TECH: San Diego Co. Is Turning Away Work, But Still Making Acquisitions
Jim Cable is back for another go-round as chief executive of PSemi Corp., the semiconductor unit of Japan-based Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
The coming of autonomous vehicles, as well as vehicles connected by radio, is a big deal for McCain Inc. The Vista-based company employs more than 500 people and specializes in advanced traffic control equipment, notably the electronics that run traffic signals.
Who Will Follow in the Philanthropic Footsteps Of Those Who Have Given So Much to San Diego?
That person is out there: San Diego’s next big donor, who will put a name on a major civic, arts or university building. The conditions are right. There is need for charitable gifts in San Diego and California. Civic institutions are growing. The economy is robust. Philanthropy brings tax advantages and can offer a good feeling, or at least a feeling of righting wrongs.
After acquiring most of Dallas-based Oncor earlier this year, San Diego-based Sempra Energy wants to build on its investment in Texas with an investment totaling more than $1 billion in publicly traded InfraREIT.
DEFENSE: Viasat Gets System in Hands Of Troops in 17 Months
Viasat Inc. did not take the conventional path to developing the handheld radio known as BATS-D, which soldiers on the ground use to call in airstrikes on enemy positions.
Viasat Inc. said on Oct. 15 that its in-flight satellite connectivity equipment will be a factory-installed option in Gulfstream G280 business jets.
DEFENSE: Particle Separator May Save Filters and Engines
Lily Aragon’s company has Southern California written all over it.
The U.S. Navy issued a preliminary contract that will let General Dynamics NASSCO build a sixth in a series of ships for expeditionary warfare.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said on Oct. 15 that it has licensed its Common Data Link radio technology to Harris Corp. for use in Harris’ handheld NanoSVDL radios.
Sempra Energy, working in conjunction with an activist investor group, named Cynthia L. Walker and Michael N. Mears to its board of directors on Oct. 11.