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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.
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.
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.
QLogic Corp. this morning announced that two women will take the top management posts of the Aliso Viejo-based-based networking equipment maker.
Revenue Up 13%, WoW Subscribers Down
Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s evolving business model into free-to-play games has helped the Irvine-based video game maker offset the lowest subscription count for its flagship World of Warcraft franchise in more than decade.
Verizon Trims 1,000 in OC, Leads to 2nd Drop in a Row
A companywide restructuring fueled the second straight year of significant job losses among Orange County’s largest telecommunications companies.
Costa Mesa startup Ultra Mobile has zoomed to the top of the list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in the U.S., according to Inc. Magazine.
Former Western Digital Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Matthew Massengill will regain the top board seat following the retirement of Tom Pardun later this year, the Irvine-based storage products maker announced.
TECHNOLOGY: Chipmaker bills 2 offerings as more secure
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. has entered the auto market with two chip offerings as car manufacturers wrestle with mounting security concerns over data breaches and hacking attacks.
Minority Owner Details; Founder Wang Has 54.7%
Regulatory filings from Vizio Inc.’s planned initial public offering uncovered several unknowns behind the Irvine-based consumer electronics brand.