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San Juan Capistrano startup GlobeChat has raised nearly $1 million in a seed round as it gets closer to bringing its video and text messaging service to the market.
SureStop moved its headquarters to Irvine from Palo Alto and named consultant Al Nordin its chief executive, according to a news report.
Stance Inc. in San Clemente raised $50 million from private investors to expand into underwear and open brand stores, according to The Wall Street Journal.
All four Orange County-based automakers beat the national pace of sales of new vehicles in February, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
A San Jose-based unit of Western Digital Corp. has acquired a maker of storage software for public and private cloud data centers.
Irvine-based software maker YouMail Inc. has raised $5.5 million in a Series B funding round, the company announced this morning.
The Orange County Automobile Dealers Association in Newport Beach announced its 2015 board of directors.
Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. has acquired a company in the Netherlands that specializes in the growing customer-management software segment.
EDUCATION: Pharmacy programs in various stages at 3 universities
Three local universities want to launch pharmacy schools here, and they would join six others in Southern California and a total cadre of 11 statewide.
HEALTHCARE: Switch from respiratory to blood pressure aid
Rox Medical Inc. has shifted its business model as it seeks to lower the pressure—and possibly lure a buyer.
RETAIL: Philadelphia firm joins B. Riley in bargain hunt
Beleaguered teen retailer Wet Seal Inc. is still drawing interest, even if it comes in the form of some rock-bottom bidding.
Costa Mesa-based networking equipment maker Emulex Corp. announced it would be acquired for $606 million by Avago Technologies Ltd.
A Tokyo-based restaurant operator said it would open franchises of Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. in Japan.
Pacific World Corp. in Aliso Viejo is up for sale, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Two Versions of Tecnis To Restore Vision
Santa Ana-based Abbott Medical Optics continues to forge ahead with new products.