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Zirx Launches Valet Service in Three Neighborhoods

Zirx, a venture-backed company that lets a driver use his or her smartphone to summon a valet to park the car, began offering its services in three San Diego neighborhoods on May 4.

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NextLevel Internet Hires William Green as COO

NextLevel Internet Inc. said on May 4 that it hired William Green as its chief operating officer.

Tri-City Medical Center to Buy Advanced CT Scanner

The Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors has approved the purchase and installation of the most advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner on the market, enabling its radiologists to make quick and accurate diagnoses for patients.

MiraCosta College Celebrates Its Official Open House for Technology Career Institute

MiraCosta College is set to celebrate the official open house of its Technology Career Institute facility at 2075 Las Palmas Drive in Carlsbad.

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Qualcomm Readies for Healthy Competition

TECH: Health Care Platform, Investments Often Overlooked

Qualcomm Inc. has a side that many people don’t talk about, an understated side that may well hold its future.

MaxLinear Completes Acquisition of Entropic Communications

MaxLinear Inc., the chip maker based in Carlsbad, said that it has completed its acquisition of a second San Diego County chip maker, Entropic Communications Inc., in a deal that was first announced in February.

Cubic Corp. Honored for Payment System

Certain technophiles are calling Cubic Corp. a game changer.

Edico Announces Faster Analysis of Genome Sequencing

Edico Genome Inc. announced Monday a faster analysis of a whole genome sequence.

Qualcomm Sticks to Its Script, Despite Critics

TECH: It Reviews Costs, Builds Medical Portfolio

2015 might be the year that Qualcomm Inc. stops its relentless year-over-year growth. But what looks like a decline to some observers might merely be a metamorphosis.

Even in Texas, the Big Moves Keep Coming at Websense

How do you make a San Diego tech company all the more attractive for acquisition?

App and the Box: Piggyback Repackages Delivery Service

TECH: Company Sees Crowdshipping as An Evolving Business

John Renison admits that he doesn’t know all there is to know about computer code. What he does know, intimately, is the industry that he hopes to shake up.

Pico Digital Acquiring Key Assets of International Datacasting

San Diego-based Pico Digital Inc., a provider of multimedia delivery solutions to customers in the broadcast, cable, satellite, and broadband markets, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the broadcast products business from International Datacasting Corp., a technology provider for the broadcasters in radio, television, data and digital cinema.

Turtle Beach Issues $5M Subordinated Note to Its Controlling Shareholder

Headphone and headset maker Turtle Beach Corp. said on April 23 that it issued a $5 million subordinated note to its controlling shareholder, SG VTB Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Stripes Group LLC.

Maxwell Technologies Plans to Sell $10 Million of Stock in Follow-On Offering

Maxwell Technologies Inc., a maker of heavy-duty capacitors for the transportation industry, said on April 23 that it planned to sell $10 million of stock in a follow-on offering.

Achates Power Opens Office in Detroit

Achates Power Inc., which is developing new diesel engine technologies at its Sorrento Valley headquarters, has opened an office in the Detroit metro area.