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“Where we sit in the ecosystem, we essentially bet on technology and we bet on big changes in technology,” said Qualcomm’s CEO Steve Mollenkopf, who discussed upcoming changes and his company’s plans to get involved — or is already involved — at a recent CommNexus fireside chat.

ClosingCorp, a San Diego-based provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for mortgage lenders, title and settlement companies and real estate professionals, appointed Kamel Boulos as chief technology officer.

Escondido-based Wagner Aeronautical Inc. has entered into an agreement with Boeing to license engineering data that will allow Wagner to pursue a supplemental type certificate for the B767-300 passenger-to-freighter conversion.

Histogen Aesthetics, a San Diego-based subsidiary of regenerative medicine company Histogen Inc., focused on the development of skin care products utilizing regenerative medicine technology, entered a license and distribution agreement with JPGH Co. Ltd. to bring CellCeuticals Regenerative Skin Treatments to greater Asia.

The San Diego Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE) is hosting a National Cyber Security Awareness Month keystone event on Oct. 15 that will focus on critical infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Much like San Diego’s burgeoning drone industry, the manufacturing scene, which is slowly trickling back after years of offshoring, is impeded by its moniker, which those in the biz say is too broad and carries an inaccurate connotation to today’s workforce.

Office property sales volumes declined in San Diego County the second and third quarters of 2014, following a first quarter that was the strongest in two years.

San Diego-based ResMed (NYSE:RMD) launched its S+ by ResMed product, a non-contact sleep system.

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: PSMI) expanded its product portfolio into DC and X-band frequencies with two new products -- a True DC switch and an X-band core chip.

On Thursday, JPMorgan joined the list of entities hacked by cybercriminals for financial and data gain. These attacks are only ramping up as people carry more connected sensors on their person in the form of phones, fitness devices and health monitors.

Surveying both customers and prospective customers can be an important element of the product development process. Companies use surveys to assess opinions about current products and services as well as to figure out what new products or features should be added. While I would never use opinions from surveys or focus groups to design a product, each are useful ways of comparing and prioritizing features, likes and dislikes.

Medical technology company BD (NYSE: BDX), based in Franklin Lakes, N.J., announced Sunday that it will acquire San Diego-based CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) for $58.00 per share in cash and stock, or a total of $12.2 billion. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the Boards of both companies.

RF INDUSTRIES LTD. (Nasdaq: RFIL) appointedJohnny Carl Walker as president of the firm.

InSoCal Connect, a Riverside County nonprofit dedicated to the growth of the local innovation economy, has announced the selection of its first slate of Springboard companies.

LRAD Corp. announced the receipt of orders totaling $623,000 for LRAD 360X systems and accessories from several Asian towns, cities, and public utilities.

Maxwell Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL), a developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage and power delivery solutions, has won an Energy Storage North America (ESNA) Innovation Award.

Competition is stiff for the finalists of Connect's Most Innovative New Product Awards, showcasing the best of the best of San Diego in 2014 across eight product categories.

San Diego-based Cypher Genomics Inc., a genome informatics company, has appointed J. Patrick Ravenel as chief technology officer.

Since hitting a historic low point in the Great Recession, the manufacturing sector in San Diego has been on a slow but steady rebound over the past four years, adding 5,000 jobs and strongly beating Sacramento's predictions of a decade's worth of anemic growth.

The mergers and acquisitions market in the software space was hot in the first half of 2014 in both of what Brad Weekes, senior vice president of San Diego's Software Equity Group, calls the two branches of software companies: Software as a Service and Internet firms.

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