OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. has agreed to be acquired by Avago Technologies Ltd. for $37 billion.
University of California-Irvine plans to enroll its first undergraduates this fall in a new bachelor’s of science program in data science. UC Irvine is the first UC campus to offer the degree.
Irvine-based Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. has tapped Allen Nicholson as chief financial officer.
Arena football insider Joe Windham has been named chief executive of the LA KISS, which plays its home games at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Tilly’s Inc. beat Wall Street expectations on earnings but slipped on revenue in the first quarter of its fiscal 2015, and shares fell more than 23% in Thursday trading.
Irvine-based IT provider Neudesic LLC has acquired Anaheim competitor Web4, which specializes in enterprise content management and human resources software.
The S&P 500 was up 0.8% to 2,121.34.
Anaheim-based lighting products maker Intense Lighting LLC has been acquired by Leviton Manufacturing Co., a Melville, N.Y.-based manufacturer of electrical wiring equipment.
John Wayne Airport reported a 5.7% year-to-year increase in total passengers to about 826,000 for April, compared with about 781,000 in the same period last year.
Major stock indices declined in midday trading on concerns over lagging economic growth.
Mission Viejo-based Jobrivet said today it received $1.2 million in angel funding, and now has raised $1.5 million total, according to cofounder Todd Peets.
The S&P 500 was flat at 2,130.28.
Orange County employers added 3,800 jobs in April, helping drive down the unemployment rate to 4.1%.
Frost Data Capital, a San Juan Capistrano-based investment firm and start-up incubator, joined other venture investors to back Maana, a developer of big-data search engine technology.
Autobytel Inc. shares were up about 30% to a market value of $185 million after the Irvine-based automotive marketing company said it acquired Dealix Corp. from CDK Global Inc. in Hoffman Estates, Ill. for $25 million.
A venture that includes Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Taylor Morrison Home Corp. has bought the stalled Pacifica San Juan home development in San Juan Capistrano.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% to 2,130.17.
Irvine was the only city in the U.S. to rank among the top 15 for both overall population growth and the pace of its increase last year, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
El Pollo Loco said it plans at least 20 restaurants for a previously announced expansion into Dallas, to include seven franchised by an affiliate of local family office, Henry Investment Group.
Children’s Hospital of Orange County said today it's building a new children’s mental health inpatient center as part of an initiative that will be supported by a $5 million gift from Sandy Segerstrom Daniels.
The S&P 500 was down 0.1% to 2,126.22
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. said today that it is voluntarily halting enrollment in an early clinical trial for an experimental, less-invasive mitral heart valve.
Irvine-based Biolase Inc. said today that Harold Flynn Jr. will become its new chief executive, effective July 13.
Apex Parks Group, an Aliso Viejo-based owner and operator of leisure parks, has acquired Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Water Park in New Jersey.
National accounting firm Marcum LLP has named John Eckweiler, a partner in its Irvine office, partner-in-charge of tax and business services for its California operations.