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Irvine-based Excalibur Engineering, Inc. was acquired April 1 by Transcat Inc. in Rochester, New York, for $7.35 million in cash.
Only one of four Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicles in March, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Brandman University in Irvine has added a second “competency based education” online bachelor’s degree program—a bachelor of science in information technology.
Orange County’s lone daily fantasy sports operator doesn’t plan to follow the segment’s leaders in immediately closing contests involving college sports.
University of California-Irvine will launch an e-sports program this fall with a new arena equipped with high-end gaming PCs, a staging area for League of Legends competitions and a live webcasting studio at the Student Center.
Broadcom Ltd. said in a lawsuit that Space Exploration Technologies Corporation—SpaceX—recruited engineers away from the chip maker after soliciting Broadcom's services and then declining to work with them.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. has agreed to sell its embedded security, RF, microwave and custom microelectronics businesses for $300 million to Mercury Systems Inc.
Lake Forest-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Proove Helps Docs Manage Patients’ Discomfort
Brian Meshkin sought a way to help doctors make better decisions in the specialty of pain management, acting on the desire in 2009 when he created Irvine-based Proove Biosciences Inc.
Seeks to Change Reputation From Credit Judge to Consumer Ally
No one wants to be seen as the bearer of bad news, even if it’s part of their job description. Experian plc, one of three major credit reporting agencies, is no exception.
TECHNOLOGY: Cable outfit aims for Internet of Things
The largest U.S. cable TV provider plans to invest nearly $40 million in Santa Ana-based remote control maker Universal Electronics Inc. over the next six years.
Chinese Boss to ‘Acquire’ More Business, Up Hires
Don’t expect Irvine-based Ingram Micro Inc. to cut costs under new Chinese owner Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co. Ltd.
Tech Coast Angels of Orange County held its inaugural Celebration of Entrepreneurship on March 10, when San Juan Capistrano-based Globe Chat took the overall prize in the Fast Pitch competition.
Irvine-based Ingram Micro Inc. bought NetXUSA in Greenville, S.C., on undisclosed terms.
Players Pick Characters’ Favorite Spring Duds
BRAVEN LC, a subsidiary of Incipio Technologies Inc. in Irvine, signed on as the official sponsor of the Australian Open of Surfing.