Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus has raised $18.4 million in venture capital, bringing its total funding to date to nearly $80 million. Founded in 2004, Xirrus makes high-powered wi-fi equipment designed to be robust enough to replace wired networks in places like colleges and corporate office buildings. The most recent $18.4 million was part of a $25.3 Read More →
Superconductor Technologies, a company that produces high temperature superconducting materials for cell phones, is moving its corporate headquarters from Santa Barbara to Austin, Texas, the company said in a news release on Monday. The company’s Conductus superconducting wire manufacturing center will also be based in Austin. Superconducter will continue to house some of its research Read More →
Cox Communications is rolling out wireless phone service in the Santa Barbara area by year’s end.
CalAmp is back. The Oxnard-based firm, which trades on the Nasdaq and has a 98,0000-square-foot facility in the Tri-Counties, had a brush with death when it temporarily lost a huge customer and revenues halved. But analysts say the company’s turnaround team has righted the ship and handed off power to a new CEO.