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TECH: Co.’s Mission Is To Bring ‘Fundamental Transformation’Dan Goldin shows off the artwork in his office suite: large photos of a skier barreling down a steep slope, a surfer riding a giant wave and a sailor standing precariously on the high side of a small sailboat.

By Brad Graves June 23, 2016 12:22 p.m.   Share

Google to Open Office in Sorrento Mesa

Google plans to open an office in the tech-heavy San Diego neighborhood of Sorrento Mesa.

Grandpoint Division to Offer Cyber Crime Insurance

Grandpoint Bank, parent of La Jolla-based Regents Bank, has created a new division to address growing concerns about cybercrime within the banking industry.

Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu in China

Qualcomm Inc. said June 23 that it took legal action against the Chinese company Meizu, filing a complaint in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court.

ViaSat Buys Land for New Texas Building

ViaSat Inc. plans to put its Texas work force in a new, 80,000-square-foot campus outside College Station, a short distance from Texas A&M University.

FAA Issues Final Rules for Commercial Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration on June 21 issued its first rules covering the commercial use of drones. The rules take effect in late August.

Reflexion Health Raises $18 Million in Series B Financing

Reflexion Health, a San Diego digital health company, has landed $18 million in a Series B round led by inside investors, the company announced Wednesday.

MIT Ranks Illumina World's Third-Smartest Company

A San Diego medtech giant is one of the “smartest” companies out there, according to MIT Technology Review, which Tuesday released its annual list of 50 companies that have created new markets or taken risks to disrupt an existing marketplace.

Survey Finds 1-in-5 Tech Execs Looking to Expand Staff

More than one-fifth of technology executives in the San Diego area plan to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2016, according to a survey released Tuesday by Robert Half Technology.

Maxwell Technologies Shareholders Approve Several Proposals

Stockholders of Maxwell Technologies Inc. approved a proposal to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 40 million to 80 million as part of their business during the company’s annual meeting June 15.

Novatel’s Telematics On Board With Uber in South Africa

Novatel Wireless Inc. said early this month that it will provide technology to help insure Uber drivers in South Africa.

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Keeping Tabs on Big Data Could Add Up for Algebraix

SOFTWARE: Encinitas Firm Captures Efficiency For Large Database Queries

An aptitude for math is optional if you want to understand Algebraix Data Corp. At the most fundamental level, the Encinitas business produces software that speeds up databases.

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Leong Named Vice President of Finance at ID Analytics

ID Analytics LLC said June 13 that it named Peng Leong as vice president of finance. He will report to CEO Scott Carter.

Hookit, VerifiR Take Home Award, $5,000 in SDSI Competition

San Diego Sport Innovators (SDSI) announced that tech firms Hookit and VerifiR were the winners of the inaugural SDSI Star Brand Award. Each received a $5,000 cash prize.

Manufacturer RF Industries Reports Q2 Net Revenue of $7.74 Million

RF Industries Ltd., a San Diego business specializing in cables and connectors, reported a net loss of $113,000, or 1 cent per share, on revenue of $7.74 million in its second quarter, which ended on April 30. In the same quarter of 2015, the business reported net income of $448,000 on revenue of $7.59 million.