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2012-01-27 08:00:00

Atlanta-based office product distributor, Lucas Distribution, releases new PTL Refrigerator Lock. Loganville, GA (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Lucas Distribution, LLC, an Atlanta-based worldwide distributor of office products and equipment, is pleased to announce an improved lock for securing the contents of the most common refrigerators. Refrigerator locks are used to secure prescription drugs in refrigerators in hospitals and nursing homes. They are often used to lock refrigerators in dorm...

2011-05-05 13:07:00

OAK CREEK, Wis., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Master Lock is proud to announce that it has formed a partnership with Mike Rowe, creator and host of Discovery Channel's popular program, Dirty Jobs, and founder of mikeroweWORKS. Through Mike's mission of raising respect and appreciation for skilled labor, coupled with Master Lock's commitment to providing innovative security solutions, the partnership will help raise awareness for both. To launch the partnership, Master Lock also announced...

2011-01-04 06:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer theft is big business. According to the 2010 BSI Computer Theft Survey, 5.5 million computers have been stolen in the last 3 years in the U.S. alone. Approximately 95% of these are never recovered. And yet, much of this theft is preventable: IT managers have estimated that employing a lock would reduce the number of incidents by almost half. Now MacLocks, the leading producer of locks for all Apple computers, is making that prevention...

2010-12-07 06:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple forged the world's hottest new gadget but forgot to give us a way to protect it! The iPad® is a remarkable tablet computer that lets you swipe your way to a more mobile lifestyle. But it's also extremely vulnerable to theft. Tens of millions of computers are stolen around the world each year. With tens of millions of iPads to be sold by the end of 2012, iPad theft is an epidemic in the making -- they're small,...

2010-10-27 07:40:00

POWAY, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Apricorn today announced the introduction of the 750GB capacity to its award-winning Aegis Padlock Series of external hard drives, fulfilling demand from consumers and business for higher capacity secure personal storage. As the Virtual Office concept has gained wider acceptance, employees in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Education sectors are increasing remote operations, either on the road or at home offices. As such, the need for high...

2009-12-18 09:56:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeting off-road enthusiasts, auto buffs, outdoorsmen and DIYers - or anyone else who's ever searched for a lock key or struggled to remember a combination - STRATTEC Security Corp. has just launched a series of locks that open with their owner's car, SUV or truck key. The new BOLT (Breakthrough One-key Lock Technology) Series locks were introduced last month at the world's largest automotive aftermarket trade show, the Specialty Equipment Market...

2009-04-20 18:52:49

Thousands of padlocks bearing the initials of lovers were removed Monday from the rails of a church facing Rome's Trevi Fountain, workmen said. The two workmen used bolt cutters to remove the locks and said the items were destined for the trash dump, ANSA reported Monday. The custom of young couples marking love locks with dates and their initials was inspired by the 2003 book and film, Three Meters above the Sky, ANSA said. Emulating the protagonists of the story, young couples began...

2006-03-27 13:46:18

BOSTON (Reuters) - Authorities are investigating allegations that a Massachusetts woman shackled her 14-year-old daughter in chains to teach her a lesson for skipping school. The 37-year-old mother of four, whose name was not released, told police the same chain-and-shackle technique had proved effective with a truant son several years earlier. "She was saying that more parents should do this because of the problems with kids today," Blackstone Detective Wayne Mowry said. Police...


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