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Overland Storage Says Its Acquisition Is On Track to Close This Quarter

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.

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Japan FTC Approves Peregrine Sale to Murata

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.

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Novatel Wireless Makes Appointments to Its Board

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 Company Sees Acquisition as Path to New Markets

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 Holds Charity Event to Celebrate Move to Texas

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.

Hewlett-Packard Split Part of Its Strategy

TECHNOLOGY: Some See San Diego in Position to Benefit

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.

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Securities Filings Show Salary, Possible Bonuses for Cohu's New Leader

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.

SupraMed to Debut EHR Platforms

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.

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Cox Business Completes Build-Out of Broadband Network to Navy Sites

Cox Business said it completed a build-out of 40 miles of its broadband network to 165 Navy sites in San Diego County.

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Cohu Inc. Announces Appointment of Müller to Take CEO, President Role in December

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.

Vista Company to Provide Key Equipment to Carlsbad Desalination Project

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.

RF Industries Names Walker President

San Diego-based RF Industries Ltd. said on Oct. 6 that it appointed Johnny Carl Walker as its president.

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Envision Solar to Provide 20 Charging Stations to Silicon Valley Customer

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

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OneRoof Energy Announces Financing Agreements Worth $16.7M

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.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Said to Be 65% Complete

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.