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Airlines and other buyers of big Boeing Co. commercial jets may soon be able to specify ViaSat satellite Internet access gear as a factory option.
TECHNOLOGY: Software Operates Drone and Camera; Delivery Is Expected in the First Half of 2016
Qualcomm Inc. introduced a computer for consumer drones on Sept. 10.
San Diego-based Spritzr is working to get noticed in the crowded ballroom that is online dating.
Google Inc. is working with city of San Diego officials to evaluate the city as a market for Google Fiber, the company’s high-speed Internet service, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said Sept. 10.
ENERGY: Utility Names SDG&E President/COO to Succeed in Role
Sempra Energy has announced that Jessie J. Knight Jr., executive vice president of external affairs for Sempra Energy and chairman of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), plans to retire Nov. 1.
The Board of Directors at Cleantech San Diego voted in a new Executive Committee to serve as officers of the organization’s Board of Directors. Executive Committee members represent a cross section of the San Diego region’s clean technology industry and include leaders from the private and public sectors.
Qualcomm Inc. plans to lay off 1,314 members of its San Diego County staff, according to public documents released on Sept. 17.
Qualcomm Inc. unveiled a third generation of fast-charging technology this week.
San Diego’s Ilumina Inc. announced a research collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering aimed at developing new strategies to diagnose and monitor cancer.
Hewlett-Packard Co.’s previously announced plans to split up its consumer PC and IT outsourcing businesses will result in job cuts of 25,000 to 30,000, the company said Tuesday.
Cubic Corp. has named Matthew J. Cole president of its transportation business, effective Oct. 1.
In another sign of its interest in health care technology, Qualcomm Inc. said on Sept. 14 that it acquired a Boston-area company, Capsule Technologie.
The City of San Diego and the University of California, San Diego said Monday they were founding members of a White House initiative to foster closer connections between cities and research universities attempting to solve civic problems.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. received two deals collectively worth $5 million that could ultimately be worth up to $17 million. The San Diego contractor made the announcement Sept. 10.