San Diego Business Journal


Recent and archived news stories on: Alternative Energy, Automotive, Computing, Engineering, Internet, Nanotech, Software, Telecom, Wireless...
Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Pulse Receives Notice of Noncompliance From NYSE

Pulse Electronics Corp., a San Diego-based maker of electronic components, said it has been notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it is not in compliance with the exchange’s minimum listing requirements covering market capitalization.

Tease photo

Qualcomm Looking Down Wi-Fi Road With Wilocity Buy

Qualcomm Inc. said late July 2 that it acquired Wilocity, a chip maker based in Silicon Valley and Israel, for undisclosed terms.

Tease photo

Novatel Settles Class-Action Lawsuit

Novatel Wireless Inc. settled a securities class action lawsuit without admitting liability on June 23, according to a securities filing, following a preliminary agreement to settle struck on Dec. 6.

Tease photo

EDF Enters Power Purchase Agreement for Kansas Wind Project

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy said the company has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement with Great Plains Energy

Tease photo

Qualcomm Reportedly Buys Israeli Arm of CSR

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz is reporting that Qualcomm Inc. bought the Israeli arm of U.K.-based chip maker CSR PLC for about $45 million. The report could not be immediately verified.

Tease photo

Qualcomm Joins MapR Technologies’ Backers

Qualcomm Inc.’s venture capital arm has invested in a Silicon Valley company that specializes in Hadoop, an up-and-coming software for dealing with big data.

Tease photo

Baja Driver’s License Work Could Be Worth $1M for ImageWare

ImageWare Systems Inc., the San Diego-maker of identity management software, was selected to implement a multimodal biometric driver license system for the state of Baja California, Mexico, the company announced.

Tease photo

Novatel Wireless Appoints Interim CFO

Novatel Wireless Inc. has appointed Tom Allen as interim chief financial officer.

SDG&E Sees Conservation as Key to Meeting Peak Energy Demand

San Diego Gas & Electric said it is prepared to meet this summer’s energy demands but there may be days when it will need help from customers.

Possible Chinese Policy Reversal Shouldn’t Harm Qualcomm

Stifel Nicolaus & Co. analyst Sanjiv Wadhwani recently gave an update on the direction of the wireless phone industry in China and how that might affect Qualcomm Inc.