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TECHNOLOGY

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Call Center Operator Set to Double on $275M Deal

SERVICES: Alorica grows list of industries, geographic reach

Alorica Inc. has purchased some units of Omaha, Neb.-based West Corp. for $275 million.

Clean Energy Sells Dallas Facility Stake

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.

HB Startup Olloclip to Pursue $7.5M From Investors

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.

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Incipio Gets $55M Financing

Irvine-based mobile device accessories maker Incipio Technologies Inc. secured $55 million in financing from Monroe Capital LLC.

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Broadcom Notes Design Wins at CES

Broadcom Corp. announced two design wins this week at International CES in Las Vegas and also showcased several chipsets geared for the automotive, cable and home networking markets.

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UCI Clean Energy Innovator Dies

Former University of California-Irvine physics Professor Norman Rostoker died Christmas Day at the age of 89, the school said.

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Insteon Partners With Nest

Irvine-based home-automation technology provider Insteon has gained Nest certification and launched a program for developers to build software applications for its products, the company announced Tuesday in Las Vegas at the world’s largest technology convention.

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Clean Energy Sells Majority Stake in Dallas Plant

Newport Beach-based alternative fuel developer and supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has sold its majority stake in a biomethane production facility in Dallas to a minority owner for $40.6 million.

Telogis Leads OC’s Rookie Lineup at CES

TECHNOLOGY: Hitches ride with GM for debut at tech’s big show

More than 100 Orange County companies will be in Las Vegas this week for the world’s largest technology convention.

Technology: Palmer Luckey

Virtual Reality Gets Real

Catching up with Palmer Luckey is a lot more difficult these days.

Same Pitchman, New Sheriff in Kia’s Latest Campaign

Replaces Horse in Wild West, Visits Ancient Rome

Kia Motors America in Irvine released a new series of television commercials featuring NBA all-star Blake Griffin.

2015 Will Bring Tech Trends Benefiting Local Firms

Predictions Include a 3-D Printing Revolution

'Tis the season for predictions.

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Aliso Viejo Software Firm Gets $2M

Corent Technology Inc. in Aliso Viejo received $2.1 million in venture capital funding.

Will Vizio’s Garden Grow Smart Sprinkler Startup?

Irvine-Based Brand Kicks In Seed Money, Office Space, Taiwan Connection

A startup launched by two of Skype’s earliest employees with the backing of Vizio Inc. hopes to make its mark in the “Internet of Things” market with the debut of a smart lawn sprinkler at next month’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Early Indicators Point to Strength, Staying Power for OC’s Economy

Is the outlook for business in Orange County hot or strong?