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ViaSat Increases Its Board of Directors to 8, Names New Director

ViaSat Inc. said on April 8 that it increased the size of its board to eight directors, and appointed Frank Biondi Jr. to the new additional seat.

RF Industries Announces COO’s Resignation

RF Industries Ltd. announced that its founder and Chief Operating Officer Howard Hill, will take an indefinite medical leave of absence, and in connection with his medical leave of absence, Hill resigned as the company’s chief operating officer.

Glitch Doesn’t Dent Navy’s Confidence in New Catapult

The U.S. Navy’s new electromagnetic aircraft catapults, made by San Diego-based General Atomics, will need some fine-tuning before they launch anything off of an aircraft carrier deck. The catapults are going onto the USS Gerald R. Ford — which is scheduled to join the fleet in spring 2016 — and aircraft carriers that come after it.

With This Software, Many Voices Can Speak as One

TECH: Data From Old, New Devices Can Communicate

Like people, machines speak different languages. Chad Trytten is building a business on the proposition that they can all speak together.

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Fitness App Aims for Strength in Numbers

TECH: It Offers Access to Network of Studios, Classes

The Internet’s middleman economy continues to shake up brick-and-mortar businesses in every industry.

Dexcom Glucose Monitoring Platform Paired With Apple Watch

Dexcom Inc., a company that makes continuous glucose monitoring devices for patients with diabetes, announced that its Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor System with Share will support the Apple Watch when it ships to customers April 24.

Michelle Sterling Named Executive VP for Human Resources at Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. said it has named Michelle Sterling as executive vice president of human resources, effective May 4.

Qualcomm Life Launches HealthyCircles Mobile App

Qualcomm Inc. announced Wednesday that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life Inc., launched an enterprise care management app for patients managing chronic disease.

Qualcomm Declares Dividend of 48 Cents Per Share

Qualcomm Inc. declared a dividend of 48 cents per share on April 8.

Sullivan International Group Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

San Diego-based Sullivan International Group, Inc. announced Tuesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Kyriba Receives $21 Million in Series C Funding

Kyriba Corp. said on April 7 that it received $21 million in series C funding.

Deadline Set for QPrize Competition

Qualcomm Ventures set a July 10 deadline to apply for its annual QPrize international seed investment competition.

Headset Maker Turtle Beach Corp. Announces Hiring of Two Executives

Turtle Beach Corp., a San Diego designer and marketer of audio products such as headsets used with video, has added two new members to its senior management team.

Inventor Is Looking to Take ‘Selfies’ to Some New Heights

Tyler McGahee may be on to something with the selfie drone.

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Can You Not Hear Me Now? Earplugs Aim for Quiet Victory

TECH: Kickstarter, Angel Investors Back Students’ Company

Daniel Lee had a tough decision to make. Would he stick to his advertised schedule and give the market a product that he knew was less than optimal? Or would he make some major, last-minute design changes, improving user experience but setting the project back three months?