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TECHNOLOGY: Cites weak PC sales, mum on next step
Vizio Inc.’s line of personal computers hasn’t generated the sort of buzz that helped power the quick rise of its high-definition, flat-screen TVs and soundbars.
Rapidweld ‘S’ Pack Shoes Celebrate Skating Lifestyle
Vans Inc.’s new skate line, Rapidweld “S” Pack, pays “homage to a culture of classified missions led by the military, the Air Force and beyond.”
Ex-Irvine Co. Exec Had Idea as Managed Rentals
An Irvine startup that uses electronic lockers and proprietary software to store and access delivered packages has raised more than $1 million from Tech Coast Angels investors as it expands operations beyond Southern California.
Autobytel Inc. said its second-quarter revenue was $25.9 million, up about 46% from the $17.8 million it posted a year ago but under the $27 million in revenue analysts expected from the Irvine-based automotive sales leads generator.
Newport Beach-based Cold Genesys Inc. said it received $13.57 million in first round of funding.
San Juan Capistrano start-up GenieDB Inc. has raised $3.5 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp. on Wednesday reported revenue and adjusted profits in the June quarter that beat Wall Street expectations.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. is among the latest large technology companies to be pressured to provide employment data on race and gender as concerns rise over diversity in the influential sector.
Newport Beach-based private equity investor Kodiak Capital Group LLC has made a $3 million commitment to fund Eventure Interactive Inc. in Costa Mesa, a developer of social communications-oriented mobile applications.
Great Park Campus Could Fit Thousands More Workers
The Great Park office campus designed to hold the new headquarters of Broadcom Corp. suggests that the chipmaker—currently in the midst of cutbacks—could be preparing to add several thousand jobs in Orange County over about the next five years.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. last week offered some details on its plans to cut about 20% of its workforce and consolidate or close 18 locations around the world as part of a restructuring plan prompted by the wind down of its unsuccessful baseband business.
Channel Features Videos Shot With Red Equipment
No one is too good for YouTube. Red Digital Cinema Camera Co. in Irvine has launched an official YouTube channel, Shot on Red, which features 29 videos produced with the company’s 4K-resolution digital still and motion cameras.
Google, Amazon Entries Likely No ‘Big Problem’
Google Inc. and Amazon.com’s recent entrance into the emerging solid-state drive market doesn’t appear to pose an imminent threat to Irvine-based memory products maker Western Digital Corp. or its Cupertino rival, Seagate Technology Inc.
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter revenue and adjusted profits that beat Wall Street expectations.
Irvine-based Newport Corp., which makes lasers and related equipment, has acquired an Israeli company that specializes in fiber lasers.