HEALTHCARE: Hiring for new Lake Forest HQ
It has been more than 30 years since ophthalmic device maker Staar Surgical Co. (Nasdaq: STAA) developed its first implantable lens to treat vision issues.
Henry and Susan Samueli have given more than $100 million to their namesake school of engineering—the school’s biggest donation ever—at University of California-Los Angeles.
Monthly sales among OC’s largest automakers were mixed last month while three of the four automakers reported an increase for the year.
Fresca Aims to Bring To Market in 2020
Doctors will tell you that looking at your smartphone before going to bed is a bad move if you want a good night’s sleep.
Eyedaptic Tied to UCI Herbert Institute
Ophthalmology software startup Eyedaptic Inc. in Laguna Beach said it has completed a successful clinical trial for its augmented reality glasses, which are designed to improve quality of life for those suffering from macular degeneration—nearly 150 million people worldwide.
Randy Parker was named vice president of national sales on Wednesday by Fountain Valley-based automaker Hyundai Motor America.
MANUFACTURING: New products, Europe facility
Earth Friendly Products continues to see green from being environmentally friendly.
Crowdstrike Holdings Inc., a security software maker that got its start in OC in 2011, has filed plans to go public.
Avid Bioservices Inc. (Nasdaq: CDMO) named board member and pharma industry vet Richard ‘Rick’ Hancock interim chief executive, succeeding Roger Lias, who has resigned from the company and its board of directors.
TECHNOLOGY: Still may reach 30% growth
A possible key customer loss and a revenue projection lower than a prior year have zapped some mojo from Cylance Inc. in the wake of its $1.4 billion sale to BlackBerry Ltd.
2020 Return After 5-Year Race Gap
Asics North America is going the distance.
WHY: Former Nissan executive recently tapped to oversee Hyundai’s Americas operations, as well as global chief operating officer.
WHY: First female president for luxury British automaker, responsible for marketing, sales and service in the U.S., Mexico, Canada and South America.
WHY: Heads one of the few car companies making vehicles in California at a 556,000-square-foot production hub in Moreno Valley, expansive headquarters in Irvine Spectrum.
Irvine-based Solarflare Communications is being sold to San Jose-based Xilinx Inc. on undisclosed terms.