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Qualcomm Buys EmpoweredU

Qualcomm Inc. announced on July 30 that it bought Silicon Valley-based EmpoweredU for undisclosed terms.

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Panel Stresses Need, Necessity of Proactive Cybersecurity Measures to Meet Growing Threats

Cyber security concerns have advanced far beyond interruption of service and theft of consumer credit card information and should be a priority of corporate boards, according to members of a panel at the Corporate Directors Forum on Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.

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Portfolium Funding Is Part of EvoNexus' Recent Successes

EvoNexus, the incubator of CommNexus, the area’s nonprofit trade group for the high-tech industry, said one of its portfolio companies Portfolium recently closed a $900,000 seed round of investment from the Tech Coast Angels and other San Diego-based investors.

Overland Storage Settles Patent Litigation, Enters Cross-License Agreement With BDT

San Diego-based Overland Storage Inc., a provider of data management and protection services, has settled all claims in its patent infringement litigation filed against BDT Media Automation GmbH, the local company announced.

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Peggy Johnson Is Leaving Qualcomm

Executive Peggy Johnson is leaving Qualcomm Inc. after nearly two and a half decades at the San Diego tech company, a Qualcomm spokesman confirmed.

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Peregrine Reports Q2 Results

San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. reported second-quarter revenue of $47.1 million compared with $52.4 million for the like period of 2013.

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Grace Riding a Big Growth Wave Atop Internet Radios, Electronics

TECH: Co. Expects to Top $30M in Revenue in 2014

Grace Digital Inc. seems to be winning the consumer electronics game.

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Co. Sees Need to View the Digital World Through a New Lens

Optical: It Precisely Incorporates Close-Up And Distance Vision

There’s a new affliction out there, the product of so many people constantly checking their smartphones and other digital devices.

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Co. Sees Need to View the Digital World Through a New Lens

Optical: It Precisely Incorporates Close-Up And Distance Vision

There’s a new affliction out there, the product of so many people constantly checking their smartphones and other digital devices.

All Jobs at Former Nokia S.D. Office to Be Cut

Tech: Microsoft Expects To Eliminate All Local Positions by mid-September

Microsoft Corp. plans to permanently eliminate all 378 positions at the former Nokia office in Rancho Bernardo before this fall as part of the company’s announced global restructuring affecting 18,000 workers.

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Qualcomm to Invest Up to $150 Million in Chinese Startups

Qualcomm Inc., which just reported net earnings of $2.24 billion for its third quarter July 23, said it will invest up to $150 million in Chinese startup companies across all stages.

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Qualcomm Reports Record Revenue

Qualcomm Inc. reported net income of $2.24 billion on revenue of $6.81 billion during its third quarter, which ended June 29.

EdgeWave Closes $6M Series A Equity Funding From TVC Capital

EdgeWave, a San Diego-based cybersecurity firm, has closed $6 million in Series A equity funding from TVC Capital, EdgeWave said.

Former Qualcomm Exec Joins Board of Brain Corp.

Steve Altman, the former president and vice chairman of Qualcomm Inc. who led the creation of that company’s technology licensing strategy, has joined the board of Brain Corp.

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Peregrine and RFMD Settle Litigation

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., a San Diego maker of radio frequency computer chips, said it’s settled all outstanding claims with RF Micro Devices Inc. of North Carolina relating to lawsuits it filed against RFMD in 2012 and 2013.