Newport Beach IT services provider Bitcentral Inc. has acquired a Connecticut software maker that specializes in broadcast automation systems for the media industry.
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.
Desired Skills Include SEC Filings, Pre-IPO Know-How
Is Irvine-based Vizio Inc. mulling an initial public offering?
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.
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.
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.
Irvine-based Newport Corp. after the close of intraday trading reported fourth quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations and provided a revenue and profit outlook for the current quarter.
Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. will delist its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month, the company announced today.
Ready to Exit London Exchange for Nasdaq
The directors of Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. are scheduled to vote this week on a proposal to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange.
TECHNOLOGY: Plans to debut audio product in Q2
A startup led by a former engineering head at Broadcom Corp. and a private equity veteran and has attracted an eclectic mix of early investors as it vies for a spot in the crowded accessories market with a high-end smartphone case that also functions as a speaker and charger.
Irvine-based Newport Corp., which makes lasers and related equipment, is set to acquire a small Austrian company that specializes in ultra-fast laser systems used in scientific and biomedical research.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. released some race and gender data on its workforce for the first time in response to ongoing requests from civil rights and labor activists.
Irvine-based video game maker Blizzard Entertainment Inc. reported a strong fourth quarter after the close of intraday trading Thursday, with revenue and operating profits rising.
Costa Mesa-based printed circuit board maker TTM Technologies Inc. after the close of intraday trading Wednesday reported fourth quarter revenue and adjusted profits that beat Wall Street expectations.
Aliso Viejo-Based IT Services Provider Nears $1B Mark With Fortune 500 Clients, Offshore Hubs
UST Global Inc. is on a fast track to becoming Orange County’s next $1 billion company with its aggressive expansion plan in emerging markets around the globe.
App Gives Details On Locales Via Photo
An Irvine startup launched by two siblings who are University of California-Irvine graduates has launched an iOS app that culls information within seconds on locations, attractions and landmarks with the snap of a photo.
Orange County’s two publicly traded rivals in the networking equipment market posted solid quarterly reports Thursday after the close of trading, but one of the company's projections for the current quarter caused shares of its stock to fall Friday morning.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. after the close of trading today reported fourth quarter revenue and adjusted profits that beat Wall Street expectations and provided a revenue outlook for the current quarter in line with expectations.
Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp. after the close of trading Tuesday reported revenue and adjusted profits for the December quarter that beat Wall Street expectations.
Verys Now Has About 50 Workers in OC, Dallas
Startup Verys is on a hot streak, landing a deal with Disney ABC Television Network to build its internal marketing management system.
AUTOS: Chinese billionaire vows to restart stalled luxury hybrid brand
About 140 employees at Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC are packed in a conference room to meet the man behind the automaker’s comeback bid.
Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. reported revenue and adjusted profits for the December quarter in line with Wall Street with estimates but provided a sales outlook for the current quarter below Wall Street expectations.
Shares of Acacia Research Corp. dipped sharply after the company received an unfavorable ruling on patent infringement claims it made against some large technology companies.
2015 holds the potential for some game changers in Orange County’s diverse technological landscape.
TECHNOLOGY: Sets up shop next to Facebook’s new campus
One of Orange County’s most promising technology companies has moved to Silicon Valley.
TECHNOLOGY: Works show floor for Aliso Viejo company
Wahoo’s Fish Taco cofounder Wing Lam helped Aliso Viejo-based startup My Open Road Corp. grab some industry attention at the recent International CES convention in Las Vegas.
No Toshiba Tube Launch, Vizio Doesn’t Even Show
Two notable trends at this year’s International CES convention in Las Vegas may provide a glimpse into the quickly changing habits and demands of consumers.
The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau on Wednesday detailed its $240 million expansion plan for the Anaheim Convention campus, which includes the Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim Marriott and Sheraton Park Hotel.
Games, Drones & Automobiles
The diversity of Orange County’s technology sector was on full display in Las Vegas for the International CES convention last week, as chipmakers, smart-products manufacturers, component suppliers, and the biggest auto brand based here launched products and teased others in development.
Aims to Increase Brand Awareness, Sales Efforts
Huntington Beach startup olloclip has hired Irvine-based Moss Adams LLP to help the company attract institutional investors.
Broadcom Corp. announced two design wins this week at International CES in Las Vegas and also showcased several chipsets geared for the automotive, cable and home networking markets.
Irvine-based home-automation technology provider Insteon has gained Nest certification and launched a program for developers to build software applications for its products, the company announced Tuesday in Las Vegas at the world’s largest technology convention.
TECHNOLOGY: Hitches ride with GM for debut at tech’s big show
More than 100 Orange County companies will be in Las Vegas this week for the world’s largest technology convention.
Predictions Include a 3-D Printing Revolution
'Tis the season for predictions.
Virtual Reality Gets Real
Catching up with Palmer Luckey is a lot more difficult these days.
PlanetOne Estimates Sales Could Double With Move
A fast-growing Arizona provider of telecom and IT brokerage services is betting its recent expansion into Irvine could double business in the next 18 months.
Irvine-Based Brand Kicks In Seed Money, Office Space, Taiwan Connection
A startup launched by two of Skype’s earliest employees with the backing of Vizio Inc. hopes to make its mark in the “Internet of Things” market with the debut of a smart lawn sprinkler at next month’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Brand Affinity Technologies Inc. has hired Irvine-based GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC to find potential bidders to acquire the cash-depleted advertising and social media company, according to a filing in bankruptcy court.
A San Jose-based unit of Western Digital Corp. has acquired a maker of solid-state storage systems used in scaling cloud and enterprise data centers.
Irvine-Based ‘Internet of Things’ Pioneer Adds Wal-Mart to Distribution
Insteon isn’t a household name, even though its technology powers millions of home-automation devices around the world.
Costa Mesa Car Maker In Tests for Karma Relaunch
The deep pockets funding Costa Mesa-based Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC’s revival have led the automaker to test several technologies and features as it prepares to relaunch its luxury hybrid Karma.
The Business Journal’s choice of Sailesh Chittipeddi, chief executive of Newport Beach-based chipmaker Conexant Systems Inc., hit the target.
Count British Columbia’s tourism agency as the latest enterprise to utilize the breakthrough virtual reality headset Oculus Rift developed by Irvine-based startup Oculus VR Inc.
Broadcom Corp. shares continued to modestly climb Wednesday, a day after the Irvine-based chipmaker laid out its corporate strategy to analysts for the upcoming year.
Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp. is a step closer to gaining regulatory approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce to integrate its Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. subsidiary there.
Aims to Fill Sector Niche Void After Recent Shifts
Fast-growing Irvine company Numecent has acquired employees, customers and intellectual property from Approxy, a joint venture it spun out in 2012 with private investors to deliver “cloud paging” for next-generation cloud-gaming services.
AUTOS: China-based owner hires 100 engineers with eye on relaunch
The new Costa Mesa headquarters of Fisker Automotive and Technologies Group LLC is buzzing with optimism under a new management team that has a track record of successful turnarounds to go with financial backing from one of China’s wealthiest entrepreneurs.
Longtime Accenture Plc executive Martin Cole has joined the board of Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp.
Virtual Reality Headset Key to New Model’s Intro
Put Volvo Car Corp. down as an early adopter of the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that was born in Irvine and now operates there under Facebook Inc.’s umbrella.
SD-Based Firm to Bring Model to Research Park
Orange County has attracted another technology incubator.