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Kingston’s HyperX Hosts Esports Stars

It’s early afternoon at HyperX’s Fountain Valley headquarters.

By Chris Casacchia July 26, 2017 9:41 a.m. share »

Ephesoft Lands Cash To Fuel More Growth

A fast-growing business software maker with a management team stacked with former Kofax executives has attracted its first venture capital investment.

By Chris Casacchia July 24, 2017 midnight share »

Vizio’s China Outlook Impacted by Failed Venture

Vizio Inc. will have to reboot its efforts in China after its planned joint venture with LeEco never materialized.

By Chris Casacchia July 24, 2017 midnight share »
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Kofax Extends Sales Streak

They say good things come in threes.

By Chris Casacchia July 20, 2017 9:35 a.m. share »

Conexant Taps Into China Market With Voice Deal

Irvine-based Conexant Systems LLC has connected with China’s largest internet search provider in another strategic deal involving voice recognition and command.

By Chris Casacchia July 17, 2017 midnight share »
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Vizio Seeks $110M in Damages from LeEco

Vizio Inc. filed two separate lawsuits today against LeEco, contending the Chinese conglomerate made false financial statements and claims in the run up to its proposed $2 billion acquisition, which ultimately collapsed in April.

By Chris Casacchia July 11, 2017 6:08 p.m. share »

Cylance Taps New Market

Security software maker Cylance Inc. is entering the consumer market.

By Chris Casacchia July 10, 2017 midnight share »

Supreme Court Ruling Latest Blow to Acacia Research

A recent Supreme Court ruling regarding where patent lawsuits can be heard is another bruising hit for Newport Beach-based Acacia Research Corp. and could affect the local economy.

By Chris Casacchia July 10, 2017 midnight share »
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Blizzard Blazes Cultural Trail, Profits With ‘Overwatch’

Blizzard Entertainment Inc. has taken plenty of flak over the years for developing characters that feed into certain stereotypes.

By Chris Casacchia July 5, 2017 9:05 a.m. share »

ADOMANI Market Value Tops $1B

Shares of ADOMANI Inc. surged last week closing at $15.69 on Thursday, the highest price in its short public history on the NASDAQ Capital Market.

By Chris Casacchia July 3, 2017 midnight share »

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