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Microsemi Sales Hit Marks

Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. reported revenue in the December quarter in line with Wall Street expectations, and an adjusted profit that beat estimates.

By Chris Casacchia January 26, 2017 3:28 p.m. share »
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Executive Changes at Mazda

Mazda North American Operations has set the stage for a new generation of executives to join its senior management in Irvine.

By Mediha DiMartino January 26, 2017 10:37 a.m. share »
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UCI Team to Compete on Hyperloop

A University of California-Irvine engineering team will compete with more than 30 academic and independent engineering teams from around the world to determine which has designed and built the best “human-scale pod” for the Hyperloop transportation system.

By Deirdre Newman January 24, 2017 5:01 p.m. share »
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Hyundai Plans ‘Instant Replay’ Super Bowl Ad

Fountain Valley-based Hyundai Motor America Inc.’s return to the Super Bowl will include a 90-second documentary filmed during the game that will air right after the final whistle.

By Mediha DiMartino January 18, 2017 12:16 p.m. share »
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Healthcare Data Firm in $34M Buy

Auxilio Inc. in Mission Viejo bought CynergisTek in Austin, Texas for up to $34.3 million—$26.8 million upfront and up to $7.5 million in milestone payments over the next five years.

By Sherry Hsieh January 17, 2017 11:07 a.m. share »
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First COO for Incipio

Irvine-based Incipio Group promoted Ann Fong to chief operating officer, a new position.

By Mediha DiMartino January 16, 2017 3:06 p.m. share »
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PBS Starts Kids Channel Streaming

PBS SoCal KOCE today launched channel and streaming service PBS SoCal KIDS.

By Deirdre Newman January 16, 2017 11:44 a.m. share »
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Carrick Invests in Virginia

Carrick Capital Partners in Newport Beach invested $22 million in Perfect Sense Inc. in Reston, Va.

January 13, 2017 5 a.m. share »
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Lotus Makes Another Buy

Lotus Innovations LLC in Irvine acquired Commerx Corp., a leading global provider of digital and telecommunications services.

By Michael de los Reyes January 10, 2017 11:39 a.m. share »
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Kia Stinger Unveiled

Kia Motors America Inc. in Irvine debuted its first sports sedan Sunday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

By Mediha DiMartino January 9, 2017 11:33 a.m. share »
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Automakers Grew Sales in 2016

Orange County-based automakers trailed the national sales pace in December even as most notched gains for the year, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.

By Mediha DiMartino January 4, 2017 2:22 p.m. share »
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Hyundai, Google Voice Controls Debut

Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley plans to unveil a new feature tomorrow that allows vehicle owners to control various functions through Google Assistant voice commands.

By Chris Casacchia January 3, 2017 10:32 a.m. share »
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PE Firm Buys in Virginia

Private equity firm Lotus Innovations LLC in Irvine acquired Edge Technologies Inc. in Reston, Va., on undisclosed terms.

By Michael de los Reyes December 30, 2016 9:29 a.m. share »
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Electronics Maker Buys in Canada

Infinite Electronics Inc. in Irvine acquired KP Performance Antennas in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on undisclosed terms.

By Michael de los Reyes December 27, 2016 9:55 a.m. share »
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Hyundai CEO Out

Hyundai Motor America Inc. has parted ways with Chief Executive Dave Zuchowski, who led the Fountain Valley-based automaker for the past three years.

By Mediha DiMartino December 22, 2016 9:57 a.m. share »