February 26, 2000 |
Apparently, it'll take more than a dive in the Dow to stop this feeding frenzy: Shares of telecom-equipment maker Superconductor Technologies Inc. (ticker symbol: SCON) surged 44% on Friday after the Santa Barbara company said it plans to demonstrate a product to increase the range of cellular-telephone networks. Superconductor Tech jumped $20.63 to $67.50 on Nasdaq. The stock has risen almost 14-fold since the start of the year, although Superconductor Tech reported a loss of $1.
January 31, 1989 |
Emulex Corp., a Costa Mesa computer company, has named board member Marshall A. Petersen to the positions of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. Petersen was vice president and chief financial officer of Santa Barbara-based Superconductor Technologies Inc. for the past year. He has also held various executive and financial posts with American Microsystems Inc., TRW Inc. and Cincinnati Milacron.
March 14, 2000
Petopia.com Inc., another in a series of online pet-products retailers seeking to cash in on the Internet craze on Wall Street, filed to raise as much as $100 million in an initial public offering. Petopia.com, which has an exclusive relationship with the brick-and-mortar retailer Petco Animal Supplies Inc., did not reveal how many shares it plans to sell or the per-share price. * Superconductor Technologies Inc. of Santa Barbara said it will supply Alltel Corp.
February 25, 2000
* Girl Games Inc. has named Malissa Thompson editor in chief of Los Angeles-based PlanetGirl.com, an online network for teen girls. Thompson was most recently executive editor of Jump magazine. * Martin McDermut has joined the senior management team at Superconductor Technologies Inc. as chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration. Santa Barbara-based Superconductor Technologies makes products for wireless communications.