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Uber Launches Restaurant Food Delivery Service in San Diego

San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc. has expanded its app-enabled UberEats restaurant food delivery service to San Diego, the company announced.

Carlsbad-Based Verdezyne Inc. Awarded Presidential Green Chemistry Award

A Carlsbad company was recognized Monday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its production of a chemical that is used to make high-performance nylon used in a slew of products from paintbrushes to automotive oil.

ImageWare Systems Inc. Partners With Virginia-Based Telos Corp.

San Diego-based ImageWare Systems Inc., which specializes in biometric authentication, said on June 13 that it has partnered with Virginia-based Telos Corp.

Qualcomm Reportedly to Lose Some Apple iPhone Business to Intel

Apple Inc. plans to buy some of the modem chips for its next-generation iPhone from Intel Corp., denying San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. some of that business, Bloomberg News said June 10 in a report that cited unnamed sources.

Connect Invites Tech Startups to Apply for Coming Phase of CapitalMatch Program

San Diego’s early-stage technology companies are invited to apply for Connect’s upcoming CapitalMatch, a program designed to link companies seeking funding with interested investors.

TVC Capital Raises $15 Million for Seattle-Based Tech Company

TVC Capital, a San Diego private equity firm that invests in enterprise software companies, has led its single largest Series A investment yet for a Seattle-based company that enables the sale, use and service of cloud technology.

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App Gives Parents Option Not to Leave Kids to Their Own Devices

WIRELESS: Access To Internet and Apps Can Be Blocked

Build a better parenting app, and the world will beat a path to your door.

Former NASA Administrator Dan Goldin Introduces KnuEdge

Dan Goldin, who led NASA during the 1990s, took the wraps off his 11-year-old San Diego company, KnuEdge, on June 6.

Ex-Chargers Drew Brees Invests in San Diego Startup's Parenting App

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has made an investment in the OurPact mobile parenting app, according to the app’s maker, San Diego-based ParentsWare Inc. Financial terms of the investment, announced June 2, were not disclosed.

Mad Catz Posts Continuing Losses; CEO Remains Optimistic

Mad Catz Interactive Inc. closed the books on a disappointing year, despite the apparent promise of its fall release of peripherals for the latest installment of the Rock Band videogame.

Qualcomm Fashions Addition to Snapdragon Wear Line

Qualcomm Inc. used the Computex trade show in Taiwan to take the wraps off of a second processor in its Snapdragon Wear line — a group of products meant for devices that people wear.

Energy Efficiency Standards Create Several Compliance Issues

ENERGY: Some Say Intent to Reduce Costs, Complications Failed

California’s building energy efficiency standards continue to create concerns due to misinterpretations and coordination issues among electrical contractors, manufacturers and utility providers.

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Aculon’s Coatings Make Sure Surface Problems Are Covered

PRODUCTION: Market For Waterproofing Circuit Boards Is More Than $1B

Many a cellphone has met its demise by a quick dip in the pool, sink, toilet or birdbath.

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Cubic’s Transport Arm Ready for Battle in NYC

TECH: City Contract Renewal May Be Big Driver of Growth

Matt Cole has New York on his mind. Cole runs the transportation equipment business at Kearny Mesa-based Cubic Corp., a company that wants to use the world of fare cards and subway gates as a stepping stone toward bigger things.

Noble Group to Sell San Diego-Based Noble Americas Energy Solutions

Trading firm Noble Group announced the resignation of its chief executive officer and said it will sell San Diego-based Noble Americas Energy Solutions.