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A Laguna Beach startup that specializes in virtual reality content has raised $5 million from private investors and entered a partnership with Oculus VR Inc. and Samsung in one of the latest developments to hit technology’s hottest emerging consumer segment.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. announced an agreement today to purchase a Santa Rosa chipmaker and also revealed plans to repurchase up to $100 million of its common stock.
Apple Computers co-founder Steve Wozniak will speak at the National Association of Music Merchants show in Anaheim in January, the association said.
Orange County-based auto brands met or exceeded national new vehicles sales figures in August.
NB, London Flagships for $200M Brand
Wende Zommir worked her way up from an Elizabeth Arden makeup counter in Texas to cofounding Urban Decay Cosmetics LLC, L’Oréal SA luxury division’s No. 2 brand—second in sales growth only to Lancôme.
MANUFACTURING: Shares near all-time high despite soft aerospace
Shares of Kaiser Aluminum Corp. are nearing their prerecession heyday, thanks in part to small-but-growing sales in the automotive sector that have helped the Foothill Ranch-based company power through a stall in its aerospace business.
Producer Waited 10+ Years To Get Money for Follow-Up
It’s taken Brian Fargo more than a decade to get the band back together for a follow-up release to the smash hit “Wasteland.”
Acquisition Final, Local Operations to Stay Intact
Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. made plenty of headlines in its roughly four years as an Orange County-based public company.
Alleges They Reported Fake Earnings for Device
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Newport Beach-based equipment maker AirTouch Communications Inc. and its former chief executive and chief financial officer with misstating revenue and defrauding an investor.
Shares of Quiksilver Inc. dropped about 11% to $2.51 and market value of about $428.5 million in after-hours trading Thursday after the retailer posted a big loss and a steep drop in revenue for the quarter ended July 31.
Irvine-based medical device company AcuFocus Inc. has received $21 million in new venture funding.
Anaheim-based bathtub manufacturer Aquatic has been acquired by the Sterling Group, a private equity firm in Houston.
Trading in shares of Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. was halted for several hours after the market opened today.
Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. Chief Executive John Goodman left the company August 26 and was replaced by former Chief Executive Edmond Thomas, according to regulatory filings.
Irvine-based Kia Motors America plans to add 17 “fast-charging” electric vehicle charging stations to its 198 in California to support the Kia Soul EV that goes on sale later this year.