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Shift to Components Drives Nortek Growth

When the wireless revolution hit the home security and automation industry several years ago, Carlsbad-based Nortek Security & Control LLC was confronted with more than just disruptive technology.

By John Cox June 19, 2017 2:58 p.m. share »
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Tech Startup PetDesk Raises $2.1 Million

Local tech startup PetDesk has raised $2.1 million in an equity round, according to legal paperwork filed with regulators Thursday.

By Brittany Meiling June 18, 2017 1:09 p.m. share »
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San Diego’s GroundMetrics Inks Deal With Massive Oil Services Firm

A San Diego startup that specializes in the development of electromagnetic sensor systems that gather data about subsurface substances, such as oil and gas, has teamed up with one of the biggest names in the energy industry.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 18, 2017 1:08 p.m. share »
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S.D. Startup Guru Wins $225K at Qualcomm Ventures Event

San Diego startup Guru Inc. scored $225,000 in cash and professional services for winning a pitch competition Thursday night put on by startup leaders and Qualcomm Ventures.

By Brittany Meiling June 16, 2017 11:48 a.m. share »

S.D. Company Gets DMV Permit to Test Autonomous Vehicle

TuSimple, a Chinese-American company with offices in Beijing and San Diego, has received a California DMV permit to test its autonomous vehicle technology.

By Brad Graves June 16, 2017 11:13 a.m. share »

Qualcomm's Bid for NXP Clears Another Hurdle

Taiwanese regulators have approved Qualcomm Inc.’s proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors N.V. The news means Qualcomm’s $38 billion acquisition has cleared one more hurdle — though it is by no means the last.

By Brad Graves June 15, 2017 3:11 p.m. share »

Software Startup SOCi Open Office in Austin

San Diego-based enterprise software startup SOCi, which created a web platform for managing social media, has opened an office in Austin, Texas.

By Sarah de Crescenzo June 14, 2017 3:54 p.m. share »

Lockheed Selects ViaSat Inc. to Provide System For Navy Program

Lockheed Martin Corp. has chosen Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. to provide a data link communications system for the U.S. Navy’s long range anti-ship missile program — known in Navy parlance as LRASM.

By Brad Graves June 14, 2017 3:34 p.m. share »
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4 Tips for Surviving Startup Week

San Diego Startup Week, which runs June 19-23, runs 150 events that are spread across several blocks of Downtown San Diego, so getting the most out of the week will require some planning.

By Brittany Meiling June 14, 2017 3:28 p.m. share »
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3 Startups Quietly Raised Money This Quarter

Three interesting startups in San Diego have raised capital over the past two months without announcing the deals publicly.

By Brittany Meiling June 13, 2017 1:59 p.m. share »

Qualcomm Announces Agreement With J&J Subsidiary

Johnson & Johnson likes what it sees in Qualcomm Inc.’s 2net platform.

By Brad Graves June 12, 2017 3:18 p.m. share »

Gerald T. Garland Joins Board at RF Industries

RF Industries Ltd., a producer of telecommunications interconnect products, appointed Gerald T. Garland to its board of directors on June 9.

By Brad Graves June 12, 2017 2:52 p.m. share »

European Commission to Investigate Qualcomm-NXP Deal

The European Commission said June 9 that it will go forward with a detailed investigation into Qualcomm Inc.’s $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors N.V.

By Brad Graves June 9, 2017 4:03 p.m. share »

How Does S.D. Fare in Top ‘Tech Cities’ Ranking?

When it comes to industry clout, how does the local market shape up among the nation’s biggest technology hubs?

By Lou Hirsh June 9, 2017 1:16 p.m. share »

Inseego Replaces CEO, Restructures Business

Inseego Corp. has a new chief executive, a new chairman, and a new commitment to the product it unsuccessfully tried to sell off.

By Brad Graves June 8, 2017 6:08 p.m. share »