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Laguna Beach-based virtual reality content maker NextVR Inc. said it has completed an $80 million round of funding, led by a syndicate of Asian technology companies.
Karma Automotive LLC in Costa Mesa said its distribution strategy for the new Revero car will include 10 independent dealers and a company-owned “brand-experience center” in Orange County.
Venture capital investors plunked down more than $229 million for Orange County high-tech companies in the second quarter, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Irvine office of real estate brokerage JLL.
Irvine will become the latest U.S. market to feature Google Inc.’s new super-speedy Internet service for businesses and residents—with a caveat: The Mountain View-based tech giant initially is rolling out the service only to select Irvine Co. properties, the companies said today.
Irvine-based Bioniz Therapeutics Inc. said today that it appointed David Pyott, former Chief Executive of Allergan Inc. [now Allergan PLC] as board chairman.
Irvine-based Incipio LLC’s bid for Skullcandy Inc. was rejected by the audio equipment manufacturer’s board of directors, in favor of a “superior proposal.”
Irvine-based Western Digital Corp. reported lower annual sales and adjusted profits.
Internet-based mortgage lender cloudvirga Inc. in Irvine raised $7.5 million in Series A funding, led by Calabasas-based Dallas Capital. Santa Monica venture capital firm Upfront Ventures and angel investment club Tribeca Angels in New York participated in the round.
Infinite RF Holdings Inc. in Irvine bought on undisclosed terms L-Com Inc., a maker of custom computer networking equipment in North Andover, Mass.
Irvine-based Western Digital Corp. co-led a $77 million funding round for a Redwood City startup with noted Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers.
Irvine-based Vizio Inc. has been acquired for $2 billion by LeEco, a conglomerate based in China.
Ingram Micro Inc.’s pending $6 billion sale to Chinese conglomerate Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co. Ltd. has run into its first hurdle that could ultimately derail the deal.
Lake Forest-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. was purchased by Douglas Acquisitions LLC, an affiliate of second-position secured creditors.
The La Palma-based Innovation Institute said today that it has acquired Corona-based information technology specialist Hospitality Business Network Solutions. A purchase price was not disclosed.
Newport Beach-based startup Predictive Inc. has acquired a Silicon Valley software maker developing advanced learning applications.