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Noble Group to Sell San Diego-Based Noble Americas Energy Solutions

Trading firm Noble Group announced the resignation of its chief executive officer and said it will sell San Diego-based Noble Americas Energy Solutions.

Cognitive Medical Systems Partners with Accenture on Deal Worth Up to $22.3B

Cognitive Medical Systems, a San Diego-based company specializing in health IT software, announced May 31 that it will partner with Accenture on a multiple-award federal technology contract worth up to $22.3 billion.

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Space Debris Turns Orbit Into Obstacle Course

On Sept. 2, 2015, San Diego’s PMW 146 launched the final installation of its $7.3 billion Mobile User Objective System, a global communications system of the U.S. Navy comprised of four geosynchronous satellites.

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Stopping Slippery Imitators

WD-40 Counters The Counterfeiters Around the Globe

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it’s a headache for WD-40 Co.

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Brand Theft

Taylor Guitars Among Premium Manufacturers Battling Trademark Violations

Musicians buy high-end guitars for their craftsmanship and superior performance, but overseas counterfeiters are deceiving some consumers with cheaply made copies.

Seismic Raises $40 Million in Series C Round

Solana Beach-based Seismic said on May 25 that it raised $40 million in a series C round led by General Atlantic.

Ex-Qualcomm Employees Adjust to Life After Layoffs

TECH: Company’s Reputation Is Plus in Search for New Job

Sanj Gunetileke says he never experienced a boring work day during his six-year career at Qualcomm Inc.

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‘Passive House’ Designed for an Active Role in Sustainability

ENERGY: House Has Wind Turbine, Intelligent Energy Monitoring

Builders of a new house in Ramona are trying to change the future of the residential housing market by building green, ultra-low energy homes at a lower cost.

Energy Department Grant Puts Gas-Fueled Engine on Agenda

ENERGY: Challenge Is to Make That Engine Behave as Diesel Engine

A Sorrento Valley company may one day put a new type of engine — a relic of World War II with a radical update — under the hoods of the cars that ply Southern California’s freeways.

Qualcomm and Medtronic Team Up on Disposable Diabetes Tech

Qualcomm Life, the San Diego healthtech subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., is teaming up with Medtronic Plc to develop disposable glucose monitoring systems for type 2 diabetes patients.

UC San Diego Key Partner in New Binational Institute

Advanced materials able to withstand extreme environments are the focus of a new binational institute inaugurated May 24.

ViaSat Inc. Reports Q4 Net Income of $4.5 Million

ViaSat Inc., the Carlsbad company that sells satellite electronics and services to government and commercial markets, reported net income of $4.5 million (9 cents per share) on revenue of $372.0 million in the fourth quarter ended March 31. The business reported its earnings on May 24.

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Claire Long Named CFO at BlueHornet

BlueHornet, a San Diego-based email marketing software and services provider, announced Claire Long as its new chief financial officer.

LRAD Corp. Reports Q2 Revenue of $3.6 Million

LRAD Corp., the Rancho Bernardo maker of specialized loudspeakers used by militaries, law enforcement and governments, reported a net loss of $665,000, or 2 cents per share, on revenue of $3.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, which ended March 31. An income tax benefit of $547,000 cushioned the loss.

Headphone Company Makes a Safe and Very Sound Product

Some headphone makers make power their top priority. When they go to market, they promise an overwhelming sensory experience.