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Qualcomm Gets Its ARM in the Door With Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. showed off a version of its Windows Server software for data centers running on hardware built with Qualcomm Inc.’s new Centriq chip.

By Brad Graves March 9, 2017 2:07 p.m. share »
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Here's What ScaleMatrix Did With Extra Space

Computer data center, plus wet lab, equals … more business? That’s what the owners of Kearny Mesa-based ScaleMatrix are hoping. Here's What ScaleMatrix Did With That Extra Space

By Brad Graves March 9, 2017 2:02 p.m. share »
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Daughter Finds New Life For Dad’s Sensor Co.

Growing up in Encinitas, Kristin Elliott would help her parents box shipments for customers of Precision Measurement Engineering Inc., the environmental sensor company they started in their garage in 1982.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 9, 2017 1:56 p.m. share »
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Ray Ghanbari Named CTO at SmartDrive Systems

San Diego’s SmartDrive Systems has hired Ray Ghanbari as its chief technology officer.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 9, 2017 1:33 p.m. share »

Wrapify Picks Up $3 Million in Venture Capital

Local startup Wrapify has raised $3 million in a new venture capital round, the company announced Wednesday.

By Brittany Meiling March 8, 2017 4:07 p.m. share »

Qualcomm Increases Quarterly Dividend

Qualcomm Inc. increased its quarterly dividend by 7.5 percent to 57 cents per share, the business said March 7.

By Brad Graves March 7, 2017 2:21 p.m. share »
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Local Startup Raises $654K Despite Bad Press

Cybersecurity startup PacketSled is extending its Series A fundraising round, adding an additional $654,000 to its previously announced $5 million deal.

By Brittany Meiling March 6, 2017 4:06 p.m. share »

ViaSat Closes Joint Venture With Eutelsat Communications

ViaSat Inc. said on March 6 that it closed its joint venture with Eutelsat Communications, originally announced in February 2016.

By Brad Graves March 6, 2017 3:21 p.m. share »

Software Co. Raken Raises $2M in Seed Round

Raken, a San Diego-based company whose software is used for construction site reporting, has raised a $2 million seed round, the company announced March 3.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 3, 2017 11:21 a.m. share »

Anokiwave Moves to Bigger Office to Accommodate Growth

Anokiwave, a fabless semiconductor company, announced on Feb. 28 that it has doubled its office space, moving to 6,000 square feet on El Camino Real in Del Mar Heights, to accommodate a growing number of employees. Its previous office was nearby in the Del Mar area.

By Brad Graves March 2, 2017 4:49 p.m. share »

Apple Expands Legal Tussle With Qualcomm With U.K. Lawsuit

Apple Inc. filed suit against Qualcomm Inc. on March 2 in the United Kingdom, Bloomberg News reported.

By Brad Graves March 2, 2017 4:17 p.m. share »
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Software Engineers Find S.D. Has a Favorable ‘Exchange Rate’

$112,000 a year. That is the average salary for a software engineer in San Diego, according to a newly issued study from Hired Inc.

By Brad Graves March 2, 2017 2:36 p.m. share »
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Co. Uses AI to Stay Ahead of Loan Fraud

Outstanding auto loans in the United States last year topped a record $1 trillion.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 2, 2017 1:57 p.m. share »
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SmartDrive’s Roadwork Makes Its System a Contender

If there is a moral to SmartDrive Systems Inc.’s remarkable growth streak, it’s that it pays to keep moving.

By Brad Graves March 2, 2017 1:52 p.m. share »
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Venture Capitalist to Advise Software Co. Ciphrex Corp.

Alyse Killeen, a venture capitalist with a history of investing in the digital currency bitcoin, has joined San Diego-based Ciphrex Corp.’s board of advisors.

By Sarah de Crescenzo March 2, 2017 1:47 p.m. share »