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TECH: Co. Says Patents at Issue Are ‘Old Technology’
Qualcomm Inc. plans to appeal a federal jury’s decision to award $173 million in damages to a Florida company that sued the San Diego tech giant for patent infringement.
SERVICE: Company Combines Print, Digital to Deliver Custom Materials
The smartphone and the tablet did not kill off the printing press. In fact, digital technology is turning Johannes Gutenberg’s 15th century invention into a different machine altogether.
Leap Wireless International Inc., the flat rate carrier doing business as Cricket, said more than 99 percent of the votes cast at the special shareholders meeting Oct. 30 approved the company’s sale to AT&T.
San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. celebrated the shipment of its 2 billionth radio frequency chip recently.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. received a $14.5 million contract from the U.S. Department of Education.
San Diego-based solar services company OneRoof Energy Inc. has named Dan Halvorson as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. recently conducted a second test to determine how well an unmanned Predator B aircraft can function as an electronic attack aircraft, the company announced.
The sixth annual Innovation Night at La Jolla Playhouse, presented by Qualcomm, kicks off Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m.
TECH: Agriculture Has High-Tech Helpers
The proper way to care for grapevines — very old knowledge depicted in ancient art and mentioned in scripture — is being taught to robots in Sorrento Valley.
What is life? One famous San Diegan might have the answer, if you attend his upcoming book party. J. Craig Venter, the scientist who first sequenced the human genome, will be on the University of California, San Diego campus Oct. 28 to promote his new book “Life at the Speed of Life: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life.”
MEDICINE: Panelists Highlight Potential Savings, Availability of Infrastructure
Scripps Health has rolled out a new telemedicine program for its employees, allowing them to consult with doctors remotely using a telehealth program called MDLIVE that could eventually be made available to Scripps patients.
CLEAN-TECH: Co.’s System Also Delivers Tips on Conservation
Vladymir Rogov is looking to connect with his market — literally. The local industrial designer put an innovative twist on the humble electric plug socket, turning it into a tool in the fast-emerging market of home-energy monitoring.
Wireless: Current Stock Price May Open Door for Other Bidders
Shareholders of Leap Wireless International Inc., the San Diego prepaid carrier behind the Cricket brand, will convene in Denver this week to weigh in on the $4 billion sale of the company to AT&T following a postponement of the meeting last week.
Bot-Brained? Research teams at Qualcomm Inc. are working on an experimental processor that mimics the architecture of the human brain and nervous system, the company recently disclosed. It’s called Zeroth. Among other things, the processor would be able to learn much as human brains do.
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ChargePoint, a Northern California electric charging station operator, has launched a program with the participation of the city of San Diego and the California Energy Commission to install 206 electric vehicle charging stations in apartment locations in San Diego County.