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Panasonic to buy Sanyo

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Friday, December 19, 2008
Well, it looks like the rumors and speculation had merit: Panasonic has made a formal offer to purchase Sanyo.

Enhanced call verification becoming the norm

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Thursday, December 18, 2008
I wrote a story last month that appeared on Security Systems News' newswire, and which will appear in our next issue.

And you thought my video was silly

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Thursday, December 18, 2008
I know I'm a little late to the party on this, but if you haven't seen the video that Hitachi is using to promote its "Dawn of the Tera Era" you need to check it out right now. It's the trippy-est thing I've seen since we threw on the original animated Lord of the Rings back in college.

You never know who's watching

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008
I saw this story this morning and was reminded that it's probably a good idea to always be on your best behavior, especially in a day and age when surveillance video solutions are becoming more

This should make IFSEC feel better

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008
IFSEC losing Norbain and Pelco is a bummer. Macworld losing Apple? I'd say that's a crushing blow. Wouldn't want to be in the trade show biz right now. Oh, wait...

A good time to buy

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008
As I wrote in my preview of the finance special report last week, most lenders are of the opinion that now is a great time for strong companies to take advantage of the down market and roll up some smaller firms with an eye toward expansion.

Why it's so hard to find good techs these days

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008
I'm not trying to shame anyone, so I won't say where I found this, but here's a recent employment wanted ad posted by a security integrator: Job opportunity for Electronics Technician Experience:

GPS'ing Jesus remains hot

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Monday, December 15, 2008
Still kind of digging out from that ridiculous weekend storm up here (to top it off, I got a flat on Sunday morning on the way to the dump and had to change the tire on the side of the road in 15-degree weather - yes, I'm bitter), but wanted to let you know:

Not the best PR for Siemens

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Monday, December 15, 2008
Hey, I like the Siemens security guys, and there's no mention of security at all in this article, but it can't be the best PR when your parent company gets whacked with $1.3 billion in corruption fines.

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