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TECHNOLOGY: Sets up shop next to Facebook’s new campus
One of Orange County’s most promising technology companies has moved to Silicon Valley.
Orange County companies received 3,520 U.S. patents in 2014, up 12% year-over-year.
Newport Beach-based CureDuchenne Ventures LLC said today that it invested $1 million in Capricor Therapeutics Inc. to fund research for treating heart disease associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Games, Drones & Automobiles
The diversity of Orange County’s technology sector was on full display in Las Vegas for the International CES convention last week, as chipmakers, smart-products manufacturers, component suppliers, and the biggest auto brand based here launched products and teased others in development.
Anyone who doubts that science and technology are all over the place—or that Orange County is all over tech—can check our Chris Casacchia’s front-page piece on the CES show in Las Vegas.
SERVICES: Alorica grows list of industries, geographic reach
Alorica Inc. has purchased some units of Omaha, Neb.-based West Corp. for $275 million.
Newport Beach-based alternative fuel developer and supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. sold its majority stake in a biomethane production facility in Dallas to a minority owner for $40.6 million.
Aims to Increase Brand Awareness, Sales Efforts
Huntington Beach startup olloclip has hired Irvine-based Moss Adams LLP to help the company attract institutional investors.
Irvine-based mobile device accessories maker Incipio Technologies Inc. secured $55 million in financing from Monroe Capital LLC.
Broadcom Corp. announced two design wins this week at International CES in Las Vegas and also showcased several chipsets geared for the automotive, cable and home networking markets.
Former University of California-Irvine physics Professor Norman Rostoker died Christmas Day at the age of 89, the school said.
Irvine-based home-automation technology provider Insteon has gained Nest certification and launched a program for developers to build software applications for its products, the company announced Tuesday in Las Vegas at the world’s largest technology convention.
Newport Beach-based alternative fuel developer and supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has sold its majority stake in a biomethane production facility in Dallas to a minority owner for $40.6 million.
TECHNOLOGY: Hitches ride with GM for debut at tech’s big show
More than 100 Orange County companies will be in Las Vegas this week for the world’s largest technology convention.
Virtual Reality Gets Real
Catching up with Palmer Luckey is a lot more difficult these days.