Orange County Business Journal


Recent and archived news stories on: Alternative Energy, Automotive, Computing, Engineering, Internet, Nanotech, Software, Telecom, Wireless...
Tease photo

YL Software Maker Acquired

A Yorba Linda software maker that specializes in survey analysis has been acquired by local investment firm Poplar Capital Partners LLC, which is based in the same city.

Tease photo

WD Beats on Profit, Revenue in Line

Irvine-based storage products maker Western Digital Corp. after the close of intraday trading Wednesday reported June revenue in line with Wall Street expectations and adjusted profits that beat estimates.

Tease photo

SA Design Firm Buys Atlanta Co.

Santa Ana-based facilities design firm Salas O’Brien Engineers said it acquired Atlanta-based firm HESM&A Consulting Engineers on undisclosed terms.

Tease photo

Kareo Raises $55 Million

Irvine-based Kareo Inc. said today that it has received a $55.4 million investment.

Tease photo

Cylance Gets $42M

Irvine-based security software maker Cylance Inc. has raised $42 million in a Series C funding round led by DFJ Growth in Menlo Park.

Tease photo

Vizio Files for IPO

Irvine-based Vizio Inc. has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $172.5 million in an initial public offering.

Tease photo

Microsemi Posts Record Revenue, Profits in June Quarter

Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. reported revenue for the June quarter that beat Wall Street expectations and adjusted profits in line with estimates.

Tease photo

Anaheim Software Maker Acquired

Anaheim-based Scenario Virtual Project Delivery was acquired by Plantation, Florida-based e-Builder Inc. on undisclosed terms.

CrowdStrike Seeks Scale In Wake of $100M Round

TECHNOLOGY: Google latest backer for security software maker

Irvine-based security software maker CrowdStrike Inc. aims to embark on an international expansion plan after securing one of the biggest venture capital rounds in Orange County history last week.

Blizzard Game to Toy Hall of Fame

The National Toy Hall of Fame has turned its attention to video games, including the title that made Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. famous.

Anaheim College Likes Smaller Size, Local Focus

EDUCATION: Biomedical tech, robotics key to programs

Parviz Shams doesn’t plan to expand the Southern California Institute of Technology—at least not directly.

Western Digital to Get Wellness Center

St. Joseph Hoag Health will open a wellness center at the Irvine headquarters of storage products maker Western Digital Corp. this month. Seeks Chinese Buyers, Sellers With Deal

Partner to Link Native Speakers, Sale Prospects LLC in Irvine, an online real estate marketplace that matches buyers and sellers of commercial and residential properties, signed a co-marketing deal with AREAA Global “to expand real estate ownership opportunities for Chinese investors.”

Olloclip Shoots for $100K in Return to Kickstarter

Campaign Focused On Studio System Market Entry

Huntington Beach-based olloclip has launched a new campaign on Kickstarter that builds upon its recent entree into the crowded smartphone case segment.

Tease photo

Frost Capital, Symantec Launch Incubator

San Juan Capistrano-based investment firm Frost Data Capital has partnered with security service provider Symantec Corp. in Mountain View to create and seed startups in cyber security analytics, Big Data, and Internet of Things markets.