SD TECHNOLOGY

FTC Trial Could Redefine How Qualcomm Does Business

The outcome of the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust trial could ultimately change how Qualcomm Inc. licenses its technology to device-makers. It could also set the tone for how Qualcomm approaches one of its biggest customers, Apple Inc.

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Mollenkopf Gets $6M in Options After Leading in Tough Year for Qualcomm

Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf was granted $6 million in stock options tied to the company's performance.

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Estate Planning Startup Raises $2 Million

Trust & Will, a San Diego company with an online system for creating trusts, wills and other estate-planning paperwork, raised $2 million in seed funding.

Cybersecurity Startup AttackIQ Hires Two Executives

Attack IQ, a San Diego cybersecurity company, added a new chief information security officer and vice president of engineering.

San Diego Vet Software Startup Raises $12 Million

PetDesk, a San Diego platform for veterinarians, raised $12 million to expand to groomers.

NASSCO Adds Robot Welders to Help Build Ships

Anticipating continuing work building ships for the U.S. Navy and commercial clients, General Dynamics NASSCO has constructed and equipped a new facility to fabricate steel components for ships.

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Former Blackberry COO Founds AI Company in San Diego

AlwaysAI, a Solana Beach company that makes tools to help developers use deep learning computer vision, raised $4 million in a series A round.

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Engineering Society Honors Anokiwave Founder

Nitin Jain, a founder of San Diego based chipmaker Anokiwave Inc., has been named a fellow of the IEEE, or Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The award recognizes leadership in the development of physics-based models for millimeter wave system-on-chip integrated circuits.

Rancho Bernardo Startup Lands $30M in Funding from Amazon, Samsung

Wiliot, which is making sticker-sized Bluetooth sensors, raised $30 million in a series B round.

Several Tech Startups Land Big Funding Rounds in Dec., Jan.

After a record-breaking 2018 for venture capital, San Diego companies brought in one last present before the end of the holiday season, closing several substantial funding rounds.

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Teradata Taps COO to Lead Company

Teradata promoted its chief operating officer to serve as CEO of the data analytics company.

Cubic Gets $4.5M Contract

Foothill Transit has awarded Cubic Corp. a $4.5 million contract to make its bus fare collection system compatible with the regional TAP system — the smart card system used by transit providers in the greater Los Angeles area.

Change Is Certain for Sempra, What Direction Is Question

2019 Look Ahead: TECHNOLOGY

Sempra Energy went through several changes in 2018 and could change some more by the time 2019 is over.

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Classy Sees Record Fundraising at the End of 2018

Classy, which builds fundraising platforms for nonprofits, beat its record for the most donations made in a single day on Dec. 31.

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Analytics Ventures Adds Big Names in Tech to Advisory Board

Analytics Ventures added executives from Qualcomm Life, Software AG and GE Ventures to its advisory board.

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