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Qualcomm Executives Get Hefty Stock Awards to Stay Put

Saying that other companies are “aggressively” using Qualcomm Inc.’s executive suite as a source for talent, Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM)’s board has awarded new compensation packages for key executives.

By Brad Graves January 25, 2015 4:12 p.m.   Share

Qualcomm Reports Record Q1 Revenue, Revises Revenue Forecast

Shares of Qualcomm Inc. dipped more than 9 percent into the $65 range during after-hours trading on Jan. 28 as the company reported record revenue and increased earnings for its first quarter — but decreased its revenue forecast for the second half of the year.

RF Industries' President Johnny Walker Gets CEO Title

RF Industries Ltd. said its president, Johnny Carl Walker, will now also serve as the company's chief executive officer.

Illumina Reports Fourth-Quarter Net Income of $153.3 Million

San Diego-based Illumina Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $153.3 million, or $1.03 per share, up from $80.7 million, or $0.56 per share, last year.

EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation of Hereford Wind Project

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced recently that the 200-megawatt Hereford Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation in December. In addition, tax equity financing closed with BNY Mellon and MUFG Union Bank N.A. Financial details were not disclosed.

Qualcomm Execs Get Hefty Stock Awards to Stay Put

Saying that other companies are “aggressively” using Qualcomm Inc.’s executive suite as a source for talent, Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM)’s board has proposed new compensation packages for key executives.

Cypher Genomics, Sequenom to Partner on Developing Prenatal Tests

Two San Diego companies, Cypher Genomics Inc. and Sequenom Inc., announced an agreement to further develop next-generation noninvasive prenatal tests.

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New Outlet Is Also Effective At What It Doesn’t Deliver: Shocks

TECH: Its Safety And Connectivity Are Big Advances

Don’t let its bland or benign looks fool you.

Company’s App to Amplify Grammy Experience

TECH: Viewers Will Be Able to Watch On Phone, Tablet

A Pacific Beach business is working to make the Grammy Awards, set for Feb. 8, into a two-screen experience.

Qualcomm Shares Dip on Reports of Samsung Using Its Own Chip

Media reports that Samsung does not plan to use Qualcomm Inc.’s Snapdragon 810 chip for its next smart phone apparently sent Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) shares lower on Jan. 21 before they quickly recovered.

One Roof Energy Group Announces Investors for Financing

One Roof Energy Group Inc., a San Diego provider of solar energy financing services, said investors in a planned $15 million convertible notes financing include existing investors Black Coral Capital and Spindrift Equities LLC as well as certain other unaffiliated investors.

AT&T Offering High-Speed Internet Service to Some Businesses

AT&T Inc. has started marketing a high-speed Internet service called AT&T Business Fiber in multitenant office buildings in San Diego.

Genentech, Human Longevity Sign Multiyear Agreement

San Diego-based Human Longevity Inc. announced a multiyear agreement with Oceanside's Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, to conduct whole genome sequencing of tens of thousands of samples from Genentech.

Andrew Viterbi to be Inducted into Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

CONNECT, the San Diego nonprofit that fosters innovative technology, said it selected Andrew Viterbi, who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and served as its first chief technical officer, for induction into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Pacific Beach Company Creates App to Watch Grammy Awards

A Pacific Beach business is working to make the Grammy Awards, set for Feb. 8, into a two-screen experience.

Qualcomm’s Patent Prowess Chips Away at Some Leaders in IP

By now, that famous patent wall should be stretching out the door and across Morehouse Drive.