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PowerGenix, a San Diego developer and maker of nickel-zinc rechargeable batteries, entered into an agreement to sell an undisclosed equity stake to Nevada-based Blue Earth Inc. for $10 million, the latter firm announced.
San Diego chipmaker Entropic Communications Inc. said on Sept. 16 that it hired an investment bank to help it evaluate “strategic options to enhance shareholder value.”
AT&T said it expanded its U-verse customer base in the San Diego region by about 4,200 in July, part of an increase of 187,000 customers nationwide during the same month.
RF Industries Ltd., a San Diego-based maker and distributor of wireless cable assemblies, reported fiscal 2014 third quarter sales of $5.5 million, down from $9.4 million in sales for the like quarter of 2013.
SmartDrive Systems, a San Diego provider of video recording systems aimed at helping to improve vehicle fleet driver performance, said it relocated to larger headquarters offices in Sorrento Valley.
Electric vehicles are making inroads on local roads.
TECH: Qubitekk Uses Lasers, Photons To Aid in Encryption
The mind-bending world of quantum computers and quantum encryption has a potential supplier in North County.
Sorrento Valley-based Achates Power Inc. told U.S. securities regulators in a Sept. 5 filing that it was issuing $21.2 million in stock.
Qualcomm Inc. announced Sept. 9 that it was introducing a new model of processor, the Snapdragon 210, for entry-level smartphones and tablets.
Novatel Wireless Inc., the San Diego maker of wireless solutions and modems, said it completed an investment transaction for $23.7 million with a subsidiary of HC2 Holdings Inc., a diversified holding company with operating subsidiaries in the United States and the United Kingdom.
SGB Inc., a San Diego-based agricultural biotechnology and seed company, closed an $11 million Series C financing round.
San Diego Gas & Electric announced it is seeking between 500 and 800 megawatts of new local resources to help replace the power previously provided by the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station as well as the retirement of older, coastal power plants, the company said.
San Diego-based Abacus Data Systems Inc. has opened a third office as it continues to expand its information technology services to the legal community.
Biotech: The Device Is a Less Expensive Solution For Incurable Skin Disorders
Martyn Gross has suffered from psoriasis for most of his life, particularly on the difficult-to-treat regions of the hand and feet. After years of trying costly and ineffective treatments from uncomfortable phototherapy sessions in cold medical facilities to topical creams that wash off too easily, Gross decided to develop a handheld light therapy device to treat himself at home.