OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,175.86.
Twitch.tv, the world’s largest live-streaming site for gaming content, has acquired Irvine-based Curse Inc., which creates content for gamers.
Shaheen Sadeghi of Costa Mesa-based LAB Holding LLC got the green light from the Long Beach City Council to turn city-owned property in the north part of the town into a “small-business friendly” retail center.
Shares of Smith Micro Software Inc. are down in its first trading session after the Aliso Viejo-based company initiated a reverse stock split before the start of trading today.
The Newport Coast nonprofit Crystal Cove Alliance named Alix Hobbs president and chief executive effective today.
OCTANe in Aliso Viejo will work with California Life Sciences Association on statewide advocacy and programs for supporting Orange County life sciences companies.
The number of hotels sold in the first half of 2016 increased 27% but total dollar value of those sales fell 83%, a report by Atlas Hospitality Group said.
The S&P 500 was down 0.4% in midday trading to 2,181.16.
The parent organization of the Orange County Register has named Carlos Aviles editor of its three Spanish-language weekly newspapers and associated digital media—Excélsior in Santa Ana, La Prensa in Riverside, and ImpactoUSA in Torrance.
Costa Mesa-based Mocean Holding Company LLC has been acquired on undisclosed terms by SNC Technical Services in Puerto Rico.
Welocalize Inc. acquired Irvine-based Global Language Solutions on undisclosed terms.
The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading to 2,192.80.
Sole Technology Inc. in Lake Forest appointed Esmail Mawjee interim president, a new position.
Aliso Viejo-based OCTANe announced Monday that startups that completed its LaunchPad accelerator raised nearly $75 million in the second quarter, according to Chief Executive Bill Carpou.
Concordia University in Irvine said it received accreditation for its business and economics programs within its business school, which serves undergrads and grads.
A jury in Orange County unanimously ruled Friday against San Juan Capistrano-based InfoSpan Inc. in favor of Dubai-based Emirates Bank in a federal lawsuit.
Innovation Institute in La Palma will raise $150 million to invest in early-stage healthcare companies. It bought TriStar Health Partners LLC in Nashville to be the fund investment manager.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,182.58.
Emerald Expositions LLC in San Juan Capistrano acquired two trade shows from founder Shannon Leggett on undisclosed terms.
Orange County is the No. 3 “large city” destination—bested only by Los Angeles and New York City—in a national assessment by Resonance Consultancy Ltd. in New York.
The Hotel Menage in Anaheim plans to rebrand as a Four Points by Sheraton, industry sources said.
ASICS America Corp.’s sales in the first half of its fiscal 2016 declined 17.3% compared to the same period last year, according to its parent, Japan-based Asics Corp.
The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in midday trading to 2,186.88.
Allergan Plc plans to buy ForSight Vision5 for $95 million and milestone payments.
CareTrust REIT Inc. in San Clemente invested $2.2 million in a company that’s developing a new healthcare facility CareTrust plans to own.