Orange County Business Journal

Chris Casacchia covers technology, aerospace and defense and sports. He can be reached at casacchia@ocbj.com.

Recent Stories

OC Companies Play Key Role as ESports Grow Up

Much of Play Devoted To Blizzard’s Game Fare

Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. and Kingston Technology Inc. in Fountain Valley are at the forefront of one of the hottest trends in the technology industry that’s attracting stadium-size crowds to venues across the globe and millions of online viewers.

Gamer on Cloud 9 as He Rides Lucrative Whirlwind

Players Do What They Love for Big Cash, Fame

Sean Gares is getting ready to leave his Tustin apartment to catch a 2 p.m. flight out of LAX to Germany.

Electronics Makers Keep Up Flat Employment Pace

18 Biggest Companies Add Just Nine Employees

Employment at the county’s largest contract electronics makers was flat over the past 12 months, despite steady sales growth in the industry worldwide.

South Korea-Based Game Maker Sets Sight on West

TECHNOLOGY: NCSOFT hires 100 in Aliso Viejo

South Korea-based video gaming giant NCSOFT Corp. is pouring big money into expanding its Aliso Viejo operations in a global effort to bring a roster of popular role-playing fantasy games to the West under a new business model.

Western Digital Cuts More OC Jobs

Western Digital Corp. eliminated 81 positions from its Irvine headquarters in its second round of layoffs in the past three months.

Incubator Move to OC to Boost Startup Aid Network

Cie Digital Aims For Up To 4 Launches Per Year

Cie Digital Labs’ recent move from Long Beach to Irvine could boost OC’s developing ecosystem of incubators, a mix of real-estate-driven plays, public and private partnerships, and co-working spaces.

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Job Cuts at WD

Western Digital Corp. has cut 81 positions at its Irvine headquarters, slightly more than 4% of its local employment base, the company confirmed to the Business Journal.

New Owner, Address for Westinghouse TV Brand

MARKETING: China-based company gets license from CBS

Flat TV designer and marketer Westinghouse Digital LLC has relocated its headquarters from Orange to the eastern edge of Los Angeles County and changed its name, the company confirmed to the Business Journal.

Regulatory Step Brings Broadcom Sale Closer to Reality

Clears Antitrust Waiting Period, Close Set for Q1

Irvine-based Broadcom Corp.’s pending $37 billion sale to Avago Technologies Ltd. in Singapore has passed one of the first regulatory hurdles.

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QLogic Makes Leadership Changes

QLogic Corp. this morning announced that two women will take the top management posts of the Aliso Viejo-based-based networking equipment maker.

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