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Nestle Pays $7.2 Billion to Sell Starbucks Coffee

Nestlé S.A. has agreed to pay $7.15 billion to sell coffee with the Starbucks brand, according to Bloomberg.

CRC Shares Jump 22 Percent on Quarterly Results

Shares of California Resources Corp. gained more than 22 percent Friday, buoyed by the company’s quarterly financial results announced on Thursday.

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Capstone Signs Exclusive California Distributor

Capstone Turbine Corp. has selected Cal Microturbine as the company’s exclusive distributor for all vertical markets in California, Capstone announced Friday.

Semtech Acquires Colorado Company

Semtech Corp. has acquired substantially all the assets of IC Interconnect Inc., a private provider of services to the silicon chip manufacturing industry from its facilities in Colorado Springs, Colo.

BYD Delivers First Electric Truck to Goodwill

BYD Motors Inc. unveiled the first of 11 delivery trucks it is building for San Francisco Goodwill, a nonprofit chain of thrift stores.

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MGA Wins $1.2 Million Judgment Against Counterfeiters

MGA Entertainment has won a $1.2 million judgment and a permanent injunction against 81 toy manufacturers found to have sold counterfeit versions of the Van Nuys company’s popular L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls online.

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Teledyne Promotes New President

Teledyne Technologies Inc. has promoted the company’s chief operating officer, Al Pichelli, to president, the industrial conglomerate announced Wednesday.

Capstone Adds Seat to Boardroom

Capstone Turbine Corp. has appointed Robert Flexon, a veteran energy industry executive, to its board of directors.

Certified Thermoplastics Acquired for $30.5 Million

Certified Thermoplastics in Santa Clarita was acquired Monday by Ducommun Inc. for $30.5 million.

Reports: Toys R Us Rejects Larian’s Bid for Stores

Toys R Us has rejected MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac Larian’s $890 million dollar bid to acquire some of the bankrupt retailer’s stores in the U.S. and Canada, according to media reports.

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MGA’s Larian Makes $890 Million Offer for Toys R Us Stores

Isaac Larian, the chief executive of MGA Entertainment Inc. in Van Nuys, put in a nearly $900 million bid Friday to purchase Toys R Us stores in the U.S. and Canada.

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Qualstar Revenue Bolstered by Gaming Client

A subsidiary of Qualstar Corp. has received a $1.1 million order from an existing gaming industry customer.

Capstone Rises on New Distributor Support System

Shares of Capstone Turbine Corp. rose more than 10 percent after the company debuted a new distributor support system to improve training, sales efficiency and product branding.

Qualstar to Make Sony Optical Disc System

Qualstar Corp. was chosen by Sony Imaging Products and Solutions Inc. to manufacture an optical disc archive system for computer data, the company announced Monday.

Successful Test Flight for Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic successfully completed on Thursday a rocket-powered flight of its SpaceShipTwo space vehicle, VSS Unity.

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