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Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. reported revenue and adjusted profits for the December quarter in line with Wall Street with estimates but provided a sales outlook for the current quarter below Wall Street expectations.
Shares of Acacia Research Corp. dipped sharply after the company received an unfavorable ruling on patent infringement claims it made against some large technology companies.
San Clemente-based automotive customer service firm DealerSocket Inc. has acquired DealerFire, a web design and digital marketing firm in Oshkosh, Wis.
TECHNOLOGY: Works show floor for Aliso Viejo company
Wahoo’s Fish Taco cofounder Wing Lam helped Aliso Viejo-based startup My Open Road Corp. grab some industry attention at the recent International CES convention in Las Vegas.
No Toshiba Tube Launch, Vizio Doesn’t Even Show
Two notable trends at this year’s International CES convention in Las Vegas may provide a glimpse into the quickly changing habits and demands of consumers.
Attorneys Work With UCI Program to Boost Fine Arts
Put together a few attorneys sharing a passion for the arts and a local university that fosters artistic talent, throw in some creative thinking and readiness to provide support, and you’ll get Off-Center, a collective launched by a committee of local lawyers and educators in concert with University of California-Irvine’s art department.
REAL ESTATE: Self-storage to rise on 10 acres next door
A 14-acre property in Irvine near the Tustin Legacy development site is expected to be converted into a manufacturing center for a Japan-based automotive research and development company, with a self-storage facility slated for next door.
Orange County companies received 3,520 U.S. patents in 2014, up 12% year-over-year.
Newport Beach-based CureDuchenne Ventures LLC said today that it invested $1 million in Capricor Therapeutics Inc. to fund research for treating heart disease associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Games, Drones & Automobiles
The diversity of Orange County’s technology sector was on full display in Las Vegas for the International CES convention last week, as chipmakers, smart-products manufacturers, component suppliers, and the biggest auto brand based here launched products and teased others in development.
Anyone who doubts that science and technology are all over the place—or that Orange County is all over tech—can check our Chris Casacchia’s front-page piece on the CES show in Las Vegas.
SERVICES: Alorica grows list of industries, geographic reach
Alorica Inc. has purchased some units of Omaha, Neb.-based West Corp. for $275 million.
Newport Beach-based alternative fuel developer and supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. sold its majority stake in a biomethane production facility in Dallas to a minority owner for $40.6 million.
Aims to Increase Brand Awareness, Sales Efforts
Huntington Beach startup olloclip has hired Irvine-based Moss Adams LLP to help the company attract institutional investors.