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Former Qualcomm Executive Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading

Sentencing of Jing Yang set for November.

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Qualcomm Announces Shareholder Dividend

The company will release its third-quarter earnings July 23.

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Sudberry Adds Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Civita Development

The charging stations provide 12 to 25 miles of charge per hour.

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Encore Semi Opens Four New U.S. Offices

Each site will include technical and sales staff.

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Microsoft Layoffs to Cut 378 Locally

Microsoft Corp. said it’s embarked on a restructuring that will cut 18,000 people over the next year, including 378 based at its Rancho Bernardo office that once belonged to Nokia, which Microsoft acquired in April for $7.5 billion.

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Tech Coast Angels Quick Pitch Contest Deadline Is Approaching

Tech Coast Angels has set July 31 as the deadline for fledgling technology businesses to apply for the John G. Watson Quick Pitch event, set for Sept. 25.

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Tealium Reports a Doubling of Its Organic Sales

Tealium, a San Diego based maker of software that helps companies with online marketing, said its organic sales doubled over the past 12 months

Co.’s Sophisticated Bomb Detection Is the Ticket for Airports

Turn on your cellphones, show off your tiny bottles of liquids and enjoy your flight.

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Kleinfelder Sees Downtown as Central Place to Expand Globally

ENGINEERING: Access To Work And Workers a Key Driver in Co.’s Strategy

The increasingly overlapping worlds of energy, transportation and the environment figure into the business expansion plans of San Diego-based Kleinfelder Inc., and they were also a factor in the recent move of its headquarters to downtown San Diego.

As Economic Engine Revs Up, Car Buying Increases in County

AUTO: 2014 New Vehicle Sales Forecast Near 150,000

New car sales, a key bellwether for the health of the economy, continued rising this year in San Diego and were on track to break last year’s record number of about 140,000, according to the New Car Dealers Association of San Diego County.

Mtell’s Software Goes Looking For Trouble … Before It Happens

TECH: Predictive Analytics Applied to Industrial Equipment

Industrial software writer Mtell might not be able to repeat its recent 375 percent growth spurt, but it’s making more people take notice.

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Edico’s Strategy Is To ‘Come in Second’

TECH: Its Chip Makes Sense Of Genome Sequencing Data

Armed with fresh venture funding and steered by some of the best thinkers in biotechnology, San Diego-based Edico Genome is headed to market with a specialized microchip that it hopes will become the definitive second step in processing a genome.

Omnitracs Is Moving Headquarters to Dallas; Co. Will Maintain a Local Office

Omnitracs LLC is moving its head office from San Diego to Dallas with $3.9 million worth of help from Gov. Rick Perry’s Texas Enterprise Fund.

Edico Genome Gets $10 Million in Series A Financing

Edico Genome, a San Diego bioinformatics chip maker, announced July 17 that it received $10 million in Series A venture funds.

Renovate America Closes $50M Equity Investment

Renovate America, a provider of so-called residential property assessed clean energy, or PACE, financing in the U.S. raised $50 million in growth equity from new and existing investors, the company said.