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Airware, a Newport Beach startup that makes operating systems software for commercial drones, has raised $10.7 million in its first funding round.
Biggest Turnover in 21-Year History
This year’s OC 50 has an unprecedented infusion of new blood.
TECHNOLOGY: Corporate sector, cloud to claim more than half of sales
Western Digital Corp.’s strategy to diversify product offerings into the corporate sector and cloud has distanced the Irvine-based company from its long-held reliance on a PC market in long-term decline.
OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan
Newport Beach-based startup Green Automotive Co. has been plenty busy lately, thanks in part to recent orders for hundreds of shuttle buses to be delivered in two years.
TECHNOLOGY: Sold most traditional cellphone towers
Mobilitie LLC made its first major windfall by improving wireless coverage across the country, one cellphone tower at a time.
Still Has Narrow Edge Over Rival Seagate
Western Digital Corp. held on to its title as the world’s largest drive maker in terms of units sold and overall revenue, in Technology
SPECIAL REPORT - OC 50 - New faces of influence: Technology
Buena Park has more than 1,300 businesses, and they collectively employ nearly 24,000 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
SPECIAL REPORT - OC 50 - New faces of influence: Manufacturing
Santa Ana-based disk drive maker STEC Inc. on Wednesday reported first quarter revenue in line with Wall Street expectations and a loss slightly lower than consensus estimates.
Strong first quarter sales of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm helped Irvine-based video game maker Blizzard Entertainment Inc. grow revenue and operating income in the first quarter, despite another big drop in online subscriptions.
Huntington Beach-based aerospace parts maker Hyper-Therm High Temperature Composites Inc. has been acquired by Rolls-Royce PLC.
MSC Software’s Apollo Program Legacy, Modern Challenges
MSC’s move to Newport Beach later this year will be latest step by Dominic Gallello to cut costs, improve efficiencies
MANUFACTURING: HQ in Fullerton to oversee $300M plant
Fullerton-based Yokohama Tire Corp. is building a manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss., where it expects to make about a million tires a year