Tech stocks figured prominently among small-cap movers Thursday as several names served up announcements of new deals.

Business-software developer Mobius Management Systems ( MOBI) soared nearly 32% to $9.79 after agreeing to sell itself to Allen Systems. The $10.05-a-share cash offer represents a 35% premium over the stock's closing price Wednesday. Shares of ClickSoftware Technologies ( CKSW) leapt 13.3% to $3.71 after the company inked a service-optimization deal with a "leading document management company."

GigaBeam ( GGBM), meanwhile, announced that the gigahertz frequencies in which its WiFiber products operate are being opened for commercial use in the United Arab Emirates and Australia. The Virginia-based company has already sold a WiFiber link to its Australian distributor and expects to further deploy its technology in those areas. Shares were up 53 cents, or 17%, to $3.65.

Among other small-caps moving higher, Collegiate Pacific ( BOO) added 13% to $8.41 after the mail-order company said its fiscal third-quarter sales should rise 6.5% to around $63 million, just about meeting Street expectations, as per Thomson Financial. Apogee Enterprises ( APOG) posted 32-cent per-share earnings from continuing operations, beating targets by 4 cents. The glass-products maker climbed 6.8% to $23.04.

Richardson Electronics ( RELL), however, sank after the electronics distributor posted fiscal third-quarter revenue of $160.1 million, which was $5.2 million below two analysts' projections. Shares were sinking 81 cents, or 8.5%, to $8.77.

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