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Licensing Business May Be on the Line

LEGAL: Qualcomm Case To Take Time to Play OutIt seemed like Qualcomm Inc. was in the clear after the company struck a settlement with Apple Inc. The deal removed several of Qualcomm’s largest legal obstacles, and returned one of its largest customers for the next six years.

TCA Invests Record $13.7M in First Half

TECH: Of 28 Investments, 17 Were First-Time Funding

Airgain Names Jacob Suen as CEO

Airgain President Jacob Suen was promoted to CEO of the company.

WaterVault Gives Users Inside Info On Leaks

Sensors Attached to Fixtures Rather Than Hard to Reach Pipes

An eye-popping water bill gave Hooman Borghei the idea for his newest startup, WaterVault.

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Qualcomm Names New Board Chair

Qualcomm named Mark McLaughlin as the new chairman of the board.

Blue Tech Inc. Gets Computer Contract From U.S. Army

Point Loma Firm to Split Work With 7 Other Cos.

The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late July and early August.

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Versatility Defines Industrial Projects

PROPERTY: Developers See Sector as Solid Investment

Demand for industrial buildings has never been higher in San Diego County, and some of the new ones going up are a far cry from the sterile warehouses of old.

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Cubic Reports Q3 Results; It Could Buy Tech Co.

DEFENSE: Company Restructures, Makes Supply Chain Leaner

Cubic Corp. disclosed that it paid $50 million in cash to acquire a 20 percent stake in a privately held software company based outside Washington, D.C.

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Qualcomm to Assist SDSI

TECH: Company’s Employees Will Offer Mentoring to Cohorts

San Diego Sport Innovators, a local accelerator for sports, active lifestyle, health and wellness startups, landed a new sponsor.

Tech Coast Angels Invests Largest Amount Since its Inception

Tech Coast Angels invested $13.7 million in the first half of 2019.

Carlsbad Digital Publishing Startup Raises $33M

Ezoic raised $33 million for its platform, which helps digital publishers optimize site layouts and get better metrics on readers.

Lytx Lands New Customer in Moving Company

Lytx brought on Coleman Worldwide Moving as a new client.

San Diego Cybersecurity Company Acquired by GoSecure

EdgeWave, a company that filters out email phishing attacks, was acquired by GoSecure.

Troubles in China Take a Toll on Qualcomm’s Stock

TECH: CEO Expects Headwinds for Next Two Quarters

China was the star of the show going into Qualcomm Inc.’s third quarter earnings report.

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Troubles in China Hit Qualcomm's Stock

Slower demand for 4G phones and Huawei's gaining market share in China led Qualcomm to cut its sales forecast for next quarter.

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Qualcomm on Pace to Spend $8M on Lobbying

TECH: Protecting Licensing and Chip Sales Often Done Subtly

Qualcomm Inc. isn’t in the clear, yet. As it once again faces several key regulatory decisions this year, the fabless semiconductor company spent $4.29 million in lobbying in the first half of 2019, according to the Center for Responsive Politics’ lobbying database.

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