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Incubator EvoNexus Sets Feb. 28 Deadline for Applications

EvoNexus, the pro bono business incubator with spaces in San Diego and Irvine, has set Feb. 28 as the application deadline for its spring term.

Cohu Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter Net Income of $374,000

Cohu Inc., the Poway maker of test equipment for semiconductor manufacturers, reported net income of $374,000 on net sales of $96.2 million for its fourth quarter, which ended on Dec. 27. In the same quarter one year ago, the company reported a net loss of $6.5 million on net sales of $61.1 million.

Optimal Giving: Helping Nonprofits Keep More of the Money

TECH: Direct Debit Payments Eliminate Processing Fees

By teaching nonprofits about cost-saving payment-processing practices, San Diego-based Optimal Giving helps them keep more of the money they raise.

Proximity Beacons Find Themselves in More and More Locations

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Rocco Fabiano says it’s time to shift gears. Time to go from evangelizing to commercializing.

Independent MIT Enterprise Forum Charts New Course

TECH: New Leadership Prompted Group to Break with CONNECT

MIT Enterprise Forum-San Diego and CONNECT have gone their separate ways after an 11-year partnership.

Online Reputation Management Can Cure Doctors' Web Woes

TECH: Being Aware Of Reviews Can Be a Lifesaver for Practices

Review Concierge LLC, a tiny communications group gone tech startup, is tapping into the new consumer-driven health care market by offering online reputation management to doctors and hospitals.

FAA Releases Proposed Rules for Small Drones

Aircraft: Public Comment Period Is Now Taking Place

Businesses might not deliver packages or pizzas by drone quite yet, but the Federal Aviation Administration is taking a step toward the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft.

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Cymer Lights the Way To Smaller Microchips

TECH: Its EUV Technology Said to Have Bright Future

The huge, colorful video screens on the walls of Cymer’s new, $500,000 control room in Rancho Bernardo tell a story.

Novatel Wireless Posts Q4 Net Loss of $4.4 Million

Novatel Wireless Inc. — the Sorrento Mesa-based maker of wireless devices that is seeking to right its ship — posted a net loss of $4.4 million on revenue of $55.4 million for the last quarter of 2014. The business cut its losses dramatically compared to the same quarter one year ago, when the business turned in a net loss of $21.3 million on revenue of $65.3 million.

Borrego Solar to Begin Construction on N.Y. System

Borrego Solar Systems Inc. is about to begin construction of a 3.9-megawatt wholesale distributed generation solar energy system in Suffolk County, N.Y., the company announced Thursday.

Sempra Energy to Partner with Petroleos Mexicano on Natural Gas Facility

Sempra Energy has agreed to join state-run Petroleos Mexicanos’s plan to build the first export facility for liquefied natural gas in Mexico at an import terminal on the Pacific Coast.

SDG&E Receives $5 Million Grant to Expand Mircogrid

San Diego Gas & Electric announced it has received a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission to expand the Borrego Springs Microgrid.

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Tealium Closes $30.7M in Series D Financing

San Diego-based Tealium, which offers tag management and digital data distribution and other software solutions to maximize online marketing, said it has closed $30.7 million in Series D financing.

FAA Releases Proposed Rules for Use of Small Drones

Businesses might not deliver packages or pizzas by drone quite yet, but the Federal Aviation Administration is taking a step toward the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft.

CleanSpark Holdings Raises $2.85 Million in Funding

San Diego-based CleanSpark Holdings LLC has raised $2.85 million in funding, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.