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Kofax Makes Grade After Its Initial Public Offering

Double-Digit Growth Seen in New Software Package

Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. received good early grades from two investment firms that recently initiated coverage.

TowerJazz Snags Big Contract With U.S. Air Force

Five-Year Deal to Boost Infrared Sensor Research

An unassuming office building on Jamboree Road in Newport Beach houses critical assets for the country’s national defense.

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Western Digital Closely Eyes Thailand’s Political Storm

Company Unaffected by Unrest So Far

Western Digital Corp. executives are keeping a close eye on the escalating tension in Thailand after government officials issued a state of emergency there late last month.

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Vizio Ditches Disappointing 3-D Feature in 2014 Models

Removes It From Lineup After Two Years

It appears Irvine-based Vizio Inc. is changing its strategy regarding 3-D TVs.

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Broadcom Gets Boost From Premier Electronics Show

Analysts More Confident About Its LTE Gains

Broadcom Corp. left Las Vegas and the International Consumer Electronics Show with several analyst nods following executive meetings and product demos at the event.

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Federal Patent Probe of Kingston Technology Ends

Patent Infringement Was Alleged by Patent Troll

The U.S. International Trade Commission has closed a seven-month patent investigation of Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology Co. and several other big-name technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard, Canon and Newegg.

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OC Tech Sector Well Represented at Electronics Show

Event Puts 3,200-Plus Exhibitors in Spotlight

The 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off this week in Las Vegas with a slew of Orange County technology companies hoping to grab headlines and secure deals at the country’s largest expo.

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Anonymous Letter Could Be Patent Battle Smoking Gun

Letter Said to Be From Rival’s Worker Probed

Netlist Inc. Chief Executive C.K. Hong received a letter from someone claiming to be an employee of a company embroiled in an ongoing patent litigation lawsuit with Netlist that could alter the case.

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CEO Leads Company to Help Her Native Philippines

Employees Volunteer in Typhoon Recovery Effort

The deadly, Class 5 typhoon that engulfed several coastal towns in the Philippines hit home for local technology executive Marla Rausch.

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Boutique Execs Say Model May Be First of More to Come

Offer Clients Option to Big Software Makers

An Irvine startup launched by former UST Global Inc. executives is finding early success with big-name companies that need custom software development and Web design.

Smith Micro Gets OK to Continue on Nasdaq

Software Maker Was in Danger of Delisting

Aliso Viejo-based Smith Micro Software Inc. has regained compliance to continue trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market.

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Identive Group to Shed Noncore Lines for Growth Focus

Part of New Chief Exec’s Changes After Review

Santa Ana-based Identive Group Inc. plans to sell off its noncore business assets as part of a plan to trim global operations and focus on high-growth products and markets.

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Toba Capital Ups Stake in Partner’s Storage Startup

Former Quest Executive Scouts Twin Cities

Vinny Smith’s Toba Capital has taken another stake in a Minnesota-based storage networking provider headed by venture partner and former Quest Software executive Walter Angerer.

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50 Cent Puts Some Cents into Fountain Valley Startup

Invests Undisclosed Figure in Celebrity Application

Rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has invested in Fountain Valley startup MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.’s latest application, which allows fans to follow their favorite musicians, athletes and actors through a live stream.

Broadcom Earnings Renew Wall Street Concerns

Broadcom Corp.’s recent third-quarter earnings report and analyst conference call highlighted some lingering problems

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Acacia Lost Ground After Medical Sector Proved Tough

Q3 Revenue Fell 55% From a Year Earlier

What a difference a year makes.

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Kofax Shows Off Cloud Service Built on Acquisitions

Bills Product As Business Growth, Profits Catalyst

Business software maker Kofax PLC has launched the most significant product rollout in its 28-year history.

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Emulex Delays Possible Proxy Battle With Extension

Stand-Still Agreement Now Expires Sept. 20

Costa Mesa-based Emulex Corp., which has been linked to sale talks, has reached an agreement with its largest shareholder that delays a potentially looming proxy battle, in the Technology column.

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QLogic Corp. Sheds Nonlucrative Circuit Switch Line

Company Is Focusing on Fibre Channel, Ethernet

Aliso Viejo-based networking equipment maker QLogic Corp. has exited a line of business as the company searches for a new chief executive, in the Technology Column

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Danaher Corp. Buys Stake in Garden Grove Company

Teletrac Employs 500-Plus; Makes GPS, Other Software

Washington, D.C.-based conglomerate Danaher Corp. bought Vector Capital’s stake in Teletrac Inc., a Garden Grove company that makes GPS, fleet tracking, diagnostic and analytics software, in the Technology Column

Some Angels Decry Lifting of Fundraising Ad Ban

Balk at Requirement of Accreditation Proof

Opposition is growing against a new Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that lifted a long-held advertising ban on fundraising solicitations, in Technology.

Benck’s Engineering Creds Bode Innovation for Emulex

Background Makes CEO Look For Relevance

Jeff Benck’s ascension through the executive ranks at Emulex Corp. was nearly identical to that of his predecessor, Jim McCluney, but their types of expertise are quite different, in the Technology Column

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SEC Ruling Expected to Benefit Startup Funding

Ad Ban on Fundraising Solicitations Lifted

Hedge funds, venture capitalists and private equity firms should be able to funnel more investments to local tech startups and early-stage companies, in the Technology column

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Upcoming Conference Call Window Into STEC Buy

Western Digital Execs Face Questions on Decision

Company watchers will be tuned in to next week’s conference call with Western Digital Corp. executives, as plenty of questions remain unanswered concerning its pending buy of STEC Inc. in Santa Ana, in the Technology Column.

Alternative Technology, Epicor Strike Interim Deal

Agreement Allows for Customizing, Consulting

Aliso Viejo-based Alternative Technology Solutions Inc. has struck an agreement that allows it to continue to serve Epicor Software Corp. customers while a lawsuit between the two companies proceeds, in the Technology column

T. Boone Ups Ownership Stake in Clean Energy

Another Investor Buys $85M Promissory Note

Legendary oilman and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens has added to his stake in Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which he cofounded some 25 years ago, in the Technology Column

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Oculus Wows at E3, Blizzard Shows Diablo on PS3

LA Show Draws Host of Local Game Makers

Several Orange County companies demoed video games, accessories and other products at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles this month, in the Technology column.

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Clean Energy’s Pickens Sees Brighter Days in Future

First Profit Since ’07 IPO Amid Infrastructure Push

Legendary oilman and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens, who cofounded Clean Energy Fuels Corp. some 25 years ago, said he believes the Seal Beach-based company may have finally turned the corner, in the Technology column.

Irvine Joins National Engineering-Jobs Heavyweights

Tech Hub Is No. 10 in the Country for Job Demand

Irvine joins national engineering-jobs heavyweights, in Technology

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Telogis on the Job After Tornado Hits Oklahoma

Updates on Logistics for Utilities, Truck Lines

Telogis on the job after tornado hits Oklahoma, in Technology

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Surveillance Camera Demand Up Since Bombings

Camera Makers See Uptick, Others Indirectly Benefit

Some Orange County technology companies that make surveillance cameras, equipment and components are seeing demand rise in the wake of the Boston bombings last month, in Technology

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Venture Capital Conference Aims to Grow Numbers

Organizers Expect More People From Across State

This week’s presenting companies at Octane’s annual VC in the OC conference are hoping to match the fundraising success of last year’s group, in Technology

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Western Digital Keeps Biggest Disk Drive Maker Title

Still Has Narrow Edge Over Rival Seagate

Western Digital Corp. held on to its title as the world’s largest drive maker in terms of units sold and overall revenue, in Technology

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CleanTech OC Makes Laguna Beach Native New Head

Banking Expert Wants Growth Through Outreach

A Laguna Beach native with a deep background in investment banking has been tapped as the new executive director of CleanTech OC, in Technology

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STEC Shareholder Meeting Could Bring Some Sparks

Dissident Investors Want Leadership Changes

STEC shareholder meeting could bring some sparks, in Technology

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Qualcomm Nears Final License Payment to Broadcom

San Diego Rival’s Tab on Patent Settlement: $891M

Qualcomm nears final license payment to Broadcom, in Technology

STEC Turns to Direct Sales in Diversification Effort

Company Has Fallen Far From Its 2009 Heydays

STEC turns to direct sales in diversification effort, in Technology

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Will Vizio Still Be Comeback Kid on LCD TV Sales?

Segment Put It on Map More Than a Decade Ago

Vizio is losing its grip on the lead spot for sales of LCD sets in North America, in Technology

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Broadcom Corp. Reaping Rewards of Smartphone War

Samsung Helped Company Achieve $8B Sales Record

Broadcom Corp. reaping rewards of smartphone war, in Technology

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Iteris Sees Private-Sector Potential in Traffic Software

Bulk of Revenue So Far on Sales to Public Agencies

Iteris sees private-sector potential in traffic software, in Technology

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Acacia’s Pockets Go $328.3M Deep for Patent Buys

Switch From Licensing; Boosts Med Tech Buys

Acacia’s patent-buying spree in 2012 helped the company hit record revenue, profits last year, in Technology

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Blizzard’s Latest to Fans: ‘See You Round the Campus’

Bash for StarCraft II Debut to Begin at Spectrum HQ

Blizzard’s throwing a launch party leading up to March 12 release of Heart of the Swarm, in Technology

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Emulex Veteran Taps Colleagues for Storage Startup

Jeda Bills Virtual Networks Software as Cost-Saver

Emulex veteran taps colleagues for storage startup, in Technology

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Latisys Makes Another Addition to Irvine Data Center

Demand for Data Storage Leads to Second Phase

Latisys makes another addition to Irvine data center, in Technology

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Mindspeed Goes 3-for-3, Shows Signs of Turnaround

Sales Up 31%; Costs Fall With Picochip Integration

Mindspeed goes three-for-three, shows signs of turnaround, in Technology

Samsung Tops Apple as Broadcom’s Biggest Customer

Sales to South Korea-Based Brand Now 17.3% of Total

Samsung tops Apple as Broadcom’s biggest customer, in Technology

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WD Thinks Small (and Medium) With Arkeia Buy

Backup Software Fits With Home-Based Business Push

Western Digital thinks small (and medium) with Arkeia buy, in Technology

Dell Takeover Bid Puts Quest in Line for More Change

Buyout Bid Follows $2.4B Deal for Software Maker

Dell takeover bid puts Quest in line for more change, in Technology

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Vizio Doubles Down on Tablets With 2 New Versions

Test With 1st Model Limited But Profitable, CTO Says

Vizio doubles down on tablets with two new versions, in Technology

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Former OCer Back From Texas for $23M Buy of TapIt

New Owner Plans to Fold in Top Execs, Rest of Staff

Former OCer back from Texas for $23 million buy of TapIt, in Technology

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Newport Media Gets $10 Million Loan for Global Push

Recent Design Wins Include Big Mobile Phone Makers

Newport Media Inc. gets $10 million loan for global push, in Technology

Cloud Services Set to Stay in Driver’s Seat for 2013

Seamlessness Takes Hold at Home, Store and Work

Ericsson ConsumerLab report outlines “Ten Hot Consumer Trends” for 2013, in Technology

Coming Soon: Interactive Holograms in Living Rooms

So Says Samueli, Who Also Predicts Ubiquitous Sensors

Henry Samueli talks future of tracking sensors at industry event in Technology

Fisker to End Quantum’s Exclusive Software Deal

Supplier Vows to ‘Enforce Our Contract Rights’

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. and Fisker Automotive Inc. could be heading for a legal showdown, in the Technology Column.

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Online Fraud Sleuth Wins Patent for Mix of Services

CitizenHawk Hunts Down Scams, Redirects Traffic

Online fraud sleuth wins patent for mix of services, in Technology

Local Splash Tops 4 OC Tech Companies on Fast 500

Growth rate of 3,034% Puts It at No. 46 on List

Local Splash tops four OC companies on Deloitte’s Fast 500, in Technology

Will Blizzard Change Pace on Releases in China?

Swarm’s Move to March Could Give Next Indicator

Will Blizzard change pace on releases in China?, in Technology

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Alliance Moves Into Advocacy Breach

New Group Is Formed to Sustain Awards, Seminars

New technology trade group established in OC, in Technology

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Kingston Marks Quarter Century With Cash Contest

Online Participants Asked to Design Flash Drive

Kingston marks quarter century with cash contest, in Technology

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Western Digital Cites Intent to Develop New Products

Shares Slide on Downbeat Quarterly Projections

Western Digital cites intent to develop new products, in Technology

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Vizio Introduces Computer Line Featuring Windows 8

New Laptops, PCs Should Bolster Holiday Sales Push

Vizio introduces computer line featuring Windows 8, in Technology

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Ingram Shifts Off-Shore Lineup With Call-Center Move

Sends 100 Jobs From Australia to Philippines

Ingram shifts off-shore lineup with call-center move, in Technology

Irvine Outfit Syncs Smart Phones to Access Readers

Netflix, Good Technology Part of HID Pilot Projects

Irvine outfit syncs smart phones to access readers, in Technology

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WD Sets Dividend, Winds Back Q1 Revenue Forecast

Keeps 12-Mo. Profit Target Ahead of CEO Transition

Western Digital sets dividend, winds back Q1 revenue forecast, in Technology

Analysts Will Be Watching Blizzard’s Mists Reception

Street Interest Includes Recent New “Buy” Rating

Analysts will be watching Blizzard’s Mists reception, in Technology

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Mobilitie Tech Helps Dems, GOP Spread Messages

Installs Hundreds of Convention Antennas

Mobilitie’s technology played key roles at Republican, Democratic national conventions, in Technology

Western Digital Puts Costs of Thailand Flood at $214M

Disc-Drive Maker Warns Insurance May Fall Short

Insurance may fall short for Western Digital Corp. on costs from Thailand flood, in Technology

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Dell Quells Quest Workers’ Anxieties About Takeover

Signals Minimal Impact on Lower-Level Employees

Dell Inc.’s internal memo hints at minimal changes for rank-and-file personnel at Quest Software, in Technology

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Game Developer Hacked, Blizzard.Net Users Affected

Players Advised to Change Security-Safeguard Data

Blizzard tells customers its internal North American servers are hacked, in Technology

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Telogis Buy Pushes Software Maker to 300 Employees

Aliso Viejo Outfit Offers Truck-Routing Services

Telogis’ latest buy will add more than 100 employees and key customers on the East Coast, in Technology

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Western Digital Reclaims Disk-Drive Bragging Rights

Overtakes Seagate as Hitachi Buy Buoys Sales

Western Digital reclaims disk-drive bragging rights, in Technology

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Dell Targets $5B in Software Sales on Back of Quest

$2.4B Acquisition to Close Soon Following FTC’s OK

Dell targets $5 billion in software sales on the back of Quest, in Technology

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Analysts Offer Mixed Reactions to BrightPoint Buy

One Downgrades Ingram Shares, Others Unfazed

Analysts offer mixed reactions to BrightPoint buy, in Technology

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Dell’s $2.4B Quest Buy Leads $3.6B Trio of OC Deals

Ingram Gets BrightPoint, While Sony Nabs Gaikai

Dell’s $2.4B Quest buy tops $3.6 billion trio of Orange County deals, in Technology

Blizzard Gives Refunds After S. Korea Server Woes

Access Was Snowed Under by Diablo 3 Interest

Blizzard Entertainment Inc. will refund unhappy Diablo III gamers in South Korea, in Technology

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Smith Micro Denies Mobile-System Link With Apple

MacBook Pro Laptops Again Peachy for Broadcom

Smith Micro denies mobile-system link with Apple, in Technology

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BuzzMob to Sync Social Network With Comics Expo

Irvine Startup Offers Fans Event-Based Interaction

BuzzMob to sync social network with comics expo, in Technology

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Reports Take Quest’s Talks With Dell Down a Notch

High-Level Negotiations Turn to Mid-Level Parley

Reports take Quest’s talks with Dell down a notch, in Technology

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Emulex’s Student Art Competition Touts Convergence

Center Club Event Awards Prizes for IT Sculptures

Emulex’s student art competition touts convergence, in Technology

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Lantronix Founder, Critic Reassumes Chairman’s Role

Bruscha Earlier Pressed for Board, Exec Changes

Lantronix founder Bernhard Bruscha elected chairman of the Irvine-based networking-equipment maker, in Technology

QLogic Outpaces Emulex in Q1 Fibre Channel Sales

No. 2 Shows Solid Growth in Newer Network Niches

QLogic outpaces Emulex in Q1 fibre channel sales, in Technology

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Riding Quietly, Quickly in Karma’s Designer Cockpit

Touch-Start Fisker 4-Door Travels 0-60 in Six Flat

Riding quietly, quickly in Karma’s designer cockpit, in Technology

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Ingram Micro In Nascent Turnaround Down Under

Cites Progress on Aussie System Integration Woes

Ingram Micro in nascent turnaround Down Under, in Technology

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Analysts Endorse SRS’ Purchase by Audio-Tech Rival

Say $148 Million Deal Not Too Pricey

Analysts endorse SRS Labs Inc.’s purchase of audio-tech rival, in Technology

Hitachi Global Expands Western Digital’s Market Reach

Analyst Also Touts Buys’ Impact on Future Margins

Hitachi Global expands Western Digital’s market reach, in Technology

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Federal Loan Talks Lag, Fisker Hints at Overseas Move

Says New Model Might Be Built Overseas

Federal loan talks lag, Fisker Automotive Inc. hints at overseas move, in Technology

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Blizzard Aims to Shore Up WoW With Diablo Deal

Cross Promotes Franchises in Advance of New Title

Blizzard Entertainment Inc. aims to shore up World of Warcraft with Diablo deal, in Technology

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Ingram Chief Names Tech Maven Head of Mobile Unit

Segment Considered Key to Strategic Growth Plan

Ingram Micro Inc. chief makes key hire to lead new unit aimed at capturing business in mobile segment, in Technology

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Tear-Down Shows Newest iPad Has Broadcom Chips

Ifixit Webcast Uncovers At Least 3 in New Product

Tear-down specialists say Broadcom Corp. has at least three chips in the new iPad, in Technology

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BofA Backs Western Digital’s Hitachi Global Deal

$2.8B Financial Package Carries $500M Credit Line

Bank of America backs Western Digital Corp.’s Hitachi Global deal, in Technology

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Toshiba to Buy Western Digital’s Small-Drive Unit

Regulators Forced Sale as Part of Hitachi Deal

Western Digital Corp. agrees to sell off its business of 3.5-inch hard disk drives to Toshiba Corp., in Technology

FlexEnergy Counts on Industry Vet to Pump Up Capital

Mitchell Worked to Raise Nearly $1B for Others

FlexEnergy hires new president to help raise money for growth, product development, commercialization, in Technology

Blytheco Expands Lineup Beyond Sage Software

Expands Customer-Relations Management Products

Biggest reseller of Sage business software has begun selling products from additional businessproduct companies, in Technology

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Class-Action Filing: Powerwave Misled on Finances

Tower Technology Maker Hit by Long Share Slide

Class-action filing: Powerwave Technologies Inc. misled on finances, in Technology

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Apple Peachy for Broadcom Revenue Again in 2011

Analyst Cites Other Signs of Broad Growth Prospects

Apple peachy for Broadcom revenue again in 2011, in Technology

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Western Digital Manages Expectations on Hard Drives

Guidance Comes Amid Recovery in Thailand

Irvine-based Western Digital Corp. expects hard-drive shipments to be “significantly constrained” in the March quarter, in Technology

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Ingram Micro Chief Gets Good Grades on Way Out

Spierkel Credited With Steady Revenue Growth

Analysts laud Gregory Spierkel’s run as chief executive of Ingram Micro, in Technology

AT&T Unveils Network to Improve Streaming, Efficiency

LTE Also Should Allow Users to Do More

AT&T Inc. moves closer to rival Verizon Communications Inc. in local 4G race, in Technology

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Smart-Card Maker Gains Access-Management Outfit

EasyLobby Buy Broadens Range of HID Offerings

HID Global acquires company that specializes in secure access credentials and management, in Technology

Former White House Security Aide to Identive Board

Scanner Maker Taps Clarke for Skills, Relationships

Former White House security adviser Richard Clarke joins board of Santa Ana-based Identive Group Inc., in Technology

Moderate Growth Seen for Chip Makers After Record Year

Global Sales Topped $300B Despite Challenges of 2011

Orange County chipmakers could see revenue uptick this year, with global sales topping $310 billion this year, in Technology

Lantronix Gets Lift on Plug-and-Play Print Server

Lets Users Access Home, Work Printers Remotely

Lantronix Inc. offers new print server compatible with iPads, iPhones, in Technology

Microsemi Follows Zarlink Deal With Cuts in Canada

Expects About $20 Million in Savings on Acquisition

Chipmaker Microsemi Corp. begins consolidating production and trimming some employees picked up in recent buy of Zarlink Semiconductor Inc., in Technology

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Acquisitions Back in Ingram Micro’s Growth Plans

Computer Distributor Aims For Deals-Driven Growth

Ingram Micro Inc. looks for acquisitions to fuel growth in coming years, in Technology

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Cox Joins Newport Board, Brings Global Connections

Laser Maker Touts Ex-SEC Head’s Markets Expertise

Former SEC Commissioner Christopher Cox joins board of Irvine-based laser maker Newport Corp., in Technology

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Quest Part of $3.9M Funding Round for Mavenlink

Madden Also Backs Project Software Maker

Quest part of $3.9 million funding round for Mavenlink, in Technology

Tease photo Nears Break-Even After Year in the Red

Company will continue “appropriate investments”

Irvine-based nears break-even after year in the red, in Technology

Irvine Incubation Center Gets Shut-Down Notice

Irvine Chamber Pulls Sole Sponsorship, Cites Losses

Irvine Incubation Center; Microsemi Plant Closures; Acquisitions; in the Technology Column

Tech Coast Angels Board Members Hit the Accelerator

K5 Intends to “Fill Void” With Funds, Other Help

Tech Coast Angels board members hit the accelerator, in Technology

Iteris Lands Traffic-Management Contract in Virginia

$10 Million Deal With State Transportation Department

Iteris Inc. secures $10 million contract from Virginia Department of Transportation, in Technology

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Acacia All Over Amazon Inc. in Case of New Kindle

Newport Beach Licensing Firm Eyes Next Big Name

Acacia Research Corp. all over Amazon Inc. in case of new Kindle, in Technology

Microsemi Stands Apart on Hostile Buy in Chip Sector

Unsolicited Bids Rare for Tech Sector, Chipmakers

Microsemi Corp. stands apart on hostile buy in chip sector, in Technology

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Broadcom’s Bonus on NetLogic Deal: About 700 Patents

Santa Clara Chipmaker Has About One Per Employee

Broadcom acquisition to bring about 700 patents, in Technology

Broadcom’s Mixed-Signal Chip Keys Satellite TV Push

Debuts New Technology at Amsterdam Convention

Broadcom enters outdoor satellite TV business, in Technology

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STEC OKs Up To $40 Million in Stock Buy-Backs

Follows $15M Last Month; Recent Gains After Big Dip

STEC plans another buy-back of shares, in Technology

Broadcom Talks Up Apple Ties in Wake of Jobs’ Move

Exception to Tight-Lipped History on Key Customer

Broadcom talks up Apple ties, in Technology

Slow Back-to-School Sales in Western Dig Downgrade

Competitors Get Same; Tablet Sales Take Toll

Standard & Poor’s downgrades Western Digital, in Technology

Vizio’s Déjà Vu: Another Field of Bigger Competitors

Company’s Tablet Debuts Amid Price-Cutting Trend

Vizio tablets hit store shelves at $300, in Technology

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Iteris Shops for IP After Sale of Vehicle-Sensor Line

Customers Range From Abu Dhabi to OCTA

Iteris sells its vehicle-sensor business, in Technology

Western Digital’s Inventory in Place for Marketing Push

Sales Opportunity Seen as Pressures on Cost Continue

Western Digital expects continued pressure on costs, in Technology

Cisco Trims Office By 60, Adds to Incubator in Irvine

Institute Arrives Amid Plan to Cut $1B in Costs

Cisco cuts jobs, adds to incubator in Irvine, in Technology

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Microsemi’s Latest Deal Gets Strong Initial Reviews

Buy in Sunnyvale Plays to Aerospace Heritage

Microsemi’s latest buy gave shares a boost, in Technology

Blizzard Gives Gamers All the Time in the ‘World’

14-Day Cap on Trial Lifted; “Bait” Good Until Level 20

Blizzard has a new deal for potential players of its main game, in Technology

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Good Reviews, Room at Wal-Mart for Vizio’s Tablet

Another Step Beyond Flat TVs in Stores This Month

Vizio has entered the tablet market, in Technology

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Smart Card Maker Strikes Verification Software Deal

Software Set For Use in Portable Security Device

CardLogix has struck a deal with a security device maker, in Technology

Broadcom’s McGregor: Nokia Holds Growth Prospects

Cell Phone Maker Key Customer, Seen Setbacks

Scott McGregor still has faith in Nokia, in Technology

Identive Eyeing Deals, More Production With Funding

Maker of Security Devices Raised $18M in Stock Sale

Identive plans to use money from a stock sale to grow, in Technology

Analyst: Broadcom May Rival Qualcomm in Key Chip

Company Now Small But Expanding in Processors

According to an analyst, Broadcom eventually could rival Qualcomm, in Technology

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Sage Software Chief: Q1 Strong, Q2 Could Be Better

Small-Business Spending on Upswing After Slump

Sage Software could be breaking out of a two-year slump, in Technology

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Analyst Ups Rating on STEC, Calls Selloff Overdone

Down 25% Since May 11; Growth Prospects Remain

An analyst upped his rating on STEC after shares took a hit, in Technology

Emulex Cuts After Rise in Costs, Lackluster Outlook

Some 60 Layoffs, Closure of Design Centers Planned

Emulex plans to downsize after disappointing results last quarter, in Technology

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Broadcom Talks Up Long View of Deal for Provigent

Sees Big Engineering Gain, Margins Dip in Short-Term

Broadcom sees long-term benefits in its latest buy, in Technology

Mindspeed Seeks CFO as Johnsen Plans to Join Startup

Won Plaudits for Tenure; Keeps Mum on New Spot

Bret Johnsen is leaving as CFO of Mindspeed Technologies, in Technology

TowerJazz Looks to Boost Capacity With Plant in Japan

$140 Million Deal Would Beef Up Presence in Asia

TowerJazz is looking to buy a Japanese chip plant, in Technology

Solarflare Strikes Sales Pact With Local Unit of Fujitsu

Solarflare Eyes More Sales of Chips, Network Boards

Solarflare has struck a partnership with Fujitsu, in Technology

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Finance, Sports Journalist Casacchia Joins Business Journal

Meet the Business Journal’s new finance reporter, Chris Casacchia