DEFENSE: Viasat Gets System in Hands Of Troops in 17 Months
Viasat Inc. did not take the conventional path to developing the handheld radio known as BATS-D, which soldiers on the ground use to call in airstrikes on enemy positions.
GreatCall, a San Diego-based mobile device company, will partner with a Massachusetts insurer to monitor the health of at-risk seniors.
Viasat Inc. said on Oct. 15 that its in-flight satellite connectivity equipment will be a factory-installed option in Gulfstream G280 business jets.
Qualcomm Inc. and the Federal Trade Commission requested a delay of a preliminary ruling to pursue settlement talks.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Oct. 15 that it has licensed its Common Data Link radio technology to Harris Corp. for use in Harris’ handheld NanoSVDL radios.
A technology invented by engineers at the University of California-San Diego will appear in Samsung's 5G smartphones.
Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. said Oct. 11 that it received more than $30 million in scope increases on multiple existing military training contracts.
General Atomics is part of a team that wants to support NASA’s next, unmanned trip to the moon. Under a proposal submitted to NASA, GA’s Electromagnetic Systems division would build a lunar lander in the United States.
Cubic Corp. said that it is in the process of hiring 150 people in San Diego for new positions in its transportation business. It also plans to upgrade its headquarters in Kearny Mesa to accommodate company growth.
Teradata plans to hire 200 employees after shifting its headquarters to San Diego.
Qualcomm will open a 1.7 million-square-foot campus in Hyderabad, India.
Viasat Inc. said on Oct. 3 that a major investor, the Baupost Group LLC, will get a presence on its board as a non-voting observer. As of Oct. 4, Baupost had an $861 million stake in the Carlsbad company.
BlockLAB, a new lab at the University of California San Diego, will study how blockchain can be used by corporations and governmental entities.
ENERGY: Co. to Serve Other Customers; It May Hurt Facility Construction
The Chinese government’s new schedule of tariffs should be no concern for San Diego’s Sempra Energy, according to at least one industry analyst.
TECH: Cases for Phones, Laptops Address Concerns Over Radiation Exposure
Cary Subel and Alaey Kumar have built a business on the foundation of technology — specifically, public unease over technology.