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InterDigital to be Strategic Funding Partner for EvoNexus

InterDigital Inc., the mobile technology research and development company, has agreed to be a strategic funding partner for the EvoNexus pro bono business incubator. The two organizations announced the partnership on June 3.

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Former Senior CIA Official Joins Board of Diomics Inc.

Diomics Inc. announced Wednesday that Stephen Slick, former CIA clandestine service senior official, has joined the company's board of directors.

Cypher Genomics to Partner With Clinic for Special Children

San Diego-based Cypher Genomics Inc., a genome informatics company, and the Clinic for Special Children announced a collaboration in which Cypher's automated genomic interpretation tools will be used for the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases among a specific population.

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Search Optics Drives Success Through Mobile Approach

TECH: Company Is Expanding From Autos into Hospitality

Search Optics President and Founder Troy Smith says the way to build a successful digital marketing company is by consistently delivering positive results for your clients, all the way to the point of purchase.

Company’s Photo Verify May Give Consumers License to Transact

SOFTWARE: Verification Of Driver’s Licenses Opens Up Mobile Possibilities

Mitek Systems Inc., the company that got people to start depositing bank checks with their smartphones, has something new to show the world.

Japanese IT Business Donates $300K to UCSD

Broadband Tower Inc., a Japanese information technology business, has donated $300,000 to the University of California, San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy to establish a Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology.

Qualcomm, TechStars Select 10 Robotics Companies for Accelerator

Qualcomm Inc. and TechStars named the 10 robotics companies selected to take up residence in newly remodeled space at the Qualcomm headquarters on Sorrento Mesa on May 28.

Eric Redman Rejoins Neology, Named VP of U.S. Sales

Poway-based Neology, a subsidiary of RFID industry pacesetter SMARTRAC, has appointed Eric Redman as vice president of U.S. sales and marketing.

InfoSonics Corp. Files Shelf Registration

InfoSonics Corp. filed a shelf registration as a preliminary step to selling up to $25 million of additional stock or warrants, the business said in a May 27 securities filing.

Carlsbad-Based Nexternal Acquired by HighJump

Carlsbad-based Nexternal, a cloud eCommerce platform provider, has been acquired by HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management solutions, Software Equity Group announced.

Sound United Moves Some Operations to West Coast

Audio company Sound United, a division of DEI Holdings, has moved several operations from its Baltimore location to its facility in Vista.

Japanese Firm First to Use Qualcomm's Sense ID Platform

NTT DOCOMO Inc., Japan’s largest mobile telecom carrier, will be the first to use Qualcomm Inc.’s Sense ID biometrics platform, Qualcomm said on May 25.

Boost Academy Closes $600K Seed Round of Financing

Boost Academy, Inc., developer of an interactive math tutoring platform for the iPad, announced that it has successfully closed a $600,000 seed round of financing.

Local Company Tapped to Feed Need for Fast-Food Software

Tillster has chosen San Diego-based Gimbal Inc. to soup up its software for fast-food and casual dining restaurants. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.

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TakeLessons’ Business Model Is to Keep Learning What Works

TECH: From Fee Change to Amazon Deal, Co. Is Flexible launched in 2007 as a way for music teachers to find students and offer classes at their studios or homes.