SD TECHNOLOGY

Qualcomm Executive Departs After 27 Years at Chipmaker

But the company won't say whether his departure was prompted by the widespread layoffs that are underway.

Seismic Agrees to Acquire Sales Enablement Competitor Savo Group

Seismic anticipates the acquisition will push it to $100 million in revenue by year’s end.

San Diego Blood Bank, Seqster Partner to Provide Donors Access to Integrated Health Data

Seqster's platform standardizes data from electronic medical records (EMRs), wearables, such as FitBit, and genomics reports, such as those produced by companies such as 23andMe.

Classy Releases Report Analyzing Data Points of Online Fundraising

The report also includes a fundraising benchmarks worksheet to encourage nonprofits to evaluate their own important data to help drive strategic planning.

IDE Sees Hungry and Thirsty Market in State

RESOURCE: Water Reuse and Desalination Tech Is in Demand

Technology invented by IDE Technologies, an Israeli-owned water treatment company that has its Americas region headquarters in Carlsbad, is being used in demonstration projects in California that could change how the drought-prone state approaches wastewater reuse — and present the company with even more business opportunities.

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Get a Taste of the Coding Life With Origin’s Free Sample

San Diego-based Origin Code Academy, which trains people interested in a career in coding, will begin offering courseware that teaches the fundamentals of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS for free at its website, OriginCodeAcademy.com.

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Defensive Technology Breaks Drones Chain of Command

DEFENSE: It Disables Link; Military Said to Have Deployed System

Citadel Defense, a counter-drone company based in National City, is gaining interest and attention for its proprietary drone targeting system.

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San Diego Tech Cos. Tapped for Department of Homeland Security Group Tour

Nine companies were tapped to host a group of government and military representatives during the two-day tour.

EvoNexus Stakes Its Claim to a Piece of Startups

STARTUP: Incubator To Take 1% to 5% of Accepted Companies

EvoNexus, the startup incubator with offices in San Diego and Irvine, will require the next round of companies it admits to give up a stake in their business in exchange for EvoNexus’ services.

Qualcomm Q2 Revenue Beats Guidance

The company said its quarterly earnings incurred $310 million in charges related to its $1 billion cost-cutting plan announced in January.

Some High Hurdles Separate Jacobs From Qualcomm

ACQUISITION: Price, Regulators Part of Obstacles to Going Private

Since Paul Jacobs said his goodbyes to shareholders and the board of directors during Qualcomm Inc.’s annual shareholders meeting in March, the company’s former CEO and chairman of the board has been relatively quiet.

Layoffs To Come At Qualcomm To Cut Costs

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) will cut 1,231 jobs in San Diego.

VaultRMS, Developer of Software for Firefighters to Track Toxic Exposures, Is Acquired

Envisage plans to offer free access to VaultRMS' Exposure Tracker as part of itsFirstForward training network.

Brain Corp. Adds to Its Roster of Floor-Cleaning Machine Cos.

TECH: AI Likely To Be Necessary Part Of Cleaning Operations

Brain Corp., which makes artificial intelligence-powered navigation software that lets machines operate autonomously, has inked a deal with Tennant Co., a publicly traded Minnesota-based company that designs, sells and markets cleaning equipment worldwide.

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Viasat Brings ‘Community Wi-Fi’ Service to Mexico

The new service will bring an affordable Wi-Fi experience directly to consumers’ devices in Mexico.