SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
Qualcomm Inc. named Steve Mollenkopf its new chief executive officer, effective March 4 when current CEO Paul Jacobs will assume the title of executive chairman.
Maxwell Technologies Inc., the San Diego maker of power storage products called ultracapacitors, said it entered a strategic alliance with SK Innovation, a unit of South Korea-based SK Holdings, to develop next generation energy storage solutions that leverage the technologies of each company.
Glacier Water Services, the Vista operator of drinking water vending machines, reported third quarter revenue of $35.4 million, up 13.2 percent compared with the like quarter of last year.
A speedy, in-flight Wi-Fi service that debuted Dec. 12 on JetBlue Airways uses electronics from Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. and leverages a ViaSat satellite.
Senhwa Biosciences Inc., a cancer drug company based in Taiwan and San Diego, has raised $17 million in a Series B financing round.
The Escondido Planning Commission has approved plans for new Chick-fil-A and Black Angus Steakhouse restaurants planned for the city.
Minneapolis-based Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. plans to open a new restaurant Dec. 16 at Westfield Mission Valley, in the space that formerly housed the popular Seau’s The Restaurant.
San Diego opponents of a newly approved increase in commercial developer “linkage” fees plan to launch a signature drive aimed at overturning the decision or placing it before voters.
Qualcomm Inc. announced that it was venturing into the world of 64-bit processing with the introduction of its Snapdragon 410 cellphone microchip.
La Jolla-based Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. has resubmitted an application with the Food and Drug Administration for its anti-obesity drug, Contrave.
Irvine-based CIP Real Estate, in a joint venture with Alex Brown Realty of Baltimore, has purchased a six-building industrial park in Kearny Mesa for $7 million from Union Bank.
San Diego employers expect to hire at a cautious pace for the first quarter of 2014, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced two new pieces of business.
San Diego- based EDF Renewable Energy and UBS International Infrastructure Fund announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for a wind farm partnership.
San Diego Gas & Electric, a unit of San Diego based Sempra Energy, said it donated a 66-acre parcel of land, in the Cleveland National Forest bordering a one mile stretch of Highway 79 known as the Descanso Junction, to the U.S. Forest Service.
San Diego-based Sapphire Energy Inc. and Phillips 66 announced a strategic joint development agreement aimed at advancing the commercialization of algae crude oil.
A group of elected officials and business leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico international border gathered near the Otay Mesa port of entry to break ground on state Route 11, a four-lane road expected to provide a big boost to the region’s economy.
Martin Woods Apartment Homes LP, a unit of San Diego-based Property West Residential, has purchased the 86-unit The Villas at La Mesa apartment community for approximately $12.2 million, according to brokerage services provider CBRE, which represented the buyer and seller.
San Diego’s image as one of the more bicycle friendly cities in the country was burnished with the adoption of $312 million San Diego Bicycle Master Plan update by the City Council, funding investment in new bike lanes, support facilities and other programs over the next 20 years.
San Diego-based Calbiotech Inc. announced it bought Sacramento-area Moduline Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum.