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Vivint Scores Big Investments From PayPal Cofounder Peter Thiel and Mitt Romney

Smart home company Vivint raised $100 million in its first-ever round of venture capital funding. Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the news is who was doing the investing: Peter Thiel and Mitt Romney.


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The Utah Jazz's arena has a new name: 'Vivint Smart Home Arena.' That'll be the name for the next 10 years, boosting visibility to professionally installed security and home automation. Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2015

A new market research report expects the global alarm monitoring market to reach $54.46 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 6.73% between 2015 and 2020. SSI Staff · October 26, 2015

At its annual conference, Honeywell Connect outlined its business strategy of selling to Millennials and DIYers, as well as open up about the smart home industry. Jason Knott · October 26, 2015

The industry forecast states that North America leads the global home automation market and is likely to remain in the top spot through 2020. SSI Staff · October 20, 2015

Technical protocols enable low-power devices in the home to communicate with each other securely and with no lag time, Nest says. SSI Staff · October 02, 2015

USPTO invalidates key claims in Alarm.com patent over mobile devices in a security and home automation ecosystem. Icontrol awarded new patent for integrating smart home systems with SHaaS (smart home as a service) platforms, central monitoring stations and mobile devices. Julie Jacobson · September 23, 2015

After eight previous years at Core Brands, Jason Dominique has returned to the company. Dominique was announced as the new National Sales Manager of the Security Channel on Tuesday, bringing with him 28 years of experience in audio and home automation. Stephen Sellner · September 16, 2015

The North American and European smart thermostat markets accounted for about 90% of the overall market in 2014. SSI Staff · September 14, 2015

Industry veteran Mitchell Klein arrives with more than 20 years of leadership in the CE and smart home channels. SSI Staff · September 03, 2015

The big box retailer says membership is important for its plans to offer an even more expansive array of smart home products. SSI Staff · September 03, 2015


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