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The chairman of the board at San Diego’s Otonomy Inc. stepped down on Monday, as the company continued to reshape its board to be more marketing-oriented as it prepares to launch its first major product.

San Diego's Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) announced that its Technology & Training Solutions Division (KTTS) has recently received a $50 million, five-year, sole source single award contract from an international customer, with initial immediate funding of approximately $20 million.


After more than 12 years, 650 columns and 5 million words, this will be my last column for the San Diego Daily Transcript print edition, as the newspaper under the direction of Publisher Bob Loomis and the Revelle family comes to an end. I’ll continue to cover tech on my new blog at www.bakerontech.com and on my business site, www.techspertsinc.com. I will also provide some commentary for the next few weeks on SDDT’s website.

San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) announced that its Defense & Rocket Support Services Division has recently received a task order under the Theoretical Research & Engineering Research contract with a total potential value of $12.02 million related to certain ballistic missile defense and scientific research programs.


Business and professional groups plan a range of activities this week.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) announced its RT Logic subsidiary has received a $49 million firm fixed price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, single contract award for satellite and communication system hardware, equipment and products.


Although a growing niche of health-tech companies in San Diego is creating new technologies aimed at improving patient care, that will not mean much unless there are major changes in the culture at hospitals, clinics and medical research centers, according to participants at a Daily Transcript executive roundtable this week.


Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced Wednesday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Qualcomm UK Spectrum (QUKS), has agreed to sell the entirety of its UK L-Band spectrum (1452 – 1492 MHz) in two separate transactions.

San Diego-based Turtle Beach Corp. (NASDAQ: HEAR), an audio technology company, has signed a new strategic partnership with Battery Benelux BV, a Dutch wholesaler for hearing health care products, for distribution across Benelux of the company's breakthrough hearing health care device, HyperSound Clear.


Qualcomm Inc. has sold its U.K. spectrum rights to Vodafone Group Plc and CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. in a deal valued at about 200 million pounds ($313.8 million), people familiar with the transaction said.

Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced Tuesday the launch of the new official Qualcomm Safety Car for season two of the FIA's Formula E Championship.


Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) announced it has completed the previously announced sale of the U.S. and U.K. operations of its Electronic Products Division to Ultra Electronics Holdings plc.

A pilot project of video-on-demand service was launched Monday by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System for the San Diego Trolley's Green Line, allowing passengers access to free multi-channel video services.

In a record-breaking nosedive on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly plunged more than 1,000 points Monday, dragging down nearly every stock in San Diego along with it.

Here are updates on products I’ve reviewed before: the Chevy Volt and Apple Watch.


The medical device company Reva Medical Inc. announced on Friday the appointment of Regina Groves as its chief executive officer.

Businesses and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.


The Southern California network of maritime security organizations doesn’t have an intelligence or data problem. What it has is a challenge funneling the mass amounts of data from sensors and sources to the right people at the right time to take appropriate action.


NuVasive Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA), a San Diego medical device company focused on spine surgery, announced that Johnson Lai has been appointed chief information officer, effective Aug. 31.

San Diego-based GovX.com, an online shopping site for verified military and federal, state and local government personnel, announced that Eric McCue, currently GovX.com president, has been named CEO. McCue assumed the new role on Aug. 4.

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