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Origin Code Academy Moves Most of Its Curriculum Online

TECH: Access Cited In Move as Sector Looks for Right ModelOrigin Code Academy, a local participant in the popular yet tumultuous industry of coding boot camps, is moving its curriculum online.

Report: Review of Qualcomm's Bid for NXP Will Slip Into 2018

The European Commission might not complete its antitrust review of Qualcomm Inc.’s attempt to buy NXP Semiconductors N.V. until early 2018.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's Advances

Qualcomm Inc. has rejected Broadcom Ltd.'s offer to buy the company.

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S.D. 'Google of Ganja' Entrepreneur Raises $1.7M For Search Engine Startup

Weedguide has landed its first outside funding.

SmartCover Systems Gets a $3.2M Contract

SmartCover Systems of Escondido received a $3.2 million contract to supply its manhole-mounted fluid level sensors to the San Antonio, Texas, sewer system.

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MaxLinear Reports Record Quarterly Revenue

Carlsbad chipmaker MaxLinear Inc. reported a net loss of $9.2 million on record quarterly revenue of $113.6 million.

Broadcom Chief Speaks to the Importance of San Diego

Broadcom went public with its unsolicited, $70 per share bid for Qualcomm on Nov. 6. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan answered a few questions.

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Inseego Corp. Posts Net Loss of $13.8 million in Q3

Inseego Corp., a specialist in electronics hardware and software as a service, reported a net loss of $13.8 million on net revenues of $57.5 million in its third quarter ending Sept. 30.

Broadcom Aims Low With Qualcomm Offer

TECH: Its 5G Efforts, Other Tech Could Put Share Price Near $100

Is Qualcomm Inc. worth $70 per share? That simple question may be the beginning of a long negotiation process. Or it could be the key that determines whether Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) survives in its current form as a San Diego-based corporation.

SmartDrive Turns Attention To Monitoring Drivers’ Focus, Actions

TECH: Co. Captures, Analyzes Video and Makes Report to Client

We’ve all done it while driving: taken our eyes off the road to peek at an incoming text message or take a bite of a snack. That very human tendency is a big liability for everyone on the highway, and a big liability for trucking companies.

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ViaSat Busy in Both Commercial And Government Spaces

Satellite communications specialist ViaSat Inc. publicly opened the books on its second quarter, reporting a net loss of $13.7 million on revenue of $393.1 million. ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) has an unusual fiscal year, so its second quarter ends Sept. 30 (yes, it’s the midpoint of fiscal 2018).

Bose Corp. Buys Hush

Bose Corp., the Massachusetts consumer electronics maker, has acquired Hush, a former tenant of the EvoNexus incubator in the University Towne Center neighborhood. Hush is the company founded by three UC San Diego students — all named Daniel — who brought a set of noise-cancelling earplugs to market. It seemed they saw a wide market opportunity in college-area apartments where students attempted to get a little undisturbed rest. The Business Journal profiled Hush in April 2015.

Aquam Corp. Gets $26M in Growth Capital

Aquam Corp. has received $26 million in growth capital from NewWorld Capital Group LLC, a private equity firm with an environmental focus.

Broadcom Makes $100 Billion Bid for Qualcomm

Ending speculation, Broadcom Ltd. announced that it is making an unsolicited bid for Qualcomm Inc. in a cash and stock deal worth slightly more than $100 billion.

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Reports: Broadcom Exploring Bid for San Diego-Based Qualcomm Inc.

Broadcom is reportedly exploring a bid for San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc.

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Marine Corps. Awards Cubic Corp. $11.6 M Contract

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Cubic Corp. a six-month, $11.6 million contract for readiness training support

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