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B. Riley Buys United Online

Internet service provider United Online Inc. is being acquired by Los Angeles investment firm B. Riley Financial Inc. in a deal valued at $170 million.

Ixia Earnings Top Estimates

Technology component company Ixia on Tuesday announced first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates.

ReachLocal Meets Street Expectations

ReachLocal Inc. met analyst expectations in the first quarter, based on results announced Tuesday.

United Online Sells

United Online closed on the sale of its loyalty marketing service in an all-cash deal of $13 million.

Interlink Electronics Approved to Trade on the Nasdaq

Computer products maker Interlink Electronics Inc. has been approved to have its shares listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market, the company announced Thursday.

CrowdGather Debt Swap Opens Door to Equity Finance

Calabasas seller of advertising space on cannabis forums CrowdGather Inc. said it is undergoing a corporate restructuring that includes an agreement with its creditor allowing it to obtain equity financing.

Spiral Toys Gets Institutional Backing

Entertainment technology company Spiral Toys Inc. on Wednesday announced it was receiving $1.18 million in financing from institutional investors.

Teledyne Acquires Frontline Test Equipment

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has acquired an electronics test and measurement instrumentation business, it was announced Thursday.

United Online Sells StayFriends for $18 Million

United Online Inc. has sold off its last social media business to a German company in a deal valued at about $18.3 million.

Cattle Tags Will Incorporate Semtech Components

Ear tags that detect sick cattle will use radio frequency technology developed by semi-conductor manufacturer Semtech Corp., the company announced Thursday.

NetSol Signs Data Visualization Deal

NetSol Technologies Inc. announced earlier this week it has signed a collaboration agreement with 3-D mapping company eeGeo.

Startups Click at App-Making Contest

A device that monitors the workout routines of physical therapy patients won $10,000 in funding at Startup Weekend Ventura County.

MRV Loss Widens

MRV Communications Inc. widened its net loss and saw a revenue decrease in fourth quarter results released Tuesday.

Acquisition Contributes to DTS Fourth Quarter Results

DTS Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings on an adjusted basis for the fourth quarter.

Yahoo to Leave Burbank Offices

Yahoo! Inc. is moving its search marketing division out of its Burbank campus to consolidate with operations in Playa Vista, a spokeswoman for the company said.