Irvine-Based Staffing Co. Helps Operators Deliver, Stay Open
ShiftPixy Inc., a tech-based restaurant staffing company in Irvine, said it’s been getting queries from companies desperate to make deliveries and stay at least partially open during the coronavirus pandemic.
TechMD CEO Igreti Offers Comprehensive List
You and your home computer are going to be spending plenty of time together these next few weeks or months.
CYBERSECURITY: Bandwidth overload worries; scams abound
Coronavirus shift to home-work brings tests
Software as a Service Priority for Vehicle Tracker
CalAmp Corp. Chief Executive Michael Burdiek says he’s found just the right person to help lead the vehicle-tracking and management company further from hardware and more into the software realm with the appointment of Silicon Valley veteran Arym Diamond as chief revenue officer.
UCI Heads to Desert For First-Hand Look
Irvine-based Sunpin Solar is looking toward some major projects for the future, and recently gave a desert project tour to a group of University of California-Irvine professors and graduate students.
Irvine gaming hardware maker converts overseas plant
Partners with PredaSAR; Aims for 2021 Launch
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems of Irvine is building two advanced radar satellites able to see through clouds and darkness.
OrCam Read Aimed At Dyslexia, Reading Difficulties
OrCam Read, a hand-held device that translates texts into voice for people with dyslexia as well as reading difficulties and fatigue, launched at the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim last week.
Blue J Program Helps Analyze Outcomes
University of California-Irvine School of Law has begun to teach budding attorneys how artificial intelligence can help analyze outcomes of thorny tax cases.
TECHNOLOGY: Space, hyper-fast planes in the offing?
The other 5G; VTOL
JLL Sees OC Investment Despite Coronavirus
Scott Wetzel, senior vice president at the Irvine office of commercial real estate brokerage firm JLL, sees a continuation of the investments that brought in almost $1 billion of funding for tech, medical sciences and other innovative companies in Orange County since late 2018.
Obsidian Entertainment Also Seeks New Talent
Blizzard Entertainment Inc., the largest software company in Orange County by employee headcount, is busy hiring in Irvine for its long-awaited Diablo IV online role-playing game.
Helps Dealerships Better Handle Customer Needs
Never miss a maintenance and service check for your car: vehicle intelligence company Spireon of Irvine is ready to help keep your appointments on track.
MEDIA: Streaming service, ad-backed
Xumo TV, the Irvine-based video streaming service started by brothers Tim, Chris and Russ Vanderhook, is now owned by broadcasting and cable television giant Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA) after a deal reportedly worth more than $100 million.
Local Employment Down Nearly 6%
Orange County chipmakers, whose local employee count fell about 6% last year, are bracing for additional fallout from the coronavirus that originated in China and continues to spread across the world.
Fast-Charging Drills; Operates in Cold Temps
Irvine-based Enevate Corp. plans to start marketing its lithium-ion battery technology to makers of power tools such as drills and hedge trimmers in the short term, as it might take a few years before the company’s fast-charging battery process is incorporated into electric vehicles.
TECHNOLOGY: Big data firm has youth on its side
Alteryx software users getting younger
18K-SF Hub For Gaming News, Content
Esports gaming fans have special demands for their news programming, so Esportz Entertainment Corp. figured a way to keep them up: start working up programs inside a giant, high-tech studio in Orange.
Tech Upgrades Planned For Back Office, Customer Services
Cofiroute USA, an Irvine-based tolling and express lanes operator, says it will deliver technical innovation under its new contract for toll operations on the 91 Express Lanes between Anaheim and Corona.
TELECOM: 5G for Bay Area’s ‘Fleet of the Future’
Wireless infrastructure firm Mobilitie LLC expects an ambitious telecommunications project it is working on for the Bay Area’s main public transportation system will lead to similar undertakings elsewhere in the U.S. and overseas.
CYBERSECURITY: Harmer says to stop blaming users
Bil Harmer, the recently appointed “chief evangelist” at identity security software maker SecureAuth Corp. of Irvine, wants businesses to safeguard their systems better and stop blaming individual employees for inadvertent data breaches.
Accurate Background Plans Push on CareerBuilder Unit Buy
Technology has greatly changed Irvine-based Accurate Background, which is slated to become one of the largest U.S. employment screening companies with its planned purchase of a CareerBuilder unit.
Electronic ‘Whiteboards’ Part of 20% Growth
Brea-based visual display maker ViewSonic Corp. puts stock in going to school.