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AI Allows Robots to Make Clean Break From Controller

TECH: Machines Autonomously Take On Floor Scrubbing Job

After seven years, San Diego-based Brain Corp. is finally going commercial. Once part of Qualcomm Inc. and still funded by the giant, the independent firm is getting set to lend its formidable brainpower to … scrubbing floors.

Wade Williams Succeeds Chris Fletcher as Chairman of Tech San Diego Roundtable

Wade Williams, chief technology officer of San Diego-based company PayLease, has been appointed chairman of Tech San Diego’s CTO and Software Engineering Roundtable.

John Roshala Promoted to Chief Revenue Officer at NoteVault

NoteVault said Oct. 11 that it promoted John Roshala to chief revenue officer.

Startup LeadCrunch Raises $500,000 Through CONNECT Program

Local software startup LeadCrunch has landed $500,000 in funding through CONNECT’s Capital Match program.

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ClosingCorp Names Bob Jennings CEO

Bob Jennings is the new CEO of ClosingCorp, a provider of real estate closing cost data and technology for the real estate industry, the San Diego company announced Wednesday.

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Ann M. Livermore Named to Qualcomm Board of Directors

Qualcomm Inc. announced on Oct. 10 that the company named Ann M. Livermore to its board of directors.

Vault RMS Selected to Join Homeland Security's EMERGE Accelerator Program

Vault RMS, a San Diego-based startup, said on Oct. 6 that it was selected to join the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s EMERGE accelerator program.

Borrego Solar Launches Energy Storage Division

Local solar firm Borrego Solar Systems Inc. announced that it has launched an energy storage division.

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App Rounds Up Spare Change for Good Cause

TECH: Each Month, Coin Up Sends Cash To Selected Charities

As coin jars gather dust, a San Diego startup is hoping that people will continue giving to nonprofits through its mobile application.

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Tax Co. Aims to Turn the Tables on Complexity

SOFTWARE: LumaTax’s Sales-Tax System Created For Small Businesses

Coffee shop owners should get to spend their time serving coffee — not battling tax documents.

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Robo 3D Returns to The Kickstarter Well

TECH: New 3-D Printers Tap Into IoT, Functionality

Braydon Moreno has a thing for Kickstarter. The crowdfunding platform was the catalyst for Moreno’s now-booming startup, Robo 3D. In 2013, the firm raised $650,000. At the time, it was one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, and still ranks as one of the biggest crowdfunding hauls by a San Diego startup.

MD Revolution Raises $9.7 Million in Equity Offering

Digital health company MD Revolution has reported raising $9.7 million in an equity offering launched Sept. 19.

Medtech Nasseo Inc. Receives NSF Grant to Improve Spinal Implants

Nasseo Inc., a San Diego medical technology company, announced on Oct. 3 that it received a small business innovation research grant from the National Science Foundation.

NASA Awards Contract to Space Micro Inc.

Space Micro Inc. said it plans to develop a radiation-hardened astrophysics instrument under a recently awarded contract from NASA.