Fast buys AgentArts

Fast Search & Transfer, a Norway-based provider of search technologies, announced last week it has acquired AgentArts Inc., a developer of recommendation technology. Financial terms were not disclosed. San Francisco-based AgentArts has raised about $3.5 million in funding. Investors include Aegis Partners Proprietary, Amphion Capital Management and Tinished Corp. www.fastsearch.com www.agentarts.com