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Illumina, Memorial Sloan Kettering Announce Research Collaboration

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 Announces Layoffs; S.D. Impact Unknown

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.

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Cole Named President of Cubic Transportation Unit

Cubic Corp. has named Matthew J. Cole president of its transportation business, effective Oct. 1.

Qualcomm Strengthens Health Care Unit With Acquisition of Capsule Technologie

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.

City, UCSD to Partner on White House Initiative

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 Deals Are Potentially Worth Up to $17 Million

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.

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RF Industries Reports Third Quarter Results

San Diego-based cable assembly manufacturer RF Industries Ltd. reported sales of $8.9 million for the third quarter ending July 31, a 61 percent increase from the like quarter last year as the company continues to feel the effects of recent acquisitions.

Google May Bring High-Speed Internet Service to S.D.

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.

Qualcomm Unveils Computer for Consumer Drones

Qualcomm Inc. has introduced a computer for consumer drones.

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Company Has B2B Target for Sensing Technology for Drones

TECH: System Aims To Add More Control To Newest Air Traffic

Little drones fly fast, and their reputations go ahead of them.

On-Ramp Wireless Rebrands as Ingenu

Rancho Bernardo-based On-Ramp Wireless announced plans to build a national network for the Internet of Things and said it was relaunching the business under a new name, Ingenu.

GreatCall Announces Appointments of CFO and VP

GreatCall, a company offering wireless products to aging consumers, announced the appointments of Brian Berning as chief financial officer and Jeff Polizzotto as vice president commercial sales.

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Cubic Corp. Appoints Amy Kruse VP/CTO of Defense Unit

Cubic Corp. named Amy Kruse as vice president and chief technical officer for its Cubic Global Defense unit, the business announced on Sept. 8.

BIO to Hold 2016 World Congress at S.D. Convention Center

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced that its 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will be held April 17-20, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center.