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Entropic Communications: Company announced the Global Semiconductor Alliance awarded it the 2012 GSA Award in the “Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company Achieving $100 million to $250 million in Annual Sales” category.
First Pactrust Bancorp Inc.: Company announced its board of directors has authorized a quarterly cash interest payment of 47 cents per share on its outstanding Senior Notes, payable Jan. 15 to noteholders of record on Jan. 1.
Illumina Inc.: SEC documents showed Vice President Mark Lewis exercised options on 5,000 shares at $21.37 per share and sold 5,000 shares at $51.87 per share on Wednesday.
Lpath Inc.: SEC documents showed Director Charles Mathews purchased 5,000 shares at $4.98 per share on Wednesday.
Novatel Wireless Inc.: Company announced it has shipped more than three million 4G LTE enabled mobile computing devices since January 2011.
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Company announced it will present at the 31st Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference on Jan. 8.
Qualcomm Inc.: SEC documents showed Director Robert Kahn exercised options on 118,000 shares at $18.81 to $47.24 per share on Tuesday.
Viasat Inc.: Company announced it will provide airborne satcom services for a U.S. government customer under a contract award valued at $52 million.