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Irvine-based technology non-profit The Portal plans to create 100 internships this year for college students to work in local startups and other businesses.
Pacific Wave Systems, Inc. a microwave component manufacturer in Garden Grove, fetched $20.1 million in a sale to Canada-based telecom systems manufacturer COM DEV International Ltd.
Incipio Technologies Inc. in Irvine has acquired ClamCase LLC, a Michigan-based designer and manufacturer of keyboard cases for the iPad family of tablets.
Donation to Smithsonian Recognizes ‘Critical’ Tool of Finance Industry
Bill Gross didn’t invent the Bloomberg terminal.
Automaker Hopes to Ride Telemundo’s Web Series to Sales Boost
Some 20% of new vehicles in the U.S. are sold to Latino-Americans, and Kia Motors America Inc. wants to be a household name in the fast-growing segment of the car market.
TECHNOLOGY: Lauds Avago boss Tan, eyes Intel’s crown
Broadcom Corp. cofounder Henry Nicholas has high hopes for the chipmaker as it heads toward the new leadership and financial muscle expected to come with a proposed $37 billion sale to Avago Technologies Ltd.
Jinsong Ni isn’t too worried about the pink slip he got from Allergan last week, perhaps because he has a PhD in chemistry and years of experience on the nonclinical side of the drugmaker’s R&D—the sort of early-stage investments it pledged to cut at its Irvine HQ amid a hostile takeover bid by Valeant last year.
TECHNOLOGY: Gets nod on Apple’s hub for connected home
Irvine-based Insteon is among the first companies handpicked by Apple Inc. for the initial lineup of its much-anticipated HomeKit, which offers consumers a selection of services for connected home devices.
Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology Co. sold a subsidiary to Shenzhen Kaifa Technology Co. in China.
Pieces Conceived With Singer’s Wardrobe in Mind
Volcom Inc. in Costa Mesa has turned to the singer of indie rock band Grouplove to design its latest women’s collection.
2nd Recent Buy Here for Avago Technologies
Orange County has become fertile ground for the chip sector’s ongoing consolidation in the past few years, highlighted by Broadcom Corp.’s record-setting $37 billion sale to Avago Technologies Ltd.
Experian PLC has hired Barry Libenson as chief information officer, a newly created position for the global information services company, whose North American business is headquartered in Costa Mesa.
Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology Co. has sold a subsidiary to Shenzhen Kaifa Technology Co. Ltd. in China.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. has agreed to be acquired by Avago Technologies Ltd. for $37 billion.
University of California-Irvine plans to enroll its first undergraduates this fall in a new bachelor’s of science program in data science. UC Irvine is the first UC campus to offer the degree.