Work will be performed in San Diego and Qatar.
The nonprofit has tapped Lawrence Goldenhersh while it conducts a national search.
The San Diego business that provides office information technology as a service made the announcement Dec. 5.
Qualcomm Inc.’s top-of-the-line processor is at the center of new personal computers running the Windows operating system.
Starburst brought young aerospace companies together with potential funding sources.
The debate over the future of Qualcomm Inc. turned into a power struggle on Dec. 4, when Broadcom Ltd. nominated candidates for all 11 seats on Qualcomm’s board of directors.
The Pentagon bought six months of satellite communication services from Viasat, exercising a $20.9 million option to an existing services contract.
The U.S. Navy awarded R.A. Burch Construction Co. Inc. a $22.5 million task order for demolition, repair and renovation of buildings at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms.
Viasat Inc. says it is retiring its Exede and Yonder brands.
Viasat Inc. says it is retiring its Exede and Yonder brands. They served the company well, but now the corporation’s consumer-facing internet services will use the Viasat brand, too. Satellite internet services for the aviation community will also carry the Viasat brand.
DINING: Revenue Drops; Results Miss Analysts’ Mark
The 726 Qdoba restaurants may be more coal than candy for Jack in the Box Inc.
Once 5G wireless technology hits the market, it should spread fast … nearly as fast as it slings data over the airwaves.
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions has received some $39 million in orders for radio-frequency microelectronics from defense contractor Harris Corp.
The U.S. Air Force awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $17.5 million contract.
Ted Vallas, the 96-year-old businessman based at McClellan-Palomar Airport, recently spent some money to make a longtime dream come true.
TuSimple said Nov. 28 that it received $55 million in series C funding.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Marathon Construction Corp. a $9.6 million task order to renovate Pier 13 at Naval Base San Diego, known informally as the 32nd Street naval station.
ViaSat Inc. has signed up its first value-added reseller for its high-speed in-flight internet service for private jets.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems has named Jim Mosquera vice president and chief technology officer.
Cubic Corp. has received a 10-year, $575 million contract from Boston’s rapid transit provider.
DINING: Possible Qdoba Sale May Just Be First Step of Big Changes
Jack in the Box Inc. may emerge from 2017 as a slimmer version of itself.
TECH: Entry Level Tasks Are Baby Steps of The Coming Technology
Between the low-rise buildings in a Kearny Mesa industrial park, a four-wheeled vehicle a little bigger than a Radio Flyer wagon goes around and around on the asphalt in a preprogrammed route, capturing video of what it sees.
Cubic Corp. said Nov. 21 that it received a 10-year, $575 million contract from Boston’s rapid transit provider. Under the deal, Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will design, build, operate and maintain a next-generation fare payment system for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Commuters will be able to use mobile phones and bank cards to pay their fares.
Cabrillo Isle Marina on Harbor Island has turned to technology to help it solve a chronic, annoying problem — floating bottles, cans and other trash that accumulates where people store their boats.
“Time to detection is kind of a big deal in our business,” says Peter Bybee.
GIVING: Qualcomm’s Chief Scientist’s Action Likely to Inspire Others
It played a central role in the formation of Qualcomm Inc. Now the University of California, San Diego is reaping more rewards from that relationship.
The U.S. Navy awarded BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair an $8.8 million contract modification.
Cubic Corp., the defense contractor that has a big footprint in the mass-transit space, reported net income of $13.2 million in its Q4.
WalMart recently made headlines by deploying specialized robots able to scan store shelves to see if the merchandise needs restocking.
Northrop Grumman Corp. has walked away from an unmanned aircraft project that it had an excellent chance of winning.
Israel-based Aeronautics Ltd. has acquired Rancho Bernardo-based Chassis Plans, a business that produces ruggedized computers and peripherals. Financial terms were not disclosed. Chassis Plans will stay in its San Diego offices and add to its workforce, said CEO Michael McCormack.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said Nov. 13 that one of its unmanned MQ-9 Predator B aircraft participated in an anti-submarine warfare demonstration during war games in mid-October in the ocean west of San Clemente Island.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. is selling $300 million worth of bonds to private investors. The University City defense contractor said it plans to use some cash as well as proceeds from the bonds — which are 6.5 percent senior secured notes due 2025 — to retire outstanding 7 percent senior secured notes due 2019.
Qualcomm Inc. co-founder Franklin Antonio has made a $30 million gift to UCSD.
The U.S. Army awarded Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. a five-year, $40 million contract for customized reagents and consumables.
ACQUISITION: Broadcom Must Effectively Deal With Many Players
Qualcomm Inc.’s board of directors unanimously rejected Broadcom Ltd.’s offer to buy the company for $70 per share, saying on Nov. 13 that Broadcom’s offer “dramatically undervalues” the company.
TECH: Co. Creates 2 Units for Businesses, Pursues New Initiatives
Dan Mondor is settling into the routine of working in San Diego. At midafternoon, an F/A-18 jet from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar screams over his office on Sorrento Mesa, setting off a nearby car alarm. It happens every day.
A cult classic. That’s what WD-40 Co. calls the four-wheel-drive vehicle it is upgrading and planning to auction for charity.
General Atomics has acquired the majority of the assets of Englewood, Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC.
Qualcomm Inc. has rejected Broadcom Ltd.'s offer to buy the company.
SmartCover Systems of Escondido received a $3.2 million contract to supply its manhole-mounted fluid level sensors to the San Antonio, Texas, sewer system.
San Diego-based AbacusNext has acquired U.K.-based HotDocs. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Qualcomm Inc. has its roots in San Diego, and Broadcom Ltd. would be “very focused” on the region in the event its bid for Qualcomm is a success.
Carlsbad chipmaker MaxLinear Inc. reported a net loss of $9.2 million on record quarterly revenue of $113.6 million.
San Diego-based AbacusNext has acquired U.K.-based HotDocs.
Broadcom went public with its unsolicited, $70 per share bid for Qualcomm on Nov. 6. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan answered a few questions.
Inseego Corp., a specialist in electronics hardware and software as a service, reported a net loss of $13.8 million on net revenues of $57.5 million in its third quarter ending Sept. 30.
Bose Corp., the Massachusetts consumer electronics maker, has acquired Hush, a former tenant of the EvoNexus incubator in the University Towne Center neighborhood. Hush is the company founded by three UC San Diego students — all named Daniel — who brought a set of noise-cancelling earplugs to market. It seemed they saw a wide market opportunity in college-area apartments where students attempted to get a little undisturbed rest. The Business Journal profiled Hush in April 2015.
Satellite communications specialist ViaSat Inc. publicly opened the books on its second quarter, reporting a net loss of $13.7 million on revenue of $393.1 million. ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) has an unusual fiscal year, so its second quarter ends Sept. 30 (yes, it’s the midpoint of fiscal 2018).
TECH: Co. Captures, Analyzes Video and Makes Report to Client
We’ve all done it while driving: taken our eyes off the road to peek at an incoming text message or take a bite of a snack. That very human tendency is a big liability for everyone on the highway, and a big liability for trucking companies.
TECH: Its 5G Efforts, Other Tech Could Put Share Price Near $100
Is Qualcomm Inc. worth $70 per share? That simple question may be the beginning of a long negotiation process. Or it could be the key that determines whether Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) survives in its current form as a San Diego-based corporation.