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2014-03-20 12:37:23

In a primetime TV segment, home improvement experts at Ask This Old House highlight SimpliSafe Home Security as the perfect wireless home security solution. BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless home security system SimpliSafe is the latest product to be highlighted on Ask This Old House, the Emmy-nominated series presented by the home improvement experts at This Old House. SimpliSafe was brought in as an easy, inexpensive alternative to costly, disruptive wired alarms. The...

2013-05-06 08:25:58

America's most trusted home improvement experts focus on NJ restorations and highlight best practices for coastal building CONCORD, Mass., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Months after Superstorm Sandy devastated shorelines on the East Coast, affected homeowners are still determining how to rebuild in a landscape of provisional FEMA regulations, delayed building permits and continued weather risks. During the anniversary month of Sandy, PBS' Emmy® Award-winning home...

2011-09-27 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Old House, the beloved public TV series for home renovation enthusiasts, will use a highly detailed 3D printed architectural model from Z Corporation to communicate planned improvements to a historic Bedford, Mass., homestead once owned by a prominent Revolutionary War figure, Nathaniel Page. The model will be featured in the Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 episodes, and make other appearances during the 16-episode season (check local listings or...

2011-09-26 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- User Insight, an international research firm, is hosting The Social TV Event, a virtual conference on October 20, 2011 to explore who in the marketplace is using social TV, who will use it in the future, how they will use it and how the latest technologies stack up. Attendees from across the globe will virtually engage in the conversation and receive an insider's look at social TV products and services that are not yet on the market. The Technology...

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2011-08-12 11:00:00

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has announced the formation of a new unit that will search social media for those involved in crimes, Forbes is reporting. Criminals increasingly use social networks to plan and celebrate their illegal exploits. Assistant Commissioner Kevin O'Connor is in charge of an NYPD unit created specifically to comb social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and BlackBerry messenger for information on planned crimes and their perpetrators. The NYPD is looking to...

2010-07-27 12:58:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Green builder Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it will be featured in the premiere episode of "This New House" on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 8 p.m. ET on DIY Network. Join host Kevin O'Connor, also of "This Old House", as he visits a Blu installation in Charlestown, Rhode Island and shows a house literally unfold. The home featured on "This New House" is a Blu|Element, which is eco-friendly and designed as a lovely single-family primary residence,...

2008-09-22 12:00:18

Damballa, Inc. (www.damballa.com), the only Internet security company focused exclusively on targeted threats such as BotArmies, announced today that Kevin O'Connor has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. "We are very pleased to have Kevin join the Damballa team. Kevin has demonstrated great success with early-stage markets and is a veteran of the security community," said Steve Linowes, CEO of Damballa. "This is a very exciting time at Damballa, as enterprises are aggressively...

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Denny Walsh, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 23--SACRAMENTO -- Two high-ranking federal officials came to Sacramento on Tuesday to hail the record-setting $102 million settlement between the U.S. Forest Service and Union Pacific Railroad for damage to two national forests from a 2000 wildfire. It is the largest settlement ever in connection with a wildfire's origin. The Storrie fire was accidentally started by a Union Pacific crew repairing track at a point in the Feather River...

2008-07-23 00:00:29

By Denny Walsh, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 22--Two high-ranking federal officials came to Sacramento Tuesday to hail the record-setting $102 million settlement between the U. S. Forest Service and Union Pacific Railroad for damage to two national forests from a 2000 wildfire. It is the largest settlement ever in connection with the origin of a wildfire. Called the Storrie fire, it was accidentally started by a Union Pacific crew repairing track at a point in the Feather River...