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Costa Mesa-based Newlight Technologies LLC, founded to make technology that captures and converts carbon and methane into plastics, received $29.2 million in “Form D” venture funding, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.
Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp. is cutting nearly 100 more jobs in Orange County as the company begins to integrate its $17 billion buy of SanDisk Corp. that closed two weeks ago.
Bennett Washabaugh and Mike Zei launched their commercial real estate startup, TenantBase, with Irvine Company in mind as an innovator that leases space to startups around the country.
Globetrotting Exec Wants to Redefine Mazda
Masahiro Moro—or Moro-san as employees at Mazda North American Operations call him—reclined at his office in Irvine, where a picture of a red RX-Vision concept sports car Mazda Motor Corp. introduced in October at the Tokyo Motor Show hung on the wall directly across from his desk.
TECHNOLOGY: Computer science, law, engineering schools drive effort
University of California-Irvine is in the early stages of establishing a cybersecurity research institute that will become the first of its kind in the state with a national scope and profile.
Destination Marketers, Others Hunt for Ways to Stand Out
More local cities, marketing groups and hotel companies are using data to decide how to reel in new business.
Anaheim-based artificial intelligence developer Cogitai received a strategic investment on undisclosed terms from Sony Corp., the multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
CandyBAR Delivers Images to Mobile Devices
Irvine-based Candy Lab, which has developed an augmented reality product intended to help businesses attract consumers, is one of eight companies selected by the Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale to pitch to venture capitalists, angel investors, and government officials in China.
Otherwise Laments State Of Overall Fuel Market
Count Clean Energy Fuels Corp. co-founder and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens among the throngs of company backers who thought a profitable quarter would come years ago.
Anaheim-based artificial intelligence developer Cogitai received a strategic investment on undisclosed terms from Sony Corp.
‘Center of Gravity’ Draws Wireless Products Maker
CalAmp Corp.’s recent headquarters move from Oxnard to Irvine provides a boost in the middle market for Orange County’s roster of publicly traded tech companies.
Liam Griffin, who served as president of Skyworks Solutions Inc. from the company’s Irvine office, has been named chief executive of the Woburn, Mass.-based chipmaker.
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. said it will take a controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the parent company of Cypress-based Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc., for about $2.2 billion.
Broadcom Ltd. has agreed to sell its wireless infrastructure backhaul business for $80 million to MaxLinear Inc. in the latest divestiture led by Chief Executive Hock Tan.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. after the close of trading reported revenue and adjusted profits in the first quarter that blew away Wall Street expectations.