TECHNOLOGY: Smith putting “life back” in Irvine hub office
Boost Mobile is seeing stability after a rocky combination with Virgin Mobile
TECHNOLOGY: Distributor seeks new role, revenue in trend
Ingram Micro is branching into cloud computing
Legacy Electronics Moves HQ, Leaves San Clemente
Legacy Electronics has moved to South Dakota, in Technology
Deal Calls for Joint Effort on “Multi-Project Wafers”
Jazz Semiconductor inked a deal with a French nonprofit, in Technology
TECHNOLOGY: Local.com’s seen boom, busts, Web scrutiny
ENTREPRENEURS: Profiles of the Business Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year award winners: Heath Clarke, Local.com Corp. cofounder and Chief Executive
Drumwright Started Trace3 With Nearly Nothing, Eyeing $500M in Sales by 2014
ENTREPRENEURS: Profiles of the Business Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year award winners: Hayes Drumwright, founder and Chief Executive, Trace3.
Shares of Irvine-based Microsemi Corp., a maker of chips for military, aerospace and consumer uses, jumped on Thursday after an analyst said its March quarter sales could come in above its outlook.
Legacy Electronics Inc., a local maker of memory boards for computers, is moving its headquarters to South Dakota from San Clemente.
Console King Eyes Profits in Multiplayer PC Games
Blizzard’s top rival plans a new online game, in Technology
TECHNOLOGY: Ultimate set to join local cluster, employ 50 here
Florida’s Ultimate Software Group plans to open an office in Santa Ana
Kingston Had Banner 2010, $6.5B in Sales; Earthquake Poses Questions for This Year
Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami could disrupt production for Kingston
Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology Co., the top maker of memory products for computers and consumer electronics, reported a big boost in 2010 sales after a year of rebounding prices for memory chips and improving demand.
TECHNOLOGY: Website, mail order catalog are techie nirvana
A look at Irvine gadget maker Smarthome
Hoped “I Inspired Some”; Toy Helicopter Raffled
Broadcom sponsored an Irvine science fair for kids, in Technology
Online Ad Company Specific Media Focuses on Web Commercials
Irvine’s Specific Media is betting on streaming video commercials
Western Digital is set to become the leader in drives with a recent buy
Low-Ball Offers Disappear, Potential for Stronger Exits Improves
Technology buyers and sellers seem to be finding a happy medium in their valuations, prompting a growing number of deals this year.
Shares of Irvine’s Western Digital Corp. soared on Monday on the announcement that it’s set to buy Northern California’s Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Ltd., a move that will make it the undisputed top disk drive maker.
TECHNOLOGY: Chittipeddi tapped, buyer called “hands-off”
Conexant Systems’ chief executive position has been settled
TECHNOLOGY: TV seller has 1% of market; hawked at Target
Westinghouse Digital is holding on as big rivals gain market share
Drive Maker Set To Hire, Spend $400M at Factory
Western Digital is expanding operations in Singapore, in Technology
TECHNOLOGY: Seagate still tops by sales, trails by shipments
Western Digital topped Seagate by market share but still trails in revenue
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. is thought to be in talks to buy Israeli chip startup Provigent Ltd.
Newport Beach chipmaker Conexant Systems Inc. plans to keep its top guy in place as chief executive under its new private equity parent.
TECHNOLOGY: Top spot was set under Standard, unclear now
Questions remain about who will run chipmaker Conexant Systems
Speed Drives Executives at Circuit Board Maker
A look at the fast-paced culture at Santa Ana’s TTM Technologies
Sawtell Back in Executive Suite; Second Buy of Year
Local.com’s latest buy has ties to a past executive, in Technology
Irvine-based software startup WebVisible Inc., which helps businesses buy and target online ads, is set to cut its workforce by half and consolidate its Southern California operations.
Irvine’s Vizio Inc., which designs and markets flat TVs here, said Thursday it grew its market share last year and stayed on top as the biggest seller of liquid-crystal display sets.
Chipmaker Standard Microsystems Corp. is folding in a brief contest to acquire Newport Beach-based Conexant Systems Inc., which now is set to be sold for $282 million to a San Francisco private equity firm.
The board of Newport Beach-based chipmaker Conexant Systems Inc. has sided with a higher buyout offer from a private equity firm and appealed to original suitor Standard Microsystems Corp. to up its bid.
TECHNOLOGY: Margin down as Western Dig, others get in
STEC is seeing more competition in the solid state drive market
Acquisition is Second for Telogis in Recent Months
Aliso Viejo’s Telogis picked up a New Jersey-based rival, in Technology
TECHNOLOGY: Four recent buys, investments, partnerships
Quest Software has been on a buying spree in the past year
TECHNOLOGY: New titles in works; playing key role as Activision retools
Blizzard kicked off its 20th anniversary with banners, parties and special awards
Shares of Santa Ana’s STEC Inc., a maker of flash memory drives for corporate data networks, slumped Monday, despite a better than expected outlook for the current quarter.
Aliso Viejo-based business software maker Quest Software Inc. on Monday said it purchased Morrisville, N.C.-based e-DMZ Security LLC, a privately held maker of security software for corporate networks.
A rival bid for Conexant is being headed by the company’s former leader
Phone Cases Seen Lifting Sales 300% for February
Incipio Technologies is profiting from soaring iPhone sales at Verizon, in Technology
TECHNOLOGY: Drive maker’s settling into Irvine’s Park Place
Western Digital was thrifty in its design of a new headquarters
Fountain Valley’s Kingston Technology Co., the top maker of memory products for computers, on Friday was confirmed to have made a roughly $3 million investment in Taiwanese chipmaker JMicron Technology Corp., according to reports.
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro Inc., the biggest distributor of computers, software and other technology products, on Thursday gave a muted outlook for the current quarter.
Shares of Santa Ana-based TTM Technologies Inc., a maker of printed circuit boards for networking gear and consumer electronics, slumped on Thursday after the company gave a lukewarm outlook for the current quarter.
Shares of Irvine-based business software maker Epicor Software Corp. fell on Wednesday after the company gave an outlook for the current quarter that failed to woo investors.
Shares of Aliso Viejo’s Smith Micro Software Inc., a maker of connection management software for mobile devices, plummeted Wednesday after the company lowered its sales outlook for the current quarter, citing a sudden drop off in orders and a slower roll out of next-generation wireless networks.
Shares of Newport Beach-based Conexant Systems Inc. soared on Tuesday to reflect a rival buyout bid by San Francisco’s Golden Gate Private Equity Inc.
Irvine software maker Kofax PLC doubled profits for the six months through December and sees sales rising 14% in the first half of the year.
Irvine’s Blizzard Entertainment Inc. got a jump on things this year and announced on Monday the dates of its annual fan convention, which attracts nearly 30,000 people to Anaheim.
TECHNOLOGY: Battling STEC on solid state drives
Viking Modular Solutions is looking to diversify
TECHNOLOGY: Quest did thorough due diligence; buyout?
Quest Software has taken a stake in Irvine’s SecureAuth