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EnergyHub™ Debuts Mercury™ Software Platform to Optimize Wireless Thermostats and Increase Consumer Engagement
Today, EnergyHub™ announced its new Mercury™ smart thermostat service, a powerful software platform designed to reduce residential energy consumption without sacrificing comfort. The cloud-based service, now available to cable and television service providers, home security companies, utilities, and device manufacturers, uses advanced analytics and engaging user interfaces to optimize ... (Mon, 01 Aug 2011 06:00:00 -0700)

Devcon Security Appoints Jim Sweeney as General Manager
BALTIMORE, Md., - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitorin... (Mon, 01 Aug 2011 21:09:05 -0700)

Ascent Capital names Meyers as CFO
Holding company Ascent Capital Group Inc. said Monday that it named Mike Meyers as its chief financial officer. Meyers currently serves as CFO of Ascent's Monitronics International Inc., a home security alarm monitoring company, and will continue to hold that position after he becomes Ascent's CFO. (Tue, 02 Aug 2011 06:31:10 -0700)

Fortune Brands Reports Second Quarter Results
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Fortune Brands Inc UK Regulatory Announcement: Fortune Brands Reports Second Quarter Results
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO): Sales Rise 5% and Earnings Meet Company Expectations Beam Sales Increase 11% to a Record on Broad-Based Global Share Gains Home & Security Continues to Outperform Market Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO) today reported results for the second quarter of 2011. Net sales from continuing operations, which excludes the recently divested ... (Thu, 04 Aug 2011 04:50:50 -0700)

Fortune Brands Reports Second Quarter Results
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO): Sales Rise 5% and Earnings Meet Company Expectations Beam Sales Increase 11% to a Record on Broad-Based Global Share Gains Home & Security Continues to Outperform Market Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO) today reported results for the second quarter of 2011. Net sales from continuing operations, which excludes the recently divested ... (Thu, 04 Aug 2011 04:51:00 -0700)

SafeMart Offers Prevention to Millions of Airbnb Customers
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - SafeMart® today announced a home security system designed to address issues that surfaced during Airbnb's #ransackgate. The announcement comes as many Airbnb customers and prospective customers evaluate how they will continue to rent their homes using Airbnb in the wake of #ransackgate. Airbnb addressed their own liability as a result of #ransackgate ... (Thu, 04 Aug 2011 10:33:07 -0700)

Upscale security
This is what a day in the life of the Modern family looks like: (Sun, 07 Aug 2011 04:07:41 -0700)

The future of homes: You can dim the lights from anywhere
Across the country, cable companies are rushing to capture a piece of the home security and monitoring market, a niche once confined to traditional hardwire operators. (Sun, 07 Aug 2011 06:20:33 -0700)

Car Burglars Caught On Home Video
Authorities in Satellite Beach are searching for three men caught on home security video trying to break into cars. (Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:53:27 -0700)

5 Home Security Tips From Alarm.com During Summer Travel Season
Because burglary rates peak in July and August, summer is the ideal time for homeowners to evaluate strength, stability of home security systems.Vienna, VA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Summer months represent an ideal time for family getaways and vacations. This fact is not unfamiliar to criminals as, according to the FBI, July and August have the highest rates of burglaries compared to other months ... (Tue, 09 Aug 2011 06:02:25 -0700)

Burglar Caught on Home Security Camera
A St. Joseph family is looking for a man who broke into their house. They even have him caught in the act on camera. (Tue, 09 Aug 2011 19:43:52 -0700)

iStopOver Selects SafeMart to Offer Interactive Alarm Monitoring to Its Hosts
TORONTO--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2011) - iStopOver , a leading provider of vacation rentals and short-term accommodation, has selected SafeMart® to provide home security systems to iStopOver Hosts. SafeMart's home security systems address security matters germane to the vacation rental and short-term accommodation space. (Wed, 10 Aug 2011 09:37:52 -0700)

Devcon Security name Freeman General Manager of Houston South Branch
HOUSTON – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named David Freeman as the general manager for the compan (Wed, 10 Aug 2011 11:12:34 -0700)

The FBI’s New Child ID App and other Technological Devices to help Identify and Track Missing Children
There are many technological advances today to help identify and track missing children, including iPhone Apps, DNA profiles, and GPS devices, reports Home Security Store.Riverside, Califorrnia (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 A child goes missing every 40 seconds in America, reports the National Child Identification Program (NCIDP). Many never return home. According to the NCIPD, 400,000 run away from ... (Thu, 11 Aug 2011 16:02:08 -0700)

Home Security Camera Helps Police Catch A Thief
FAST FACTS: (Thu, 11 Aug 2011 16:41:01 -0700)

Police recommend layers of home security measures
From motion-sensor lighting to Tasers, graduates of the Citizen’s Police Academy on Thursday learned about various gadgets to protect themselves and their homes. (Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:52:06 -0700)

Research and Markets: IP-based Home Monitoring: Security 2011
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "IP-based Home Monitoring: Security" report to their offering. (Fri, 12 Aug 2011 05:00:00 -0700)

Home Security Finally Meets the Internet
VIANEN, The Netherlands - Egardia launches its new home monitoring security products and services in Germany, France, Austria and Belgium. These services have been specifically designed to allow home and small business owners to remotely monitor and secure their properties, via the Internet and Smartphone. Out of the box home security The Egardiasolution comprises a do-it-yourself wireless home ... (Fri, 12 Aug 2011 05:48:14 -0700)

The FBI’s New Child ID App and other Technological Devices to help Identify and Track Missing Children
There are many technological advances today to help identify and track missing children, including iPhone Apps, DNA profiles, and GPS devices, reports Home Security Store. Riverside, Califorrnia (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 A child goes missing every 40 seconds in America, reports the National Child Identification Program (NCIDP). Many never return home. According to the NCIPD, 400,000 run away from ... (Sat, 13 Aug 2011 01:17:46 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires David Carmen as General Manager of Washington North Branch
Baltimore - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named David Carmen general manager of the company’s northern Washington branch. (Sat, 13 Aug 2011 09:03:22 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Mark Bickel as General Manager of Washington South Branch
Richmond - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Mark Bickel general manager for the company’s southern Washington branch. (Sat, 13 Aug 2011 09:03:32 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Chad Lasky as General Manager of Norfolk Branch
Richmond - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Chad Lasky as general manager of the company’s Norfolk branch. (Sat, 13 Aug 2011 09:04:42 -0700)

No, There's No Dog, It's The Latest In Home Security System!
OfficialWire is very proud now to feature daily submissions by M J Flanagan —creator of Flantoons ™. "Flantoons" customarily appear in newspapers and magazines. . .but many business owners needing concept-cartoons for advertising and PR, presentations, websites, blogs, etc., have realized just how versatile and insightful Mike Flanagan's creations are as adjuncts to marketing campaigns and ... (Mon, 15 Aug 2011 01:48:24 -0700)

2MCCTV Uncovers Common Home Security Weaknesses: Keep Your Home Safe with Alarms and Security Cameras
2MCCTV.com has uncovered several common home security weaknesses that can be easily eliminated through having robust home security solutions installed. Â To protect your family home from fires, home intrusions, or unwanted entry, Mouaz Allababidi recommends fire alarms, integrated burglar alarm security cameras, and user access controls. (Mon, 15 Aug 2011 03:00:00 -0700)

LifeShield Security Introduces Groundbreaking LifeView App That Allows Users to Easily Manage Their Home Security ...
LifeShield⢠Security is pleased to announce the availability of the new LifeView⢠application that allows on-the-go users to wholly manage their LifeShield home security system from their Apple iPad. (Mon, 15 Aug 2011 07:52:00 -0700)

LifeShield™ Security Introduces Groundbreaking LifeView™ App That Allows Users to Easily Manage Their Home Security ...
YARDLEY, Pa., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeShield™ Security is pleased to announce the availability of the new LifeView™ application that allows on-the-go users to wholly manage their LifeShield home security system from their Apple iPad. LifeView is LifeShield's new... (Mon, 15 Aug 2011 08:03:10 -0700)

Briefly: LifeView for iPad, NPR News and Yobongo updates
LifeShield has released a new iPad application, LifeView, that allows users to manage an entire home security system from their mobile device. The free software offers a color-coded Console Tab that displays the status of every sensor and device in a LiveShield security system. Users are also presented with the 20 most recent events, and can use the History Tab to scan all events from the last ... (Mon, 15 Aug 2011 12:55:55 -0700)

Energy app comes to home security via cloud
Vivint partners with consumer smart-grid company Tendril to add energy management to Vivint's home security and automation system. (Tue, 16 Aug 2011 05:15:29 -0700)

Energy app comes to home security via cloud
Vivint partners with consumer smart-grid company Tendril to add energy management to Vivint's home security and automation system. (Tue, 16 Aug 2011 05:16:59 -0700)

Home Security Camera App for Android Phones Is in Google App Store and a Homeowner's Guarantee to Stop a Burglar.
HAGERSTOWN, Md., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Home occupants have been terrorized, sometimes raped or assaulted, sometimes murdered by accidental surprise encounter with a burglar.  An estimated 3.7 million household burglaries occur each year in the USA.  95% of third... (Tue, 16 Aug 2011 07:18:10 -0700)

Protection 1 Acquires Residential Accounts from ICON Home Security
Protection 1, the second-largest electronic security company in the U.S., has acquired nearly 3,000 residential customers from Provo, Utah-based ICON Home Security. The purchase represents the company’s second account acquisition this year. (Tue, 16 Aug 2011 09:54:00 -0700)

Home security video helps police identify burglary suspect
AUSTIN -- Police, searching for a brazen burglar, say the investigation has come down to a few seconds of surveillance video.  The homeowner won a home security camera in a raffle four years ago.  But Austin police detectives say the video was so crisp and clean, it allowed them to identify Ray Adam Luna, 18,  as the primary suspect in last week's burglary. Now they're asking for the public's ... (Tue, 16 Aug 2011 19:58:27 -0700)

Home security warning after burglary
A BRAZEN thief walked round the side of a house, into the kitchen through an open back door and stole a handbag – while the resident was in. (Tue, 16 Aug 2011 22:34:30 -0700)

Must Have Android App You Need Now
HAGERSTOWN, Md., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Home Security instant photo warning reduce your risk of being injured or murdered by a burglar surprise encounter-in-one's-own-home," says WIIA founder Carl Robinson. "WIIA 2.1 home security camera alarm pictures warn instantly... (Wed, 17 Aug 2011 06:11:58 -0700)

Rogers brings home security to the smartphone
Rogers brings home security to the smartphone (Wed, 17 Aug 2011 08:45:15 -0700)

Smart home security service launched by Rogers
A security system that also lets homeowners control appliances and thermostats remotely using a smartphone is being offered by Rogers Communications. (Wed, 17 Aug 2011 14:11:08 -0700)

Smart home security service launched by Rogers
A security system that also lets homeowners control appliances and thermostats remotely using a smartphone is being offered by Rogers Communications. (Wed, 17 Aug 2011 23:41:27 -0700)

Gabrielle Giffords seeks to use campaign funds for home security
Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a mass shooting this year, wants to use campaign cash for home security upgrades (Thu, 18 Aug 2011 14:07:08 -0700)

DVD launched
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Police have launched a new crime prevention video to help residents learn about home security. The video takes viewers through the steps of completing a home security survey, with the force’s crime prevention manager Laura Major. (Sun, 21 Aug 2011 07:15:25 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Bo Donaldson as General Manager of Los Angeles Branch
Los Angeles - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Bo Donaldson general manager of the company’s Los Angeles branch. (Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:02:57 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires John Conrique as General Manager of Orange County Branch
Orange County - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named John Conrique general manager of the company’s Orange County branch. (Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:03:18 -0700)

Integrated Excellence, LLC dba IE Home Security Selected For "Atlanta's Top 10 Security Alarm Companies"
NORCROSS, Ga., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2010 issue of Atlanta Business Chronicle published by American City Business Journals. Integrated Excellence, LLC dba IE Home Security was selected for the following honor: (Photo:... (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:09:02 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Greg Kemp as General Manager of Detroit South Branch
Detroit - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Greg Kemp general manager of the company’s Detroit South branch. (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:49:38 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Cory Sauerwein as General Manager of Minneapolis Branch
Minneapolis - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Cory Sauerwein general manager of the company’s Minneapolis branch. (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:50:08 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Skip Keeley as General Manager of Seattle Branch
Seattle - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Skip Keeley general manager of the company’s Seattle branch. (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:50:38 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Edward Snow as General Manager of Tacoma Branch
Seattle - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Edward Snow general manager of the company’s Tacoma branch. (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:50:49 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Steven Kramer as General Manager of New Jersey Branch
New York - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Steven Kramer general manager for the company’s New Jersey branch. (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:51:08 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Joel McKay as General Manager of Cincinnati Branch
Cincinnati - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Joel McKay as the general manager for the company’s Cincinnati branch. (Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:51:19 -0700)

Devcon® Security Hires Tony Brittman as General Manager of Detroit North Branch
Detroit - Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing home security monitoring and business alarm company in the United States, has named Tony Brittman general manager of the company’s northern Detroit branch. (Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:37:39 -0700)

SafeMart: National Home Security Dealer for GE Security and United Technologies Company
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - One of GE Security's fastest growing national accounts, SafeMart has achieved rapid growth and consistently high service rankings from customers across the country. Many take this as a sign that the home security and alarm monitoring business is changing as companies focused on technology and customer service, like SafeMart, enter the market. (Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:29:42 -0700)

Fortune Brands Announces Details for Spin-off of Home & Security Unit and Completion of Business Separation
Fortune Brands, Inc. today announced that its board of directors has approved final plans to separate the company’s businesses and that it expects to spin off the Fortune Brands Home & Security business after the close of business on October 3, 2011. (Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:11:00 -0700)

Fortune Brands Announces Details for Spin-off of Home & Security Unit and Completion of Business Separation
Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO) today announced that its board of ... (Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:21:42 -0700)

Fortune Brands board approves spinoff
Fortune Brands Inc. said Thursday that its board approved final plans to spin off the company's home and security business to a separate company in October and change the remaining liquor company's name to Beam. (Thu, 25 Aug 2011 13:54:00 -0700)

Fortune Brands Inc UK Regulatory Announcement: Fortune Brands Announces Details for Spin-off of Home & Security Unit ...
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO) today announced that its board of directors has approved final plans to separate the company’s businesses and that it expects to spin off the Fortune Brands Home & Security business after the close of business on October 3, 2011. Following the spin-off, Fortune Brands will change its name to Beam and operate as a pure-play spirits ... (Thu, 25 Aug 2011 23:00:47 -0700)

Fortune Set for Home Biz Spin-Off
Fortune Brands Inc. announced that its board of directors has given the final nod to proceed with the split of the company's Home & Security business effective October 3, 2011. (Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:15:10 -0700)

Local home security companies see rise in business from alarmed residents
People in Lake Hallie and Altoona are taking action to protect their homes from thieves after a recent string of home break-ins. (Fri, 26 Aug 2011 20:37:06 -0700)

Drescher Insurance Offers Home Security Tips for People with CT Home Insurance
Area coverage experts provide home security advice for local residents (PRWeb August 27, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:15:01 -0700)

Burlco achievers for Aug. 29
Devcon Security, a home security monitoring and business alarm company, has named Steven Kramer of Evesham as general manager for the company's New Jersey branch in Mount Laurel. Kramer's primary focu (Sat, 27 Aug 2011 22:25:55 -0700)

The Fortune Brands Blowup Is Almost Complete
The spirits and home & security company will soon be split in two. (Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:41:43 -0700)

Safe Home Smart Home Delivers Home Security Options to Shoppers
The recently opened Safe Home Smart Home helps shoppers achieve security on a budget.Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Staying safe is priority number one for families. These are dangerous times, and it’s important that people do everything they can to keep themselves, their loved ones and their possessions safe. One new store is offering vital home security and personal safety items for ... (Wed, 31 Aug 2011 00:16:20 -0700)

Gabrielle Giffords To Get Permission From FEC To Upgrade Home Security With Donations
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission is expected to rule Thursday that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' campaign can use donations to make $2,200 worth of security improvements to her family's Houston home. (Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:47:46 -0700)

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