Nobel Laureate to Retire From Salk Institute

Pioneering molecular biologist, Elizabeth Blackburn was named Salk’s president in November 2015.

AbacusNext Acquires a N.H. Accounting Software Specialist Firm

With the new addition, AbacusNext, which offers technology solutions for legal and accounting professionals, grows to 465 employees.

EvoNexus Adds New Board Members, Including a Qualcomm Exec

Brian Modoff is executive VP of strategy, M&A and ventures at Qualcomm. gets More Seed Money, Shuffles C-Suite

The San Diego startup has now raised a total $2.8 million.

Report: S.D. No. 1 in Expected Tech Hiring Growth in First Half of 2018

More than half of local tech executives surveyed said they plan to fill vacant roles in first six months.

Nuvve Corp. Raises $10M in Series A Round, Focusing on 'Vehicle-to-Grid” Tech

The San Diego-based company aims to accelerate commercialization of its cloud-connected applications, which enable an EV to store and resell energy to the electric grid.

Hedge Fund: Qualcomm's Bid for NXP Too Low

Elliott Management Corp., a hedge fund with a stake in NXP Semiconductors, says Qualcomm should pay $135 per share.

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Illumina Names Chief People Officer

Aimee Hoyt will head the genomics giant's human resources team.

Athena Names Holly Smithson as CEO

Smithson previously was the vice president of business strategy at the California Life Sciences Association.

AbacusNext Taps Mike Skelly for CFO

The San Diego business that provides office information technology as a service made the announcement Dec. 5.

Brains, Heart and, of Course, Innovation Won the Day at Awards

Most Innovative New Products Show S.D.’s Ingenuity

Qualcomm Processor to be Used in Asus and HP Computers

Qualcomm Inc.’s top-of-the-line processor is at the center of new personal computers running the Windows operating system.

Anzu Partners Closes $128M Fund, Opens La Jolla Office

Anzu Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm that recently closed a $128.4 million fund to invest in industrial technology companies, has opened an office in La Jolla.

JMI Equity Promotes Two to General Partner

San Diego-based private equity firm has promoted Suken Vakil and Randy Guttman to general partner.

Broadcom Puts Up Candidates for Qualcomm Board, Setting Up Showdown

The debate over the future of Qualcomm Inc. turned into a power struggle on Dec. 4, when Broadcom Ltd. nominated candidates for all 11 seats on Qualcomm’s board of directors.

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