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Anametrix Wins San Diego Union-Tribune
JULY 2, 2010
San Diego-based Anametrix , a developer of web analytics technology, said this week that it has signed The San Diego Union-Tribune as a customer.
Qualcomm Re-Ups Investment In Mobile Management Firm Visage
MAY 3, 2012
San Diego-based Qualcomm has renewed its investment in Visage , as part of a Series C funding for the enterprise mobility management software provider.
Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
Search engine giant Google announced Tuesday that the firm is funding a number of University research projects, including a group of researchers at UC San Diego, a researcher at UC Santa Barbara, and a researcher in Los Angeles. Individual amounts of the grants to the projects were not announced.
NextWave To Sell PacketVideo To DOCOMO
AUGUST 2, 2010
San Diego-based NextWave Wireless announced late Sunday evening that it is in an agreement with NTT DOCOMO , to sell the remaining 65 percent equity interest in subsidiary PacketVideo. PacketVideo develops mobile phone software used for providing multimedia services from mobile operators. The deal is worth $111.6M.
Slacker Adds Windows Mobile App
MARCH 25, 2010
San Diego-based personalized radio service Slacker said Wednesday that it has debuted a new application for Windows Mobile.
Wireless and Mobile Health
SoCal Tech Calendar
OCTOBER 21, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 -- Wireless and Mobile Health. See [link] (more
Verizon Wireless iPad Bundle Hits Stores
OCTOBER 28, 2010
Tags: verizon wireless ipad novatel mobile apple phone tablet hardware
Qualcomm Confirms FLO TV Shutdown Plans, Layoffs
OCTOBER 6, 2010
San Diego-based Qualcomm confirmed Tuesday evening that it is considering shutting down its FLO TV, mobile television service, after reports that the firm is planning to shut off the service. Qualcomm said it is suspending direct consumer sales of devices, and will continue maintaining the service until Spring 2011. READ MORE>>.
Qualcomm Backs Visage Mobile
NOVEMBER 17, 2010
San Diego-based wireless technology firm Qualcomm is backing a developer of enterprise mobile device management software, Visage Mobile , via its Qualcomm Ventures arm. Tags: qualcomm capital venture mobile management enterprise software visage READ MORE>>.
Fandango Rolls Out Mobile Ticketing Product
MARCH 15, 2010
Los Angeles-based Fandango , which operates an online movie ticketing service, announced today that it has rolled out a mobile phone ticketing option.
Qualcomm Sells FLO TV Spectrum To AT&T
DECEMBER 20, 2010
San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that it has agreed to sell a block of its 700 MHz spectrum to AT&T, for $1.925 billion. The spectrum was previously as as part of Qualcomm's FLO TV subsidiary, which provided mobile television services. qualcomm spectrum radio frequency flotv mobile wirelessREAD MORE>>.
FLO TV Adds CNN Mobile
MARCH 12, 2010
San Diego-based FLO TV , the mobile television arm of Qualcomm, said today that it has inked a deal with Turner Broadcasting to add CNN Mobile to the service. Tags: mobile qualcomm wireless content
Sanjay Jha, CEO of Motorola Mobility
SoCal Tech Calendar
SEPTEMBER 11, 2010
Friday, September 17, 2010 -- Sanjay Jha, CEO of Motorola Mobility. How Convergence is Creating a More Mobile, Connected, and Social Society. Join the San Diego Venture Group for our special Keynote Headliner program featuring Dr. Sanjay K. Jha, CEO of Motorola Mobility. See [link] (more
Covario Targets Mobile Web Sites
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
San Diego-based Covario , a developer of search engine marketing and search engine optimization software, said today that it has launched a new product focused on creating mobile web sites. According to the firm, its new product--Mobile COntent Optimizer--helps advertisers create mobile-friendly web sites.
Intuit's Strategy: Mobile and Social
SoCal Tech Calendar
APRIL 23, 2010
Thursday, April 29, 2010 -- Intuit's Strategy: Mobile and Social. CommNexus San Diego. Learn how Intuit is using mobile and social to drive growth in TurboTax and Mint.com. Intuit's Consumer Group (TurboTax, Quicken, Mint.com) has embraced the Internet to transform its business. See [link] (more
Roambi Connects To Oracle
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
San Diego-based MeLLmo , the developer of the Roambi business application for the iPhone and iPad, said this morning that it has integrated its software with Oracle's Business Intelligence (BI) suite. Roambi allows users to monitor various enterprise products via their mobile device. READ MORE>>.
Qualcomm Names Mobile Commerce Head
MARCH 4, 2010
San Diego-based Qualcomm announced this morning that it has named Rocco Fabiano as new head of its mobile commerce subsidiary, Firethorn Holdings LLC. Tags: qualcomm firethorn mobile commerce executive Firehorn replaces Firethorn founder Tripp Rackley, who will become an advisor to the firm. READ MORE>>.
ProfitLine Partners with Mobile Software Firm
JULY 8, 2010
San Diego-based ProfitLine , a developer of mobile and communications spending management services, reported today that it has partnered with BoxTone , a provider of mobile service management software for smart phones. Tags: phone mobile boxtone telecom software management spend profitline READ MORE>>.
PacketVideo Powers AT&T Mobile Music Service
MARCH 24, 2010
San Diego-based PacketVideo announced today that the firm is powering AT&T's new mobile music service, which was launched today by AT&T. Tags: nextwave phone cell music mobile packetvideo Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. PacketVideo is owned by NextWave Wireless. READ MORE>>.
Interview with Marc Averitt and Sharon Stevenson, Okapi Ventures
AUGUST 24, 2010
We're starting to see some very innovative product ideas out of places like Caltech, USC, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and the like. Marc Averitt: We're focused on a lot of areas in technology, including mobile applications. Things such as payment technologies, mobile apps in the financial sector, mobile security.
Interview with Yossi Vardi
MAY 5, 2010
In the consumer Internet and consumer mobile industry it's not like writing software for the enterprise. Thanks for sitting down with us.
Verve Wireless Raises $7M For Mobile News Apps
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
San Diego-based Verve Wireless , the developer of mobile publishing tools for the Associated Press, McClatchy, Belo Interactive, and other publishers, said this morning that it has raised $7M more in additional funding. The company says its mobile news app served up 150 million mobile news pages in July.
GoTV Networks Buys Division From Hands-On Mobile
MAY 5, 2010
Los Angeles-based GoTV Networks , a developer of mobile applications, said today that it has acquired the HOMBRE (Hands-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) division of Hands-On Mobile Inc. Tags: gotv networks merger acquisition hombre hands mobile application development Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed.
Trapster Claims 5M Users
APRIL 12, 2010
San Diego-based Trapster , which operates a service for sharing speed trap locations, said today it has reached 5 million users. The firm also has apps for the iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile, Garmin, and TomTom. Tags: trapster speed trap light camera traffic police mobile
EcoATM Acquired For $350M By Coinstar
JULY 2, 2013
San Diego-based startup EcoATM , the developer of automated kiosks used for recycling cell phones and other electronics, has been acquired by newly renamed Coinstar (now known as Outerwall). ecoATM develops self-serve kiosks--found in many malls--which lets consumers turn in their mobile phones, tablets, and MP3 players for cash.
Verve Powers AP's iPad Efforts
MARCH 1, 2010
San Diego-based Verve Wireless , the developer of the Associate Press's mobile phone applications, may benefit from the AP's announcement last week of a new business unit specifically targeted at taking advantage of the Apple iPad. Tags: verve wireless mobile phone ipad apple READ MORE>>.
Decoding the Secret of iPhone Game Popularity, With William Volk, Playscreen
AUGUST 27, 2012
William is in San Diego, and is a longtime gaming vet, having been at Activision in the days of The Manhole and Myst. That's the truth.
Novatel Wireless Adds Wireless Module
MARCH 30, 2010
San Diego-based Novatel Wireless is expanding its product lineup, saying today that it has added a new embedded module for the 3G mobile data market.
Novatel Links With XCom
MAY 26, 2010
XCom Global is also based in San Diego. Tags: novatel wireless xcom international data mobile megabit per second connection.
Interview with Kevin Hell, EvoNexus
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
A couple of weeks ago, twelve companies moved into the new downtown San Diego, EvoNexus incubator--which is run by CommNexus.
Novatel Selects PocketGear For App Store
MAY 6, 2010
San Diego-based Novatel Wireless said today that it has selected PocketGear to power a new, application store for its MiFi mobile hotspot device.
Novatel Deploys MiFi In Thailand
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
According to Novatel, CAT will make the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2220 Intelligent Mobile Hospot available in February. READ MORE>>.
FLO TV Plans Super Bowl Ad Blitz
FEBRUARY 1, 2010
San Diego-based FLO TV , the mobile television arm of Qualcomm , announced today that it is launching a Super Bowl ad campaign.
Novatel Links Deal With Comcast
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
Tags: novatel wireless comcast mifi mobile hotspot wifi
Slacker Ships On Palm webOS
FEBRUARY 5, 2010
Tags: slacker music personalized internet streaming palm webos pixi mobile phone
Newest Free Wi-Fi Hangout: FedEx Office
OCTOBER 6, 2010
Although FedEx Office does not offer the ambiance or coffee of chains like Starbucks, the firm appears to be targeting the same, mobile professionals, who also overlap with the firm's business support services. locations. with rollout to all of the firm's U.S. locations to be completed by the end of the month.
Qualcomm To Shut FLO TV, Says Report
OCTOBER 4, 2010
San Diego-based Qualcomm is shutting its FLO TV video streaming service, according to report today. According to paidContent, Qualcomm's mobile TV service is shut down by the end of the year, after failing to find a buyer for the business. Tags: qualcomm flotv television content streaming mobile phone READ MORE>>.
DivX Certifies First Android Phone
AUGUST 24, 2010
San Diego-based DivX , the developer of video encoding and decoding software, said today that it has certified its first Android mobile phone for its video format. According to DivX it has certified Samsung's Galaxy S mobile phones for DivX HD. Tags: divx android phone certification video encoding mobile
Novatel Wireless Files Patent Lawsuit Against Two Firms
DECEMBER 10, 2010
Novatel said the lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. READ MORE>>.