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ADT cuts funding, announced changes to dealer program

The changes include reduced or no account funding for some of its dealers
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10/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.--In a much anticipated move, ADT Security Services announced in late August that is was dramatically reducing funding for its authorized dealer program, at least for the month of September.

NBFAA presents Weinstock and other awards

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented a number of different awards during the ISC Show in Las Vegas, including awards for Fire Official of the Year, the Morris F.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

Arlington, Texas

A proposal by the city's police department to stop responding to burglar alarms without verification first received a cool reception by the Arlington City Council.

Some council members at its meeting in late May cautioned against such an ordinance, which would require confirmation that an emergency is in progress before police respond to the scene, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

Home networking company teams with Panasonic

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07/01/2002

PALO ALTO, Calif.-A home management network company has announced a partnership with Panasonic to bring to market a home security and control system that the companies would sell through national broadband service providers.

ProOne settles lawsuit for $7.5 million

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07/01/2002

TOPEKA, Kan.-Protection One announced in June that it had agreed to pay $7.

ADT strikes deal with N.Y. AG

Deal includes a change in residential monitoring contract
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07/01/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla.-ADT Security Services has agreed to pay nearly $650,000 in customer refunds and change its new residential security services contract in a settlement reached between the security company and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, a settlement that all together will cost the company $1.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

Nice Systems consolidates security units

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

RA'ANANA, Israel-Nice Systems announced plans to consolidate all of its security-related activities into a newly-created Security Group under the leadership of Doron Eidelman, who joins Nice as executive vice president and president of the Security Group.

The new group combines the digital video recording and threat analysis capabilities of the company's VIM Division with the government, military, and law enforcement communications intelligence experience of its ISS Division.

Bold launches Manitou software

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2002

GURNEE, Ill.-Bold Technologies new central station automation software, Manitou, is now available.

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SSN News Poll October 2020

With the flurry of activity in partnerships and acquisitions recently — ADT partnering with Google to take on the smart home market; Motorola buying Pelco; Johnson Controls acquiring Qolsys; and S3 expanding into Western Virginia — this month’s News Poll looks to gauge the M&A market.