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Costa Mesa Tapped for 1st Rivian Service Site in OC

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Across street from city’s Tesla dealershipFacility would not only service customer vehicles that can’t be accommodated with at-home services, but also would be a temporary holding ground pre-delivery

Alteryx Speeds Cloud Journey With $475M Purchase

Biggest buy in data firm’s history

Deal marks the third acquisition under Mark Anderson, who took over the CEO reins from co-founder Dean Stoecker in October 2020

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OC Tech Firms Make Their Pitch at CES Show

Chipmakers Unveil Products; DIY Temporary Tattoos

Orange County companies presented a variety of new products and business developments for the just-ended CES tech show in Las Vegas, which was held both in-person and online

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Tyvak Aims to Deliver 1,000 Satellites Per Year

Hiring Push Continues In Irvine Amid New Deals

Tyvak Satellite Solutions in Irvine aims to deliver more than 1,000 satellites per year as prices come down and both defense and commercial uses grow

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CalAmp Shakes Up Sales Team; Supply Chain Issues Hurt Results

Vehicle Tracking Co. Names Chief Digital Information Exec

CalAmp names interim global sales chief and appointed a chief digital information officer within two weeks of reporting disappointing quarterly earnings

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San Clemente Firm Planning $16M IPO for Esports in India

Mobile Phone Games; QB Kurt Warner Backing

Mobile Global Esports has filed for a public listing to operate games on mobile telephones geared towards university competitions in India

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Rivian Charges Up

RJ Scaringe Built OC’s Most Valuable Public Company. Now Comes the Hard Part.

Upstart went public in November and is making waves as Orange County’s largest IPO on record, by a wide margin

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Enevate Targets Midyear Move for Expanded Facility

Battery firm part of growing EV hub in OC

Plans for rapid expansion is to meet demand for electric vehicles, including a much larger pre-production facility expected to open in the middle of this year

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Rivian falls after Amazon inks deal with rival; Revolve continues decline

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iChips in Irvine

Apple Building Local Semiconductor Development Unit

Apple in early stages of setting up wireless chip development team in Irvine, adding a notable new addition to OC’s semiconductor sector

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CSA Group Puts Lighting Testing Center in Irvine

38K-SF Facility Adds To Local Presence

New facility will centralize and enhance CSA Group’s lighting evaluation services, directly addressing needs of manufacturers looking for a more streamlined testing

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New Role for Mavenlink CEO Grainger Post-Merger

Exec Chair After Deal With UK’s Kimble Applications

Ray Grainger taking on new market-facing and profile-raising duties now that his company has merged with U.K. firm

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Cases Surge; FDA Clears Oral Treatments

Cases increase over 300% in two weeks

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Midday Stock Roundup

Viant Technology, loanDepot rise

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Romeo Power falls; Rivian rises

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Polestar Joins Rivian as Coast Highway Neighbor

Pop-Up location opens in Laguna Beach

Downtown Laguna Beach has doubled up its base of luxury electric vehicle showrooms

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