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AT&T reports loss of cellphone subscribers

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04/25/2013

NEW YORK—AT&T revenue fell short of Wall Street’s first quarter expectations, losing ground in the cellphone market to Verizon Wireless and sending its shares down about two percent, according to a report from Reuters.

Three security companies land FPS contracts

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04/25/2013

WASHINGTON –Three area security companies in the nation’s capitol region received contracts from the Federal Protective Services to install alarm systems, closed circuit television systems and intrusion detection systems, according to a Department of Homeland Security st

Sonitrol National Dealers Association joins PPVAR

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04/24/2013

ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Sonitrol National Dealers Association has voted to become a member of the Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response, the PPVAR announced on April 18.

Competitor reportedly scores CEO from Vivint Solar

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04/24/2013

PROVO, Utah—Former Vivint Solar CEO Tanguy Serra has left the company and been hired by SolarCity, a solar energy company based in San Mateo, Calif., according to an article today from pandodaily.com, which notes that Serra’s LinkedIn profile “appears to confirm the move

Vector Security announces scholarship winners

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04/23/2013

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security, a provider of security solutions based here, has announced the winners of its Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) scholarships, according to a company statement.

FLIR cameras help police find Boston bombing suspect

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04/22/2013

WILSONVILLE, Ore.—A helicopter with infrared cameras from FLIR Systems helped police confirm a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was hiding in a covered boat behind a residence in Watertown, Mass., according to an SIA news item.

ADT wraps up share repurchase program

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04/19/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT recently completed its share repurchase program, an agreement under which it repurchased 12.6 million shares of its common stock for a total cost of $600 million, according to a company statement.

ESA: Think like a burglar

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04/18/2013

IRVING, Texas—In response to a recent FBI report that found a rise in property crime in nearly every region of the country, the Electronic Security Association, based here, is offering tips that encourage homeowners to better understand how burglars operate—and to get a

NorthStar Alarm goes shoeless for a cause

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04/17/2013

OREM, Utah—For the second time, employees of NorthStar Alarm, based here, went one day without shoes Tuesday to raise awareness for the millions of children that go without them daily, according to a company statement.

Wisconsin man uses security system to break up party

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04/17/2013

FOND DU LAC, Wis.—Out of town for the weekend, a resident of this Wisconsin city notified local authorities of a party at his house after checking his security system, according to an article from the Fond Du Lac Reporter, a local newspaper.

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