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Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. Chief Financial Officer Tom Liguori has resigned to pursue other opportunities, the Irvine-based printed circuit board maker announced after the close of intraday trading.
Los Alamitos-based Alliance Spacesystems LLC, which manufactures composite structures for the aerospace industry, was acquired by SolAero Technologies Corp., an Albuquerque, N.M.-based solar panels maker.
Newport Beach startup Acorns Grow Inc. has raised $23 million to fuel the growth of its smartphone app that aims to bring microinvesting to the masses.
MARKETING: Joins Coke as “co-founding partner”
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.’s sponsorship of AEG and MGM Resorts International’s $375-million Las Vegas Arena comes with the sort of perks that are in the spotlight lately.
Brisk iPhone, Phablet Sales Account for $1.4B
Record sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped push Apple Inc. last year to the cusp of overtaking Samsung Electronics Co. as Broadcom Corp.’s largest customer.
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. signed on as the founding sponsor of the yet-to-be-completed $375 million Las Vegas Arena.
Aliso Viejo-based Ambry Genetics Corp. acquired Delray Beach, Fla-based Progeny Software LLC for an undisclosed price.
Industry veteran Werner Heid has been named chief executive of Irvine-based Printronix Inc.
Anaheim Hills-based investment firm Metrix Capital Group LLC has provided an undisclosed amount of growth capital to Superior Water Technologies Inc. in Irvine.
Shares of Kofax Ltd. soared in afterhours trading today after the Irvine-based software maker announced it would be sold for $1 billion to Lexmark International Inc. in Lexington, Ky.
Dana Point-based communications company SimpleSignal Inc. has agreed to sell for $25.3 million to Vonage Holdings Corp., a Holmdel, N.J.-based provider of telephone services via broadband connection.
Newfangled Flying Machines Figure Into Local Landscape
Within hours of capturing a pair of gray whales recently in an early morning swim, Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching had the video posted on YouTube and emailed to subscribers of its digital newsletter.
TECHNOLOGY: Picks up new technology to offer chip customers
Microsemi Corp.’s latest acquisition highlights how far the company has come in a diversification effort that has taken the Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker from an aerospace and defense specialist to innovator in several fields, with a new toehold on the industrial side of the budding Internet of Things market.
ENERGY: Q4 profit follows focus on fleets, less building
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. may have finally found a clearer path to profitability as it reins in construction costs for a nationwide plan it forged four years ago to dot major highways with natural-gas fueling stations.