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Co. Gives Engineers a Technological Toolbox and Instruction

SOFTWARE: Firm Takes Key Educational Role in Evolving Industry

SolidProfessor aims to be the best teacher an engineer has ever had, especially if the engineer is trying to learn software.

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Global Equipment Manufacturer Expands in Carlsbad

TECH: Machines Used To Make Circuit Boards, Cellphones, Electronics

Nordson Corp., an Ohio-based industrial equipment manufacturer, has boosted its San Diego footprint by more than a quarter, adding 45,000 square feet of new factory space as it manages growing demand from advanced technology makers.

Qualcomm Enters 3G/4G Patent Agreement with Chinese Firm

Qualcomm Inc. announced a new 3G and 4G Chinese patent license agreement with Zhuhai Ewpe Information Technology Inc. (EWPE).

Carlsbad-Based Stellar Solar Reports 2015 Revenue

Stellar Solar, a commercial and residential solar installer, reported significant growth in both revenue and employee count in 2015.

Top Tech Execs to Be Honored in Annual Recognition Event

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Top Tech Exec Awards. Honorees will be celebrated at the Top Tech Exec Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 19, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and all selected nominees will be spotlighted in San Diego Business Journal.

Qualcomm Inc. Licenses Vehicle Charging Technology to UK Company

Qualcomm Inc. said on April 1 that it has signed an agreement to license its wireless electric vehicle charging technology to U.K.-based Ricardo PLC.

SDG&E Finalizes 20-Year Deal for Energy Storage Facility

Sempra Energy subsidiary San Diego Gas & Electric Co. on Thursday said it had finalized deals for a 20-megawatt energy storage facility as well as a series of energy efficiency projects estimated to save 18.5 megawatts.

Navy Awards LRAD Corp. Five-Year, $7.4 Million Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Rancho Bernardo-based LRAD Corp. an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that could be worth up to $7.4 million over five years.

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Renovate to Expand Outside of California With PACE Loans

FINANCE: Company To Offer a Commercial Version of Its Lending

Renovate America, by far the largest provider nationwide for a clean energy financing initiative called PACE, is set to capitalize on its leading position next month as it expands outside California and launches a commercial version of its product.

Envision Solar Reports Record Revenue for 2015

Envision Solar, a San Diego firm that makes sun-tracking parking lot products that charge electric vehicles, announced record revenues Thursday.

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A Promise to Connect Media Like a Personal Server

SOFTWARE: App Designed To Decouple Access From Storage

Isn’t technology great? Your music, your photos, your videos are all digital now. The problem is that they are scattered all over the place, split among desktops and mobile devices made by different tech companies and running different operating systems.

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Getting The Jobs Done

TECH: S.D.’s Software Cluster Has a $12.2B Economic Impact

The Oceanside office of HireAHelper LLC is not quite polished yet. The business is an online marketplace that connects two parties — people in the process of moving a house or office, and laborers who can maneuver their belongings into a rental truck.

Ware Malcomb Completes MediaTek Offices

Ware Malcomb, an international architecture and design firm with an office in San Diego, announced the completion of construction on the MediaTek offices.

Cox Boosts Internet Speed for 400 Tenants of Poway Business Park

Cox Communications has completed more than seven miles of its fiber-optic telecom network at the Poway Business Park, the company announced in late March.

Mitek Names Ritter Chief Technology Officer

Mitek Systems has hired Stephen Ritter as its chief technology officer, the company said March 23.