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 Smith Micro Software (SMSI) acquires QuickStart Technologies unit


   *  Amount:         $500,000


   *  Terms:            100,000 shares/$150,000 cash

   *  Premium:        n/a


   *  Industry:        Performance software


   *  Scorecard:      C+


    ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 27--Smith Micro Software , a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and service solutions for the wireless and Internet markets, announced the acquisition of the e-business consulting practice of QuickStart Technologies, a provider of integrated Internet business services to middle market companies. The transaction will complement and broaden the e-business consulting activities of Smith Micro's Internet Solutions Division, headquartered in