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With San Diego Expertise, ASML Makes Microchips Smaller

TECHNOLOGY: Extreme Ultraviolet Laser Light Makes It Possible

Road Test for Achates Power

TECHNOLOGY:Walmart To Try Out Novel Engine

The day is coming when Californians won’t be able to buy new passenger cars with gasoline engines. Even so, leaders at Sorrento Valley-based Achates Power believe there will still be a need for fossil fuel engines.

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Oxford-based Microscope Maker Arrives in UTC

TECHNOLOGY: Seeking Global Presence, ONI Chooses San Diego as New Headquarters, Plans to Hire

Oxford Nanoimaging (ONI), the maker of a desktop microscope that lets scientists see single cells at the molecular level, has moved its headquarters from Oxford, England to the University Towne Center.

Businesses Find Many Opportunities

Advertising, Fashion, Surfing Cos. Optimistic

WowYow, a North Park-based visual artificial intelligence company, has received investment from Launch Factory and Andy Ballester, the co-founder of GoFundMe.

Mitek Systems Makes Acquisition, Sees Record Profits

FINANCE: Firm Closes $49M Deal; Surpasses $100M in Revenues

Mitek Systems, which makes software geared to mobile image capture and identity verification, has acquired startup ID R&D in a $49 million deal.

Liquid Instruments Raises $13.7M in Series B Round

TECH: Co. Builds Portable Lab Technology

Liquid Instruments, a local company and maker of an 8-in-1 scientific measurement device geared towards students and engineers, has raised a $13.7 million Series B round in venture capital funding.

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ecoATM Lands $75M

San Diego-based ecoATM has raised $75 million to support growth.

Daasity Provides Brands with Data Insights

Co. Raises $3.4M From Investors in Seed Round

San Diego-based Daasity, an analytics and data platform for e-commerce brands, has raised a $3.4 million seed round.

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Carlsbad Helps Cos. Stay Safe

CYBERSECURITY: Effort Educates Businesses

The city government of Carlsbad is offering a new and timely service to small businesses within its city limits: a program that will help businesses brush up on their cyber hygiene.

Students Pitch Trading App Idea

Local Team Will Compete in Global Competition

A four-student team of entrepreneurs-in-the-making competed at a local pitch competition in San Diego to decide who has the best business plan.

3 Startups Place in Pitch Competition

Winning Co. Helps Aspiring College Students

Connect All @ the Jacobs Center, a diversity-focused incubator in Southeast San Diego, has selected three winners for its fourth annual startup competition.

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CMX Raises $50M Series A

TECH: Co. Helps Brands Manage Risk

ComplianceMetrix (CMX), a San Diego-based enterprise quality management software maker, has raised $50 million in Series A funding.

Wireless Firm’s Founder Began His Journey in China

TECHNOLOGY: Yan Hui Fine-Tunes Networks, Sees Growth With Airhop

As a boy, Yan Hui took a liking to radio. AM, FM and ham radio had a certain allure.

Viasat Promotes Senior Executives

TECHNOLOGY: Will Oversee Defense and Fixed Broadband

Viasat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has promoted two executives to positions within the company’s leadership team.

Flux Power Revenue Grows $1.9 Million

Year-Over-Year Sales Increase Over 11 Consecutive Quarters

Flux Power (Nasdaq: FLUX), a producer of lithium-ion batteries for electrically powered forklifts and other small industrial vehicles, reported record quarterly revenue that was just shy of $7 million.

EV Scene Accelerating in San Diego

TECH: Infrastructure, Talent, and Competition Driving Growth

The State of California has agreed to a deal with San Diego-based Beam Global (Nasdaq: BEEM) to install and operate 52 solar-powered charging stations.

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