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Two Companies Agree to Buy San Diego-Based DivX for Up to $75M

Parallax Capital Partners and StepStone Group said on March 31 that they had inked a definitive agreement to buy DivX LLC, the San Diego-based video technology company, from Silicon Valley-based Rovi Corp. for up to $75 million.

Local Sony Online Game Developers Launch ‘Landmark’ With Help

A fantasy world built by San Diego videogame developers — with an unusual amount of help from the public — has graduated to the beta test phase.

IM Custom Builds a Better Foot Scanner and Takes Off Running

INNOVATION: Technology Produces a 3-D Image of Feet To Create Custom Insoles

Glen Hinshaw was so dedicated to ensuring his three-dimensional foot scanner was made correctly he took up residence at a few factories in China for about a year and a half.

Report Sees Growth for Cybersecurity Cluster

TECH: Study Urges Players To Target Private Sector, as Well as Public, for Clients

Armed with a new snapshot of San Diego’s tech cluster, local officials have pledged to make cybersecurity a bigger part of the region’s economy.

Novatel Device Targets Usage-Based Insurance

TECH: Local Co. and Others Envision a Market Going Places

San Diego-based Novatel Wireless Inc. is out to help drivers ease into a new world of automobile insurance.

$1.4 Billion Settlement Proposed for San Onofre Closure

Southern California utility customers could see returns of $1.4 billion if a joint settlement related to last year’s shuttering of the San Onofre nuclear plant is approved.

On-Ramp Wireless Inc. Adds Seidenberg to Its Board

On-Ramp Wireless Inc. has added Ivan Seidenberg, the former chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications Inc., to its board of directors. On-Ramp made the announcement on March 27.

Site Aims to Give Chefs a Valuable Professional Link

A San Diego company has started a website that it is billing as “LinkedIn for chefs.”

E-Commerce Site GovX.com Names McCue Its President

GovX.com has appointed Eric McCue as its president, the business announced March 25.

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TakeLessons Receives $7 Million in Funding

TakeLessons, which runs an online marketplace for people wanting to improve skills in a variety of fields, said on March 25 that it received $7 million in funding.

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Construction Complete on New UCSD Biomedical Research Facility

Construction is complete for the new, $113 million University of California, San Diego Health Sciences Biomedical Research Facility.

Flux Power Holdings Inc. Appoints Collins as Executive Chairman of the Board

Flux Power Holdings Inc. of Vista said that it appointed Timothy Collins as executive chairman of the board.

Flux Power Holdings Appoints Timothy Collins as Executive Chairman of the Board

Flux Power Holdings Inc. of Vista said that it appointed Timothy Collins as executive chairman of the board.

Our Newest Cluster Must Be Ready to Take On All Challengers

It’s official. Cybersecurity is the region’s newest industry cluster. San Diego civic leaders inaugurated the Cybersecurity Center of Excellence recently in ceremonies in La Jolla.