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GA Lab Opens Doors to Companies Looking for a Little Analysis

TECH: Services Include Material Science and Failure AnalysisFor the past 20 years, General Atomics’ Inertial Fusion Technology (IFT) Analytical Services Lab has been a well-kept secret in San Diego.

Frozen Dessert Co. Artic Zero Makes International Debut

The company plans to start selling its low-calorie pints at stores in Canada this month.

Qualcomm Q2 Revenue Beats Guidance

The company said its quarterly earnings incurred $310 million in charges related to its $1 billion cost-cutting plan announced in January.

Layoffs To Come At Qualcomm To Cut Costs

Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) will cut 1,231 jobs in San Diego.

Orexigen Agrees to Sell Its Assets to Nalpropion for $75M

Orexigen agrees to sell its assets.

Craft Beer Can Lose Identity in Expansion

BREWING: Brand, Story and Taste May Not Travel Well

The sale of San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. may have come as a surprise to local craft beer consumers, but industry experts say it holds lessons for other brewers in understanding market forces and the complexities of expansion.

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Ballast Point Teams with EDC to Benefit Local Businesses, Entrepreneurs

Ballast Point said April 19 it’s crafting a specially-brewed beer to mark its partnership with the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC).

Qualcomm, NXP To Refile Notice of Acquisition

Qualcomm Inc.’s $44 billion bid for the Dutch-based NXP Semiconductors NV continues to drag on.

Qualcomm Announces Quarterly Dividend of 62 Cents Per Share

The dividend payout will be 9 percent higher than what shareholders have received quarterly since April of 2017.

Deal is Key Driver For Revenue, IOT

Twice in two weeks, with Broadcom Ltd. closing in on a hostile takeover, Qualcomm Inc. issued an urgent message to its shareholders: Don’t forget about NXP Semiconductors NV.

Two S.D. Cos. Make the List of Fastest Growing Breweries

The list names only small and independent breweries that have their own production at their facilities.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Stock Tanks on Report of Deaths of Some Users of its Flagship Drug

Acadia fell from over $21 per share to $16.50 as of market close April 9.

Eutelsat Jettisons Plans to Be On Board Viasat-3 Satellite

Viasat confirmed they will not be moving forward on a planned deal with Eutelsat Communications for the use of the Viasat-3 satellite.

U.S.-China Trade Dispute Comes at Bad Time For Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. looked almost like an arm of the government last month when President Donald Trump cited national security risk as his reason for halting the San Diego semiconductor company’s attempted takeover by Singapore-based Broadcom Corp.

Qualcomm Navigating Hazards of China Business

TECH: Politics, IP Disputes, Acquisition Muddle Dealings

Qualcomm Inc.’s footing in its most important market has gotten a little shakier lately as the Trump administration’s confrontation with China over intellectual property rights and national security threatens to disrupt two sets of negotiations vital to the company.

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Viasat Opens New Office in Ireland

The company expects to create nearly 100 jobs in Ireland over the next few years.

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