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Wrapify Is Audience Favorite During EvoNexus Demo Day

Wrapify, a business that mixes advertising-emblazoned cars, GPS information, crowdsourcing and other computer technology to deliver outdoor advertising, was the audience favorite during the EvoNexus Demo Day on Aug. 27 at the University of California San Diego.

SDG&E Reaches a Renewable Energy Milestone, With an Assist From the Weather

San Diego Gas & Electric marked a milestone last week when it generated a record 1,042 megawatts — more than the Encina power station in Carlsbad — from renewable energy.

CYBER CHAMPS: Mike Davis CEO/CISO, ACMEcyber College/Degree: MSEE - Electrical Engineering

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EveryStory Lets You Share Both the Telling and the Tales Online

Though their technology is driven by logic, Ed Cox and Dave Keene have a sales pitch that is pure emotion.

Inventor’s Device Aims for Better Way to Get Medicine to Lungs

BIOTECH: NIH and Defense Department Interested in Invention

For Donovan B. Yeates, building a better mousetrap means building a better medical device.

Settlement Allows TIG To Refocus on Clients

TECH: Co. Says Going to Court Was Not a Workable Option

Technology Integration Group is free from a two-year specter of federal indictment and trying to rehabilitate customer relations after prosecutors said this month the computer systems designer paid $10.5 million to end potential criminal and civil claims that TIG overcharged a federal laboratory for Dell computers.

PUC Policy Looms Over Solar Horizon

ENERGY: Obama Plan Helps, But State Role More Impactful

President Obama introduced a bevy of initiatives this month to promote clean-energy growth in America’s homes and on its rooftops.

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Qualcomm to Sell Licenses to Its Wireless Spectrum in the U.K. to 2 Companies

Qualcomm Inc. said Aug. 26 that it has agreed to sell licenses to its wireless spectrum in the United Kingdom to two companies.

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EDF Renewable Acquires Own Energy Inc.

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy said it had acquired Brooklyn’s Own Energy Inc., a developer of midsized wind projects.

Qualcomm Chips Reportedly to Be in Some Next-Generation Samsung Galaxy Models

Qualcomm Inc. may be regaining a spot in some of Samsung’s next-generation smartphones, according to an Aug. 23 research note from Timothy Arcuri at Cowen & Co.

The Sum of This Company's Parts Is Impressive

For, the odometer just rolled past 999,999.

CYBER CHAMPS: Scott Maxwell SVP, Chief IT Security Officer, San Diego County Credit Union

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Jana Partners Owns More Qualcomm Stock Than Previously Disclosed

Jana Partners, the New York hedge fund whose critique of Qualcomm Inc. apparently influenced several parts of the chipmaker’s restructuring plan, disclosed in an Aug. 14 securities filing that it owned slightly more Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) stock than it did three months ago.

Company Takes on Big Job Of Measuring Nanoparticles

TECH: Possible Markets Include Medicine, Oil, And Semiconductors

In a scene from detective fiction, the hero jumps into a taxicab, points a finger toward the windshield, and says three words that we all know are coming: “Follow that car.”

Envision Solar, ChargePoint Agree to Promote Each Other's Products

San Diego-based Envision Solar and Campbell, Calif.-based ChargePoint have signed an agreement to promote each other's electric vehicle (EV) charging products and services.