TECHNOLOGY

Hear This: Syntiant Intros Next-Gen Chip

TECHNOLOGY: CEO expects ‘significant’ ’21 revenue

Irvine chip technology company Syntiant Corp. has added a second-generation AI processor, aims for a significant revenue increase in 2021

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Ephesoft, JIFFY.ai Link For Mortgages, Financial Services

‘HyperApp’ to Accelerate Loan Document Processing

Irvine-based software developer Ephesoft Inc. and automation technology company JIFFY.ai in Milpitas have teamed up to promote digital change in the financial services and mortgage industries

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Panasonic Avionics Sees AI Taking Off in Airlines

Passenger Satisfaction And Revenue Generation

Lake Forest-based Panasonic Avionics Corp. sees growing role for AI in struggling airline industry

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Midday Stock Roundup

Veritone climbs; homebuilders fall

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Kia COO Exits Automaker

Bill Peffer resigned this week

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Report: Rivian’s Latest Raise Places Automaker’s Value at $25B

Electric automaker said to be nearing close of latest funding round

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OC Automakers Up in December

Mazda led local pack for the month

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Cybersecurity Firm Netwrix Takes Over Stealthbits

Netwrix CEO Dickson will run the combined company

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Midday Stock Roundup

OC tech stocks fall

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Surfline Catches $30M in Funds, New CEO

SPORTS: Surf report has 3 million annual users

Huntington Beach-based firm Surfline kicks the new year off with new CEO and $30M in fresh funds

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OC Business Outlook Falls: CSUF

First decline since start of coronavirus pandemic

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New Cruttenden Apps Tackle Micro Investing

FINTECH: Gaming, education, data shaing

Walter Cruttenden, founder and former CEO of Roth Capital Partners LLC in Newport Beach, stepped away as CEO of gaming fintech Blast Inc., inviting his business partner Mike Gleason, co-founder and chief executive of Ant Transaction Machines, to take the spot.

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Midday Stock Roundup

Clean Energy swings up, Veritone trades down

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Salas O’Brien Acquires Virginia Firm

Jumps to more than 1,000 employees at 39 offices

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Midday Stock Roundup

Chipotle hits all-time high; Alteryx new CEO gets plug

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