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Jay Burress had a lot of good news to go over on his first full year as president and CEO of the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau.
EDUCATION: $5M for center to speed up commercialization
University of California, Irvine, is creating a new campuswide center that aims to speed up commercialization of its research and support technology development.
TECHNOLOGY: Dissidents add three to gear maker’s board
Networking gear maker Emulex Corp. has a new Orange County-based chairman and three directors from outside the area.
Irvine-based printed circuit board maker Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc. will consolidate its factories in China and close a research and development center in the U.K. as part of a restructuring plan intended to return the company to profitability.
Garth Hogan, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s executive managing director of Global Healthcare Services;
Chase Bank is laying off 168 employees from its mortgage operations in Irvine by early March.
In Music Festival Again, Releases Documentary
Cypress-based Vans Inc. is returning to this year’s SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
Will Work With Voyant on Possible New Drugs
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. is adding to its programs for potentially treating age-related macular degeneration.
Quantum, Netlist Avoid Delistings, Build Up
Two Orange County technology companies that faced delistings on the Nasdaq exchange last year have recently raised money in public offerings to shore up their cash positions.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Thursday reported revenue and adjusted profits for the fourth quarter that missed Wall Street expectations.
University of California, Irvine, has announced the establishment of its Institute for Innovation, the latest in the school’s efforts to foster entrepreneurialism and technology development that will help create commercial applications for the school’s research.
TECHNOLOGY: 2-year wait nearly up, request on integration expected
Western Digital Corp. is expected to ask China’s government for approval to integrate the Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. unit it acquired in a 2012 deal that had to pass muster with regulators in major markets around the world.
TECHNOLOGY: Market share to 18.8%, on par with chief rival
QLogic Corp.’s $209 million deal last week to acquire key Ethernet assets and licenses and engineers from Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. provides a much clearer path for product development in a segment expected to have strong growth in the coming years.
TECHNOLOGY: DynTek benefits from industry shifts
Newport Beach-based technology service provider DynTek Inc., which has drawn little attention on Wall Street, is on a growth spurt as more businesses and public agencies aim to secure data and link employees’ personal devices with workplace equipment and systems.