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Qualcomm Inc., the world’s largest maker of mobile-phone chips, forecast fiscal third-quarter sales and profit that may miss analysts’ estimates as handset makers sell fewer phones based on older technology.

San Diego-based Cognitive Medical Systems has announced that Lesley King, vice chair of enterprise revenue cycle systems for the Mayo Clinic, has been appointed to its board of advisers.

San Diego-based Nervana Systems Inc. announced $600,000 in seed financing from angel investors and unveiled its plan to develop custom hardware to boost the performance of artificial intelligence algorithms.

Great design and technology are particularly satisfying when applied to products that improve doing routine, mundane tasks. Household products have been a latecomer to incorporating clever design, great industrial design and improved functionality. But two companies have shown what great imagination and design can do to set them apart.

San Diego cyber security company Websense Inc. announced that its analysis tool has been enhanced with additional analytics to help identify Heartbleed-vulnerable websites.

Carlsbad-based FreeButton Inc. has entered into a non-binding letter-of-intent to acquire A1 Vapors Inc., a product development and marketing firm.

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: PSMI), founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announced that Duncan Pilgrim has been promoted to vice president of marketing. Pilgrim will drive all the product marketing and marketing communication initiatives.

“I think if you can make rainbow-colored algae you can make anything,” said a University of California, San Diego biology professor and director of the California Center for Algae Biotechnology at a UCSD Economics Roundtable Wednesday morning.

San Diego-based financial institution software, analytics and data company BrightScope has announced that Chris Riggio has joined the company as chief revenue officer.

San Diego solar energy service provider OneRoof Energy Inc. announced on Wednesday that former Express Scripts Inc. vice president Valerie Iwinski has been hired as the company's senior vice president of operations.

Small, unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes -- i.e., Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) delivery, agricultural surveying and the like -- have gotten lots of attention, both for the benefits they bring, and for their help in demilitarizing the word "drone" to a wary public.

Voxox, a San Diego-based cloud communications application developer, announced on Tuesday the addition of Joe Schiavone as the company's national channel manager.

San Diego's One America News Network, an emerging 24-hour national and international news channel, has been added to the channel line-up of Consolidated Communications Inc. in its Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Texas markets.

Awarepoint Corp., a company specializing in real-time location systems, announced on Tuesday the availability of a new humidity-sensing tag.

If there’s one thing our smartphones need more of, it’s battery power. On a recent trip I exhausted my iPhone 5s’s battery by noon. It was partially due to my hotel having poor WiFi and needing to use my phone as a hot spot. But with all the new things we’re doing with our phones — playing games, browsing the Internet, reading books and watching videos — there’s rarely enough battery power to get through the day, particularly with iPhones.

San Diego’s SmartDrive Systems announced that Kenco has selected SmartDrive's event recording system for roll-out across its entire nationwide fleet to improve safety and lower costs.

Novatel Wireless Inc. and Chipin B.V. announced that Novatel Wireless will supply its MT 3060 and N4A Device Manager to support Usage Based Insurance (UBI) programs to the Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg regions.

Algae biotechnology, real estate and M2M analytics are among the topics to be discussed this week by panels and organizations around San Diego.

The law firm of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP reported that a hearing will be held on June 20 before U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Battaglia at the Edward J. Schwartz U.S. Courthouse on West Broadway to determine if the proposed $16 million settlement for the class action suit against Novatel Wireless Inc. is fair and adequate.

The seventh annual Fermanian School of Business and Fermanian Business & Economic Institutes’ Dealmakers of the Year Awards ceremony Thursday morning honored some of San Diego’s top firms, collaborations and individual movers and shakers of the past year.

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