Irvine-based Acorns Grow Inc. won a major endorsement from BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, with $6.3 trillion.
Presales for Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s next World of Warcraft expansion helped boost revenue in the first quarter, though operating income decreased as it rolled out new business lines.
CalAmp Corp. (Nasdaq: CAMP) topped Wall Street estimates in revenue and operating income in the February quarter, reporting after the market closed.
Newport Beach-based United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, which has $21.6 billion assets under management, released its newest white-label software for financial advisers.
Jared Rowe was named director, president and chief executive of Irvine-based marketing firm AutoWeb Inc.
Auction.com named Min Alexander chief operations officer, replacing Javid Jaberi, who the company said is retiring.
$5B Rollup Included Homegrown Telogis
The long-awaited integration of Verizon Communications Inc.’s telematics unit, which featured a key acquisition in Orange County, is complete.
AUTOMOTIVE: Gets traffic from nearby dealers
Karma Automotive LLC’s landing in Newport Beach was a good one—so good it’s in the process of doubling its presence there.
Mass-Emails Specialist Triples Its OC Space
Denver-based SendGrid spent more than a year designing its new 22,000-square-foot office at 400 Spectrum Center in Irvine.
To Provide Blockchain-Based Cybersecurity Solution
Take away the hype around digital cryptocurrency—some claim it’s bogus, given that the virtual coins aren’t backed by anything but the value people give them—and what’s left is blockchain technology.
FINANCE: Netlist was worst performer in TTM
Now the envelopes for the five best- and five worst-performing stocks during the year ended March 29:
Fujifilm Holdings plans to buy a pair of cell culture media businesses owned by Japanese oil and metals conglomerate JXTG Holdings for about $800 million.
Dave Habiger was named president and chief executive of consumer data and analytics company J.D. Power.
Chicago-based Littelfuse Inc. will lay-off 54 workers in Orange, following its purchase of U.S. Sensor Corp. in July for $24.3 million.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. in the fourth quarter recorded a steep sales drop and wider losses.