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Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s evolving strategy is mixing a dose of the past with a dash of the future in the pending launch of a classic games division, more free content, new distribution channels, and a big push into Hollywood.
Nearly 400 people attended an awards presentation at the Business Journal’s sixth annual General Counsel Awards on Nov. 19 at the Hotel Irvine.
Carmaker Plans 4 Spots As NFL Auto Sponsor
InnoceanUSA in Huntington Beach is already working behind the scenes on Super Bowl ads for Hyundai Motor America Inc.
Some 400 attendees enjoyed dinner and an awards show at the Business Journal’s 2015 sixth annual General Counsel Awards festivities on Thursday evening at the Hotel Irvine.
Resort industry veteran Jeroen Quint is the new general manager of Hotel Irvine, having joined the hotel last month.
$325M in Funding, Hiring Spree Point to National Network of Small Cell Base Stations
A just-completed $325 million fundraising deal for Mobilitie LLC comes as the Newport Beach-based wireless infrastructure company is gearing up for what it is calling the “largest network deployment initiative in the U.S.”
HOSPITALITY: Weekend runs draw thousands to parks, hotels
A four-day weekend of running events that ended Nov. 15 at Disneyland Resort capped a year of growth for an increasingly important approach it takes to marketing its two parks and 2,400 hotel rooms in Anaheim.
AnyMeeting Customers Can Sync With Other Tools
Web conferencing and webinar software company AnyMeeting Inc. in Huntington Beach is using Sunnyvale-based Zapier Inc.’s technology to help customers connect its products to popular business apps, including Salesforce, HubSpot, Constant Contact, Eventbrite, LinkedIn, and more than 400 others.
‘Warcraft’ Movie to Debut In Theaters Next June
The long-awaited release of the movie version of flagship Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s franchise game “Warcraft” will hit movie theaters in June.
The publisher of the Orange County Register has received a third loan offer to help it maintain operations while it goes through a bankruptcy auction.
Emerald Expositions LLC in San Juan Capistrano acquired National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo from the show’s co-owners, Jim Bannister and Mike McGuire, for an undisclosed amount.
Freedom Communications Inc. in Santa Ana said Steve Churm stepped down from his position as chief revenue officer to join Aliso Viejo-based FivePoint Communities Management Inc. as its new chief communications officer.
A car auction at the Anaheim Convention Center that starts tomorrow expects to draw 20,000 attendees and several hundred sellers of classic and antique cars, generating sales of about $20 million by the time the last gavel drops.
Dan Olson has left his post as managing director of Wunderman Los Angeles in Irvine.