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EDF Completes Sale of California Solar Project

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy closed on the sale of the Catalina Solar 2 Project, located in Kern County, to Virginia-based Dominion, a producer and transporter of energy.

Primero Systems Announces New Leadership Roles

Primero Systems Inc. has promoted Steve Press to president and German Porta to chief technology officer, the company recently announced.

UCSD Startup Accelerator Awarded $50,000 SBA Grant

A University of California, San Diego startup accelerator for women students received a national award Tuesday from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Growth Accelerator Fund competition, the second time the organization has earned a $50,000 grant from the SBA.

LRAD Corp. Sells System to Government of South Africa

Rancho Bernardo-based LRAD Corp. said that it sold its first mass-notification device to the government of South Africa.

Cohu Inc. Reports Q2 Net Loss of $72K on Net Sales of $75.2M

Cohu Inc. — the Poway business that makes machines to test and inspect semiconductors — reported a net loss of $72,000 on net sales of $75.2 million for the second quarter.

Razer Acquires Ouya’s Software Assets, Hires Technical Team

Razer Inc., the venture-backed Carlsbad company that makes videogame hardware and software, officially announced July 27 that it acquired the software assets of Santa Monica-based Ouya Inc., which produces an Android game platform for the television. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Macphun’s Marketing Efforts Keep Its Software in the Picture

TECH: Fluid Sales Tactics, Strong Basics Sell Photo Editing Tools

Kevin La Rue knows the power of the soft sell.

EvoNexus Announces Application Period for Would-Be Incubators

Startup companies that hope to enter the EvoNexus incubators in San Diego and Irvine should warm up their computers and get ready to pitch.

Razer Acquires Software Assets of Ouya Inc.

Carlsbad-based Razer Inc. officially announced on July 27 that it acquired the software assets of Santa Monica-based Ouya Inc., which produces an Android game platform for the television. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Jeff Russakow Named CEO at Gimbal Inc.

Gimbal Inc. has a new CEO in Bay Area tech executive Jeff Russakow.

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Opoli Partnership Brings a Zero-Emission Fleet of Vehicles to San Diego

Opoli Technologies, a transportation app company in the rideshare industry in Southern California, announced a new partnership with BYD Motors Inc. to reduce traffic congestion and emissions in San Diego.

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Software Simplifies 3-D Printing

TECH: Co.’s Partnership With NIH Is Big Boost

Two-year-old Liam was hours away from his fifth heart surgery when cardiologist Dr. Peter Manning and his team decided to study a precise 3-D replica of Liam’s heart.

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Former Navy Personnel Find a Business Niche Beneath the Sea

TECH: Survey and Consulting Work Done For Companies and Navy

Kurt Nelson admits that his sales pitch might not seem all that attractive to the typical bank lending officer.

Company’s Software Grades On Curve, Hills and Highways

TECH: It Piggybacks On Telematics Systems To Rate Drivers’ Safety

Just how good a driver are you: Excellent? OK? Not so great?

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DJO Muscling In Consumer Market

FITNESS: New Device First Of Its Kind to Get FDA OK

DJO Global is launching a new device for fitness buffs that uses electricity and wireless technology to activate muscles.