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Co. Expects Warm Reception From Doctors for Smart ‘Refrigerator’

Dining: System Automates Vaccine Management Tasks Frequently Done By HandThe developers of a vaccine storage and handling system they call the “world’s smartest refrigerator … that will help make vaccines more widely available” are hoping doctors will agree and put the devices in their offices.

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Qualcomm Revenue Misses Analysts’ Mark; Co. Receives Wells Notice From Feds

Qualcomm Inc. reported net income of $1.96 billion on revenue of $6.37 billion in the company’s second quarter — short of the $6.48 billion predicted by analysts in a Reuters poll.

GroundMetrics Raises $2.73M in Funding Round

San Diego-based GroundMetrics Inc. — which offers technology services to the oil and gas industry — said that it raised $2.73 million in its series B funding round.

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Navy Names New Spawar Commander

The U.S. Navy has tapped Rear Adm. David H. Lewis to be the next commander of Spawar.

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AT&T Considering Ultra-Fast Internet Connectivity for San Diego Region

AT&T Inc. said it is considering putting high-speed Internet connectivity in San Diego and 20 other metro areas in the United States.

Conference Will Help Create Links Among Industry, Innovators and Foreign Investors

“Making It in America” is the title of a three and half-day conference aimed at making connections for local innovators with business representatives from China, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Carlsbad Company Participates in White House Conference on Solar Energy

Carlsbad-based Everyday Energy took part in a White House conference on solar energy April 17.

IHive Aims to Take the Stings Out of the Internet of Things

Beehives are synonymous with activity, and the people running downtown San Diego’s CyberHive seem to be making big moves with several new projects.

Co. Aims to Break the Mold On Smartphone Customization

TECH: Foneclay Gives User Creative App Making Power

Isaac Eteminan wants Foneclay to be the next big thing in smartphones.

Winners & Losers

Tech: Qualcomm Continues to Grow Profitably, While Many Cos. In Sector Lag on the Bottom Line

Fiscal 2013 was not a year to expect a profit from one of the region’s publicly traded technology businesses — unless you held shares in Qualcomm Inc.

Kyocera Consolidates Some of Its Businesses Into Main Subsidiary

Kyocera Corp., the Kyoto, Japan-based conglomerate that has been in San Diego since 1971, said it consolidated some of its recently acquired businesses into its main subsidiary here, Kyocera America.

San Diego Startup Week Set for June 17-21

StartUp San Diego has set June 17-21 for its second annual San Diego Startup Week.

Two San Diego Companies Name New CFOs

Two San Diego companies have announced new chief financial officers.

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Novatel’s Usage-Based-Insurance Technology to Be Used in Benelux Market

Novatel Wireless Inc.’s technology supporting usage-based insurance, or UBI, will be used by Chipin B.V. in serving the Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg markets, the companies announced.

Local Co. Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at UCSD

Carlsbad-based Alternative Energy Systems Consulting Inc. is installing intelligent electric vehicle charging systems at University of California, San Diego.

Kenco Selects SmartDrive for Fleet Monitoring

San Diego-based SmartDriveSystems’ event recording system will be rolled out across the nationwide fleet operated by logistics provider Kenco, according to an announcement from SmartDrive.