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NASSCO Ship Completes Sea Trials

The Navy and shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO wrapped up sea trials of its fourth expeditionary ship, the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, on Jan. 19.

ResMed Reports 13 Percent Revenue Increase in Q2

The San Diego company that makes devices and software for sleep issues reported that revenue rose to $601.3 million in the second quarter, a 13 percent year-over-year increase.

European Union, South Korea Clear Qualcomm to Buy NXP

With that, Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) has eight of nine regulatory approvals it needs, with China yet to decide on the matter.

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Qualcomm Promises Big Returns Amid Takeover Bid

Broadcom has nominated an alternative set of board members to replace the existing board at Qualcomm in its attempt at a hostile takeover.

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Tortuga Logic Grows After $2M Funding Round

The startup was spun out of UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara hardware security experts.

Boating Sector’s Sales, Services Make Gains

MARINE: Recovery Is Expected to Stay the Course

A rising tide in recreational boating is lifting the fortunes of local yacht brokerages, marinas and support services that suffered during the recession.

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Ziyen Energy Wins Drilling Contract

The company, formed in 2017, is focused on advanced oil extraction methods.

Former Receptos Executives Launch New Co. With $100M

Faheem Hasnain and Sheila Gujrathi — former executives of Receptos — have launched a new San Diego biopharmaceutical company...

Look Ahead: For Qualcomm, It Should Be a Very Interesting Year

Whatever happens in 2018, it’s going to be a watershed year for Qualcomm Inc.

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Look Ahead: General Atomics Continues To Deliver on Varied Pursuits

The privately held company keeps many things to itself, including financials. Still, multiyear contracts as well as the company’s varied technological interests offer hints of what may come in 2018.

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Broadcom, Qualcomm Talked Merger in 2016

TECH: Acquisitions Power Broadcomm’s New, Hostile Bid

Sixteen months ago, Qualcomm Inc. CEO Steve Mollenkopf found himself at a Silicon Valley office facing Broadcom Ltd. CEO Hock Tan and an intriguing business proposition.

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Preparing For Pot

ECONOMY: From Land to Law to Labs, Marijuana Sales Bring Changes, Opportunities

Inside a 1,000-square-foot room, yellow incandescent light filters down on leafy green marijuana plants in neat rows. Soon, plants and lighting will be added vertically — like a double-decker bus — so operator Outco can increase production more than twofold.

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Cristiano R. Amon Named Qualcomm President

Amon will start his new role Jan. 4.

2017 Newsmakers: Win, Lose or Draw, Ionis Shows It Is a Top Competitor

2017 Newsmakers

In 2017, Carlsbad’s Ionis Pharmaceuticals basked in the success of a drug it developed to treat spinal muscular atrophy in infants.

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Qualcomm's Board Rejects Broadcom Slate for Seats

The company affirmed that all 11 existing Qualcomm board members will stand for reelection at the March 6 annual meeting.

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