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Change is percolating on CEO perks, though slowly
The change in perk practices is notable, but some didn't get that memo. (Sun, 01 Jun 2008 09:41:22 GMT)

Crutchfield Introduces InGrid, World's First All-Digital Wireless Home Security System
BERWYN, Pa.----InGrid, Inc., the leading innovator and developer of digital, wireless home security services and Crutchfield, one of the nation's leading catalog and Internet retailers of consumer electronics, today announced a new strategic partnership that will make InGrid Home Security systems available for purchase from Crutchfield's award-winning Web site . (Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:30:00 GMT)

Senior program grows
OTTAWA COUNTY -- A senior volunteer program coordinated by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is expanding. (Mon, 02 Jun 2008 13:39:24 GMT)

New Dell executive got compensation valued at $33M
Michael Dell received compensation that the computer company he founded valued at just under $2 million last year, when he returned as CEO, but the leader of Dell Inc.'s consumer business received more than $33 million. (Mon, 02 Jun 2008 22:10:51 GMT)

New Dell executive got compensation valued at $33M
Michael Dell received compensation that the computer company he founded valued at just under $2 million last year, when he returned as CEO, but the leader of Dell Inc.'s consumer business received more than $33 million. According to an Associated Press... (Mon, 02 Jun 2008 22:53:06 GMT)

Higher labour rates in China hurt Jite's profit
Jite Technologies Inc., a Richmond Hill company that makes electronic and electrical connection devices, says it is cutting costs and raising prices to counter higher labour rates in China and increased energy prices. (Tue, 03 Jun 2008 09:02:22 GMT)

Rwanda: Making "Umuganda" More Useful
In Rwanda, on the last Saturday of the month, there is a mandatory work fest from 7:00am to noon, it is called Umuganda. It is a Rwandan tradition that dates back to long before colonial times. (Tue, 03 Jun 2008 10:14:38 GMT)

$33M pay package for Dell chief
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Hundreds of innovative ideas submitted in TI's Vision for Voice contest bring new VoIP technology ideas to light
DALLAS , June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With its first social media "Vision for Voice" video contest, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) elicited the dreams of customers, partners and university students to hear their ideas for the future of voice technology. (Tue, 03 Jun 2008 13:45:59 GMT)

With Iraq toll down, U.S. more optimistic
As 'surge' brigades leave Iraq, military officials hope the improved security will hold. (Tue, 03 Jun 2008 17:48:57 GMT)

Pit bull problem
We have an update to the story that we first brought you Monday about pit bulls that were terrorizing a Lake Otis neighborhood: one of the dogs is now in Anchorage Animal Control's custody. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 07:33:49 GMT)

Revere man breaks into security firm
MARBLEHEAD - An admitted drug addict from Revere went on an alleged burglary spree in town Monday and likely picked the worst possible business to burgle. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 07:50:47 GMT)

With Iraq toll down, U.S. more optimistic
The "surge" of American troops in Iraq last year winds to a close next month when the last two surge brigades redeploy home. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 08:00:00 GMT)

Investigation dropped against three Hobart police officers
A Hobart couple that accused three city police officers of abuse and excessive force will continue with plans to sue the department even though an investigation into criminal charges against the officers has been dropped, their attorney said Tuesday. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 09:17:10 GMT)

VIDEO: Surveillance tape of burglar breaking into a home-security store
This surveillance tape, released yesterday by HomeLogic in Marblehead, shows a burglar kicking open the door and entering the store, which, among other things, sells home alarm systems and surveillance cameras. The suspect was caught shortly afterward and arrested, according to police. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 09:56:30 GMT)

Thief picks wrong door, stumbles into high-tech home-security biz
Francis Connor IV could have learned a lesson from “Let’s Make a Deal.” Connor, police say, had already broken into 40 Doaks Lane in the early morning hours of Monday, June 2, making off with a pocketful of change from a vending machine, when he fatefully chose to kick in “door number two” at the Marblehead Business Center. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 13:19:53 GMT)

How Important Is Data Protection in Real Time?
How important is data protection in real time? Well, how important is the protection of anything in real time? Let us take a home, for example. If burglars break into a house, the owners, having purchased a home-security system, would expect the alarm to go off and the police to be alerted right away. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 17:02:00 GMT)

Thief Caught Breaking Into Home Security Store
It was very early Monday morning when a young man tried to break into a store in Marblehead. What started off as a bad idea became an even worse idea when you find out what kind of store this guy broke into. The suspect broke into HomeLogic – a company that specializes in Internet-based monitoring systems. (Wed, 04 Jun 2008 22:19:59 GMT)

After latest FPL jolt, is it time to fight the powers-that-be?
Thanks, FPL. We'll leave the lights on for you. (Thu, 05 Jun 2008 02:43:02 GMT)

Home security salesmen unnerve Kingwood residents
Residents complain that APX Security is going door-to-door, selling security systems and pushing their way into homes. (Thu, 05 Jun 2008 03:46:41 GMT)

More Firms Are Cutting Perks
When new compensation disclosure rules were first implemented last year, they shone a much brighter light on the perks bestowed upon chief executives, such as country club memberships, rides on the corporate jet, home security systems and rich pensions unavailable to the rank and file. (Fri, 06 Jun 2008 01:57:17 GMT)

Police Warn of Pushy Alarm Sales Tactics
The Kansas City Crime Prevention Association is sounding the alarm after hearing reports that people were being confronted by rude and aggressive door to door salespeople pushing a home security system. It's unclear if this is a scam, or just bad business. But, police say you can always post a sticker that says "no solicitations' and you can ask to see a solicitor's city permit and business ... (Fri, 06 Jun 2008 02:39:27 GMT)

NXTcomm Names uControl Winner of Eos Award for Excellence in Technology Innovation
uControl, a leading provider of next-generation home security and automation solutions, today announced that NXTcomm has selected uControl's Home Security, Monitoring and Automation (SMA) Platform winner of Eos Award for Excellence in Technology Innovation. uControl will be attending NXTcomm June 16-19 in Las Vegas, NV, in booth #SL1328. uControl will be showcasing proof-of-concept integrations ... (Fri, 06 Jun 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

Volunteer Opportunities: Helping Out In North County
Ranchita/San Felipe Community Center: Volunteers are needed to help with the book exchange and homework assistance programs at 37552 Montezuma Valley Road. (760) 782-3481. (Sat, 07 Jun 2008 10:24:26 GMT)

Docu-Drama: What it costs to move a CEO
As readers of Docu-Drama already know, executive relocations don't come cheap. Con-way, the trucking company formerly known as CNF, drew our attention to this fact when it announced in a filing last week that it will pay to move Chief Executive Douglas Stotlar from its San Mateo (Sun, 08 Jun 2008 09:21:26 GMT)

Former Shelby County deputy offers range of surveillance equipment
Joe Everson can see his future through a pinprick in the eye of an eagle stitched on a ball cap. (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 05:51:05 GMT)

MCUs: Microcontrollers can run without a battery in energy-harvesting systems
The low-power microcontroller market is really heating up (figuratively speaking). The latest entry comes from Texas Instruments, which is releasing some new members of its MSP430 family, namely the MSP430F5xx. (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 06:48:10 GMT)

Price Slash Rumours On New iPhone 2.0
The new iPhone 2.0 could cost as little as £100, according to reports ahead of the launch in California. (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:32:00 GMT)

It's presto, change-o as new iPhone is unveiled
Wouldn't it be cool if you could use your cellphone to monitor activities in your home, say, to zoom in for an audio/video check of the baby's room while you were at work, or even adjust the heat? (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 11:53:59 GMT)

Video: New TI microcontrollers bring breakthroughs in performance, enabling products with longer lasting batteries or ...
Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced a breakthrough generation of ultra-low power MSP430 microcontrollers , offering the industry's lowest power consumption for devices that can provide up to 25 MHz peak performance, increased Flash and RAM memory and integrated peripherals such as radio frequency , USB, encryption and LCD interfaces. (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

Washington DC
DALLAS , June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced a breakthrough generation of ultra-low power MSP430 microcontrollers (MCU), offering the industry's lowest power consumption for devices that can provide up to 25 MHz peak performance, increased Flash and RAM memory and integrated peripherals such as radio frequency (RF), USB, encryption and LCD ... (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 13:40:05 GMT)

Around Germantown and Collierville
Tryouts will be today at H. W. Cox Park for the U15 and over age groups in the Collierville Soccer Association Lobos. (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 14:20:03 GMT)

Price Slashed On New iPhone 2.0
Apple has unveiled the new, upgraded iPhone with a faster internet connection, GPS capabilities and a lower price tag. (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 20:02:00 GMT)

Events
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be R.C..... (Tue, 10 Jun 2008 05:07:19 GMT)

Price Slashed On New iPhone 2.0
Apple has unveiled the new, upgraded iPhone - and some UK customers will be able to get hold of it for free. (Tue, 10 Jun 2008 06:21:00 GMT)

Low-power 300-450-MHz ASK receiver covers the automotive temperature range
Sunnyvale, CA — The latest MAX7034 low-power superheterodyne receiver for ASK data from Maxim Integrated Products covers the 300 MHz to 450 MHz frequency range. (Tue, 10 Jun 2008 07:46:24 GMT)

Buyers with Sales of Over US$511 Billion Set to Meet Greater China Suppliers at 14 Private Sourcing Events in June
Throughout June, Global Sources' verified suppliers are scheduled to meet top buyers with annual sales of over US$511 billion at 14 Private Sourcing Events in five key sourcing centers across mainland China. (Tue, 10 Jun 2008 08:36:00 GMT)

Keeping CEOs safe can be costly
Directors of Occidental Petroleum Corp. want to keep chief executive Ray Irani safe. So they spent $774,756 last year on home-alarm systems and around-the-clock security guards for the CEO. “We live in dangerous times,” a company spokesman says. “Executives from oil-and-gas companies have been threatened and abducted.” Directors of Valero Energy Corp., a rival oil concern with more than four ... (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 04:10:32 GMT)

Events
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its chamber orientation today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber offices, 22 N. Front St. The event is fre.... (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 05:06:29 GMT)

Pit bull attack update
Two pit bulls that were terrorizing a Lake Otis neighborhood have been put down. The two dogs were caught last week on a home security camera attacking and killing a cat. (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:12:23 GMT)

Ex-UCD employee pleads guilty to theft
SACRAMENTO - A former University of California, Davis, employee pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to theft of government property with a value in excess of $1,000. (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 07:04:17 GMT)

San Jacinto Valley residents give VFW post successful Buddy Poppy program
Most of us take time to thank veterans for their service to our country. Those who served in past wars provide us reminders that we still have soldiers on foreign soil fighting for America's freedom. (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 07:17:08 GMT)

TV cameras protect home of Orlando couple
Couple go high-tech, start watch program Thieves and vandals, smile if you roam into the Deer Pointe neighborhood. You're on camera. (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:59:59 GMT)

Eeny, Meeny, Miney Moe: choosing a low power wireless network protocol - Part 1
One of the biggest trends in the electronics market is adding wireless functionality and connectivity to products. Products as varied as electric, gas or water meters, home security systems, TV remote controls or exercise equipment have added wireless functionality. (Wed, 11 Jun 2008 10:22:44 GMT)

Commuters spoke out against toll hike
Golden Gate Bridge's Board of Directors listened to public comments on toll hikes. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 06:55:26 GMT)

Red Ventures Executive One of Charlotte's "Forty under 40"
Joe Peterson, president of DirectStarTV, named to Charlotte Business Journal's annual list of the city's most promising business leaders. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

Red Ventures Executive One of Charlotte's "Forty under 40"
Joe Peterson, president of DirectStarTV, named to Charlotte Business Journal's annual list of the city's most promising business leaders. (PRWeb Jun 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 07:36:53 GMT)

Public criticizes Golden Gate toll increases
Reactions ranged from mildly perturbed to enraged among a crowd of about 30 Wednesday at the Civic Center for a public hearing on toll increases at the Golden Gate (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 07:44:39 GMT)

Electrical Contractor Magazine Tracks Home Security and Safety Trends
BETHESDA, Md.----Vacationing homeowners looking to monitor their home's security and safety this summer now have more choices among new products and systems that can check activity from virtually anywhere--according to the growing number of electrical contractors now involved in fire/life safety and security systems. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 08:35:00 GMT)

Volunteer Opportunities: South Edition
Need: Volunteers to help children in kindergarten through fourth grade with their reading skills. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:08:21 GMT)

Volunteer Opportunities: Helping Out In North County
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve: The group needs volunteers in government and civilian workplaces to continue its mission of gaining employer support for reservists and guardsmen. (800) 336-4590 or www.esgr.mil. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:09:34 GMT)

Anger, Outrage Over Proposed $7 Golden Gate Toll
Golden Gate Bridge commuters are not happy with a proposal to raise the toll on the heavily traveled connector between Marin County and San Francisco to as much as $7 and have let transportation officials about know it. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 14:59:08 GMT)

Home & Garden III 2008 Feature Releases
SAN FRANCISCO----The following releases focuses on the topic Home & Garden III (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 19:01:00 GMT)

It's Happening - Beach
FREE PARK YOGA, Riverdale Park, Gerrard Street and Broadview Avenue, 10 to 11 a.m., meet by the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen statue near Bridgepoint Hospital. Bring a mat, towel and water. E-mail [email protected] or call 416-466-8152. (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 20:46:52 GMT)

It's Happening - Beach
Saturday, June 14 FREE PARK YOGA, Riverdale Park, Gerrard Street and Broadview Avenue, 10 to 11 a.m., meet by the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen statue near Bridgepoint Hospital. Bring a mat, towel and water. E-ma... (Thu, 12 Jun 2008 20:47:10 GMT)

Coastal Community News Briefs for Thursday, June 12
Free class offered to fight identity theft OCEANSIDE ---- A free consumer education class, "Protect Yourself From Identity Theft," will be held at 2 p.m. June 14 at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Ave. Nancy Morris, a business development officer with Mission Federal Credit Union, will provide new information and strategies, including tips to prevent identity theft while traveling ... (Fri, 13 Jun 2008 07:56:53 GMT)

Simple steps can keep your home safe
S ummer is here and crime has a tendency to go up at this time so it is important to once again review how best to secure your home, as we do regularly during this season. (Fri, 13 Jun 2008 14:11:18 GMT)

Live Oak Resident To Meet With FCC
LIVE OAK PRESERVE - The New Tampa community that has made such a stink over its cable TV service is getting an audience with the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Homeowner Zuriel Cabrera, who launched www.banbulkbilling.com, is scheduled to meet with FCC Chairman Kevin Martin and other policymakers in Washington on June 18. The commission is considering a proposal to prohibit ... (Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:26:50 GMT)

Mom's wisdom folded into book's pages
Middle Tennessee mom Nancy Malone wrote her first book out of necessity. She's got four children. (Sat, 14 Jun 2008 04:08:18 GMT)

Coastal Community News Briefs for Thursday, June 12
Free class offered to fight identity theft OCEANSIDE ---- A free consumer education class, "Protect Yourself From Identity Theft," will be held at 2 p.m. June 14 at the Mission Branch Library, 3861-B Mission Ave. Nancy Morris, a business development officer with Mission Federal Credit Union, will provide new information and strategies, including tips to prevent identity theft while traveling ... (Sat, 14 Jun 2008 07:57:13 GMT)

Volunteer Opportunities: Helping out in North County
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve: The group needs volunteers in government and civilian workplaces to continue its mission of gaining employer support for reservists and guardsmen. (800) 336-4590 or www.esgr.mil. (Sat, 14 Jun 2008 10:14:17 GMT)

Simple steps can keep your home safe
S ummer is here and crime has a tendency to go up at this time so it is important to once again review how best to secure your home, as we do regularly during this season. (Sun, 15 Jun 2008 07:03:49 GMT)

UK & World News: Bush has tea with the Queen
President George Bush enjoyed afternoon tea with the Queen as he ended his 'farewell tour' of Europe by visiting the UK. (Sun, 15 Jun 2008 17:02:19 GMT)

Bush has tea with the Queen
President George Bush enjoyed afternoon tea with the Queen as he ended his 'farewell tour' of Europe by visiting the UK. The US leader and his wife Laura sat down with the Monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh for the informal gathering in the lavish setting of Windsor Castle. (Sun, 15 Jun 2008 17:07:16 GMT)

My Home Security Camera Launches New Blog
www.MyHomeSecurityCamera.com opens an informational blog to keep customers informed of home safety issues and prevention methods. (Mon, 16 Jun 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

ALL BUSINESS: Juicy details on CEO pay
It's no secret CEOs are well compensated, but finding the juicy details in those dense pay disclosures can be a tough task. (Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:40:07 GMT)

ALL BUSINESS: Juicy details on CEO pay
It's no secret CEOs are well compensated, but finding the juicy details in those dense pay disclosures can be a tough task. Not just the over-the-top perks that might leave shareholders wondering why they should be footing the bill, but also making sense of which companies are at the top of their game and which are far from it. So here's a cheat sheet - some examples of items from ... (Mon, 16 Jun 2008 10:53:53 GMT)

France plans smaller, harder-hitting army
France aims to create a smaller, more mobile and better equipped army, able to respond to threats ranging from terrorism to cyber attacks, under plans to be formally presented by President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday. (Mon, 16 Jun 2008 19:06:04 GMT)

Personal safety tip sheet
New Zealand is a relatively safe country, but we are not crime free. Rates of crime in New Zealand are lower than many other countries, but you can always help keep yourself and others safe by following simple tips. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 07:23:40 GMT)

Company News
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France plans smaller efficient army
France aims to create a smaller, more mobile and better equipped army, able to respond to threats ranging from terrorism to cyber attacks, under plans to be formally presented by President Nicolas Sarkozy. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 08:44:09 GMT)

UK-World Summary
Scores flee amid battle fears in Afghan south (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 08:46:55 GMT)

FACTBOX - Facts about France's new defence strategy
France will outline a new defence strategy centred on a smaller, more mobile army, better equipped to respond to threats ranging from terrorism to cyber attacks. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 08:59:30 GMT)

ZeeVee Builds New Bridge From PC to TV
When startup ZeeVee launched its ZvBox last month, it entered a fray in which high-profile contenders have already found success elusive. The ZvBox aims to let consumers watch any Internet TV, online video or computer content on their home high-definition TVs, and it marks one of the latest attempts in the industry to solve the persistent problem of how to bring Internet content onto HDTVs. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 12:01:51 GMT)

The £63,000-a-month cricketer: Ex-Northern Rock boss relaxes as he contemplates how to spend his 'golden goodbye' payout
Deep in concentration and wearing a broad smile, former Northern Rock chief Adam Applegarth relaxes during a game of cricket. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 13:41:41 GMT)

DPS advises to check credentials of alarms salespeople
The DPS is urging Texas residents to make sure that any alarm salesperson, company or alarm installer that they hire is licensed by the State of Texas. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 15:51:28 GMT)

DPS advises to check credentials of alarms salespeople
After numerous reports of unlicensed home security salespeople surfaced, the Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a warning to be wary. The DPS is urging Texas residents to make sure that any alarm salesperson, company or alarm installer that they hire is licensed by the State of Texas. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 15:53:21 GMT)

What Is the Future of Telecom?
Top tech execs from big carriers sound off on the challenges and promises their networks face. (Tue, 17 Jun 2008 20:59:42 GMT)

Melbourne inner city, east most burgled
Melbourne's inner city and eastern suburbs are among the most targeted by burglars in the city, according to an RACV Home Security review of crime statistics. (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 01:40:12 GMT)

Melbourne's burglary hotspots
THE inner city and eastern suburbs are among the most targeted by burglars, according to an RACV review of crime statistics. (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 01:48:00 GMT)

Live Oak Resident Takes Gripe To FCC
The New Tampa community that has made such a stink over its cable TV service is getting an audience with the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 04:13:09 GMT)

Teen gets life in family slaying
LANCASTER (AP) — A teenager who wrote in his journal about having a compulsion to “kill people” was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally stabbing a classmate and the classmate’s parents in a middle-of-the-night attack inside their home. (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 12:45:06 GMT)

'Sensing' more about what's coming in Windows 7
One potential new Windows 7 feature about which I haven't seen a whole lot of speculation is something called "Windows Sensors." by Mary Jo Foley (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 12:54:14 GMT)

Pennsylvania teen admits killing friend, couple
A teenager who wrote in his journal about having a compulsion to kill was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a classmate and the classmate's parents in a middle-of-the-night attack. (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 12:59:20 GMT)

Consumer Alert: Home Security Alarm Scam
In our consumer alert tonight the Attorney General's Office is sounding the alarm on a home security scam. There are reports of people canvassing Little Rock neighborhoods trying to sell home security systems at what they call a discounted rate. (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 22:11:01 GMT)

Consumer Alert: Home Security Alarm Scam
The Attorney General's Office is sounding the alarm on a home security scam. There are reports of people canvassing Little Rock neighborhoods trying to sell home security systems at what... (Wed, 18 Jun 2008 22:15:18 GMT)

DPS issuing warning regarding home alarm installations
Updated: Jun 18, 2008 6:57pm The Department of Public Safety is warning residents to do their homework on companies selling home security systems. DPS says proper licensing is necessary for the people you allow in your home. Killeen police arrested a man in February for breaking into a home. (Thu, 19 Jun 2008 00:58:52 GMT)

Rusch Park group meets tonight
The Rusch Park Neighborhood Association No. 2 will meet at 7 p.m. today at Ascension Lutheran Church, 7607 Garden Gate Drive, Citrus Heights. (Thu, 19 Jun 2008 07:31:23 GMT)

West Side Neighborhood Watch
AKRON: On June 11, police arrested a Kenmore man for carrying a concealed weapon, having a weapon under disability (due to a prior felony conviction), tampering with evidence and littering. The suspect, a passenger in a vehicle that sped away from a traffic stop, threw a jacket out the window. (Thu, 19 Jun 2008 12:40:33 GMT)

West Side Real Estate News & Notes
AKRON — Westside Neighborhood Development Corp., in conjunction with the city of Akron’s Department of Planning and Urban Development, is offering a $1,000 grant to homeowners residing in Akron. (Thu, 19 Jun 2008 12:41:53 GMT)

Microcontrollers extend device battery life.
With active power consumption as low as 160 µA/MHz, Series MSP430F5xx provides peak performance of 25 MHz with up to 16 Kb RAM and 256 Kb Flash. Units include integrated peripherals such as RF, USB, encryption, and LCD interfaces. Multi-channel direct memory access permits data exchange with peripherals while core remains in low-power modes. Requiring 1.5 µA of standby current, 32-bit real-time ... (Thu, 19 Jun 2008 13:13:42 GMT)

Lakeville police surprise sleeping man with 3 a.m. reminder to lock his doors
Troy Molde awoke at 3 a.m. Thursday to police flashlights shining in his face. Two uniformed Lakeville officers were in his bedroom, knocking on the wall to wake him up. (Fri, 20 Jun 2008 05:28:28 GMT)

Sales pitch alarms Albany
City officials tell security system marketing firm to stop using misleading crime data ALBANY -- Unlicensed door-to-door salesmen are alarming city residents with an intense pitch for home-security systems, city officials said Thursday.APX Alarm Security Solutions was also told to stop telling homeowners that Albany police statistics show one out of three homes in the city would be ... (Fri, 20 Jun 2008 08:03:17 GMT)

Teen sentenced to life in prision for fatal stabbing
LANCASTER — A teenager who wrote in his journal about having a compulsion to “kill people” was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally stabbing a classmate and the classmate’s parents in a middle-of-the-night attack inside their home. (Fri, 20 Jun 2008 08:42:36 GMT)

uControl Demonstrates Cutting Edge Home Security and Automation Solution at Connections Conference
At this year's Connections Digital Home Conference, uControl will conduct a series of demos of its Home Security, Monitoring and Automation (SMA) Platform from booth #414. The demos will illustrate uControl's TouchScreen technology and proof-of-concept integrations with multiple Cisco products including its Tru2way™ set-top box, and IP Services Gateway. (Fri, 20 Jun 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

Harness Technology To Stay Safe, Frugally
Modern living sometimes seems threatening. It's tempting -- but impractical -- to live in a fireproof underground concrete bunker with armed guards nearby. (Sat, 21 Jun 2008 02:07:15 GMT)

ONLY ON KFOX: Icon Home Security Responds To KFOX Story
After airing a story about the Better Business Bureau's warning to use caution when becoming a customer with Icon Home Security, KFOX received nearly a dozen phone calls about the company from concerned viewers. Then one of its sales representatives visited our station. Daniel Novick Reports: Icon Security Phone Interview: Mayor John Cook BBB Reliability Report: Icon Marketing LLC (Sat, 21 Jun 2008 03:49:23 GMT)

In pictures: Olympic relay in Tibet
The Olympic flame is carried through Tibet's main city, Lhasa, amid heavy security. (Sat, 21 Jun 2008 08:34:01 GMT)

Helping out in North County
CAMP PENDLETON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve: The group needs volunteers in government and civilian workplaces to continue its mission of gaining employer support for reservists and Guardsmen. (800) 336-4590 or www.esgr.mil. (Sat, 21 Jun 2008 10:04:05 GMT)

In pictures
The Olympic flame is carried through Tibet's main city (Sat, 21 Jun 2008 10:10:06 GMT)

Small type in proxies yields handful of 'awards'
The Associated Press (Sun, 22 Jun 2008 04:17:10 GMT)

Before buying an alarm, check out the contractor
By NATHANIEL JONES The alarm contractor hooking you up could return and rip you off. The Texas Department of Public Safety this week is urging Texas residents to make sure that any alarm salesperson, company or alarm installer is licensed by the state. Be leery of anybody who knocks on your door trying to sell you something, said Greg Wright, chief executive of Aeon Systems, an alarm company ... (Sun, 22 Jun 2008 05:17:29 GMT)

CEO salaries? What about those perks?
NEW YORK - It's no secret CEOs are well compensated, but finding the juicy details in those dense pay disclosures can be a tough task.     Not just the over-the-top perks that might leave shareholders wondering why they should be footing the bill, but also making sense of which (Sun, 22 Jun 2008 06:26:08 GMT)

New law sparks home security debate
Mansfield police Chief Phil Messer has mixed emotions about a law giving would-be victims the benefit of the doubt if they kill or harm someone breaking into their homes. (Sun, 22 Jun 2008 11:13:45 GMT)

Alarm firm reps' tactics alarm some
WASHINGTON COUNTY - A Utah-based security company's door-to-door sales calls have resulted in calls to local police. Washington County Sheriff Douglas Mullendore said last week that his department had heard from about a half-dozen people alleging "aggressive tactics" by APX Alarm Security Solutions salespeople, although no one had filed an official complaint. (Sun, 22 Jun 2008 12:16:33 GMT)

Consumers Fear Credit Crunch Will Drive Rise in Domestic Crime
A survey by home security company, AlertMe.com, has revealed a rise in consumer's concerns about increasing crime levels as a consequence of the credit crunch. A survey of 1000 adults found that 71% of people worried about protecting their property and 51% felt the credit crunch would lead to an increase in crime in their local area. (Mon, 23 Jun 2008 07:00:00 GMT)

Why, Robot?
This summer it's clear: We are officially fascinated by computerized humans. But when are they coming home to clean the house? (Mon, 23 Jun 2008 08:05:36 GMT)

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AN ELDERLY woman with dementia found dead in a stream at Over Alderley had wandered into woodland and suffered a heart attack, an inquest heard. Widow Edwina "Marie" Yates, 79, went missing from Prestbury Beaumont Care Home on the morning of Friday, November 16, last year. (Mon, 23 Jun 2008 10:26:57 GMT)

Bush’s wars will cost the USA 800 billion dollars
The House of Representatives of the US Congress assigned extra funds to George Bush’s administration to conduct military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. The USA will thus spend the extra $162 billion on the military contingent. (Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:32:44 GMT)

Law sparks home security debate
Mansfield police Chief Phil Messer has mixed emotions about a law giving would-be victims the benefit of the doubt if they kill or harm someone breaking into their homes. (Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:43:11 GMT)

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AN ELDERLY woman with dementia found dead in a stream at Over Alderley had wandered into woodland and suffered a heart attack, an inquest heard. Widow Edwina "Marie" Yates, 79, went missing from Prestbury Beaumont Care Home on the morning of Friday, November 16, last year. (Tue, 24 Jun 2008 05:59:51 GMT)

Don't Advertise Your Home to Thieves When You Go On Holiday, Says Confused.com
Simon Lamble, product director for Confused.com - the leading price comparison service - advises holidaymakers not to become lax this summer with their home security. (Tue, 24 Jun 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

South Africa: Age of the Screen Threatens Traditional Advertising
What do you do when students know more than their lecturers in terms of new technologies and applications? When ad agencies are reporting up to 40% lost in above-the-line budgets internationally? When the new consumer is a 'screenager'? (Tue, 24 Jun 2008 08:44:20 GMT)

Feeling the pinch
HALF of Cardiff residents are worried the credit crunch will mean a rise in domestic crime, according to a survey. (Tue, 24 Jun 2008 10:23:36 GMT)

Accused Admits He Accidentally Shot Girl; 2nd Suspect Arrested
In a jailhouse interview that aired first on 7NEWS, Daniel Lujan says he did shoot 8-year-old Sierra Moore and explains what happened. (Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:58:50 GMT)

Authorities Say Bizarre Trespasser Lurking In South OC
Man claims to be performing college prank, officials say. (Wed, 25 Jun 2008 04:11:04 GMT)

Program puts retired volunteers in uniform
When John Smeda walks into Dairy Queen, he expects to do what anyone else does — have some coffee or ice cream and chat with his company.   When Smeda enters the restaurant wearing his deputy’s uniform, sometimes the unexpected happens.   It’s just part of the job for Smeda, 72 — one of 11 seniors who donates his time to the Senior Volunteer Program, an Ottawa County Sheriff’s ... (Wed, 25 Jun 2008 11:30:07 GMT)

Juvenile crime increases in some communities as summer vacation begins : Local News
As more and more kids are out on summer break, the number of juvenile crimes is on the rise in some Victor Valley communities, according to sheriff’s officials. (Wed, 25 Jun 2008 23:55:42 GMT)

Champions Trophy hosts Pak get a 'shot in arm'
Karachi: The PCB's hopes of hosting the Champions Trophy got a much needed boost with Indian team manager Aravind Ganguly voicing his approval for the security arrangements at the ongoing Asia Cup. (Thu, 26 Jun 2008 09:14:55 GMT)

Volunteer Opportunities: Helping out in North County
Lake Hodges Native Plant Club: Club members are looking for volunteers to work in their native garden Wednesday and Saturday mornings in Escondido. (760) 745-4005. (Thu, 26 Jun 2008 10:04:55 GMT)

Cape Coral police provide home-safety tips
The Cape Coral Police Department released a list of home-safety tips this afternoon. (Thu, 26 Jun 2008 17:03:51 GMT)

It's Happening - Beach
Saturday, June 28 FREE PARK YOGA, Riverdale Park, Gerrard Street and Broadview Avenue, 10 to 11 a.m., meet by the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen statue near Bridgepoint Hospital. Bring a mat, towel and water. E-ma... (Thu, 26 Jun 2008 19:26:36 GMT)

Local developer Chris Coté: 'They tried to kill me'
Police have gathered key evidence related to the near-fatal beating of local developer Chris Coté and expect to make an arrest soon. (Fri, 27 Jun 2008 04:25:22 GMT)

Hot Read
The weird thing about player-coach fights is that most of the time the fans wind up being more behind the player for finally snapping and acting out on their dreams of rage against the coach or general manager. While Astros pitcher Shawn Chacon was wrong for attacking general manager Ed Wade, rumor has it parades are being planned in his honor in both Philadelphia and Houston. (Fri, 27 Jun 2008 07:16:05 GMT)

D-Link to launch SIP/DECT dual-mode VoIP phone and home surveillance system in July
D-Link plans to launch a number of new products including a SIP/DECT dual-mode VoIP phone and small-size home security surveillance system, in July, according to company sources. (Fri, 27 Jun 2008 09:40:20 GMT)

Around the House: Turn on FakeTV, protect home
Just in time for vacation season, there's a new gizmo to make would-be burglars think someone's home. Blaine Readler got the idea for FakeTV one night when he and his wife went out and left the TV on for home security. He started thinking it was a shame to... (Sat, 28 Jun 2008 07:23:55 GMT)

Burglars beware, this house is armed
There are so many decisions to be made when building or remodeling your home, but selecting products and features that protect your family is probably not one of the first things that comes to mind. (Sat, 28 Jun 2008 13:00:04 GMT)

Sports: Pro athletes aren't afraid of protecting themselves
Rookie Martellus Bennett didn't need to attend the NFL security meeting held the first day of the Dallas Cowboys' minicamp two weeks ago to understand how dangerous it can be for professional athletes to flaunt their wealth in public. (Sun, 29 Jun 2008 04:46:48 GMT)

Resident battles armed attacker
A man confronted by an armed gunman fought back Thursday night, and the robber fled on foot. A man who lives on South Chipley Ford Road said around 10:15 p.m. he was working on his front porch when a man came from behind and demanded money, said Statesville Police Department Assistant Chief Tom Anderson. He told police the man was armed with a handgun and ordered him into his house at gunpoint. ... (Sun, 29 Jun 2008 08:18:59 GMT)

Home Electronics Store moves
Anyone can be the victim of a crime, but not everyone can afford to protect themselves from crime. (Mon, 30 Jun 2008 06:51:27 GMT)

Linear LLC Names Todd Hokunson Vice President of Sales, Electronic Systems
Linear LLC, a market leader in residential and commercial technology solutions for over four decades, has named Todd Hokunson to the role of Vice President of Sales, Electronic Systems. (Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:25:00 GMT)

InGrid Expands Digital Wireless Home Security Product Suite
BERWYN, Pa.----InGrid, Inc., the leading provider of digital, wireless home security services , today announced the availability of several new products and services. Starting in July, InGrid will offer consumers siren detectors, cellular backup capabilities, cameras, temperature sensors and flood detectors, and access to their InGrid systems from any Internet-enabled mobile phone. (Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:30:00 GMT)

InGrid Expands Digital Wireless Home Security Product Suite
BERWYN, Pa., BUSINESS WIRE -- InGrid, Inc., the leading provider of digital, wireless home security services (www.ingridhome.com), today announced the availability of several new products and services. Starting in July, InGrid will offer consumers siren detectors, cellular backup capabilities, cameras, temperature sensors and flood detectors, and access to their InGrid systems from any ... (Mon, 30 Jun 2008 14:20:14 GMT)

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