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CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a San Diego-based medical technology company, announced the completion of its acquisition of the Vital Signs division from GE Healthcare.


2013 was in many ways a watershed year for consumer tech hardware. A “perfect storm” of events is resulting in an abundance of new hardware gadgets that will continue in 2014. What’s the reason?

Not unlike many of the chemical compounds his Pharmatek Laboratories formulate on behalf of its pharmaceutical clients, company co-founder and president Tim Scott's role comprises many complex elements, including overseeing the company's sales and marketing, legal, facilities management, accounting, business operations, and science and manufacturing aspects.

Retired Navy Rear Admiral Leendert “Len” Hering is passionate about saving energy, using it wisely and conserving water. In a way, that’s part of his job, considering that Hering is executive director of the California Center for Sustainable Energy in Kearny Mesa.

Paul Jacobs is no stranger to change. As chief executive officer of wireless chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) for the past nine years, he's helped changed how people communicate. Now the change he's helping initiate is a little more personal.

It took 20 years for the career path of Dave Bialis to lead back to his native Southern California, but his homecoming in February 2011, to become senior vice president and general manager for Cox Communications' California operations, was one he'd long hoped for.

Since childhood, Ignacio De La Torre has had a healthy fascination with how things work. That fascination has served him well, whether he was disassembling household objects, pursuing a degree in electrical engineering at UCLA, or throughout the course of a 24-year career with AT&T, including his current role as regional vice president of external affairs for the communications giant, specializing in government relations.

As the interim CEO and executive vice president/chief operating officer of Tri-City Medical Center, Casey Fatch oversees and assesses the performance of about 2,100 employees (including a medical staff of 500 to 600), and has overall responsibility for TCMC's operations and strategic planning. It's not a job for the faint of heart, even with TCMC's renowned Cardiovascular Health Institute right on the premises.

Eric Lester is a self-described Navy brat that saw quite a bit of the world during his father’s 22 years in the service. Though his eyesight wasn’t quite good enough to enable him to fulfill his vision of being a fighter pilot, Lester has nonetheless found a way to be an asset to the U.S. government and military: as a principal in the management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.


Internet giant Google has yet to make its Google Glass devices available to the public, but solar energy installer and designer Sullivan Solar Power refused to wait for it.


Scripps Health has launched a pilot study using the ViSi Mobile wireless device to continuously track the vital signs of a group of patients at Scripps Green Hospital as part of a system-wide effort to evaluate and adopt the most promising new digital health technology.

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As 2013 comes to an end, it’s time for some predictions about what we can expect in consumer tech in 2014.


“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” said Charles Bergan, vice president of Engineering at Qualcomm, invoking baseball great Yogi Berra.


San Diego’s LRAD Corp. (Nasdaq: LRAD), which specializes in long-range acoustic hailing devices, has received $660,000 in orders from two member states of the Middle East’s Gulf Cooperation Council.


If you're discussing business over the Internet, be careful. The next email you send could represent your new contract.

The University of California, San Diego received nearly $1.1 billion in federal research and development funding in fiscal year 2012, ranking fifth in the nation among universities receiving such funds, according to newly released data from the National Science Foundation.

In a patent dispute between San Diego’s Overland Storage (Nasdaq: OVRL) and competitor Spectra Logic, an administrative law judge at the U.S. Patent Office has ruled there is “a reasonable likelihood” that Spectra will prevail in its claims that some of Overland’s technology is un-patentable.

San Diego’s InfoSonics Corp. (Nasdaq: IFON) has entered into a distribution agreement for its “verykool” smartphones with Ingram Micro Mobility, a subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM).

A subsidiary of San Diego's Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has received a multimillion dollar contract to produce command telemetry system products for the QF-16 air superiority target being produced for the military by Boeing (NYSE: BA).

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