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Active Network Holds Charity Event to Celebrate Move to Texas

Active Network, which relocated its headquarters to Dallas in August, celebrated the opening of that office with a charity challenge, aimed at placing children into sports activities.

Hewlett-Packard Split Part of Its Strategy

TECHNOLOGY: Some See San Diego in Position to Benefit

The proposed split of Hewlett-Packard into two public companies could have a positive effect on its local operations in Rancho Bernardo where it has some 2,000 employees, said local sources.

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Securities Filings Show Salary, Possible Bonuses for Cohu's New Leader

Cohu Inc.’s new chief executive will have an annual base salary of $410,000 and will be eligible to make up to that same amount in a year-end bonus, according to a securities filing.

SupraMed to Debut EHR Platforms

San Diego-based SupraMed Inc., providers of Web-based practice management and electronic health record systems for private practice surgeons, announced the launch of its new technology platform, SupraMed Complete.

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Cox Business Completes Build-Out of Broadband Network to Navy Sites

Cox Business said it completed a build-out of 40 miles of its broadband network to 165 Navy sites in San Diego County.

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Cohu Inc. Announces Appointment of Müller to Take CEO, President Role in December

Poway-based Cohu Inc., which makes equipment for the semiconductor industry, said on Oct. 7 that its board of directors appointed Luis Müller as its president and CEO, effective Dec. 28.

Vista Company to Provide Key Equipment to Carlsbad Desalination Project

Poseidon Water has announced that IDE Technologies — Poseidon’s contractor and plant operator — has selected Vista-based Protec Arisawa and Dow Water & Process Solutions to provide the pressure vessels and reverse osmosis membranes for the Carlsbad Desalination Project.

RF Industries Names Walker President

San Diego-based RF Industries Ltd. said on Oct. 6 that it appointed Johnny Carl Walker as its president.

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Envision Solar to Provide 20 Charging Stations to Silicon Valley Customer

Envision Solar International Inc., a renewable energy media and branding product company, announced that it will be supplying the next order of 20 charging stations to a major Silicon Valley search engine

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OneRoof Energy Announces Financing Agreements Worth $16.7M

OneRoof Energy Group Inc., a San Diego solar services business, said it entered financing agreements from Black Coral Capital LLC and affiliates of the Hanwha Group that provide about $16.7 million in new capital.

Carlsbad Desalination Plant Said to Be 65% Complete

The Carlsbad Desalination Plant that began construction last year, and claims to be the largest desalination plant in the western hemisphere, is 65 percent complete, said developer Poseidon Water.

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Cypher Genomics Names Ravenel to CTO Position

Cypher Genomics Inc., a San Diego-based genome informatics company, announced the appointment of J. Patrick Ravenel as chief technology officer.

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Franklin Wireless Corp. Reports FY2014 Net Sales of $30.9M

Franklin Wireless Corp., a San Diego maker of high speed wireless modems, routers and modules, reported net sales for its 2014 fiscal year of $30.9 million, down from net sales of $32.8 million in the prior fiscal year.

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Vanguard Space Technologies to Provide a Structure for Advanced Telescope

San Diego-based Vanguard Space Technologies Inc. announced that it has been selected by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. to produce the structure assembly for the L1-L2 lens assembly for the camera on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).

Irwin Jacobs Makes Forbes' 400 Wealthiest Americans List

Qualcomm Inc. co-founder and retired chairman Irwin Jacobs was the only San Diegan to make this year’s Forbes list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.