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Kurion Gets $10M Grant From Japan

Irvine-based Kurion Inc. has been awarded a $10 million grant from Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to further test its technology to remove tritium at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

By Chris Casacchia November 4, 2014 11:01 a.m.   Share
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Henrik Fisker, Galpin Ford Team Up on Muscle Car

Henrik Fisker is expected to announce plans for a new muscle car with a body made of carbon fiber during an appearance at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.

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Blizzard Blockbuster

Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s latest World of Warcraft expansion has sold more than 3.3 million copies in its first 24 hours on the market.

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UCI Nabs Stem Ed Grant

The University of California-Irvine will work with three community colleges to recruit and retain women and minority students to study science, technology, engineering and math at the schools, an effort supported in part by a $1.8 million grant.

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Garden Grove IT Company Acquired

Garden Grove-based Bar Code Specialties Inc. will be acquired by Quest Solution Inc., a Nevada IT integrator.

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Hyundai Gets Honors for HQ

Hyundai Motor America Inc.'s new headquarters won honors from the local chapter of a global real estate trade group.

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UCI Develops Faster Blood Test

University of California-Irvine researchers have developed a new bloodstream infection test technology to speed up accurate diagnosis of ailments including Ebola, the school said.

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It’s Official: Broadcom to Great Park

Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. made its long-rumored move to the Great Park Neighborhoods official, agreeing to buy land to design and build a new 1.1 million square foot corporate headquarters, the company said.

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LB Couple Gives $9M to UCLA

B. John and Amelia Garrick of Laguna Beach have given $9 million to the University of California-Los Angeles for a new engineering center.

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Quiksilver Sells Retailer to Rival

Quiksilver Inc. has sold online retailer Surfdome.com in the United Kingdom to Australia-based rival SurfStitch for $45 million, according to the Australian Financial Review.

Working Wardrobes’ Transition Plan

James Toth was living with his parents and working odd jobs for cash that offered little security and no future.

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Microsemi in Line on September Quarter

Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. today reported revenue in the September quarter slightly above Wall Street expectations and adjusted profits in line with estimates.

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Tsaos Earn HOF Nod

Orange County entrepreneurs Victor and Janie Tsao will be inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame at a special event in Manhattan next week.

Broadcom, Microsemi Team Up on New DSL Chips

TECHNOLOGY: Seek new standard for next generation

The two largest chipmakers based in Orange County are working together to develop a new connectivity standard for next-generation digital subscriber lines, commonly referred to as DSL.

GM Venture Arm Takes Telogis Stake in Latest Infusion

TECHNOLOGY: Software firm also inking deals to grow

Aliso Viejo-based Telogis Inc. has received an equity investment from GM Ventures, the venture capital arm of General Motors Inc.