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Vacation Rental Tech Firm Gets $5M

Irvine-based travel-technology company BookingPal Inc. got $5 million in a venture capital round.

By Jane Yu February 12, 2015 2:57 p.m.   Share
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Higher Ed Tech Firm in Course Deal

Santa Ana-based Greenwood Hall Inc. said it would work with Boston-based curriculum provider Cengage Learning to offer online course content to Greenwood’s higher education clients.

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AtheroNova Files for Bankruptcy

Irvine-based AtheroNova Inc. and a subsidiary have filed for bankruptcy protection.

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WD Unit Acquires Storage Software Maker

A San Jose-based unit of Western Digital Corp. has acquired a maker of storage software for public and private cloud data centers.

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Auction.com Buys Software Company

Auction.com LLC, an Irvine-based online real estate auction company, has acquired Channel LLC in Newport Beach on undisclosed terms.

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Software Maker Gets $5.5 Million

Irvine-based software maker YouMail Inc. has raised $5.5 million in a Series B funding round, the company announced this morning.

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Kofax Buys Dutch Software Maker

Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. has acquired a company in the Netherlands that specializes in the growing customer-management software segment.

Singapore Firm to Buy Emulex for $606M

Costa Mesa-based networking equipment maker Emulex Corp. announced it would be acquired for $606 million by Avago Technologies Ltd.

Advantage Sales Diversifies Its Marketing Toolbox

Bought Firms Focused On Promotions, Experiential

Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC recently disclosed that it acquired two marketing firms last year to bolster offerings of its in-house promotions and experiential ad agency, IN Marketing Services.

Tech Firms’ Hard Drives Named in Espionage Report

Western Digital Mulls Info, Toshiba Denies Any Role

Two storage-product makers in Irvine are connected to one of the most advanced cyber-espionage programs to surface.

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DealerSocket Makes Another Buy

San Clemente-based DealerSocket Inc. has acquired a Rancho Santa Margarita company that specializes in software for car dealerships.

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Ingram Shares Fall on Outlook

Shares of Ingram Micro Inc. dipped after markets closed Thursday, and continued to decline in midday trading Friday, as the Santa Ana company provided revenue and profit targets in the current quarter below Wall Street expectations.

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Emulex Shares Jump on News of Sale

Shares of Emulex Corp. soared this morning in the first trading session since the Costa Mesa-based networking equipment maker announced it would be acquired for $606 million by Avago Technologies Ltd.

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Iteris CEO Resigns

Iteris Inc. Chief Executive Abbas Mohaddes has resigned from his management and board position to “pursue other opportunities,” the Santa Ana-based company said.

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NB IT Firm Buys Broadcast Specialist

Newport Beach IT services provider Bitcentral Inc. has acquired a Connecticut software maker that specializes in broadcast automation systems for the media industry.

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Solis Gets Stake in Propane Company

Newport Beach-based private equity firm Solis Capital Partners LLC has invested in ICOM North America.