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Kratos Subsidiary Inks Satellite Equipment Deal

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced on July 6 that one of its subsidiaries had a new satellite equipment deal with a large Indonesian telecom company.

Maxwell Technologies Secures $25M Revolving Credit Facility

Maxwell Technologies Inc., a producer of energy storage and power delivery solutions, announced that it has obtained a three-year, $25 million revolving credit facility for working capital purposes, from East West Bank.

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Auto Dealers Get a New Vehicle for Wholesale

TECH: East County Entrepreneur’s Platform Targets $1T Industry

Troy Mack might be perfect for the lead role if Hollywood ever remakes that popular cult classic “The Mouse That Roared” about taking on the “big guy.”

Always Hungry for Opportunity, Qualcomm Backs MangoPlate

When it comes to making investments, Qualcomm Inc. views the world as its oyster.

Glucose Monitoring May Be Serious Fun With New App

SOFTWARE: Doctor Makes a Game of It, Adds Rewards

Dr. David Ahn thinks he can help people with diabetes do a much better job of checking their blood sugar. His solution? Make a game out of it.

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TECH: Peregrine Expects To Add About 100 Positions As New Owner Takes Over

Ever since Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. acquired San Diego’s Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., a larger portion of CEO Jim Cable’s day has been spent chasing away employee anxieties.

15 Companies Each Awarded $10,000 MetroConnect Prize

Fifteen San Diego companies received $10,000 each on Wednesday from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., part of a JPMorgan Chase & Co.-backed initiative to boost the area’s international exports.

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BioMed Developing New UK Facilities for Illumina

San Diego-based BioMed Realty Trust Inc. plans to develop a 155,000-square-foot building in Cambridge, England, that will eventually house the European headquarters of genomic research and development firm Illumina Inc.

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No Drought of Business for This San Marcos Manufacturer

INNOVATION: Company Designs Rotator Sprinkler To Minimize Water Waste

When your business is water, it’s easy to be passionate about even the smallest bit of waste.

Memjet’s New Headquarters Shows It’s Ready to Compete

Memjet has new digs. The maker of printer components — print heads, microchips, software and inks — has consolidated its headquarters into new space on Technology Place.

USD School Gets $2M NSF Grant

The Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering at the University of San Diego has been awarded a $2 million grant to revolutionize engineering education, USD said.

Mad Catz Interactive Reports 2015 Fiscal Year Results

Mad Catz Interactive Inc., the publicly traded maker of videogame peripherals based in Scripps Ranch, closed the books on its fiscal year with an auditor’s word of caution and a vote of confidence from its bank.

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Nicolas Serieys Named VP at ALTA Environmental

Consulting firm ALTA Environmental named a new vice president on Thursday, promoting its former director of environmental health and safety.

Tech Firm Independa Launches Ecommerce Website for Seniors

Independa, a digital health company in San Diego, announced Wednesday the launch of its ecommerce website.

EDF Renewable Energy Continues Its Acquisitions of Texas Wind Projects

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced the acquisition of the Salt Fork Wind Project from Cielo Wind Power LP.