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West Consultants Awarded Army Contract Worth Up to $9.5 Million

The U.S. Army said on March 2 that it awarded a five-year engineering contract to West Consultants Inc., a small business in San Diego.

Who’s Your IT Superhero?

The San Diego Business Journal is proud to be the media sponsor for the 2015 Top Tech Exec Awards. This is your chance to focus some well-deserved recognition on one of your information technology colleagues with a nomination for a Top Tech Exec Award.

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Companies Connect Various Service Providers and Consumers

TECH: Investors’ Backing Helps Support Expansion

Two San Diego businesses that let consumers summon service providers with a tap on a smartphone have pulled in seven-figure sums from investors.

TrackTrain Gives Firefighters a Record of Risky Situations

SOFTWARE: Exposure To Smoke, Chemicals And More Is Logged

Sometimes business plans take a detour.

VC Puts $470M into S.D. in First Half of 2014

TECH: Top Two Recipients Were Biotech Companies

Venture capitalists invested $470 million in 53 deals in San Diego during the first six months of 2014.

Cox Calls on Congress to Overturn FCC Decision on Net Neutrality

Cox Communications, one of the region’s dominant cable providers, came out against the Federal Communications Commission’s Feb. 26 decision to regulate the Internet, saying the move was “sure to be challenged in court” and calling for congressional action.

Senomyx Reports Q4 Loss of $3.1 Million

Senomyx Inc., a biotechnology company that makes flavor-enhancers, on Thursday reported a loss of $3.1 million in its fourth quarter.

Sempra Investor Group Seeks OK to Expand Natural Gas Plant

Cameron LNG announced on Feb. 24 that it is seeking federal approval to expand its Louisiana natural gas liquefaction plant from three units to five.

Former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown Joins ecoATM Board

Former California Assembly Speaker Willie Brown has joined the advisory board of ecoATM, the San Diego company that produces and maintains a network of electronics recycling kiosks.

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Chris Bernard Joins Epic Sciences as Chief Commercial Officer

Epic Sciences Inc., a San Diego-based diagnostics company, announced Wednesday the appointment of Chris Bernard as chief commercial officer.

Report: Venture Capitalists Invested $470M in 53 Deals in First Half of 2014

A new report from CONNECT, the San Diego technology accelerator, said venture capitalists invested $470 million in 53 deals in San Diego during the first half of 2014.

Qualcomm, Timex Collaborate on Smartwatch

AT&T stores are now selling a Timex smartwatch, which the Connecticut watchmaker built in collaboration with Qualcomm Inc.

Lytx Moves to New San Diego Headquarters

Lytx Inc., a provider of video-based driver safety technology, celebrated a grand opening at its new global headquarters in San Diego at 9785 Towne Centre Drive in UTC.

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.