They Can’t Be Too Thin: Chips

There was other news that took in Qualcomm and Samsung. The South Korean company operates foundries that have produced Qualcomm chips for decades. The two companies said Samsung will produce Qualcomm chips with extra-thin, 7 nanometer wide circuitry, produced using the cutting-edge extreme ultraviolet (or EUV) lithography process.

Viasat-2 Puts Home Internet in Fast Lane

Carlsbad-based Viasat Inc. rolled out broadband internet service on its Viasat-2 satellite during the last days of February, billing it as the fastest satellite-based home internet service across the nation.

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Local Companies at Heart of VR, Seismic Shifts in Sports Viewing

Seismic shifts in technology and sports are ahead, judging from a daylong conference at UC San Diego.

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UCSD Partners With Lyft to Improve Campus Transportation

UCSD is the first university in the nation to sign a comprehensive partnership with Lyft.

Mollenkopf to Leave GE Board

Qualcomm Inc. CEO is among eight board members who will not stand for reelection at GE’s annual meeting in April.

Sempra Reports 2017 Results

San Diego-based Sempra Energy reported 2017 adjusted earnings of $1.37 billion, up from $1.27 billion the prior year.

Congressman: Broadcom-Qualcomm Might Have National Security Implications

Members of Congress have called for a federal review of Broadcom Ltd.’s proposed acquisition of Qualcomm Inc. and Reuters reports that such a review has already begun.

Samsung Puts Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 to Work

Samsung’s newly unveiled smartphone, the Galaxy S9, contains Qualcomm Inc.’s newest premium processor, the Snapdragon 845 mobile platform, in select regions.

Bankruptcy Court Approves Sempra Buying Oncor Holding Company

San Diego-based Sempra Energy has cleared the second to last hurdle in its $9.45 billion acquisition bid for Oncor Electric Delivery, the largest utility in Texas.

Qualcomm Seeks Third Meeting as Broadcom Questions Sincerity

Representatives of Qualcomm Inc. and Broadcom Ltd. met for a second time on Feb. 23 to discuss Broadcom's bid for the San Diego company. The landscape has changed now that Qualcomm is offering more to buy NXP Semiconductors.

Cubic Acquires Image Processing Software Company

San Diego-based Cubic Corp. announced the acquisition of MotionDSP.

TransPower Looks to Rev Up Its Commercialization Efforts

ENERGY: Co. Aims to Double Revenue, Inks Big Funding Deal

Escondido-based TransPower, a maker of electric-drive systems for big-rig trucks and industrial-site tractors, is on a growth path.

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Tech Cos. Find Perfect Live-Work Balance

From Entrepreneurial Climate to Quality of Life, Carlsbad Checks All the Boxes for Business Location

Carlsbad is known as one of San Diego’s largest tech hubs, but that’s no longer simply because of its corporate successes, such as Viasat Inc.

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Comhear's Crowdfunding Campaign for 3D Sound Bar Tops $1M

Comhear has said the technology is likely to be appealing to audiophiles, gamers, people with home theaters and users of virtual and augmented reality.

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Sempra, Oncor Deal Reportedly Poised to Receive Approval

San Diego-based Sempra Energy’s $9.45 billion acquisition of Texas energy giant Oncor appears headed for approval.