SD TECHNOLOGY

Public Safety Software Co. To Cut 144 Workers, Close S.D. Office

CentralSquare Technologies reported changes in a state’s Employment Development Department filing.

Cubic Collects $22M Transportation Contract

Cubic Corp. said it received a $22 million contract to upgrade the fare collection system of a current client, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

GoDaddy Buys S.D. Ecommerce Startup Plasso

Plasso founder Drew Wilson announced the sale in a Monday blog post.

San Diego International Airport Accelerator Names First Cohort

The companies will participate in a 16-week program, ending in a presentation to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

Qualcomm Plans to Lay Off 94

In the latest round of job cuts this year, Qualcomm Inc. plans to lay off 94 San Diego employees by Nov. 20.

Pioneering Service Provided To Visually Impaired at UCSD

Vision-impaired people working to navigate their way around UC San Diego now have some significant help from Aira, the San Diego startup.

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Innovation Title Fights Set For Connect’s Competition

The Connect accelerator program has set Nov. 29 — that’s the Thursday after Thanksgiving — as the date for naming its latest set of Most Innovative New Products.

AT&T Plans 5G Roll Out for San Diego in 2019

AT&T Inc. has set an early 2019 target to bring 5G mobile wireless communications to San Diego businesses and consumers.

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Bloomberg: Qualcomm CEO in Line for Raise

Qualcomm Inc.'s board is about to give CEO Steve Mollenkopf a raise because of the way his team has navigated through recent challenges, according to a Sept. 19 report from Bloomberg News.

Reuters: Qualcomm to Add 2 Board Members

Moving on from two thwarted M&A deals, Qualcomm Inc. is preparing to appoint two new directors, Reuters reported on Sept. 18, citing unnamed sources.

Qualcomm Takes on $53B Counterfeiting Problem

Taking a step against counterfeiters and cheats, Qualcomm Inc. has produced software to identify counterfeit, illegal and stolen mobile devices, making it freely available.

Qualcomm to Buy Back $16B Worth of Shares

Shares reached a 52-week high as Qualcomm Inc. announced plans to buy back an additional $16 billion in stock.

Fintech Smooths the Way for Both Purchases and Payments

FINANCE: Co. Gets Good Growth in Food And Beverage Space

Payment Logistics is a company that Southern Californians might encounter when they go out to their favorite eateries. Unobtrusive as it is, some 99 percent of diners will have no idea it’s there.

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Co. Takes on Dementia By Making Memories

HEALTH: Tablets Bring Life Stories to Treatment

A man with dementia in a San Diego care facility uttered little. But upon holding a tablet with rotating images of his hometown of Chicago, he beamed. Words flowed.

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U.S. Government Picks Viasat for In-flight Satellite Services

The Pentagon has awarded Viasat as much as $560 million worth of work over eight years.