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TECH: Big Data’s Future Includes a Huge Role in Business
As San Diego County companies strive to match the products they make with the buyers who need them, they increasingly are turning to “big data,” the science of sorting through multiple layers of computer-generated information to identify likely clients.
TECHNOLOGY: Tools Address Clean Water, Sanitation, Rogue Armies
A local digital marketing and engineering agency and one of the world’s largest information technology product makers are demonstrating that big data is about more than lofty concepts and ones and zeros without end; it’s about people.
Shayne Skaff is co-founder and president of MaintenanceNet Inc. and a long-time surfer and exercise fanatic. At MaintenanceNet, he has helped create a successful business that has attracted tech giants such as Cisco Systems Inc., Panasonic Corp. of North America and Ingram Micro as customers, according to the company.
Qualcomm Inc. reported fiscal 2013 fourth quarter net income of $1.5 billion, up 18 percent from the like quarter of 2012.
Novatel Wireless Inc., which is two months into a restructuring push, cut its loss by 84 percent during the third quarter.
Sempra Energy reported third quarter net income of $296 million, compared with net income of $268 million for the like quarter of 2012.
RF Industries Ltd., the San Diego maker of cable assemblies and radio frequency connectors, said it sold its RadioMobile operations to a new spinoff business formed by that division’s management team.
DriveCam Inc., a San Diego provider of recording equipment installed in vehicles to help drivers improve their driving, changed its name to Lytx Inc.
Overland Storage, the San Diego based provider of data storage services, agreed to acquire Tandberg Data, a German data storage and protection business in an all-stock transaction for an undisclosed price.
Active Network, the San Diego provider of online registration services, reported third quarter net revenue of $117.5 million, up 8 percent from the like quarter of 2012.
TECH: Co. Says Patents at Issue Are ‘Old Technology’
Qualcomm Inc. plans to appeal a federal jury’s decision to award $173 million in damages to a Florida company that sued the San Diego tech giant for patent infringement.
SERVICE: Company Combines Print, Digital to Deliver Custom Materials
The smartphone and the tablet did not kill off the printing press. In fact, digital technology is turning Johannes Gutenberg’s 15th century invention into a different machine altogether.
Leap Wireless International Inc., the flat rate carrier doing business as Cricket, said more than 99 percent of the votes cast at the special shareholders meeting Oct. 30 approved the company’s sale to AT&T.
San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. celebrated the shipment of its 2 billionth radio frequency chip recently.