SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
San Diego County’s unemployment rate improved again in September, dipping to a seasonally unadjusted 4.7 percent from 5 in August, amid overall improvement in services and government employment.
San Diego cybersecurity startup PacketSled said this week it had signed a one-year contract with the city of San Diego to strengthen its “smart city” network.
California led the way for U.S. states in adding construction jobs in the 12 months that ended in September, according to analysis of Labor Department data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Some of the business events scheduled in the county for the week of October 24, 2016, and beyond.
The United Kingdom announced the opening Oct. 21 of a new San Diego office intended to strengthen its existing economic and cultural ties with the city.
Entrepreneurs and startup folks in San Diego can tune in to the popular Lean Startup Week conference in San Francisco by attending a live stream event at the San Diego Central Library.
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to continue his work in stem cell biology and regeneration.
Third-quarter income at Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings was just shy of $1.5 million in the third quarter, virtually unchanged compared to the same quarter of 2015, Seacoast Commerce Bank’s parent company said Thursday.
Despite looming minimum-wage increases, relatively few San Diego County businesses see a benefit in cutting their employees’ work weeks to 30 hours, according to a recent survey.
WD-40 Co. reported a 20 percent increase in profits for fiscal 2016.
Organovo Holdings Inc., the San Diego firm that “bioprints” three-dimensional human tissue, is hoping to raise $25 million in a public offering of its stock.
San Diego-based Abacus Data Systems Inc. has taken a new name: Abacus Next.
San Diego biotech Molecular Assemblies Inc. has appointed Michael J. Kamdar as CEO and director.
The Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health – its third from the agency in 13 months – to study the effectiveness of algorithm-driven text messages in managing the disease among high-risk Latinos in San Diego County.
Civil engineering firm Kleinfelder on Thursday said John A. Murphy has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president and Patrick Schaffner has been named senior vice president and director of human resources.
Qualcomm Inc. said it is bringing a fifth-generation modem to market, offering a way for wireless devices to communicate at ultra-fast speeds over dedicated radio frequencies.
The San Diego City Council has approved the city’s first Ritz-Carlton Hotel, along with a Whole Foods grocery store and housing, in a $400 million mixed-use development project in East Village.
Qualcomm Inc. appointed Alex Rogers as president of its intellectual property arm, Qualcomm Technology Licensing. Rogers, a 15-year employee, has led Qualcomm’s licensing arm since March and has led its litigation department since 2007.
San Diego State University is launching an online undergraduate business administration degree program.
San Diego’s Histogen Inc., a regenerative medicine company, has appointed Martin Latterich as vice president of technical operations.