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ViaSat Becomes Board Member of San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence

ViaSat Inc. announced it has become a board member of the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE), a nonprofit that fosters collaboration among companies to establish San Diego as a worldwide center for cybersecurity products and services.

NoteVault Fills New Chief Commercial Officer Position, Names New COO

NoteVault Inc, a San Diego-based provider of mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industries, announced the creation of its chief commercial officer position in order to better support the company’s expansion plans and continued growth.

Co. Wants to Spread the Words With Its Efforts to Defeat Dyslexia

SOFTWARE: Audvi App Translates Text to Talk For Those Who Need It

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the first entry on a person’s LinkedIn profile is a profession.

Carlsbad-Based CRW Systems Acquired by SunGard

Wayne, Penn.-based SunGard Systems said Friday it had acquired Carlsbad-based CRW Systems, a software developer that helps municipal government agencies manage community development. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Life Science Execs Go With the Changes

LEADERSHIP: C-Suite Shakeups Hit Local Scene

A corner of San Diego’s life science cluster is experiencing an unexpected executive shuffle, with several C-suites reorganizing under new leadership.

Frank Meng to Rejoin Qualcomm as Chairman of China Operations

Qualcomm Inc. announced that it has appointed Frank Meng as chairman of Qualcomm China, effective June 15.

Tetra Tech Awarded $20.9 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Pasadena-based Tetra Tech EC Inc. a $20.9 million contract modification, increasing the maximum dollar amount available for a cleanup project at a former shipyard site in Rhode Island.

Major Investor Increases Shares of Chipmaker MaxLinear

Shares of MaxLinear Inc. were on the rise early in the week of June 8, as the Carlsbad chipmaker increased its financial forecast. Meanwhile, a prominent investor disclosed he had increased his stake to more than 5 percent.

Solana Beach-Based Seismic Wins Red Herring Top 100 Award

Seismic, which has offices in Solana Beach and Boston, won a Red Herring Top 100 North America award at the Red Herring conference in San Diego, which wrapped up June 3.

Illumina Forms Consortium with Merck Serono, Genea

San Diego-based Illumina has teamed up with German-based Merck Serono and Australia-based Genea to form a consortium known as Global Fertility Alliance for Excellence in Assisted Reproductive Treatment.

Ten Finalists Chosen for PitchTech Competition

Ten tech companies will vie for top honors in the Interactive Day San Diego PitchTech competition, set for June 12.

RF Industries Completes Acquisition of Rel-Tech Electronics

San Diego-based RF Industries Ltd. recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Rel-Tech Electronics Inc., a Milford, Conn.-based manufacturer of custom cable assemblies and wiring harnesses, for a purchase price of up to $3.1 million.

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Novatel Prices Private Offering, Says It's Considering Acquisitions

Novatel Wireless Inc. announced late June 4 that it priced a private offering of $120 million in convertible senior notes.

Digital TV Pioneers’ Shot at Innovation Was a Bull’s Eye

ARRIS Group Inc. marked the 25th anniversary of digital television by bringing several of its inventors back to its birthplace — San Diego, where predecessor General Instrument dreamed up the idea.

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EDF’s Longhorn Wind Project Becomes Operational

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced that the 200-megawatt Longhorn Wind Project in Texas recently reached commercial operation.