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Maxwell Makes Big Auto Deal and Moves in Other Markets

PRODUCTION: Co. to Pursue System Solutions, Teams With SDG&EIt seems San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc., which develops and manufactures ultracapacitor-based energy storage and power delivery solutions, has both hands on the wheel when it comes to providing that technology to the automotive industry.

Report: Pulse Electronics To Be Acquired By Taiwan's Yageo Corp. For $740M

The all-cash deal was announced by a Yageo executive at a news conference, the news agency said.

Viasat, Honeywell Expand Relationship with More In-Flight Internet Service

Viasat, Honeywell Aerospace expand in-flight internet to more business aircraft.

Qualcomm Partners With Facebook on Project to Boost Cities' Internet Speeds

The technology being developed would offer faster connectivity for a "fraction of the cost" of fiber, the companies said.

Arena Quietly Returns With Promising Autoimmune Trials

PHARMA: Co. Transforms After Weight-Loss Flop

Arena Pharmaceuticals’ weight-loss drug flopped a few years ago, signaling a bleak future. That is, if you ignored Arena’s shelved compounds.

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Cali Bamboo Promotes President to CEO

Doug Jackson moves into the top post. Company co-founders Jeff Goldberg and Tanner Haigwood continue to serve on the board of directors as stewards of the company.

Impact of Qualcomm's Pain: Talent Will Be In Demand

While commiserating with Qualcomm workers left jobless in the wake of the company’s decision to cut roughly 9 percent of its local headcount, the region’s tech community is also eyeing the tech giant’s talented castoffs as a potential source of fuel for local innovation.

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Qualcomm Stock Rises, Falls on Contradictory Reports of Acquisition Review

As trade talks continue, it's unclear whether regulators in China have resumed reviewing Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors.

Impact of Qualcomm's Pain: Co. to Vacate 5 Buildings in Sorrento Mesa

Looming layoffs of 1,231 workers from Qualcomm’s San Diego operations are leading the company to vacate or sublease about 222,000 square feet of space in five buildings over the next several months in a move likely to shake up the commercial real estate market around the chipmakers’ Sorrento Mesa headquarters.

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4 MetroConnect Cos. to Compete for $35K in Export Support

Votes cast by attendees at the MetroConnect Grand Prize PitchFest on June 7 will determine which company is awarded the money.

AOTI Inc. Expands Executive Team

The private company based in Oceanside and Galway, Ireland, provides solutions to resolve severe and chronic wounds worldwide.

Ionis’ New Role Is Managing Success

PHARMA: Partnerships and Promising Pipeline Boost Co.

When Stanley Crooke formed Ionis Pharmaceuticals in 1989, he saw the venture as a longshot. He told investors as much.

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Qualcomm Says it Will Buy Back $10 Billion in Stock

Stock repurchases, which limit the supply of shares, are a way to lift stock prices.

Poway’s Cohu to Acquire Xcerra

Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU), based in Poway will pay $796 million to acquire the Massachusetts-based Xcerra Corp.

Maravai LifeSciences Expands Top Management Team with 4 New Execs

The new hires have assumed key positions in two of Maravai LifeSciences operating businesses: TriLink BioTechnologies and Cygnus Technologies.

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