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Hands Off! Voice-Control Appeal of Syntiant Chips

No-Touch for Devices More in DemandChief Executive Kurt Busch of Syntiant Corp. in Irvine says his company’s next-gen chips for voice control of electronic devices are the future—and the COVID-19 pandemic has given his views a boost.


MyShoperoo in Aliso Viejo has unveiled a weekly shopping service for residents of all 34 OC cities.

Tu’s New Beat

John Tu helped build OC’s largest private company. Now he’s funding a device maker to fight the spread of COVID-19.

What $13B has in common with $50M

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Veritone Gets Getty Images Deal

Streamlines searches; boosts buying

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OC’s Top Universities To Reopen in Stages

EDUCATION: Mix of virtual, in-person classes

Summer’s coming; with fall semester to follow

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ShiftPixy Offering: $12M

Shares dive 29%

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Movandi in Verizon 5G Deal

Relay products to help expand wireless network

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Lumitron: Building the X-ray of the Future

INNOVATION: Laser-based firm lands in Irvine, raises $34M to fight cancer

125-year-old technology gets a boost

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Alteryx CEO Presses Ahead During Crisis

TECHNOLOGY: A ‘wake-up’ call to embrace data analytics

Stoecker: tech to the fore; move on-track

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Nielsen Exec to Vizio Board

Resume, work includes Facebook, AOL, AT&T, P&G

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Veritone Returns Loans

Cites improved conditions, outlook

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Vizio’s New CFO To Aid Media Push

Adam Townsend Has Media Background

Smart TV company Vizio Inc. in Irvine has been making the leap from tech to media, and entertainment industry veteran Adam Townsend is ready to help in his new role as chief financial officer.

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e-PlanSoft Speeds Online Solar Review in San Diego

Wider Use Citywide Seen, As Irvine Firm Expands

Getting approval to install residential rooftop solar panels in San Diego just got a little easier, after implementation of a new system by e-PlanSoft was expedited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rivian Charges Up Irvine Presence

Nearly 250K SF Locally; $3B in Funding for Electric Truck Company

Consolidating some SoCal ops

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Lantronix: Growth, COVID-19 Disruptions

Pandemic hit supply chain

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