O.C.'s High-Tech Rebound: Orange County's high-tech industry may be on the rebound. A survey of local technology companies with fewer than 1,000 employees showed employment grew 6% through February compared to the same time a year ago.
Among national companies, employment grew only 4.6% for the same time period. The survey of 126 companies shows that employment grew at 38 of the companies. Hiring was flat at 88 companies and none reported layoffs.