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Roche Buys S.D. Drugmaker Ignyta for $1.7B

The pharma giant is betting on Ignyta's cancer drug, entrectinib, which is intended to treat patients with rare cancers.

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DMV Gives Qualcomm the OK to Drive Autonomous Vehicles

Qualcomm has started tests of technology that will help autonomous vehicles navigate safely, though a spokesman said a driver is still in the seat.

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At 125, San Diego Hardware Ages Well By Evolving Well

RETAIL: Family-Owned Biz Stays Nimble, Finds Niche, And Delivers Online

This month San Diego Hardware entered its 125th year of business, making it the seventh longest continuously operating business in the city.

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Ionis and Biogen Expand Partnership

Carlsbad’s Ionis Pharmaceuticals and Biogen have expanded their collaboration to identify new drug candidates for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

Signal Jammers Will be Made in S.D. as Part of Northrop Grumman's $23.2M Contract

The Pentagon is asking Northrop Grumman Corp. for more of its JCREW signal jammers.

LRAD Corp. Reports 24% Revenue Gain in Fiscal Year

Revenue for fiscal 2017 was $20.3 million and grew from $16.4 million in fiscal 2016.

Hedge Fund: Qualcomm's Bid for NXP Too Low

Elliott Management Corp., a hedge fund with a stake in NXP Semiconductors, says Qualcomm should pay $135 per share.

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Ionis Earns $45M Licensing Fee for Huntington’s Disease Drug

The Carlsbad drugmaker has licensed what’s being called a groundbreaking treatment following promising early trial results.

Anzu Partners Closes $128M Fund, Opens La Jolla Office

Anzu Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm that recently closed a $128.4 million fund to invest in industrial technology companies, has opened an office in La Jolla.

GA-ASI Hosts Aerospace Accelerator Pitch Competition

Starburst brought young aerospace companies together with potential funding sources.

Adamis Applying for Approval of Product that Treats Opioid Overdose

the pharmaceuticals company has submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking to begin human testing of a drug and product combo for treating opioid overdoses.

Broadcom Puts Up Candidates for Qualcomm Board, Setting Up Showdown

The debate over the future of Qualcomm Inc. turned into a power struggle on Dec. 4, when Broadcom Ltd. nominated candidates for all 11 seats on Qualcomm’s board of directors.

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State Ignores Sovereignty in Cannabis Regulations

In attempting to work with the state of California to craft cannabis regulations mandated by Proposition 64, several tribes hoped for the type of collaborative engagement and respectful dialogue experienced by our native counterparts in Nevada and Washington.

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Sommetrics Adds to Board of Directors, Advisory Board

Sommetrics has added Raymond Huggenberger to its board of directors and Randall Whitfield to its advisory board.

CPUC Turns Down San Diego Gas & Electric's 2007 Wildfires Request

The CPUC denied a San Diego Gas & Electric request to bill ratepayers $379 million in damages related to the 2007 wildfires.