TECHNOLOGY: Extreme Ultraviolet Laser Light Makes It Possible
EDUCATION: Helping Prepare Students for High-Growth Tech Careers
Springboard, the San Francisco-based workforce development company that prepares students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, project-based and online mentor-led programs, will now be in alliance with National University.
TECH: QR Code Stickers Help People Return Lost Items
Michael Fairclough is a believer in the ‘better angels’ of human nature. Two years ago, he founded Good Peeps, a digital platform that gives people who find lost items a way to return them.
GA-ASI Aircraft, Experimental Vessels Put Through Their Paces
The U.S. Navy gave unmanned vehicle technology a workout as part of RIMPAC 2022, its month-long Rim of the Pacific exercise scheduled to end on Aug. 4. The exercise took place in and around the Hawaiian Islands as well as in Southern California. Some 26 nations participated.
TECHNOLOGY: At-Home Drug Test Kits Use Safe Chemistry
Veriteque, Inc. is poised to bring its powerful narcotics field tests used by police to homes across the country.
CYBERSECURITY: Agents Cite Potential Harm From Bad Actors
There is evidence that hackers are attempting to spy or steal military or business secrets from San Diego businesses, according to leaders at the FBI’s San Diego field office in Sorrento Valley.
SaaS: Firm Growing B2C Platform
Cordial is preparing to disrupt the business-to-consumer marketing industry – but, as their name suggests, in a nice way.
REAL ESTATE: Valcre Growing Rapidly
A San Diego company that provides software services to commercial property appraisers – Valcre - has grown rapidly since its founding in 2016.
Southern Research Acquired for $80M; Hypersonic Work Eyed
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) has acquired another company — this one in the aerospace center of Birmingham, Alabama. With the help of local government, the Scripps Ranch business plans to expand in that city, and go after work in hypersonic flight.
WIRELESS: New Samsung Pact Signed; CEO Cites Strong Long-Term Outlook
Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported net income of $3.73 billion on revenue of $10.94 billion during its third quarter, which ended June 26. Net income rose 84% from the same quarter of 2021. Revenue rose 36%.
RECREATION: Peer-to-Peer Boat Rental Gaining in Popularity
Solana Beach resident Tariq Amassyali has a day job, but he‘s found a way to supplement his income doing something he loves – being on the water. Amassyali owns five boats docked in the downtown San Diego area that he rents to people who want to enjoy a day – or multiple days – on the bay.
TECH: New Platforms ‘Most Advanced Leap Yet’
San Diego-based Qualcomm Technologies continues to ramp up its investment in the rapidly growing ‘wearables’ industry sector.
NONPROFITS: OpenOceans Global Enables Citizen Scientists
A San Diego nonprofit environmental company, OpensOceans Global, has created an online application that allows citizen scientists to map coastlines around the world that have been fouled by plastic.
EVs: Carlsbad Company Ramping Up for Production
Carlsbad-based Aptera Motors has selected EVE Energy Co., Ltd, as the solar EV company’s lithium-ion battery cell supplier.
SOFTWARE: New Tools Will Boost Engagement with Guests
Hospitality management software company Cloudbeds is looking to reimagine how hotels think about “contactless” service.
TECHNOLOGY: Dankberg Resumes Role as Top Executive
Mark Dankberg, a founder of Viasat Inc. and its chairman and CEO for most of its 36-year existence, has retaken the reins of the Carlsbad-based satellite services company.