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Making the Magic

Nanoengineer Develops Process for Mass Production of GrapheneSci-fi writers often dream up gadgets that scientists and engineers later bring to life.

By Brittany Meiling April 20, 2017 12:21 p.m.   Share
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Small S.D. Startup Joins Tech Giants On Govt Coalition

San Diego tech startup Industry was handpicked by a government agency to join a Technology Coalition meant to help small businesses use technology to their advantage.

By Brittany Meiling April 25, 2017 9:56 a.m. share »

Sale of Novatel Wireless Hits Government Snag

Inseego Corp. announced on April 24 that it has still not received U.S. government approval for its $50 million sale of its Novatel Wireless business to a Hong Kong company. San Diego-based Inseego (Nasdaq: INSG) warned that it may have to pursue other options with the business.

By Brad Graves April 24, 2017 5:25 p.m. share »

Qualcomm Signs Licensing Agreement With Smartron India

Qualcomm Inc. announced on April 24 that it signed a licensing agreement with India-based Smartron India Pvt. Ltd. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

By Brad Graves April 24, 2017 4:04 p.m. share »
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Startup Goverre Lands $200,000 on Shark Tank

Local startup Goverre impressed celebrity investors Friday night on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank, landing $200,000 in startup capital.

By Brittany Meiling April 24, 2017 10:45 a.m. share »

SDG&E Signs Contracts for Five Energy Storage Facilities

San Diego Gas & Electric Co. said it signed contracts for five new lithium-ion battery storage facilities, meant to store electricity from wind, solar or fossil fuel plants for future use.

By Brad Graves April 23, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »

Touch Base With Top Tech Execs at Huge Awards Event at Petco Park

Tickets to one of San Diego’s most popular high-tech gatherings are on sale now.

By SDBJ Staff April 23, 2017 1:03 p.m. share »

Convention Center and Balboa Park Get Green-Building Status Upgrades

Two of the city’s longtime visitor mainstays — the San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park – recently marked key sustainability certifications under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

By Lou Hirsh April 21, 2017 2:57 p.m. share »
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Qualcomm Predicts Clear Sailing Despite Choppy Waters

We are leading the way to 5G. We’re expanding to more corners of the smartphone. Choppy waters? We’ve sailed through them before.

By Brad Graves April 20, 2017 12:49 p.m. share »

Qualcomm Q2 Earnings Exceed Expectations

Qualcomm Inc. reported second-quarter earnings of $1.34 per share on April 19 — well above the $1.25 that it put at the high end of its guidance in late January, and a 29 percent improvement to its earnings from the same quarter one year ago. Revenue was $6.0 billion.

By Brad Graves April 19, 2017 5:47 p.m. share »

Fresh Out of College, a Future CEO Changed His Course

Steve Mitgang didn’t always see himself as a tech industry leader.

By Brad Graves April 18, 2017 12:59 p.m. share »

EvoNexus Bringing Major Tech Firms to Meet Startups; Here’s Why

Local startup incubator EvoNexus is bringing East Coast mobile technology company InterDigital Inc. to San Diego to meet with local tech startups.

By Brittany Meiling April 17, 2017 2:10 p.m. share »
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How Local Angel Investors Missed Out on 2 Successful Startups

San Diego has a small pool of angel investors who supply tech startups with cash, so the same few groups get inundated with cash-poor founders asking for support.

By Brittany Meiling April 14, 2017 12:58 p.m. share »

ESET Names Anscombe to Fill New Role With Company

ESET, the cybersecurity software company with offices in San Diego, said April 13 that it has hired Tony Anscombe to fill a new position within the company: global security evangelist and industry partnerships ambassador.

By Brad Graves April 14, 2017 12:11 p.m. share »

OneRoof Energy Settles Arbitration Claim; CEO Steps Down From All Positions at Company

San Diego solar company OneRoof Energy continues to wind down its operations, this time with the resignation of its CEO David Field and the settlement of an arbitration claim.

By Brittany Meiling April 14, 2017 11:43 a.m. share »