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J. Jean Cui could be the poster girl for accomplished women in science, but good luck convincing her of that.
BIOTECH: Co.’s Process Used for In Vitro Fertilization
One of the more controversial topics in diagnostics today is the practice of reproductive genetic testing, which science fiction would have us believe will lead to designer babies with perfect features.
TECH: Recent Acquisitions, SaaS Options And Hardware Challenges on Plate
After a tumultuous couple of years, Novatel Wireless Inc. is still trying to find its identity.
NASA has selected 15 university-led proposals, including one from the University of California, San Diego, for the study of early-stage space technology innovations, awarding as much as $500,000 each.
SOCi, a developer of software solutions for social media and marketing management, announced that it has appointed Michael Massey to be its new chief financial officer.
Intel Corp. has hired former Qualcomm Inc. executive Murthy Renduchintala.
Incapta Inc., a media holding company with a focus on mobile apps and video games, announced music executive Julian Boothe will join its board in January.
A German court granted San Diego-based Memjet Technology Ltd. a preliminary injunction against HP Deutschland GmbH, a German subsidiary of HP, Inc., according to a news release from Memjet.
TECH: Co. Calls Action a ‘Serious Misapplication of Law’
Qualcomm Inc. said that South Korean authorities are investigating the company. The news, announced late Nov. 17, sent Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) shares down by 9 percent by the middle of the trading day Nov. 18.
BIOTECH: Nobel Laureate Served as a Nonresident Fellow at Salk
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies has named Nobel Prize-winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn as president.
FINANCE: Zebit’s Payroll Lending System Gives Employees a New Work Perk And Retailers a Piece of the Profits on Purchases
When San Diego-based lender Global Analytics bought a Philadelphia startup last year, it billed the acquisition as the perfect jumping off point to introduce its product to U.S. borrowers.
SOFTWARE: B2B Leads Generated and Prioritized for Clients
“Pandora for marketers.” That is how the people at Englue Inc. bill their business-to-business offering.
San Diego-based Fragmob has teamed up with Utah-based Deductr, the two companies said Nov. 18.
TECH: Mad Catz’s Peripherals Well Positioned to Be a Hit
Mad Catz Interactive Inc. has circled December on its calendar. The San Diego business hopes people celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah might want to add “Rock Band 4” to their holiday festivities.
REGULATIONS: 3E Co. Documents Compliance and Supply Chains for Firms
So what’s in your supply chain? Regulators want to know. More and more, the retail public wants to know. 3E Co. sees opportunity in that hunger for information. Since 1988, Carlsbad-based 3E has helped other companies comply with hazardous material laws and documentation chores. But as it winds up its fifth year under a new corporate parent — and its second year under CEO Uday Virkud — it’s exploring new avenues for revenue.