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SoCal Investor Benefits From Fabrinet IPO
A little known Southern California venture capital investor is benefiting from the IPO of Silicon Valley-based Fabrinet today, after Fabrinet said it has priced its IPO and will list on the New York Stock Exchange. According to Fabrinet's S-1, one of the major shareholders of the firm is actually Walnut, California-based Shea Ventures, a venture capital firm attached to home builder and construction firm J.F. Shea. Fabrinet lists Shea Ventures as one of the bigger investors in the firm, with 6.5 (More info...)

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Sony Online Entertainment: 12 Million Players In Free Realms
San Diego-based massively multiplayer, online gaming developer Sony Online Entertainment reports today that it has just reached 12 million registered users for its title Free Realms. Free Realms is a family-friendly virtual world focused on "quests, activities and minigames". The firm said that the milestone was reached as part of the kickoff of a "virtual summer camp" effort which features virtual versions of a number of traditional summer activities, including going to the beach and camp. Sony (More info...)

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Kotura Advances High Speed Optoelectronics Technology
Monterey Park-based Kotura, a developer of high speed optoelectronics products, said this week that it has demonstrated a high-speed horizontal p-i-n germanium photo detector integrated with silicon waveguides on a single chip, based on a project developed with DARPA. According to the firm, the technology is a "key component" for optical interconnects and may lead to reduction in complexity of connectors and cabling in high performance optical systems. The company said the detector is the first (More info...)

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