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Analysts Eye New Leaders, Next Moves at Mitek

TECH: Co.’s Core Business Is Solid; It Rejects MergerMitek Systems Inc.’s stock has not fully recovered since the company announced the departure of two of its top executives, CEO James DeBello and chief financial officer Jeff Davison, on Aug. 28.

S.D. Startup Helps Corporations Harness Power from Unused Computers

Kazuhm, a distributed computing platform, recently was added to the portfolio of local fund Analytics Ventures.

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COMMENTARY: Next Governor Must Strengthen Cleantech Policies

This year, California overtook the U.K. to become the fifth-largest economy in the world, while also announcing it had hit its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels four years ahead of schedule.

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Viasat’s Radio Project Puts Pentagon Procurement in Fast Lane

DEFENSE: Viasat Gets System in Hands Of Troops in 17 Months

Viasat Inc. did not take the conventional path to developing the handheld radio known as BATS-D, which soldiers on the ground use to call in airstrikes on enemy positions.

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GreatCall, Insurer Partner to Offer In-Home Monitoring for Seniors

GreatCall, a San Diego-based mobile device company, will partner with a Massachusetts insurer to monitor the health of at-risk seniors.

Viasat Will Fly With Gulfstream

Viasat Inc. said on Oct. 15 that its in-flight satellite connectivity equipment will be a factory-installed option in Gulfstream G280 business jets.

Qualcomm, FTC Seek Settlement for Antitrust Case

Qualcomm Inc. and the Federal Trade Commission requested a delay of a preliminary ruling to pursue settlement talks.

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Kratos Has a Spot in Harris Radios

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Oct. 15 that it has licensed its Common Data Link radio technology to Harris Corp. for use in Harris’ handheld NanoSVDL radios.

UCSD Licenses New 5G Technology to Samsung

A technology invented by engineers at the University of California-San Diego will appear in Samsung's 5G smartphones.

Kratos Expands Military Training Projects

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said Oct. 11 that it received more than $30 million in scope increases on multiple existing military training contracts.

GA Wants to Be Part of Moon Mission

General Atomics is part of a team that wants to support NASA’s next, unmanned trip to the moon. Under a proposal submitted to NASA, GA’s Electromagnetic Systems division would build a lunar lander in the United States.

Cubic Adds Jobs to Support Transportation Projects

Cubic Corp. said that it is in the process of hiring 150 people in San Diego for new positions in its transportation business. It also plans to upgrade its headquarters in Kearny Mesa to accommodate company growth.

Teradata to Hire 200 with Headquarters Move

Teradata plans to hire 200 employees after shifting its headquarters to San Diego.

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Qualcomm Plans $400M Office in India

Qualcomm will open a 1.7 million-square-foot campus in Hyderabad, India.

Investor Gets Observer Status on Viasat Board

Viasat Inc. said on Oct. 3 that a major investor, the Baupost Group LLC, will get a presence on its board as a non-voting observer. As of Oct. 4, Baupost had an $861 million stake in the Carlsbad company.

New Lab at UCSD Studies Blockchain Uses

BlockLAB, a new lab at the University of California San Diego, will study how blockchain can be used by corporations and governmental entities.

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