Sophiris Bio said Monday that 10 patients who were administered its experimental prostate cancer drug a second time didn’t see any additional benefit.
The news sent the San Diego, CA-based biotech’s... Read more »
Will “CBUS” and “SI” join “THOR” and “RMED”?
It’s next week or never (until 2019, that is) for two San Diego companies that have filed documents with securities regulators indicating plans... Read more »
MabVax Therapeutics says it doesn’t have enough money to continue funding its operations.
The San Diego biotech company, which is testing an antibody discovery platform intended to speed products to patients... Read more »
Image authentication startup Truepic said Tuesday it has acquired the intellectual property and software behind San Jose-based Fourandsix Technologies—including Izitru, an image forensics technology licensed earlier this year by DARPA.
Fourandsix... Read more »
Thinking about Internet-connected devices often brings to mind “smart” home appliances and consumer gadgets.
San Diego startup Sensemetrics is applying that technology to the industrial Internet-of-things sector (IIoT), selling access to... Read more »
ASG Technologies, the Florida-based software company backed by activist hedge fund Elliott Management, has upped its offer for San Diego’s Mitek Systems to $11.50 per share from $10 apiece.
That’s according... Read more »
Qualcomm announced a win Monday in its ongoing and multijurisdictional legal battle with Apple.
The San Diego chipmaker said a Chinese court has ordered four Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) subsidiaries in... Read more »
Henrietta Lacks’s “immortal cells” contributed enormously to the progression of scientific discovery, but Lacks, a poor, black woman who died from cervical cancer in 1951 months after her cells were harvested,... Read more »
Synthorx, which is working to develop cancer and autoimmune therapies using technology that allows it to expand the genetic alphabet, raised $131 million in an upsized IPO on Thursday.
The company... Read more »
[Corrected 12/6/18, 2:32 p.m. See below.] Even as all eyes were on the American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference in downtown San Diego this week, other biotech companies were... Read more »
Early next year the floors of hundreds of Walmart stores will be cleaned by self-driving scrubbing machines powered by software developed by San Diego’s Brain Corp.
On Monday, Brain said Walmart... Read more »
Wireless giant Qualcomm spent a bruising two years pursuing NXP Semiconductors NV, the Dutch firm that could have accelerated its entrée into new areas like automotive chips.
Qualcomm, caught up in... Read more »
Elliott Management, a New York-based activist hedge fund, has had San Diego-based Mitek Systems in its crosshairs for months.
In October, Elliott subsidiary ASG Technologies Group publicly “reaffirmed” an... Read more »
San Diego’s Connect, which runs a tech and life science startup accelerator, recognized seven local companies Thursday night at its 31st annual Most Innovative New Product Awards (MIP) gala.
Winners were... Read more »
ViaCyte is recruiting patients for clinical trials testing its experimental stem cell-based diabetes treatment. Now it has $80 million to support that work, and also prepare for something more: a possible... Read more »
First there was “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Now four San Diego, CA-based investors are debuting “VCs in a Van,” a vehicle (no pun intended) meant to spotlight local companies ripe... Read more »
Seismic, one of San Diego’s most prominent enterprise software companies, has tapped a member of the team behind one of the region’s most successful tech startup stories to prep for its... Read more »
Cybersecurity startup AttackIQ has appointed veteran tech executive Brett Galloway as its new CEO.
AttackIQ said Galloway is taking over the role from Carl Wright, who has been named chief commercial... Read more »
Silvergate Bank has transformed itself in recent years from a typical business bank to one of the financial institutions of choice for digital currency companies.
Now the cryptocurrency-friendly bank, which is... Read more »
Hundreds of red, “dockless” electronic bikes appeared on the streets of San Diego and Seattle on Monday, the latest cities in which Uber introduced its e-bike program, Jump. The expansion comes... Read more »