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  • The strange case of Ampex…

    What the heck is going on at Ampex? “Who?’ you ask. Why, Ampex, the 62-year old company based in Redwood City that was once one of the leading technology companies […]

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  • The Oracle Machine…

    Maybe Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison should spend more time on his dingy. While the software chieftain was busy not winning the America’s Cup race for much of the spring, […]

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  • On a happier note…

    All hail, Fred Chan. The man who co-founded ESS Technology 23 years ago is stepping down as chairman, according to a filing Wednesday. Chan, and his wife Annie, have donated […]

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  • Another stay of execution…

    …er, delisting. Maxim Integrated Products, the Sunnyvale chip maker, convinced a Nasdaq panel to review a previous delisting decision and stay an order to delist. The 8-K filed on Wednesday […]

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  • And don’t let the door hit you on the way out…

    Memo to Valley executives: It might not be the best idea to spend your time in the office trying to get your co-workers to jump ship to work at the […]

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  • Welcome to the (possible options backdating) club

    Meet the newest member of the team: Lam Research of Fremont. According to an 8-K filed on Wednesday by the semiconductor equipment company: Lam Research Corporation (“Lam” or the “Company”) […]

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  • That will buy a lot of video games…

    Video game developers have been trying to get their business growing again. That’s true even for industry giants like Electronics Arts of Redwood City. The company has recently undergone an […]

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  • Rambus gets a reprieve…

    Rambus became the latest company to get a second chance from the overlords of Nasdaq. In a filing Tuesday, Rambus said Nasdaq agreed to stay a previous decision to delist […]

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  • Goodbye, Agile Software

    Oracle completed its deal to acquire Agile Software on Monday. Shareholders of the San Jose company approved the deal on Friday. Oracle will pay $495 million in cash, valuing Agile at […]

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  • Delisting Watch

    Trident Microsystems just found out that the executioner has stayed its hand.  The Santa Clara maker of digital TV technology got a reprieve on Monday when Nasdaq extended the deadline […]

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