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ENERGY: Construction Materials, Supplies Added To Certification Equation
The national certification program that rewards green building construction is undergoing its own renovation, and California regions including San Diego County are expected to remain on the forefront of compliance with new reporting standards. The nonprofit U
TECH: Platform Provides Faster Control For Targeted Marketing Campaigns
The ability for companies to gather data from people visiting their websites has enabled them to know their market better than ever, yet culling and using the potentially endless supply of data can overwhelm those who seek it.
TECH: Microchip Maker Will Add a $3 Billion Presence to ‘Wireless Valley’
Chipmaker MediaTek Inc. wants to set up shop in Sorrento Valley as part of a global expansion and a push to serve the world’s growing middle class.
Sentek Global Inc. said that it has promoted Jason Galetti to COO.
San Diego-based Websense Inc. may be considering more than one city as its new headquarters location. Meanwhile, city leaders in Austin, Texas, have OK’d an incentive package to bring Websense to their city, sweetening a multimillion-dollar deal offered by the state government.
Leidos Inc., one of the two companies created with the 2013 split of SAIC, said on Feb. 20 that it received software work from the U.S. Strategic Command that could be worth as much as $35 million if the government exercises all of its options.
Maxwell Technologies Inc. — a San Diego maker of ultracapacitors, high-voltage capacitors and microelectronics — reported a net loss of $2.8 million on revenue of $39 million during its fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31.
MaintenanceNet of Carlsbad said it closed a $12 million funding round led by Los Angeles-based Kayne Partners.
MD Revolution Inc. has raised $7 million in a series B round of funding and named two appointments to its board of directors, the company announced.
Novatel Wireless Inc., the San Diego maker of wireless modems and software, said it received purchase orders of about $7 million and also executed a supply agreement with an initial order totaling $8.2 million to provide its systems to a range of customers spanning the after-market telematics, commercial telematics, and remote management and control markets.
Irene Stillings, recently retired executive director of the California Center for Sustainable Energy, has joined the board of directors of the Sustainable Surplus Exchange.
Qualcomm Inc. is canceling its Snapdragon 802 chip, meant for smart TVs.
Franklin Wireless Corp., a Sorrento Mesa-based business that designs and manufactures wireless modules and modems, reported net income of $127,000 on net sales of $7.55 million during its second quarter, which ended Dec. 31.
Fans visiting Petco Park who have smartphones can take advantage of new wireless technology installed to help them find their seats or what’s on the menus of certain concession stands.