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Brain Corp. Adds to Its Roster of Floor-Cleaning Machine Cos.

TECH: AI Likely To Be Necessary Part Of Cleaning OperationsBrain Corp., which makes artificial intelligence-powered navigation software that lets machines operate autonomously, has inked a deal with Tennant Co., a publicly traded Minnesota-based company that designs, sells and markets cleaning equipment worldwide.

Craft Beer Can Lose Identity in Expansion

BREWING: Brand, Story and Taste May Not Travel Well

The sale of San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. may have come as a surprise to local craft beer consumers, but industry experts say it holds lessons for other brewers in understanding market forces and the complexities of expansion.

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Ballast Point Teams with EDC to Benefit Local Businesses, Entrepreneurs

Ballast Point said April 19 it’s crafting a specially-brewed beer to mark its partnership with the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC).

Qualcomm, NXP To Refile Notice of Acquisition

Qualcomm Inc.’s $44 billion bid for the Dutch-based NXP Semiconductors NV continues to drag on.

Layoffs To Come At Qualcomm To Cut Costs

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) will cut 1,231 jobs in San Diego.

Qualcomm Announces Quarterly Dividend of 62 Cents Per Share

The dividend payout will be 9 percent higher than what shareholders have received quarterly since April of 2017.

Deal is Key Driver For Revenue, IOT

Twice in two weeks, with Broadcom Ltd. closing in on a hostile takeover, Qualcomm Inc. issued an urgent message to its shareholders: Don’t forget about NXP Semiconductors NV.

Two S.D. Cos. Make the List of Fastest Growing Breweries

The list names only small and independent breweries that have their own production at their facilities.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Stock Tanks on Report of Deaths of Some Users of its Flagship Drug

Acadia fell from over $21 per share to $16.50 as of market close April 9.

Eutelsat Jettisons Plans to Be On Board Viasat-3 Satellite

Viasat confirmed they will not be moving forward on a planned deal with Eutelsat Communications for the use of the Viasat-3 satellite.

U.S.-China Trade Dispute Comes at Bad Time For Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. looked almost like an arm of the government last month when President Donald Trump cited national security risk as his reason for halting the San Diego semiconductor company’s attempted takeover by Singapore-based Broadcom Corp.

Qualcomm Navigating Hazards of China Business

TECH: Politics, IP Disputes, Acquisition Muddle Dealings

Qualcomm Inc.’s footing in its most important market has gotten a little shakier lately as the Trump administration’s confrontation with China over intellectual property rights and national security threatens to disrupt two sets of negotiations vital to the company.

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Viasat Opens New Office in Ireland

The company expects to create nearly 100 jobs in Ireland over the next few years.

Green Flash Brewing Co. Sold

The news comes after Green Flash announced plans for consolidation.

Law Firm Launches Autonomous Vehicles Practice Group

Tyson & Mendes LLP launched the Autonomous Vehicles Liability Litigation practice group.

Post Broadcom, Qualcomm’s Challenges Still Have to Play Out

There are no guarantees in life or the markets, as the saying goes. And so it seems, for Qualcomm Inc., too.

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