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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.
Aliso Viejo-based 360fly Inc. has raised $40 million in a Series C financing round to boost global sales and marketing efforts for its breakthrough 360-degree 4K camera to be released later this month.
B. Riley Financial Inc., a Los Angeles-based investment firm that maintains an office in Newport Beach, is buying internet service provider United Online Inc. for $11 a share or about $170 million.
Laguna Beach-based virtual reality content maker NextVR Inc. has struck a deal with one of the world’s largest event companies to bring “hundreds” of live concerts to fans across the globe through virtual reality.
University of California-Irvine’s high-containment, biosafety level 3, training laboratory has been selected as the third facility in the country designated by the National Institutes of Health’s National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program to provide continuing education to professionals in a simulated setting.