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Why Did Nest Labs Buy Dropcam?
Why did Nest Labs buy Dropcam? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jonathan Brill. (Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:04:55 -0700)

ADT has its finger on the Pulse of voice control
ADT's new voice-activated Pulse Voice app brings hands-free control to your connected home. (Tue, 01 Jul 2014 05:44:04 -0700)

Piper combines smart home security, cameras and sensors you control from your mobile
A British inventor has come up with Piper, an all in one security and smart home sensor system that can be controlled from the user's mobile. The basic Piper unit includes a 180-degree HD panoramic camera that can be panned, tilted and zoomed, in 1080p, remotely. (Wed, 02 Jul 2014 04:28:00 -0700)

R Security Uses Augmented Reality Video and Click to Call Through Engage Mobility to Promote Residential Protect ...
Engage Mobility, Inc. ; R Security partners with Engage Mobility , a leader in mobile customer engagement, to expand its Protect America sales effort through mobile augmented reality, social media and ... (Thu, 03 Jul 2014 06:15:00 -0700)

Inexpensive ways to ward off attacker
Home security systems can cost well over $1,000, but there are cheaper alternatives in home protection. We bought six items for around $80. (Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:07:57 -0700)

Technology improves your home security options
In summer, homeowners' thoughts often turn to home security to make sure they aren't burglarized while on vacation. But it's important to take protect your home even while you're in town. (Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:30:26 -0700)

In Pictures: Tech companies pick up tab for pricey CEO perks
CEO pay packages include perks such as access to the corporate jet, home security, and financial planning advice. (Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:43:46 -0700)

In Pictures: Tech companies pick up tab for pricey CEO perks
CEO pay packages include perks such as access to the corporate jet, home security, and financial planning advice. (Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:51:43 -0700)

The interactive online house launched by Cambridgeshire police to help residents keep one step ahead of burglars
An interactive house has been launched online to help people protect their homes from burglars by improving both exterior and interior home security. (Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:09:50 -0700)

6 cheap, effective home security solutions
You spend time and money to create a nice home. How can you protect it from intruders without it costing a fortune? It's easier than you think. (Tue, 08 Jul 2014 04:42:12 -0700)

Reduce costly false alarms with your home security system
The occasional security system false alarm may seem like a minor homeowner hassle, but it's actually a nationwide problem you can help solve. (Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:35:18 -0700)

C Spire adding suite of home security, monitoring to new ultra speed Internet service
At the launch of C Spire’s ultra-high speed, fiber-based gigabit Internet service, analysts wondered what offerings the Fiber to the Home initiative would include beyond the next generation internet, digital HD television and nationwide phone service. (Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:45:51 -0700)

Fortune Brands Sets Date for Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Announcement and Investor Conference Call
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. , an industry-leading home and security products company, will release second quarter 2014 financial results after the market cl (Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:01:00 -0700)

Safety Technology Launches New 105db Wireless Home Security System
Safety Technology, the country’s leading drop ship wholesaler of self defense products, has launched a new 4-in-1 auto emergency tool. (PRWeb July 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Sa (Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:46:07 -0700)

Police warn residents of home security scam
Police in Janesville are warning residents against scam artists posing as home security employees. Last week Janesville police received three complaints from homeowners within days of each other. All three homeowners reported suspicious men claiming to be home security salesmen trying to gain access to their homes. "Be suspicious. That's the problem, when people aren't suspicious and they're not ... (Sun, 13 Jul 2014 07:40:51 -0700)

People in southern Netherlands more home-security conscious
People living in Brabant and Limburg take more home security precautions than those elsewhere in the Netherlands because they feel less safe, says the national statistics office CBS. (Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:15:25 -0700)

Recent burglary exposes home-security system loophole
Sausalito Police are warning homeowners their security systems may not be as secure as they think. A burglary Sunday afternoon on Cloud View Road exposed a weak link in the communication systems of some security companies. The home that was burglarized had a home security system, but the burglar or burglars were able access the utility box outside the home and unplug the phone jack for the ... (Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:49:23 -0700)

ADT Recognizes National Pet Fire Safety Day
ADT , the nation’s leading home security and automation provider, today is recognizing National Pet Fire Safety Day – a day that ADT and the American Kennel Club first de (Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0700)

Smart home gets smarter with Comcast home-security device
Comcast has given one of Issaquah’s more notable technophiles the gift of a smarter house. Resident Chris Pirillo, CEO and founder of LockerGnome Inc., a network of blogs, forums and online communities, also reviews technology to a wide audience through his YouTube channel. With his wide expertise and exposure to hundreds of thousands of followers and [...] (Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:02:03 -0700)

Vivint returns $150,000 to Greater Spokane Inc.
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--Vivint, a home security company with offices in Liberty Lake, announced that it plans to return $150,000 to Greater Spokane Inc. in the wake of their local offices closing. The money will go back to Washington. Vivint announced it was leaving the region in spring of 2014.. In July, the company had agreed to pay back the money it received from Washington to set up in the ... (Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:12:34 -0700)

AG: Man tried to capitalize on break-in fears
A lawsuit has been filed against a man and company the state said impersonated a home security systems representative in pre-recorded phone calls. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:31:57 -0700)

Home security scammer target of Indiana attorney general lawsuit
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has filed a lawsuit against Jerome Edmond and USA Promotions for making illegal pre-recorded calls and for impersonating an ADT home security systems representative. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:02:57 -0700)

Indiana attorney general files suit over robo-call scam
Indiana's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a company for making illegal robo-calls. Greg Zoeller's office says Jerome Edmond and USA Promotions impersonated an ADT home security systems representative and offered "free" alarm systems. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:05:59 -0700)

Turn your old iPod into a security camera for free
Not quite ready to splurge on a home-security camera? Here's a free work-around for iOS users. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:07:57 -0700)

Home security scam prompts lawsuit
If you have, you could soon get some cash, thanks to a lawsuit Indiana’s Attorney General filed against the company responsible for the calls. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:18:03 -0700)

Ind. AG suing Ill. business for impersonating home security company
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is suing an Illinois man and his business, claiming he was impersonating a home security company. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:24:38 -0700)

DIY defense: Self-installed home security systems offer lower prices and more customization
A man's home might be his castle, but for decades he's largely been forced to rely on someone else to defend it. (Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:14:12 -0700)

AG Office, security firm settle
Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has reached a settlement with a Utah home security company accused of violating Idaho's Consumer Protection Act. (Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:22 -0700)

Opening of PhoneWatch office creates 15 jobs
Home security specialist PhoneWatch has created 15 fresh jobs by opening a new office in Kilkenny, its first outside of Dublin. (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:46:02 -0700)

Could this battery-powered, Wi-Fi camera show chip startups how to find a market?
Blink, a Wi-Fi-capable home security camera that's also battery powered, is a cool gadget, but it's also a chance for a chip startup to attract new buyers for its latest tech. (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:45 -0700)

Grey San Francisco Chosen As AOR For Icontrol Networks' Piper Smart Home Brand
SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icontrol Networks, Inc. today announced that Grey San Francisco has been selected as the first agency-of-record for its direct-to-consumer product, Piper, the Wi-Fi-enabled all-in-one home security and automation device. Grey San Francisco will be responsible for all advertising and media planning and buying.  A new integrated advertising campaign is ... (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:06:00 -0700)

This free app wants to be your DIY security destination
Have an extra iOS device kicking around at home? The free Manything app can transform it into a security camera in seconds. (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:08:13 -0700)

Kaspersky Launches Updated Home Security Products
New features included in the updated version include Webcam Protection, System Watcher and Wi-Fi Security Notification (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:57:30 -0700)

Kaspersky Updates Home Security Products
New features included in the updated version include Webcam Protection, System Watcher and Wi-Fi Security Notification (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:58:42 -0700)

Home security plea to York residents
RESIDENTS in York have been urged to ensure their doors and windows are locked while they enjoy hot weather this summer, to prevent burglaries. (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:20:31 -0700)

First Week of March 2015 Options Trading For Fortune Brands Home & Security
First Week of March 2015 Options Trading For Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:48 -0700)

This DIY Home Security System Smashed Its Goals On Kickstarter
Novi Security Novi’s app that goes along with the security system. A new do-it-yourself home security system has just raised $175,681 on Kickstarter, obliterating its goal of $80,000. The system comes from a company called Novi Security and lets you install small detectors in your house that notify you when there is any motion or smoke. It works similarly to Nest in that you can control the ... (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:55:35 -0700)

Home security camera systems becoming more popular
It's becoming more and more of a common sight on the news - crooks, caught on camera stealing from people's homes. (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:47:03 -0700)

How to get connected home security without breaking the bank
Connected homes are fast becoming the new normal, with platforms like Wink coming to the mainstream. Through it all, one thing remains a point of concern for potential customers: home security. A typically expensive proposition, home security is fast becoming more cost-effective for the average consumer. How cheap is it, really, though? We take a look at a few products … Continue reading (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:59:34 -0700)

Leading Home Security Monitoring Provider, Alarm Relay, Releases 9 Tips to Keep a Home Secure While on Vacation
Expert tips for keeping your home safe while on vacation from Alarm Relay. (PRWeb July 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ho (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:10:48 -0700)

Stun gun threat after Hillarys electronic store theft
A man has threatened a staff member of a Hillarys security store with a stun gun after walking out with a home security system. (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:44:46 -0700)

Thief steals home security system
A thief used a stun gun to threaten staff, steal goods from an electronics store. (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:26:01 -0700)

AT&T Digital Life, Home Security And Automation Service, Expands In Michigan City And La Porte
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced beginning Friday, July 25 it will expand Digital Life to cover Michigan City and La Porte. Digital Life offers security, convenience and peace of mind, in a customizable and easy-to-use experience from smartphones, tablets or computer. Starting Friday, July 25, customers can receive a live demo and purchase Digital Life in ... (Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:01:00 -0700)

Blink might be the most affordable DIY home security system yet
Despite boasting a staggeringly low price of just 49 bucks, Blink, a new project on Kickstarter, sports a veritable boatload of different sensors, and even a night vision camera The post Blink might be the most affordable DIY home security system yet appeared first on Digital Trends . (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:40:34 -0700)

Company plans to solicit areas in North Myrtle Beach
Representatives with Vivint, sellers of home security systems, intends to be in North Myrtle Beach August 1 through August 31 for the purpose of door to door solicitations. (Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:41:19 -0700)

Earnings Expected to Increase for Fortune Brands Home & Security
Wall Street is optimistic about Fortune Brands Home & Security, which is slated to report its second quarter results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Analysts project a profit of 55 cents a share, a rise from 41 cents per share a year ago.The consensus estimate has dipped over the past (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:16:07 -0700)

Home Security Systems Can be Hacked
DECATUR- Dale Baker has an ADT home security system. He'd be at home when it would start chirping. (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:24:57 -0700)

Basic Home Security Systems Are Not As Safe As You Might Think
Many of us feel completely safe in a home protected by an automated security system, but security researchers Logan Lamb and Silvio Cesare found some easily-replicated ways to get past some of the most popular security system brands. More »           (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:06:03 -0700)

The Berkshire Hathaway Corporation Invites Home Security Expert Jordan Frankel to Author Exclusive Home Security ...
Real estate agency Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has partnered with Jordan Frankel, commonly known as “The Security Sensei,” for an exclusive blog on home security. Frankel will be writing weekly home security commentary and advice for Berkshire Hathaway’s website users and clientele. (PRWeb July 29, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:26:44 -0700)

ADT Rallies Around National Night Out
ADT , the leader in home security and automation, is teaming up with local communities, neighborhood groups, municipalities and law enforcement agencies on August 5 to recognize and support National Night Out. (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:04:00 -0700)

Home security scammer target of state AG lawsuit
|Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has filed a lawsuit against Jerome Edmond and USA Promotions for making illegal pre-recorded calls and for impersonating an ADT home security systems representative. This marketing followed several high profile (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:09:57 -0700)

Vote now: Home robot or home security?
Smart home devices, including a personal robot and app-controlled security system, are popular crowdfunding projects. (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:33:44 -0700)

Is Fortune Brands (FBHS) Set to Miss Earnings This Season?
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) is slated to report second-quarter 2014 results on Jul 30, 2014. (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:45:06 -0700)

Fortune Brands Declares Quarterly Dividend
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. , an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per common share. (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:01:00 -0700)

12 OYS: Woman duped into 3 security systems for 1 home
With just one house, why would anyone need to pay for 3 home security systems? A couple said that is the dilemma they are in right now, and it has left this family feeling insecure. (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:01:17 -0700)

Security Expert Jordan Frankel, Commonly Known as the Security Sensei, Warns the Public of one of America’s Most ...
Home security expert Jordan Frankel is warning American families about home invasions, which are one of the most underreported crimes in the United States. Many American homes are vulnerable to home invasion, and the public is unaware of the risk involved. (PRWeb July 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:58:37 -0700)

iSmart Alarm Announces European Availability and Distribution
Partnering with iHealthLabs Europe, iSmart Alarm, Inc. has announced expansion of their successful iSmartAlarm Home Security System in Europe. With headquarter operations in France, 30 additional European countries will launch in stages in the following months. (PRWeb July 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:05:27 -0700)

Fortune Brands Reports Sales and EPS for Q2; Updates 2014 Annual Outlook; Announces Acquisition and Share Repurchases
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. , an industry-leading home and security products company, today announced second quarter 2014 results and updated its 2014 annual outlook for sales and earnings per share. (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:01:00 -0700)

Fortune Brands Home & Security Q2 Profit Up - Quick Facts
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $93.3 million or $0.55 per share, up from $64.0 million or $0.37 per share in the same period last year. (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:32:13 -0700)

Viral home security video leads to quick arrest
A home security video of a package-stealing thief at a south Indianapolis home went viral overnight and led to the arrest of the suspect. (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:10:57 -0700)

Home security video leads to arrest in FexEx package theft
Indianapolis police tonight arrested a man they believe was captured on home security video as he stole jewelry from a FedEx package delivered to the home.                 (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:52:49 -0700)

Home security video leads to arrest in FedEx package theft
Indianapolis police tonight arrested a man they believe was captured on home security video as he stole jewelry from a FedEx package delivered to the home.                 (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:07:11 -0700)

Fortune Brands Acquires Sentry Safe
NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Fortune Brands Home & Security , the Deerfield, Ill.-based provider of home and security products, has acquired Sentry Safe for almost $118 million. The transaction, which closed on Wednesday, will be financed from existing credit facilities. Sentry Safe, a Rochester, N.Y.-based maker of personal safes with annual sales estimated to be about $150 million, will be a unit of ... (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:44:34 -0700)

Fortune Brands Delivers Robust Q2 Earnings, Outlook Positive
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS) reported adjusted earnings per share of 55 cents, which came in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:10:03 -0700)

Home-security firm to generate 80 new jobs
More than 80 new jobs are set to come on stream at security firm Homesecure. (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:36:22 -0700)

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