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Overland Storage Inc., the San Diego provider of data storage systems that agreed to be acquired in May by Ontario, Canada-based Sphere 3D, said the transaction is on track to close in the current fiscal quarter.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., the San Diego maker of radio frequency chips contained in many wireless devices, said the Japan Fair Trade Commission notified it that its pending sale to Murata Electronics North America was granted clearance.
San Diego-based Novatel Wireless Inc., a maker of wireless communications electronics, has appointed Philip Falcone and Robert Pons to its board of directors. The company made the announcement on Oct. 13.
Carlsbad semiconductor company MaxLinear Inc. said on Oct. 6 that it signed a definitive agreement to buy a second chipmaker, privately held Physpeed Co. Ltd., for $11 million in a deal that could close by the end of the year.
Active Network, which relocated its headquarters to Dallas in August, celebrated the opening of that office with a charity challenge, aimed at placing children into sports activities.
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The proposed split of Hewlett-Packard into two public companies could have a positive effect on its local operations in Rancho Bernardo where it has some 2,000 employees, said local sources.
Cohu Inc.’s new chief executive will have an annual base salary of $410,000 and will be eligible to make up to that same amount in a year-end bonus, according to a securities filing.
San Diego-based SupraMed Inc., providers of Web-based practice management and electronic health record systems for private practice surgeons, announced the launch of its new technology platform, SupraMed Complete.
Cox Business said it completed a build-out of 40 miles of its broadband network to 165 Navy sites in San Diego County.
Poway-based Cohu Inc., which makes equipment for the semiconductor industry, said on Oct. 7 that its board of directors appointed Luis Müller as its president and CEO, effective Dec. 28.
Poseidon Water has announced that IDE Technologies — Poseidon’s contractor and plant operator — has selected Vista-based Protec Arisawa and Dow Water & Process Solutions to provide the pressure vessels and reverse osmosis membranes for the Carlsbad Desalination Project.
San Diego-based RF Industries Ltd. said on Oct. 6 that it appointed Johnny Carl Walker as its president.
Envision Solar International Inc., a renewable energy media and branding product company, announced that it will be supplying the next order of 20 charging stations to a major Silicon Valley search engine
OneRoof Energy Group Inc., a San Diego solar services business, said it entered financing agreements from Black Coral Capital LLC and affiliates of the Hanwha Group that provide about $16.7 million in new capital.
The Carlsbad Desalination Plant that began construction last year, and claims to be the largest desalination plant in the western hemisphere, is 65 percent complete, said developer Poseidon Water.