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Laguna Hills Nonprofit Gets Body Shops Ready for Ford’s New Truck
The all-aluminum Ford F-150 trucks are set to roll off dealer lots next month—and you can bet that some will wind up in body shops before the new-car scent wears off.
MEDIA: Crowd of 25,000 hears about 1st new franchise in 17 years
Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s latest game in development marks another milestone for the Irvine-based company as it continues to offer new types of games in an ambitious schedule of product releases.
TECHNOLOGY: Pact with Quantum could bring stake in IP
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc.’s new deal to supply key vehicle operations software for the relaunch of the Fisker Karma and potentially other models rekindles a relationship that had soured before the luxury automaker crashed two years ago.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. made its long-rumored move to Great Park Neighborhoods official, agreeing to buy land to build a 1.1-million-square-foot corporate headquarters. A price wasn’t disclosed.
Quiksilver Inc. sold online retailer Surfdome.com in the United Kingdom to Australia-based rival SurfStitch for $16 million.
Preventable Patient Deaths ‘Makes You Choke Up’
A major supporter of the patient safety movement led by Irvine-based Masimo Corp.’s Chief Executive Joe Kiani stopped by Orange County this month.
Tickets to College Playoff Games Part Of Giveaway
Taco Bell Corp. has teamed up with ESPN Inc. to give college students a chance to cheer on their teams at this season’s College Football Playoff games from the Live Más Student Section.
Adds to List of Customers That Includes DirecTV
Irvine-based smart technology provider Greenwave Systems has developed a router for Verizon Communications Inc.
Hyundai Motor America Inc.'s new headquarters won honors from the local chapter of a global real estate trade group.
University of California-Irvine researchers have developed a new bloodstream infection test technology to speed up accurate diagnosis of ailments including Ebola, the school said.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. made its long-rumored move to the Great Park Neighborhoods official, agreeing to buy land to design and build a new 1.1 million square foot corporate headquarters, the company said.
B. John and Amelia Garrick of Laguna Beach have given $9 million to the University of California-Los Angeles for a new engineering center.
Quiksilver Inc. has sold online retailer Surfdome.com in the United Kingdom to Australia-based rival SurfStitch for $45 million, according to the Australian Financial Review.
James Toth was living with his parents and working odd jobs for cash that offered little security and no future.
MARKETING: Electronics outfit in Irvine lands sponsorship
Diversified electronics maker Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. is supplying digital displays for LA Interactive, a new section of the Staples Center that opened over the weekend.