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At Cubic, CEO Is Making Connections

LEADERSHIP: IT, Acquisitions, And Work Come Out of The SilosFor decades Cubic Corp. has traded on its innovative streak.

Center for Medical Device Manufacturing Opens in Carlsbad

A biomedical incubator has opened facilities for additive manufacturing and R&D in Carlsbad to aid medical device product development.

Qualcomm’s $100 Question

Co. Faces Many Challenges to Boost Languishing Stock Price, Fulfill Pledge to Stockholders

The San Diego chipmaking giant is preparing to face shareholders at its previously postponed annual shareholders meeting, scheduled for March 23.

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Reed’s Retirement Puts Spotlight on Diversity

WORKFORCE: Sempra CEO Was Role Model and Mentor

Word this month that Debra Reed will soon retire as president and CEO of Sempra Energy is being received by local business leaders as good or not depending on how they view progress toward gender diversity in the top echelons of corporate leadership.

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OUR VIEW: Qualcomm Should Remain Independent

From our view, there was nothing to like, and much to dread, if Broadcom had succeeded in taking control of Qualcomm.

Qualcomm Stock Down 5 Percent Following Order Barring Broadcom Bid

The deal was prohibited at the recommendation of a Treasury Department committee that reviews transactions for nation security implications.

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Reed to Retire as Sempra CEO

Sempra Energy CEO and president Debra Reed plans to retire in May, ending a 40-year career with Sempra companies, and on the heels of a multi-billion deal.

Broadcom, in Hastening HQ Move to U.S., Disgruntles Feds Investigating Qualcomm Bid

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which is investigating Broadcom's proposal to acquire Qualcomm, said the transaction would harm national security.

Texas Regulators Approve Sempra Buying Oncor for $9.45B

The Public Utility Commission of Texas on March 8 approved Sempra Energy buying Oncor Electric Delivery, the last remaining regulatory obstacle in a $9.45 billion deal expected to close shortly.

Sempra May Simply See A Good Buy in Oncor vs. An Expansion

UTILITY: Well-Managed Co. Could Help Diversify Earnings

Sempra Energy looks set to buy a utility operating in a state where demand for power is growing, within a region where it already owns significant energy infrastructure, adjacent to a foreign country where it has a strong industry foothold.

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Co. Not Just Blowing Hot Air With Tech Label

BEAUTY: Cordless Hair Dryer Was an Engineering Challenge

Ryan Goldman held his hand to the mouth of the roaring blow dryer, feeling its power and heat.

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Vividion Locks Down $101M Upfront in Celgene Collaboration

The San Diego biotech will receive the payment as part of a four-year collaboration with Celgene.

National Security Concerns Prompt U.S. Government Panel to Investigate Broadcom Bid for Qualcomm

Qualcomm investors were slated to vote March 6 on whether to give Broadcom a majority on Qualcomm's board of directors. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has ordered the meeting delayed.

Two Inventors Are Helping Those With Desk Jobs to Rise Up

RETAIL: Standing Desk Aims to Be Well Designed Functional and Affordable

Standing desk setups are often associated with people in technology, but Readydesk’s conversion unit is nearly as low-tech as they come.

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Kratos to Sell Division, Reports $752M in Annual Revenue

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced a plan to sell its Public Safety & Security Division to Securitas Electronic Security Inc.

Sempra Reports 2017 Results

San Diego-based Sempra Energy reported 2017 adjusted earnings of $1.37 billion, up from $1.27 billion the prior year.