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China’s Data Decision May Favor Qualcomm

TECH: Royalties From Chips Could Increase for the Company

A wildly shifting variable affecting Qualcomm Inc.’s well-being — China — may have dealt the San Diego technology company a break earlier in the month.

Richard Branson to Be Keynote Speaker at Biotech Convention Set for San Diego

Billionaire Virgin Group founder Richard Branson will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Bio International Convention in San Diego — one of the nation’s largest biotechnology forums that attracts more than 15,000 attendees each year.

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Sempra Partners with Division of Con Edison for 5 Solar Projects

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a division of San Diego-based Sempra Energy, said it’s agreed to a partnership in five solar projects in California and Nevada with Consolidated Edison Development, a division of Con Edison Inc., based in New York and one of the largest energy companies in the world.

ImageWare Systems Reports Yearly Revenue of $5.3M

ImageWare Systems, a San Diego maker of identity management software, reported 2013 fourth quarter sales of $929,000, up by $3,000 from the like quarter of 2012.

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Lytx Makes Deal With Ambulance Provider

San Diego-based Lytx Inc., a provider of video and data collection systems for transportation fleets, has signed a full-fleet agreement with a Montebello, Calif.-based ambulance provider.

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Qualcomm Names New President From Within

Derek Aberle has been named president at Qualcomm Inc., filling the job vacated by the company’s new CEO, Steve Mollenkopf.

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Leap Wireless Finalizes Sale to AT&T; Stockholders to Share in Sale of Spectrum

Leap Wireless International Inc., the San Diego prepaid wireless carrier doing business as Cricket, completed its $4 billion sale to AT&T Inc. last week following approval from the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice.

Local Tech Executive Named to 3-D Imaging Trade Group's Board

Legend3D Inc. founder Barry Sandrew has been named to the board of governors of the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society.

The Coastal Commission Approves SDG&E’s New Electrical Substation for Chula Vista

The California Coastal Commission approved a new electrical substation for Chula Vista, relocating that power generator to a location about a quarter of a mile away, and paving the way for demolishing the existing substation.

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Region Has Reputation of Being Startup Friendly

Forbes recently named San Diego as the No. 1 city in which to launch a startup.

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Students Go for the ‘Technical Knockout’ In Robot Competition

The public address announcer invites the crowd to get ready to rumble, but it’s robots that are “rrrumbling” on the floor of this familiar San Diego venue.

Coastal Commission Approves SDG&E’s New Substation for Chula Vista

The California Coastal Commission approved a new electrical substation for Chula Vista, relocating that power generator to a location about a quarter of a mile away, and paving the way for demolishing the existing substation.

Co. Seeks to Boost Its Presence In U.S. Electronics Market

TECH: InfoSonics Finds Latin America Profitable for Second Consecutive Quarter

InfoSonics Corp. wants to raise its profile in its own country, and it’s starting by making a profit.

Startup Offers E-tailers a System to Better Manage Sales Taxes

Services: TaxJar Finds Clients, Investors After Beta

Charlene Anderson, like a lot of small retailers who sell online, is concerned about staying on the right side of state sales tax laws.

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Qualcomm’s Beacons Help Apple Make the Sales

TECH: Tracking Users Helps Further Customize Customer Service Options

Apple Inc.’s retail stores have a silent partner in Qualcomm Inc.