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Microsemi Closes China Plant

Microsemi Corp. has closed a manufacturing plant in China, the Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker said after the close of intraday trading Tuesday.

By Chris Casacchia March 22, 2017 10:35 a.m. share »
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FDA OKs Allergan Dermal Filler

Allergan PLC received Food and Drug Administration approval to market hyaluronic acid dermal filler Juvederm Vollure XC.

By Sherry Hsieh March 20, 2017 3:38 p.m. share »
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Kelley Blue Book Expands Overseas

Kelley Blue Book in Irvine launched vehicle pricing and valuation website KBB.PT in Portugal that it plans to adapt to other international markets.

By Mediha DiMartino March 20, 2017 9:35 a.m. share »
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Veritone Inc. Files IPO

Newport Beach-based startup Veritone Inc. aims to raise up to $15 million in an initial public offering, according to a registration statement filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

By Chris Casacchia March 16, 2017 10:12 a.m. share »
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Alteryx Prices IPO

Irvine-based analytics software maker Alteryx Inc. will sell 9 million shares of Class A common stock valued between $12 and $14 per share under terms of its initial public offering, according to a filing today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

By Chris Casacchia March 13, 2017 11:56 a.m. share »
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New Corporate Name for Quiksilver

Quiksilver Inc. in Huntington Beach changed its corporate name to Boardriders Inc. today.

By Mediha DiMartino March 8, 2017 10:34 a.m. share »
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New President for Mophie

ZAGG Inc. named Chris Ahern president of Mophie LLC, its Tustin-based subsidiary.

By Mediha DiMartino March 7, 2017 3:25 p.m. share »
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Clean Energy Shares Jump on Q4

Shares of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. surged in afterhours trading after the Newport Beach-based company reported sales and adjusted earnings in the fourth quarter that easily beat Wall Street expectations.

By Chris Casacchia March 7, 2017 1:45 p.m. share »
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January Unemployment Up

OC’s unadjusted unemployment rate rose to 3.9% in January from revised 3.5% in December and below the 4.1% reported in the same period last year, the state Employment Development Department said.

By Peter J. Brennan March 3, 2017 10:49 a.m. share »
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Boston Buyer for Wet Seal IP

Gordon Brothers Brands LLC in Boston, a 114-year-old restructuring and investment firm, bought the Wet Seal name and other intellectual property for $3 million during a March 2 auction, according to documents filed today in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

By Mediha DiMartino March 3, 2017 8:32 a.m. share »
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OrthAlign Appoints CEO

Aliso Viejo-based OrthAlign Inc. appointed Eric Timko as chief executive and the chairman of the board.

By Sherry Hsieh March 1, 2017 3:51 p.m. share »
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February Mixed for OC Automakers

Three of the four largest Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicles in February, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.

By Mediha DiMartino March 1, 2017 3:25 p.m. share »
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True Drinks Raises $3.6M

True Drinks Holdings Inc. in Irvine raised $3.6 million in equity backing, the company and regulatory filings said.

By Paul Hughes March 1, 2017 2:48 p.m. share »
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Clean Energy Sells Unit to BP

Shares of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. surged today after the Newport Beach-based company said it would sell its renewable gas business for $155 million to BP Plc.

By Chris Casacchia March 1, 2017 10 a.m. share »
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Canada Company Wants Wet Seal IP

The YM Inc. Group of Cos. in Toronto posted a $1.5 million stalking-horse bid for Wet Seal LLC’s intellectual property, according to documents filed today in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

By Mediha DiMartino February 28, 2017 5:56 p.m. share »