Orange County Business Journal

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

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DealerSocket Makes Another Buy

San Clemente-based DealerSocket Inc. has acquired a Rancho Santa Margarita company that specializes in software for car dealerships.

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Ingram Shares Fall on Outlook

Shares of Ingram Micro Inc. dipped after markets closed Thursday, and continued to decline in midday trading Friday, as the Santa Ana company provided revenue and profit targets in the current quarter below Wall Street expectations.

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Emulex Shares Jump on News of Sale

Shares of Emulex Corp. soared this morning in the first trading session since the Costa Mesa-based networking equipment maker announced it would be acquired for $606 million by Avago Technologies Ltd.

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Iteris CEO Resigns

Iteris Inc. Chief Executive Abbas Mohaddes has resigned from his management and board position to “pursue other opportunities,” the Santa Ana-based company said.

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NB IT Firm Buys Broadcast Specialist

Newport Beach IT services provider Bitcentral Inc. has acquired a Connecticut software maker that specializes in broadcast automation systems for the media industry.

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Fisker Narrows Name to 3 Options

Costa Mesa-based Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC is mulling three options for a possible company name change, according to a source privy to the discussions.

Legal Job Ad Question: Is Vizio Mulling IPO?

Desired Skills Include SEC Filings, Pre-IPO Know-How

Is Irvine-based Vizio Inc. mulling an initial public offering?

Toba Capital Leads $15M Round in SF

Irvine-based Toba Capital, headed by former Quest Software Inc. Chief Executive Vinny Smith, recently led a $15 million venture capital round for Sauce Labs Inc., a fast-growing provider of cloud-based Web and mobile application testing services.

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CFO Helped Electronics Maker Hit $3.5B in Sales in Tough Market

Kurt Binder knew the books on Vizio Inc. well before he joined the company as vice president and corporate controller in April 2010.

Microsemi Maintains Defense Strength in Rare Deal

Will Resell Rambus IP That Prevents Data Theft

Microsemi Corp.’s latest partnership with Sunnyvale-based Rambus Inc. provides a deeper look into how the company has maintained a strong position in the military and defense markets.

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