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2020 Preview: TECHNOLOGY

Automation, AI, Aerospace, 5G Push the PaceOrange County’s tech companies will be focusing on automation, artificial intelligence and more ways to speed up tedious, routine office processes in 2020.

China TV Maker to Irvine

Takes temp digs near Spectrum

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Enevate Licensing Fast-Charge Battery Tech

Irvine firm working with manufacturers

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Rocket Lab Will Leave Huntington Beach

New production complex, HQ in Long Beach

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ShiftPixy Shares Nearly Triple on Deal

Shares of ShiftPixy Inc. (Nasdaq: PIXY), a tech-based restaurant staffing company, almost tripled after raising $20 million.

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Boustead Raises $61.9M for Chinese Company

Boutique Irvine underwriter deal-runner goes to the well

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Allied Esports Plans $15M Offering

Gaming venue operator selling shares

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Broadcom Seeks Chip Unit Buyer, WSJ Says

Division could fetch $10 billion

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The Real Buzz On Cannabis

EDUCATION: UCI professors discuss state of market

Editor’s Note: California’s legalization of cannabis has created opportunity in Orange County as serious investors have told the Business Journal they are looking to invest in the industry, from real estate to research to starting companies.

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ShiftPixy 2019 Loss Widens

ShiftPixy Inc., a struggling tech-based restaurant staffing company in Irvine, said its FY 2019 annual loss widened while revenues were up.

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NextGen Buys in Rural Telehealth

NextGen buys again; this time in Denver.

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Sustaining Clean Tech

Event at UCI Beall Applied Innovation drew startups, investors

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ShiftPixy Falls on Reverse Split Notice

ShiftPixy drops on reverse stock-split notice.

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Alteryx Plunges 11%

Shares of Irvine-based data analytics software maker Alteryx Inc. (NYSE:AYX) plummeted 11% and the reasons for the drop remained unclear.

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Salas O’Brien Buys Energy-Focused Firm

Santa Ana engineering firm Salas O’Brien has made its fourth acquisition this year, taking over Wisconsin-based engineering consulting firm MEP Associates, which specializes in sustainable, energy-efficient systems.

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Ephesoft Deal with Malaysian Bank

Alliance Bank of Malaysia is using Irvine-based Ephesoft Inc’s software to help automate the financial institution’s document handling, the two companies said today.

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