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San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Inc. announced on April 9 that it plans to introduce its UltraCMOS Global 1 microchip to the Chinese telecom market.
The U.S. Navy claims that it has produced a hydrocarbon fuel made from seawater. Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory said they demonstrated the concept in mid-2013, using the fuel to fly a scale model airplane with a stock, two-stroke engine.
TECH: Business Model Includes Annual Fees From Schools, Donation Feature
College taught A.J. Agrawal a fair amount, but the young tech CEO said he got quite an education after graduation, when he had to cold-call hundreds of colleges.
TECH: Investors Get Chance for Informal Networking, Discussion
The leaders behind a new software-centric forum called Swarm, which seeks to bring local entrepreneurs and investors together, hope the event can reverse a disturbing trend they’re seeing.
Innovation: McKee Brings Experience in Biotech, Finance to Nonprofit Role
Greg McKee started his career as an investment banker and moved on to a series of executive jobs in biotechnology, before returning to banking.
TECH: Co. Targets China, Seeks to Increase Its Patents
Change seems to be a constant at DivX LLC, which got new owners this month.
EcoATM, the maker of automated kiosks for trading in unwanted cellphones which was acquired by Outerwall for $350 million last year, named Maria Stipp as new president.
Semiconductor maker Qualcomm Inc. authorized an increased dividend as its stock flourishes.
Antenna technology firm Airgain Inc. has traded its North County space for a more centrally located headquarters.
Qualcomm Inc. unveiled new high-end processors for smartphones and tablets on April 7.
A startup company at work on a unique medical device — a photosynthetic scaffold technology that helps restore damaged or diseased tissue — won a university business competition and $6,000.
Proximity beacon technology, such as that produced by Qualcomm Inc., is ready for prime time.
Marketing: Digitaria Hoping Big on Mars Will Make Big Impact on Clients
Digitaria, a digital marketing and advertising agency based in San Diego’s East Village, is developing a business unit that will specialize in software applications for mobile devices.
SOFTWARE: Marketing Videos and Analytics Used To Determine Best Prospects
Kim Folsom has blended two areas she knows well — video marketing technology and financial education — to create a software platform for helping financial professionals gain small-business clients.
TECH: Concerns Over Shareholder Value Said To Be Driving Campaign
Novatel Wireless Inc., a San Diego maker of wireless modems and other communication components, was notified by a shareholder group that it’s unhappy with the way the company is managed and wants two seats on its board of directors, setting up a possible proxy fight.