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BIOTECH: Illumina’s New Machine Does Actual Detective Workllumina Inc. has developed a technology that could transform the work done by crime scene investigators, helping to solve cold cases by uncovering the information hidden in degraded DNA.

By Brittany Meiling April 3, 2015 1:14 p.m.   Share

Local Company Tapped to Feed Need for Fast-Food Software

Tillster has chosen San Diego-based Gimbal Inc. to soup up its software for fast-food and casual dining restaurants. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.

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TakeLessons’ Business Model Is to Keep Learning What Works

TECH: From Fee Change to Amazon Deal, Co. Is Flexible

TakeLessons.com launched in 2007 as a way for music teachers to find students and offer classes at their studios or homes.

Online Directory Gives Patients Medical Menu With Cash Prices

SOFTWARE: Service Also Streamlines the Appointment Process

Ajit Viswanathan thinks he sees an opening on the fast-changing playing field of health care.

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TakeLessons’ Business Model Is to Keep Learning What Works

TECH: From Fee Change to Amazon Deal, Co. Is Flexible

TakeLessons.com launched in 2007 as a way for music teachers to find students and offer classes at their studios or homes.

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Training Platform Lets User Plot Course

TECH: Vforum’s Versatility, Vigilance Are Selling Points

It was originally meant for sailors at sea, but some locally developed video training technology has left the confines of the big gray ship.

ViaSat Reports Q4 Net Income of $7.5 Million

ViaSat Inc. reported net income of $7.5 million on revenues of $364.8 million during the last quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended April 3.

Companion Medical Completes Series B Financing

Companion Medical Inc., a medical device company in San Diego, has announced the completion of a series B financing, led by an investment from Eli Lilly and Co.

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Cubic Completes $1.25 Million Foreign Military Sale

Cubic Corp. said on May 19 that its defense business completed a $1.25 million foreign military sale to the Lebanese armed forces.

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Peregrine Semiconductor Promotes Colin Hunt to VP of Worldwide Sales

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. said on May 19 that it promoted Colin Hunt to vice president of worldwide sales.

Company Is Planning to Open Wi-Fi Door for LTE Data

WIRELESS: Could Improve Security for Internet of Things

People don’t normally mix strings of pearls with tennis shoes when they dress for the day.

Software San Diego Names Kevin Carroll as Its Executive Director

Software San Diego has chosen a familiar face in regional technology circles to offer day-to-day leadership to the organization.

Moody's Gives Qualcomm's Proposed Bond Issue Top Rating

Moody’s Investors Service said that it assigned one of its top ratings to Qualcomm Inc.’s proposed bond issue.

LRAD Receives $700,000 in Follow-On Orders

LRAD Corp. of Rancho Bernardo said on May 12 that it received $700,000 in follow-on orders for its model 360X mass notification systems.

Maxwell Technologies Names Lyle CFO and Senior VP

Maxwell Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of energy storage and power delivery solutions, announced that David Lyle has joined the company as senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary.

Retrofitting and Regulations Are Keeping Lighting Cos. Busy

ENERGY: Lighting Now Must Fit Into Energy Savings Scheme

The need for commercial buildings to cut energy costs is driving rapid growth for San Diego-based Western Light Source and Western Energy Control Solutions.