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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.
STARTUPS: Seeks more VC partners; might add own fund
OCTANe’s new strategy to attract investment dollars and emerging companies to the region is showing early returns for Orange County’s vibrant startup and entrepreneurial scene.
Cirruspath Targets $10M In Sales With Tidying App
An Irvine startup is getting strong demand from companies it says are frustrated with the functionality of salesforce.com and other customer relationship-management products.
Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. increased its bid for PMC-Sierra Inc. this morning to roughly $2.39 billion.
TECHNOLOGY: Follows sale of stake to same company
Western Digital Corp.’s ongoing push into more lucrative storage products geared for corporate customers got a boost last week in another deal with China-based information technology provider and electronics manufacturer Unisplendour Corp.
Laguna Beach-based virtual reality startup NextVR Inc. raised $30.5 million in a Series A funding round that included a mix of sports- and entertainment-related firms.
‘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.
Laguna Beach-based virtual reality startup NextVR Inc. has raised $30.5 million in a Series A funding round led by mix of sports- and entertainment-related firms.
Broadcom Corp. shareholders today approved the Irvine-based chipmaker’s $37 billion sale to Avago Technologies Ltd. in Singapore.
Chipmaker Microsemi Corp.’s latest cash-and-stock bid to acquire PMC-Sierra Inc. has been deemed a “superior proposal” by the board of the Sunnyvale-based target company.