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Solana Beach-Based Seismic Wins Red Herring Top 100 Award

Seismic, which has offices in Solana Beach and Boston, won a Red Herring Top 100 North America award at the Red Herring conference in San Diego, which wrapped up June 3.

Illumina Forms Consortium with Merck Serono, Genea

San Diego-based Illumina has teamed up with German-based Merck Serono and Australia-based Genea to form a consortium known as Global Fertility Alliance for Excellence in Assisted Reproductive Treatment.

Ten Finalists Chosen for PitchTech Competition

Ten tech companies will vie for top honors in the Interactive Day San Diego PitchTech competition, set for June 12.

RF Industries Completes Acquisition of Rel-Tech Electronics

San Diego-based RF Industries Ltd. recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rel-Tech Electronics Inc., a Milford, Conn.-based manufacturer of custom cable assemblies and wiring harnesses, for a purchase price of up to $3.1 million.

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Novatel Prices Private Offering, Says It's Considering Acquisitions

Novatel Wireless Inc. announced late June 4 that it priced a private offering of $120 million in convertible senior notes.

Digital TV Pioneers’ Shot at Innovation Was a Bull’s Eye

ARRIS Group Inc. marked the 25th anniversary of digital television by bringing several of its inventors back to its birthplace — San Diego, where predecessor General Instrument dreamed up the idea.

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EDF’s Longhorn Wind Project Becomes Operational

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced that the 200-megawatt Longhorn Wind Project in Texas recently reached commercial operation.

InterDigital to be Strategic Funding Partner for EvoNexus

InterDigital Inc., the mobile technology research and development company, has agreed to be a strategic funding partner for the EvoNexus pro bono business incubator. The two organizations announced the partnership on June 3.

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Former Senior CIA Official Joins Board of Diomics Inc.

Diomics Inc. announced Wednesday that Stephen Slick, former CIA clandestine service senior official, has joined the company's board of directors.

Cypher Genomics to Partner With Clinic for Special Children

San Diego-based Cypher Genomics Inc., a genome informatics company, and the Clinic for Special Children announced a collaboration in which Cypher's automated genomic interpretation tools will be used for the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases among a specific population.

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Search Optics Drives Success Through Mobile Approach

TECH: Company Is Expanding From Autos into Hospitality

Search Optics President and Founder Troy Smith says the way to build a successful digital marketing company is by consistently delivering positive results for your clients, all the way to the point of purchase.

Company’s Photo Verify May Give Consumers License to Transact

SOFTWARE: Verification Of Driver’s Licenses Opens Up Mobile Possibilities

Mitek Systems Inc., the company that got people to start depositing bank checks with their smartphones, has something new to show the world.

Japanese IT Business Donates $300K to UCSD

Broadband Tower Inc., a Japanese information technology business, has donated $300,000 to the University of California, San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy to establish a Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology.

Qualcomm, TechStars Select 10 Robotics Companies for Accelerator

Qualcomm Inc. and TechStars named the 10 robotics companies selected to take up residence in newly remodeled space at the Qualcomm headquarters on Sorrento Mesa on May 28.

Eric Redman Rejoins Neology, Named VP of U.S. Sales

Poway-based Neology, a subsidiary of RFID industry pacesetter SMARTRAC, has appointed Eric Redman as vice president of U.S. sales and marketing.