SD TECHNOLOGY

GreatCall Moves to New Office

Company expands but stays in Pacific Plaza

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More Than $1.2M in Tax Credits Approved For 3 Growing San Diego Cos.

GO-Biz tax credit program aims to encourage companies to hire employees and invest in California.

RF Industries’ Dawson Gets Board Seat

RF Industries Ltd. has named Robert Dawson to its board of directors.

McCain to Supply Los Angeles With Traffic Signal Electronics

A North County company, Vista-based McCain Inc., won a contract to supply as many as 1,500 traffic signal control cabinets to the city that is practically synonymous with the automobile.

GA-ASI Plans Transatlantic Flight

Ninety-one years after Charles Lindbergh did it, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. plans to cross the Atlantic. Only this time, the aircraft will be unmanned.

Being Public Can Put Cos. in Tough Spotlight

ECONOMY: Troubles Include Activist Investors, Short Sellers

Public companies don’t get to lock the door. At any time, a company can find unwelcome visitors in the form of short sellers betting on a company’s fall or activist investors arriving with plans for how things should be — or more precisely how they need to be.

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DJO Works Its Way Back to Better Health

DEVICES: Multipronged Plan Improves Earnings Trajectory

DJO Global CEO Brady Shirley likened the company’s business transformation plan to a knee surgery: short-term pain for long-term gain.

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RF Is Flying Under the Radar and Soaring at Same Time

PRODUCTION: New CEO Leverages Distribution Channels, Diverse Clients

Cables, connectors and jumpers. That’s the space where specialty manufacturer RF Industries Ltd. is finding its spark.

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Qualcomm Names 2 New Directors to Board

Additions bring total number of directors to 12.

Corporate Stars Take On a Startup Challenge

TECH: Ex-Qualcomm Execs Go To Work Sans Corporate Perks

Money is often an obstacle to entrepreneurial success, but even well-funded startups sometimes struggle to build a company from scratch.

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'Smart' Home Alarm System Raises More Than $90,000 Via Kickstarter

System uses a central hub device and "peel-and-stick" sensors to monitor heat and movement.

Some See Tandem’s Stock Price Continuing on Its Climb

BIOTECH: It’s Still Low For Medtech Peers; Co. Inks International Deals

This comeback story appears to have legs.

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Military Radio Work Means Up to $42M for Viasat

Viasat Inc. said June 21 that it received a U.S. Air Force contract to sustain MIDS-LVT radios.

Big Green IT Opens in San Diego

Big Green IT, a Northern California company providing cloud computing solutions, announced in mid-June that it has opened an office in San Diego.

U.K. Acquisition Gives Viasat Market Intelligence

DEFENSE: Deal Part Of Viasat’s Growing Presence in Europe

In a bid to increase its international defense contracting business, Carlsbad’s Viasat Inc. bought Horsebridge Defence and Security of Cheltenham, England, closing the acquisition in early June. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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