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San Diego cybersecurity firm EdgeWave closed $2 million in additional Series A equity funding from three investors. This financing brings the company’s 2014 total equity funding to$8 million.

With San Diego’s InfoSonics Corp. (Nasdaq: IFON) drifting dangerously close to being a penny stock, the ratings team at TheStreet.com on Wednesday downgraded it from “hold” to “sell,” with an investment ranking of D+.


Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) said Tuesday it has successfully completed a number of test and demonstration flights of two models of its unmanned aerial drone and target system platforms.


Cubic Transportation Systems will supply the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), suburban bus operator Pace, and commuter rail system Metra with an integrated mobile application and system.

While rumors have been swirling about what Federal Aviation Administration regulations for commercial drone use will look like, a policy expert said it’s too soon to know.

Accessory companies live or die according to the products Apple introduces. So with the recent introduction of the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and Air 2 tablet, lots of innovative accessories have been hitting store shelves. Here are some of my favorites.

Lifeproof was founded by Gary Rayner and sold last year to OtterBox, another leading manufacturer of phone cases. As with nearly all cases, Lifeproof’s products are made in China, where much of the precision molding and huge volume manufacturing is both possible and affordable. Without these resources, the products could not have been cost effective, especially with the need to test each case.


Business and professional groups will sponsor events this week ranging from professional development to the economy in 2015.

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) announced that it and its subsidiaries have committed to investing a combined $40 million into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments LP fund.

San Diego-based ecoATM on Friday unveiled its new environmentally friendly office space in Sorrento Valley.

Batu Biologics of San Diego has filed an Investigational Drug Application with the U.S Food and Drug Administration for its lead immune therapy, ValloVax.


Qualcomm Inc. has expanded its reach from mobile phones to the health care, fitness, biotech and robotics fields over the last 25 years, and intends to add one more sector that list: the smart-city movement.


Seven local startups joined the ranks of 14 past San Diego Plug and Play pitch winners Tuesday, each earning $25,000, three months of mentoring and coaching at Plug and Play’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, and a spot at the incubator’s expo.

Mobile technology giant Qualcomm is laying off roughly 600 employees, about 300 of whom are in California.

Vice Adm. David Buss, commander of Naval Air Forces, took a strong stand against decreasing defense budgets Wednesday morning at a San Diego Military Advisory Council meeting, where he also emphasized the importance of a flexible, agile, strategically relevant and technology-advanced force to completing the missions asked of the military in the future.

QuestionPro has acquired former EvoNexus company and micro survey platform RapidEngage.

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and the American Broadcasting Company have signed a new five-year affiliation agreement that covers 10 stations, including its station in San Diego.

CNET is reporting that San Diego's Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) is set to lay off about 600 of its workers worldwide, with 300 to go from its California operations.


It would take hundreds of programmers with Ph.D.s in computational neuroscience thousands of hours to create a robot capable of completing one simple task on its own — say, picking up toys off the floor — given the complexity of coding.

Carlsbad-based DB Networks, which provides cybersecurity for core networks, announced Tuesday it has secured $17 million in new financing, led by Grotech Ventures of Virginia.

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