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Good news for resi security

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Monday, July 20, 2009
It may not be time for you resi dealers to pop the champagne, but at least some of the numbers are moving in the right direction. From WSJ's Marketwatch last week, here's some news about housing starts:

Depends what your definition of "security system" is

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Friday, July 17, 2009
I'm not sure if people are following what happened at Mount Rushmore (a place I've been twice - it's amazing and worth the trip), but it's gotten pretty out of hand.

Some perspective

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Friday, July 17, 2009
Just when I start to think the security industry might not be as small as everyone says it is, I'm presented with a reminder of its relative size.

This is potentially very bad for the alarm industry

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Thursday, July 16, 2009
CIT, which has traditionally been a major lender to the alarm industry, looks to be on the brink of bankruptcy.

Thoughts and prayers needed

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009
I just got off the phone with SIAC director Ron Walters who, despite extenuating circumstances, called me back by deadline for commentary on a

Who wants to work for APX?

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009
ApxAlarm is Martha's company to cover usually, but she's on vacation this week and I couldn't help myself (also, we shipped a paper on Friday, so I have time to surf YouTube for a bit). Check out this recruitment video for APX:

Brill clears the air (sort of)

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Here's a long and somewhat interesting interview with Steven Brill, founder of the Clear/VIP airport security effort that crapped out last month.

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