Sony Consolidates Gaming, San Diego’s Slow Recovery, Connect’s Hall of Fame Inductee, & More San Diego BizTech News

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As part of the anticipatory celebration for today’s official debut of Xconomy’s sixth website in New York City, I profiled New York’s Enterproid, which was Qualcomm’s grand prize winner in its 2011 QPrize competition. Get that and catch up on the rest of San Diego’s innovation news.

—Andrew Toy, Alexander Trewby, and David Zhu founded New York-based Enterproid last year to roll out technology that enables mobile customers to combine the features of their mobile consumer system and a secure enterprise system on the same Android-based device. Enterproid launched a private beta version of the technology, called “Divide,” on Feb. 28—the same day they were named as the 2011 QPrize grand prize winner by San Diego’s Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM).

—San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment is stopping work on an undelivered game called “The Agency,” and closing its game development offices in Bellevue, WA; Denver, CO; and Tucson, AZ. A total of 205 jobs are being eliminated as SOE consolidates operations at its San Diego headquarters.

—San Diego’s Connect, the non-profit group created to support innovation and entrepreneurship, officially inducted Titan founder Gene Ray into its Hall of Fame at a luncheon celebration last week. Ray started Titan in 1981 to provide … Next Page »

Bruce V. Bigelow is the editor of Xconomy San Diego. You can e-mail him at bbigelow@xconomy.com or call (619) 669-8788 Follow @bvbigelow

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