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Language Debate Hits Internet of Things

TECH: Big Players Split on Adopting M2M Standards

A 7-month-old proposal to create a universal language for the Internet of Things — put forward by Qualcomm Inc. and joined by 50 companies — now faces some competition.

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Qualcomm Sees Benefits in Having Uplinq Conference Elsewhere

Qualcomm is changing the venue of its annual Uplinq conference.

Homeowners Now Can Take Advantage of Clean-Energy Loan Program

San Diego homeowners seeking help on financing improvements to reduce energy and water usage can access a new loan program called PACE for property assessed clean energy.

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Kleinfelder Acquires Canadian Engineering Firm

San Diego-based Kleinfelder Inc., which provides construction engineering and architectural services, has acquired the privately held Hood Engineering & Technical Services of Edmonton, Alberta.

Beetham Appointed CEO at Cibus

Peter Beetham has taken the CEO’s job at Cibus, the Mira Mesa-based biotech announced July 8.

Omnitracs Names New Chief Technology Officer

San Diego-based Omnitracs LLC, a provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, appointed Dan Speicher as chief technology officer, the company announced.

Borrego Breaks Ground on Solar Project

Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a San Diego designer, financier and installer of solar systems, said it broke ground on the Seneca Solar Projects, an 8.3 megawatt system in Victorville.

Aspera Opens San Diego Office

Aspera Technologies Inc., a provider of enterprise solutions for server license management, announced further expansion of its sales and support presence in the U.S. with the opening of a San Diego office, the second in the U.S.

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Qualcomm Enlists Chinese Manufacturer to Make Snapdragon Processors

Snapdragon processors power smartphones and tablets.

RedIT Completes Data Center Expansion in Rancho Bernardo

The project included adding a network operations center.

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Texas Takes One More

Active Network LLC will move its headquarters to Dallas with the help of $8.6 million in incentives from the state of Texas.

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ViaSat Signs 'Pioneering' Roaming Deal

ViaSat Inc. and Paris-based Eutelsat Communications said on July 1 that they signed what ViaSat called “a pioneering agreement” letting customers of one carrier roam on the other. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Will the Battle to Stop Patent Trolls Harm Legitimate Businesses?

A roundtable meeting to discuss the economic dangers posed by “patent trolls” was held recently by a group of San Diego County business executives and lawyers.

Big Data Co. Applies Analytics To Online Health Care Marketing

Software: Liquid Grids’ Platform Seeks to Accurately Interpret Conversations

A San Diego-based data analytics company has launched a software-as-a-service platform designed to help health care businesses tap into what’s said on social media and use it to advertise directly to consumers looking online for cures to what ails them.

Business Process Tool Seeks to Put Time in Manager’s Control

Software: BP Logix’s BPM Offering Adds Ability To Predict, Learn From Past

Project managers who lament that it never seems to take the amount of time to do things as they thought might want to look at what BP Logix Inc. has developed.