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Some See Tandem’s Stock Price Continuing on Its Climb

BIOTECH: It’s Still Low For Medtech Peers; Co. Inks International Deals

This comeback story appears to have legs.

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Biotech Acquisitions Have Their Own Trials

Mergers: Pharma Must Consider Many Factors in Buy

Earlier this month, an executive from New Jersey-based Celgene blamed Receptos, a San Diego firm that it bought, for a major regulatory setback.

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Trovagene CEO Resigns

William Welch has resigned as CEO and director of San Diego biotech Trovagene, citing personal reasons. The resignation is effective immediately.

Business Calendar for Week of June 25, 2018

Business events in San Diego County

Truepic, 'World's First Photo Notary,' Raises $8M Series A Financing

Company's technology allows businesses and consumers to verify image authenticity.

FDA Approval for Tandem Diabetes Care's Automated Insulin Tech

Tandem Diabetes Care won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for an automated insulin technology designed to reduce the frequency and duration of low blood sugar events.

Big Green IT Opens in San Diego

Big Green IT, a Northern California company providing cloud computing solutions, announced in mid-June that it has opened an office in San Diego.

Military Radio Work Means Up to $42M for Viasat

Viasat Inc. said June 21 that it received a U.S. Air Force contract to sustain MIDS-LVT radios.

U.K. Acquisition Gives Viasat Market Intelligence

DEFENSE: Deal Part Of Viasat’s Growing Presence in Europe

In a bid to increase its international defense contracting business, Carlsbad’s Viasat Inc. bought Horsebridge Defence and Security of Cheltenham, England, closing the acquisition in early June. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Identifying Opportunity

SOFTWARE: Mitek’s Tools Take Verification to Next Level

On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog — or so goes the early 1990s adage about online anonymity.

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Convention Center Is Ready If It Gets Go From Voters

PROPERTY: Rare Coalition Plots Steps for Expansion

Preliminary construction on a $685 million project to expand the San Diego Convention Center could start as soon as next summer — pending voter approval of a November ballot measure to pay for it.

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Corporate Stars Take On a Startup Challenge

TECH: Ex-Qualcomm Execs Go To Work Sans Corporate Perks

Money is often an obstacle to entrepreneurial success, but even well-funded startups sometimes struggle to build a company from scratch.

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Fighting Irish Have JMI Sports On Their Team

The Notre Dame-Navy football game on Oct. 27 at SDCCU Stadium will have an obvious built-in fan base given the military presence here. But there are some new Notre Dame stakeholders in the market as well.

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SD 500 Update: Some Surprising Leadership Changes

Joel Davis is departing KGTV/ABC 10 for a similar position in Raleigh, N.C., which might prompt a few raised eyebrows. Really, Raleigh?

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Brand Support Center Is in Sync With Co. Culture

PROPERTY: WD-40 Emphasizes the Tribe and Shows Its Creative Vibe

Looking for that can of WD-40? Try under the kitchen sink.

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RF Is Flying Under the Radar and Soaring at Same Time

PRODUCTION: New CEO Leverages Distribution Channels, Diverse Clients

Cables, connectors and jumpers. That’s the space where specialty manufacturer RF Industries Ltd. is finding its spark.

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With a Nod to the Past, Developer Brings Row Houses to Bankers Hill

Bankers Hill on the edge of downtown San Diego is drawing renewed interest from developers, who see its proximity to Balboa Park and its reputation as one of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods as attributes few other locations can match.

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North County Has Plenty of Selling Points

Land is a big reason that North County has become such a big draw for commercial real estate development, but that’s only part of the picture, according to a report by the commercial real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield.

Co.’s Lights, Fans Have Growing Impact in International Markets

PRODUCTION: Home Fan Launch Will Provide Another Revenue Stream

If you ask Solatube International Inc., president, Bob Westfall Jr., to describe what the daylight and ventilation systems manufacturing company is about in one sentence, he’d simply say: “fresh air and natural light — that is our business.”

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Improving Outcomes

New State Plan Changes Formula For Determining Level of Funding for Community Colleges

No longer content to tie support for community colleges primarily to enrollment levels, state officials have approved a new funding formula that will require the schools to demonstrate how well they are performing.

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