian Sciences, will moderate a discussion about raising early-stage capital.

Tortuga Gets to Scene of Cybercrimes Before Criminals Do

SOFTWARE: Finding Chip Flaws in Development Stages Can Be a Lifesaver for Cos.

A flawed microchip is a hacker’s best friend. Tortuga Logic aims to spot those flaws before they ever make it into a silicon chip.

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Qualcomm Poses Objections, Invites Further Broadcom Talks

Two days after a face-to-face meeting with Broadcom Ltd., Qualcomm Inc.’s board laid out several problems with Broadcom’s proposal to buy Qualcomm, but said it was open to more talks.

Small Business to Provide Post-Deployment Services to Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Tactical Edge Inc., a San Diego small business, a five-year contract that could be worth as much as $49 million.

Qualcomm Rolls Out Cyber Services, Chip With Slim Circuitry

Seeing a clear need for cybersecurity for a widening array of connected industrial equipment and other gadgets, Qualcomm Inc. said it plans to make a business out of cybersecurity for the Internet of Things.

Qualcomm Meets With Broadcom

Qualcomm Inc. said its top board members and executives met with Broadcom Ltd. representatives for two hours on Feb. 14, but said little else about the meeting.

InfoSonics Sets Date for Shareholders Vote on Proposed Merger

The meeting will be held March 7 at the offices of Perkins Coie LLP.

Broadcom to Nominate 6 Directors for Qualcomm Board; Meeting Set

Broadcom Ltd. shifted strategy in its proxy fight for Qualcomm Inc., saying it would ask Qualcomm shareholders to elect six, rather than 11, directors nominated by Broadcom.

Banks Join Broadcom in Qualcomm Bid: $100B Available

Broadcom Ltd. said Feb. 12 that it has lined up as much as $100 billion in financing for its proposed, $121 billion acquisition of Qualcomm Inc.

Viasat Reports Net Loss and In-flight Wi-Fi Deal

Viasat reported a third-quarter net loss of $24.6 million on revenues of $381.8 million. It also inked a deal with United Airlines.

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