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Vivint Sells Off Solar Biz to SunEdison for $2.2B

Having already sold its door-to-door security and home automation business for $1.8 billion, Vivint is selling its solar installation business to renewable energy company SunEdison for $2.2 billion.


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Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) is a group of industry stakeholders who are leading the charge to adopt tiered safety technology standards for K-12 schools. Find out why dealers and integrators are key to its success. Rodney Bosch · July 29, 2015

Zimperium, a security company, uncovered a flaw in Stagefright, a media playback tool built into Android smartphone, which could allow malicious hackers to steal anything on the device, including credit card numbers or other personal information. SSI Staff · July 28, 2015

A new report by research firm Citigroup estimates that tech companies like Google and Apple that provide self-installed and self-monitored security solutions will hold 62.5 percent of the home security market, while traditional professionally installed and monitored systems offered by companies like ADT will make up 31.3 percent of the market in 20 years. SSI Staff · July 28, 2015

Refining and streamlining its residential offerings led to Vector Security being named runner-up for Security Sales & Integration's 2015 Installer of the Year program. Scott Goldfine · July 27, 2015

A shooting at a Louisiana movie theater has raised concern about security measures at multiplexes nationwide. SSI Staff · July 27, 2015

A string of break-ins in several units at Storage Pros of Wyoming, Mich., revealed that video surveillance cameras and other security measures were lacking at the facility even though customers were paying for security services. SSI Staff · July 27, 2015

The mass media behemoth says it lost 69,000 video subscribers in Q2; CEO remarks some new customers see no need to pay for a set-top box to watch TV. SSI Staff · July 24, 2015

Need a laugh? Check out Security Sales & Integration’s slideshow of 10 funny security memes. SSI Staff · July 24, 2015

The Department of Homeland Security renovated its forensics laboratory to provide more workspace for specialists who monitor illegal cyber activities. SSI Staff · July 23, 2015

The FTC claims LifeLock violated parts of an order by telling consumers they would be notified as soon as the company became aware of a possible breach. SSI Staff · July 23, 2015




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