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More bad news for USProtect, GSA

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Okay, so not only does the GSA have a bribery problem, it has a not-doing-its-job problem, too.

Linear-IEI deal goes final

Tuesday, October 9, 2007
I don't have a link to a release, as it was only emailed to me via Word file and I can't find anything official on the web, but Linear has now confirmed that the deal agreed to in May to acquire International Electronics, known as

Who's the mystery buyer?

Friday, October 5, 2007
Pure Technolgies, a publicly traded manufacturer based in Calgary, announced this week it intends to sell its video subsidiary, PureTech Systems

Bribery and private security

Thursday, October 4, 2007
I try not to get too much into the guarding market, except for when it overlaps with systems integrators and installers, but this is a crazy story.

3Q earnings round up

Tuesday, October 2, 2007
With a number of security firms posting earnings lately, I thought a Friday round-up might be interesting:

Getting home

Sunday, September 30, 2007
Normally, I'm a big fan of Jet Blue. I mean, who doesn't like to be able to watch football games in-flight on DirectTV? But getting home from ASIS on Thursday was an adventure. First, the plane was delayed out of Vegas.