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March 3, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
New Owner: Quadtel Corp., a computer components and software maker in Costa Mesa, has been acquired by Phoenix Technologies Ltd. for 1.3 million shares of stock, or about $12 million, the companies announced Monday. Phoenix Technologies, a Norwood, Mass., maker of hardware and software for personal computers and printers, will operate Quadtel as an independent subsidiary. Both companies manufacture products that are sold under the brand names of other computer companies.
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March 3, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
New Owner: Quadtel Corp., a computer components and software maker in Costa Mesa, has been acquired by Phoenix Technologies Ltd. for 1.3 million shares of stock, or about $12 million, the companies announced Monday. Phoenix Technologies, a Norwood, Mass., maker of hardware and software for personal computers and printers, will operate Quadtel as an independent subsidiary. Both companies manufacture products that are sold under the brand names of other computer companies.
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October 29, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Firms Back Miniature PC Design: Phoenix Technologies announced that it had licensed software from Microsoft and Lotus Development as part of an effort to develop a standard design for a new class of inexpensive, lightweight IBM-compatible personal computers.
BUSINESS
October 29, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Firms Back Miniature PC Design: Phoenix Technologies announced that it had licensed software from Microsoft and Lotus Development as part of an effort to develop a standard design for a new class of inexpensive, lightweight IBM-compatible personal computers.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1989 | From Times wire services
Phoenix Technologies Ltd., a software design company, today said it is closing a facility in Scotts Valley, Calif., and consolidating its activities with one in San Jose. The company also said President Lance E. Hansche has assumed Neil J. Colvin's duties as chief executive officer. Colvin remains chairman.
BUSINESS
May 11, 1989
Phoenix Technologies Ltd., a software design company in Norwood, Mass., said the firm's president, Lance E. Hansche, will also become chief executive, succeeding Neil J. Colvin. Colvin remains chairman and takes on the title of chief technical officer, the company said. At the same time, the firm said it is closing a facility in Scotts Valley, Calif., and consolidating its activities with one in San Jose.
BUSINESS
April 8, 1997
Sunnyvale-based Advanced Micro Devices reported earnings of $13 million, or 9 cents a share, for the quarter ended March 30, beating most analysts' estimates, as its sales rose 1% to $552 million. The chip maker lost $96 million in the year-earlier period as chip demand failed to keep pace with 1995 and memory chip prices fell. . . . Santa Clara-based 3Com Corp.
BUSINESS
April 14, 2000
Marilyn Alexander was named chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance for the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. Alexander joins the resort in mid-May from Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., where she had been vice president of marketing and sales finance/planning, and destination marketing. Before joining Disney in 1992, Alexander was vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis, and director of corporate management consulting, with the Marriott Corp.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1987 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, Times Staff Writer
The young founders of AST Research Inc. in Irvine made a bet some 30 months ago that there were dramatic changes on the horizon at Apple Computer. AST, which made its mark as a leading supplier of accessories for IBM personal computers, created a division devoted to developing products for Apple's computers. The biggest payoff to date came Monday.
BUSINESS
May 6, 1997
Companies with sales revenue of $50 million or more ranked by percentage increase in sales in 1996. The Gazelle 100 list on page 10 measures companies with sales from $10 million to $50 million. *--* 1996 1996 revenue revenue Rank Company (millions) % growth 1 Xylan Corp. $128 333% 2 Netscape Communications 346 310 3 Cymer Inc. 65 245 4 Osicom Technologies Inc. 81 201 5 Ascend Communications 661 196 6 Urohealth Systems Inc. 82 195 7 VISX Inc. 74 189 8 HS Resources Inc. 157 184 9 Calgene Inc.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1996
Return on equity is a measure of profitability that's determined by dividing annual net profit by total shareholder equity. This list looks across two years and then takes an average. Each year's return is shown in the chart. This can be a valuable gauge of how well a company is investing its capital. Sales and income figures provide a sense of the size of the company's operations.
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