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Semtech Invests in myDevices

Semtech Corp. has invested about $3 million in myDevices, an internet of things solutions company.

City Sues Pacoima Shop for Catalytic Converter Theft

A Pacoima automotive parts recycling business has been accused of involvement in a catalytic converter theft ring, according to a civil lawsuit filed Thursday by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer.

Teledyne to Supply Underwater Robots to Navy

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has received a multi-million contract from the Pentagon to supply underwater robots used in disposing of explosives.

Provision Enhances Kiosk Coupons

Provision Interactive Technologies Inc. has released an updated version of software used by its 3D advertising kiosks.

Lancaster Solar Plant Surges to Life

The Western Antelope Dry Ranch solar plant in Lancaster is now producing enough renewable energy to power more than 1,800 homes, a significant step in the city’s initiative to become the first in the nation to produce enough clean energy to meet its electricity needs.

Teledyne Acquires e2v for $790 Million

Teledyne Technologies Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire systems manufacturer e2v technologies plc.

DTS Acquires App Developer

Audio technology company DTS Inc. has acquired All in Media, a company that develops smartphone apps for radio stations, the company announced Thursday.

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.