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Taking Out Trash

New facility aims to let less go to wasteImpacts from Sun Valley’s new waste-processing plant.

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Testing Service PSI Moves into Aviation

Professional testing firm PSI Services has acquired Computer Assisted Testing Services, a firm providing testing services for the aviation industry, the companies announced Tuesday.

Ixia Rises on Buyout Report

Shares of Ixia rose nearly 15 percent Friday after Reuters published an article saying the company was looking for a potential buyer.

DTS Acquisition Finalized

Tessera Holding Corp. closed on its $850 million acquisition of DTS Inc. on Thursday, and DTS shares will no longer trade on the Nasdaq.

California Resources Rises 44 Percent on OPEC News

Shares of California Resources Corp. (CRC) soared 44 percent Wednesday as hopes of higher prices revived the entire oil sector.

Engineering Firm Acco Names CEO

Acco Engineered Systems has named long-time employee Jeffrey R. Marrs as its new chief executive.

Preview: Fastest Growing Companies

Skies are looking sunny for LA Solar Group, despite a hoard of competitors and signs of slowing in its industry.

Earnings: PennyMac Financial, MRV

PennyMac Financial Services Inc. reported record quarterly revenue, while MRV Communications narrowed its loss during the third quarter.

BlackLine Shares Riding High Since IPO

Shares of BlackLine Inc. jumped nearly 30 percent during the first three days of trading as a public company.

AT&T Offers $85 Billion for Time Warner

Telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. is acquiring Time Warner Inc. in a deal valued at $85.4 billion.

BlackLine Prices IPO

BlackLine Inc. has set the price for its initial public offering at between $13 and $15, according to documents filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ixia's Mayer Among Powerful Women in Tech

The California arm of the National Diversity Council has named Bethany Mayer, president and chief executive of Ixia, among the 50 most powerful women in technology for 2016, the company announced on Monday.

Capstone Signs $150 Million Purchase Finance Deal

Capstone Turbine Corp. will receive up to $150 million from an Asian solar park developer to give financial assistance in deploying Capstone’s microturbines.

Report: Blackline Preparing for IPO

Accounting software developer BlackLine is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at more than $1 billion, according to media reports.

Auto Repair Software Firm Raises $6.3 Million

Auto repair estimation software developer Estify has raised $6.3 million in new financing from two private equity firms.

Semtech, Partners Build New Zealand Network

Technology developed by Semtech Corp. has been used in a wide area network covering more than half the population of New Zealand.