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Startup TaxJar Gets Some Big-Name Backing in Funding Round

San Diego-based startup TaxJar has received $600,000 in investment from some top tech industry angels, the company announced Wednesday.

PatientSafe Receives $3M Investment From a Canadian Telecom Company

San Diego-based mobile health care software developer PatientSafe Solutions Inc. has received a $3 million investment from Telus Ventures, the investment arm of Canadian telecom giant Telus Communications Co. (TSE: T).

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AT&T Highlights Investments in San Diego Market

AT&T Inc. has invested more than $725 million in its San Diego network from 2011 through 2013, the company said in a March 7 news release.

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Leap Wireless Reports $640.8M Loss for 2013 as Sale to AT&T Looms

Leap Wireless International Inc., the San Diego-based flat-rate cellphone service doing business as Cricket, reported a $640.8 million net loss for 2013 in what is expected to be its last annual securities filing before it completes its sale to AT&T Inc. later this month.

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Novatel Reports Net Loss of 43.4M for 2013

Novatel Wireless Inc., the San Diego-based maker of wireless modems and software, reported a 2013 fourth quarter net loss of $21.3 million, compared with a net loss of $14.9 million in the like quarter of 2012.

After Big Changes, Qualcomm Sees More Big Changes With 5G

Paul Jacobs has just stepped aside as CEO at Qualcomm Inc., but he still has a lot of ideas about where the company can go next.

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Leap Wireless Reports $640.8M Loss for 2013 as Sale to AT&T Looms

Leap Wireless International Inc., the San Diego-based flat-rate cellphone service doing business as Cricket, reported a $640.8 million net loss for 2013 in what is expected to be its last annual securities filing before it completes its sale to AT&T Inc. later this month.

Website Offers Platform for ‘Selfies’ to Break Down Social Barriers

TECH: A Rating System Invites Comment to Open Dialogue Among Strangers

Some businesses depend on great technology or a great location. Duncan McLaren’s Encinitas-based business rides on the strength of the selfie.

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Novatel Reports Net Loss of $43.4 Million for 2013

Novatel Wireless Inc., the San Diego-based maker of wireless modems and software, reported a 2013 fourth quarter net loss of $21.3 million, compared with a net loss of $14.9 million in the like quarter of 2012.

Emotient Inc. Closes $6M Funding Round

San Diego-based Emotient Inc., a maker of facial expression recognition software, has closed a $6 million Series B round of funding, led by Silicon Valley venture firm Handbag LLC.

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Qualcomm to Provide Proximity Beacons at 20 Major League Ballparks

Qualcomm Inc. said on March 6 that it will provide proximity beacons to 20 Major League Baseball parks for the 2014 season.

Tandem Diabetes Reports Sales Boosts for Q4, 2013

Tandem Diabetes Care Inc. reported sales of $29 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013, compared with $2.5 million for 2012.

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Infosonics Reports Record Q4 Sales

Infosonics Corp., the San Diego distributor of cellphones and wireless devices mainly in South America, reported record fourth quarter sales, units shipped, and broke through for a small net profit.

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El Al to Use ViaSat’s In-Flight Internet Service

ViaSat said that El Al will be the first customer for its Exede in-flight Internet service in Europe, adding that the airline plans to launch service within a year.

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Connect Appoints New CEO

Connect, a San Diego life sciences and technology nonprofit, has appointed veteran health care and investment banking executive Greg McKee as its new CEO.