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TECHNOLOGY: Education push includes augmented reality
Irvine-based software maker EON Reality Inc. hopes to keep its growth up by bringing virtual and augmented reality content to the masses through an aggressive international plan centered on education and awareness.
Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. announced a partnership with Facebook Inc. that aims to connect millions of gamers while boosting content on the world’s largest social network.
SanDisk, HGST to Bring About $1B in Savings
Western Digital Corp.’s massive integration of SanDisk Corp. and HGST already has led to more than 500 job cuts in the past month, and more are expected.
Orange County stem cell entrepreneur Hans Keirstead refers to his newly established biotechnology company as a “startup with mature assets.”
The $100 million raised by Cylance Inc. last week highlights the booming demand for software security needed to thwart malicious cyberattacks in the public and private sectors—and the growing appetite of venture capitalists to fund Orange County-based businesses that are taking on the challenge.
Nicholas Mitsakos today was named interim chief executive of Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc. as part of its corporate restructuring.
Irvine-based security software maker Cylance Inc. has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round led by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Insight Venture Partners.
Irvine-based N2 Imaging Systems LLC has been awarded a five-year, $81 million Defense Department contract to develop and manufacture sniper scopes.
Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. today announced a partnership with Facebook Inc. that aims to connect millions of gamers while boosting content on the world’s largest social network.
Wing of UCI Incubator Roster Includes 400 ‘Experts-in-Residence’
Startup Flyt turned to Dan Jenkins when it needed a mentor.
TECHNOLOGY: Software team will head to Silicon Valley
Oculus VR Inc., a trailblazer that put Orange County on the virtual reality map, has moved the last remnants of its local operation to Silicon Valley.
Newport Beach-based Windjammer Capital Investors, one of Orange County’s long-standing private equity firms, sold Irvine-based electronics components supplier Infinite RF Holdings Inc. on undisclosed terms to San Francisco-based private equity firm Genstar Capital.
San Juan Capistrano-based data-analysis software maker NarrativeWave Inc. received $1.4 million in new funding, bringing its cumulative amount raised to $2 million.
37-Year Company Vet Ran Medical Systems Unit
The executive in line to take over Toshiba Corp.’s struggling global operation and tarnished brand spent six years in Orange County leading a key U.S. unit based in Tustin during his long tenure with the Japanese conglomerate.
A Frost Data Capital data analytics startup officially launched today.