SAN DIEGO, CA-QUALCOMM, Inc., a developer of wireless technologies and data solutions, announced that they have committed $1.5 million to support relief and recovery efforts after the recent devastating wildfires in San Diego County. The total commitment includes immediate donations of $100,000 to the San Diego/Imperial Counties American Red Cross Chapter and $100,000 to Volunteer San Diego. Over the next several weeks, the remaining $1.3 million will be directed to various nonprofit and first-responder organizations providing fire relief and recovery efforts via QUALCOMM’s corporate giving program, employee-matching grant program, and donations in recognition of employee volunteer efforts.

In addition to a monetary contribution, QUALCOMM is providing technical expertise and resources to assist 2-1- 1 San Diego to be able to efficiently provide emergency information to the public via its website (www.211SanDiego.org). In order to address the overwhelming demand for information from the community. QUALCOMM and other partners have been able to significantly improve the responsiveness and relevancy of the website’s data. In addition, QUALCOMM has provided equipment to the 2-1-1 San Diego call center to assist with their operations.

SMYRNA, GA-Murata Electronics North America announced that it has been awarded a Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO™) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS). The award recognizes suppliers that provide the best TCOO performance to Celestica and are committed to helping Celestica meet its customers’ needs.

BOULDER, CO-FreeWave Technologies has been ranked number 44 on Deloitte’s Wireless Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing wireless companies by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP.

Freewave has also been named, for the eighth consecutive year, to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program for Colorado, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in the state.

ROGERS, CT-Rogers Corp. announced that it has been named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for Connecticut, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the state.