Kevin Costelloe

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Recent Stories

Veritone CEO Aims for 100% Annual Sales Growth

TECHNOLOGY: Steelberg sees AI finally taking off

Veritone Inc. pitches its artificial intelligence technology, which is geared for marketing, public safety and other applications, as a game-changing way for customers to save both time and money.

Iteris Senses Good Trends on Horizon

Reports New Software, Increased Bookings

Santa Ana-based Iteris Inc. last week celebrated a good fourth-quarter earnings and a new software product that the maker of sensors and other devices for the transportation and agriculture industries said was 20 years in the making.

Huawei Ban Catches Skyworks by Surprise

Company Relied on Chinese Firm for 12% of Revenue

The U.S. ban on Chinese company Huawei Technologies Co. spells trouble for semiconductor company Skyworks Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: SWKS) in Irvine.

Nasdaq May Push Out ShiftPixy

Shares on Decline Since IPO; Revenue Up

Just when ShiftPixy Inc. started to show significant revenue growth, the provider of restaurant workers is in danger of being kicked off the Nasdaq.

Keeping Grandparents Connected

TECHNOLOGY: Tablet keeps elderly in cyber-loop

GrandPad Inc., which markets computer tablets for seniors, has taken the goal of “know your customer” to a new level.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading at 2,887.48

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CalAmp’s Board Adds Two; Alexy to Depart

Taps Sierra Wireless’ Ex-CEO, Silicon Valley Software Expert

CalAmp Corp. added two new directors—Jason Cohenour and Scott Arnold—with plenty of tech experience.

More Microsemi Ties for Lantronix

Goren Joins Networking Company as Legal VP

David Goren, a member of the management team that pushed Microsemi Corp.’s revenue up to $2 billion prior to its sale last year, and a confidant of that company’s former chief executive, has rejoined former colleague Paul Pickle, in a senior role at Irvine-based networking products maker Lantronix Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX).

Midday Stock Roundup

Major U.S. indexes rose after Federal Reserve officials hinted they may lower interest rates.

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VC Firms Boost OC Investment 5% After 2017 Drop

14 Firms, 65 Deals, $54.5 Million Invested

Venture capital firms based in Orange County boosted 2018 local investments, led by Adventus Ventures and CerraCap Ventures.