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Is Qualcomm Interested in Buying Silicon Valley Chipmaker?

The stock market has found intrigue in Silicon Valley chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc., which according to one report might be considering selling part of the company. A contributor to a crowd-sourced financial website has added speculation to speculation, saying Qualcomm Inc. is a plausible buyer.

OneRoof Energy Partners With Fry's Electronics

OneRoof Energy Inc. and Fry's Electronics announced Tuesday that they will partner to install kiosks in select Fry's stores aimed at giving customers the opportunity to learn about going solar.

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VITAL FORMS AND VITAL FUNCTIONS

Hospital Design’s Healing Power Changes The Relationship of Architecture and Medicine

An increasing number of architects are employing a new approach to building hospitals, combining evidence-based research in neuroscience with architectural design to promote health and healing.

ViaSat Joins Board of San Diego Cyber Center

TECH: VP Goodwin Will Represent Company

ViaSat Inc. announced it has become a board member of the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE), a nonprofit that fosters collaboration among companies to establish San Diego as a worldwide center for cybersecurity products and services.

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Nature Assists in Cargo Inspection

TECH: Co.’s Method Can Safely Detect Contraband

Decision Sciences International Corp. intends to be a player in a high-stakes game of hide-and-seek.

Novatel Wireless Acquires DigiCore for $87 Million

San Diego-based Novatel Wireless said Thursday it would pay about $87 million to buy DigiCore Holdings Ltd,. a vehicle tracking and telematics company in Johannesburg.

Organovo Announces $40M Underwritten Public Offering

San Diego 3-D bioprinting company Organovo Holdings Inc. announced Thursday a $40 million underwritten public offering of its common stock.

ViaSat Becomes Board Member of San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence

ViaSat Inc. announced it has become a board member of the San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE), a nonprofit that fosters collaboration among companies to establish San Diego as a worldwide center for cybersecurity products and services.

NoteVault Fills New Chief Commercial Officer Position, Names New COO

NoteVault Inc, a San Diego-based provider of mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industries, announced the creation of its chief commercial officer position in order to better support the company’s expansion plans and continued growth.

Co. Wants to Spread the Words With Its Efforts to Defeat Dyslexia

SOFTWARE: Audvi App Translates Text to Talk For Those Who Need It

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the first entry on a person’s LinkedIn profile is a profession.

Carlsbad-Based CRW Systems Acquired by SunGard

Wayne, Penn.-based SunGard Systems said Friday it had acquired Carlsbad-based CRW Systems, a software developer that helps municipal government agencies manage community development. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Life Science Execs Go With the Changes

LEADERSHIP: C-Suite Shakeups Hit Local Scene

A corner of San Diego’s life science cluster is experiencing an unexpected executive shuffle, with several C-suites reorganizing under new leadership.

Frank Meng to Rejoin Qualcomm as Chairman of China Operations

Qualcomm Inc. announced that it has appointed Frank Meng as chairman of Qualcomm China, effective June 15.

Tetra Tech Awarded $20.9 Million Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Pasadena-based Tetra Tech EC Inc. a $20.9 million contract modification, increasing the maximum dollar amount available for a cleanup project at a former shipyard site in Rhode Island.

Major Investor Increases Shares of Chipmaker MaxLinear

Shares of MaxLinear Inc. were on the rise early in the week of June 8, as the Carlsbad chipmaker increased its financial forecast. Meanwhile, a prominent investor disclosed he had increased his stake to more than 5 percent.