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Invests Undisclosed Figure in Celebrity Application
Rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has invested in Fountain Valley startup MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.’s latest application, which allows fans to follow their favorite musicians, athletes and actors through a live stream.
Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Thursday reported mixed third-quarter earnings.
Santa Ana-based Universal Electronics Inc. on Thursday reported mixed earnings for the third quarter and provided an outlook for the current quarter in line with Wall Street expectations.
Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. on Thursday reported September quarter earnings in line with Wall Street expectations and provided a revenue and profit outlook in the current quarter below estimates.
Irvine-based video game maker Blizzard Entertainment Inc. saw sales and operating income sink in the third quarter as it lost about 100,000 World of Warcraft subscribers.
Bigs Grow on Buys; New Trends, Products Drive Gains by Smaller Companies
This year’s lists of fastest-growing public companies based in Orange County feature a diverse group in the local technology sector, with large and relatively small companies taking different paths to their places in the rankings. Includes the 2013 OC's FASTEST-GROWING PUBLIC COs list for download (pdf)
FINANCE: Cites potential for scale at Horizon Communications
Irvine-based telecommunications company Horizon Communications Technologies has sold a “significant” ownership stake to Solis Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm in Newport Beach.
TECHNOLOGY: Licensing deal for search engine software
SRCH2 Inc., a spinout of University of California, Irvine, has struck a licensing deal with HTC Corp. that’s expected to add millions in revenue and put the startup on the map.
Surpasses Broadcom, Second to Allergan Overall
Broadcom Corp.’s decade-long run as Orange County’s largest technology company by market value has come to an end at the hand of another Irvine-based business.
Ingram Micro Inc. acquired Shipwire Inc., a cloud-based logistics services pro-vider with customers in more than 50 countries.
Costa Mesa-based printed circuit board maker TTM Technologies Inc. last week announced a leadership change and third-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations.
November 2, 2013
Other items of interest in the Orange County Business Journal
Founder George Lopez Is Moving to R&D Role
San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc. is entering a new phase in its history, one in which Dr. George Lopez, its founder, is no longer running the show on a daily basis.
Teams With Other School to Study Budgets
The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, is working on establishing industry-specific benchmarks for marketing budgets and marketing mix allocations.
Broadcom Corp.’s recent third-quarter earnings report and analyst conference call highlighted some lingering problems