SD BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY ENEWS
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.
The Betty Ford Center plans to open a new outpatient addiction treatment center in mid-December in Del Mar Heights.
LRAD Corp. received a $1.3 million order for mobile mass-notification systems, the North County company announced on Oct. 18.
A new U.S. Navy contract may be worth up to $35.7 million for a Poway-based company.
Solana Beach-based American Wave Machines Inc. has landed a contract to equip an indoor surf venue in Australia with its SurfStream wave machine.
An international sailing competition known for staging high-speed races in exotic locales will make its debut in San Diego next year as part of a return to the Americas after six years away.
Commercial real estate development firm OliverMcMillan said Tuesday it has hired Michael O’Hanlon as chief operating officer.
San Diego estate planning law firm Odgers Law Group has opened an office in Mission Valley and hired attorney Ray Padilla to run it.
Biotech upstart Sirenas LLC is collaborating with the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) to discover and develop drugs.
Sempra Energy announced its Mexican subsidiary has raised more than anticipated in a public and private offering of common stock set to close Oct. 19, selling the equivalent of $1.575 billion, or 10 percent more than originally expected.
Ash Robinson has been named CEO of FIT4MOM, the San Diego-based wellness company tailored to mothers that has more than 1,300 locations nationwide.
Pacific Imperial Railroad has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of its plan to reopen an east-west line connecting Mexican maquiladoras with the U.S. freight rail system.