Group 1 Software of Lanham, which makes software that manages a company's data about customers and its communications with them, has a new president. Pitney Bowes, which bought Group 1 a year ago, appointed Christopher S. Baker, 38, to succeed Robert S. Bowen, who served as president of Group 1 for 21 years and is retiring.

MobilePro of Bethesda, a wireless broadband company, signed an agreement to buy Tiger Communications, an Internet and telecommunications company based in Chicago. Terms were not disclosed.

Omega Healthcare Investors of Timonium, a real estate investment trust specializing in the long-term care industry, bought five skilled nursing facilities in Ohio and Pennsylvania for $49 million and two in Texas for $10.2 million.

QuadraMed a Reston provider of information technology to the health care industry, said it settled a lawsuit with its founder and former chief executive. The company said it will pay James D. Durham $3.6 million in cash immediately plus a note for $1.4 million.

MCI of Ashburn may have to shed some of its assets in New York state and freeze certain prices to blunt "anti-competitive" aspects of its planned acquisition by Verizon Communications, the staff of the New York State Public Service Commission said. The regulatory agency's staff sought public comment on such conditions, which would be imposed by a vote of the commission.

InteliData Technologies of Reston, a provider of online banking and electronic bill payment technology to financial institutions, said shareholders will meet Aug. 18 to vote on a planned sale of the company to Corillian of Oregon for about $20 million in cash and stock.