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No Such Thing as Women’s Work

Entrepreneurs: Local firms prosper in non-traditional industries. Entrerpeneurship: Women-owned businesses diversify across industries.

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iPhone Fraudster Pleads Guilty

A Chatsworth man faces more than 8 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to fraud charges connected with his Glendale ride-sharing business.

B. Riley Offers to Buy United Online for $185 Million

B. Riley Capital Management in Los Angeles proposed Wednesday to purchase all of United Online Inc.’s outstanding shares for $12.50 a share, or a total of $185 million.

B. Riley Proposes Buyout of United Online

Los Angeles investment firm B. Riley Capital Management has proposed a negotiated transaction to purchase all of United Online Inc.’s outstanding shares, which the Internet company acknowledged on Monday.

Preview: ISP Hurt by Hang-Ups

On Nov. 3, United Online Inc. Chief Executive Francis Lobo announced his resignation on a conference call with analysts.

Apollo to Launch Predictive Analysis System

Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. announced Tuesday a collaboration with data analytics firm Helynx Inc. in Pasadena to identify high-risk patients and improve their health care.

Weak Electronics Market Hurts DTS

DTS Inc. missed Wall Street expectations for earnings and revenue in the third quarter as the consumer electronics market softened.

MRV Reports ‘Inflection Point’ Quarter

MRV Communications reported higher net income on lower revenue for a quarter the chief executive called an “inflection point.”

United Online CEO to Step Down

United Online Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings but fell short on expectations for revenue in the third quarter, even as it plans to sell another website.

Ixia Reports Record Quarter

Ixia beat analyst estimates Tuesday with third-quarter results that included record U.S. revenue.

ReachLocal Misses Estimates

ReachLocal Inc. lost twice as much money in the third quarter as Wall Street analysts expected, and the company also missed on top-line revenue.

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Insurer Peddles New Online Policy

INTERNET: Hixme’s plan offers employees range of carriers.

Agoura Hills tech company Hixme gets VC backing for its suite of health insurance software.

Triton Digital to Measure iHeart Radio Sites

Triton Digital will provide its audience measurement service to the streaming audio content of national broadcaster IHeartMedia Inc., the companies announced Thursday.

Warner Bros. Fills Top Gamer Post

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has promoted David Haddad to be president of the division responsible for video and mobile games.

Update: Ixia to Continue Trading

Ixia said Friday that a Nasdaq panel had granted the company’s request to allow it shares to trade pending a final determination regarding its listing status.