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Blizzard Entertainment Inc. in Irvine launched a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, which will develop and release new and out-of-print titles related to the company’s “Warcraft,” “StarCraft” and “Diablo” games, both directly and through ongoing global partnerships.
Costa Mesa’s Avenue of the Arts Hotel is set for a 63% expansion in room count following city planning commission approval on Nov. 28 of a new, 15-story tower adjacent to the existing property.
MobilityWare in Irvine bought Critical Hit Software in San Diego on undisclosed terms.
Longtime Newport Beach resident and television industry innovator Robert “Bob” Bennett died on Tuesday.
Orange County hosts the ‘show of shows’ next week at Anaheim Convention Center with a trade event expected to produce about 4,000 room nights over its three-day run.
The gaming accessories unit of Fountain Valley-based Kingston Technology Co. Inc. will sponsor one of the world’s top “Street Fighter” players.
Advantage Solutions, an Irvine-based provider of sales, marketing, merchandising and digital technology services to packaged goods manufacturers and retailers, has bought a consumer marketing firm in Chicago on undisclosed terms.
Stuart Kane LLP Partner Javier Gutierrez has been named one of Urban Land magazine’s “40 Under 40” award recipients.
Santa Ana College’s International Business Program received the Responding to Globalization award on Nov. 17 at the Orange County Business Council’s sixth annual Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards.
Nine University of California-Irvine researchers have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Elizabeth Loftus, distinguished professor of social ecology in the department of psychology and social behavior at the University of California-Irvine, was awarded the international John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science in London.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in January will place 150 of its IONIQ EVs in the WaiveCar car-sharing fleet in Los Angeles with an option for 250 more cars in additional cities by the end of 2017.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley introduced its Autonomous IONIQ concept vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
Emerald Expositions LLC in San Juan Capistrano bought RFID Journal LIVE event and several regional expos from RFID Journal LLC in Hauppauge, New York on undisclosed terms.
16,000 attendees are expected at an automobile auction at Anaheim Convention Center this weekend.