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2009-12-14 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Gibraltar Associates, a leading public affairs agency providing counsel on global and domestic communications and issues management, today announced that it has signed an agreement with PositiveID Corporation (Nasdaq: PSID) to serve as the company's public relations agency of record. Gibraltar Associates will conduct media relations for PositiveID's corporate communications and advise the Company on its public relations programs. PositiveID,...

2009-10-28 09:46:00

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualsec (OTC Bulletin Board: QLSZ), which recently acquired Vitamin Spice, LLC, announces that Richard F. Seelig, MD has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Seelig is a physician executive with 25 years of clinical experience followed by 6 years of medical device and medical informatics design and development resulting in the first and only FDA cleared RFID medical information device of its kind. Dr. Seelig has been...

2008-11-13 09:00:37

VeriChip Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ:CHIP), a provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) systems for healthcare and patient-related needs, today announced that R&R Consulting Partners, LLC, an entity wholly owned by its former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Scott R. Silverman, has purchased Digital Angel Corporation's ("Digital Angel") (NASDAQ:DIGAD) 5.4 million shares of VeriChip common stock. Combined with Silverman's existing holdings of 861,000 shares he now...

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2008-08-22 10:00:00

Rich Mexicans are putting their hope into tiny transmitters, which promise to give away their location if they are kidnapped. Between the years 2004 and 2007, kidnapping jumped almost 40 percent in Mexico according to official statistics. Mexico ranks with conflict zones like Iraq and Colombia as among the worst countries for abductions. Residents in Mexico - already hardened to crime - were outraged over the recent kidnap and murder of Fernando Marti, 14. He was the son of a well-known...

2008-07-18 18:00:22

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Stanley Works announced today that it has completed its previously announced purchase of Sonitrol Corporation from an ownership group comprised of Carlyle Venture Partners, Wachovia Capital Partners and Spire Capital Partners as well as selected members of Sonitrol management for $276 million cash. Sonitrol, headquartered in Berwyn, PA, provides security monitoring services, access control and fire detection systems to commercial...

2008-07-09 06:00:29

By John Dorschner, The Miami Herald Jul. 9--A former executive with the holding company that controlled the troubled VeriChip of Delray Beach is suing the maker of medical identification devices for more than $2 million, claiming the firm refused to grant him stock options that he was entitled to. The suit, filed in Palm Beach County Court on Tuesday, alleges that Jerome C. Artigliere, a former chief operating officer of the holding company that controlled VeriChip, was never given...

2008-06-30 18:03:00

The Board of Directors of Digital Angel (NASDAQ:DIGA), an advanced technology company in the field of animal identification and emergency identification solutions, announced today that it has approved a restructuring program primarily focused on its Animal Identification business. The program will feature further headcount reduction, outsourcing some manufacturing to lower cost suppliers, exiting some costly facilities, and moving some operations to lower cost countries. This restructuring...

2008-06-19 09:00:29

Digital Angel (NASDAQ: DIGA), an advanced technology company in the field of animal identification and emergency identification solutions, announced today that its Destron Fearing unit has been awarded $885,000 in contracts with the Portland, OR-based Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) technology. One award, for...

2007-11-14 09:00:00

VeriChip Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ:CHIP), a provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) systems for healthcare and patient-related needs, announced today that its VeriMed Patient Identification System has expanded to Emergency Medical Responders. The Company has equipped 27 American Medical Response (AMR) ambulances in three counties in the Atlanta metro area with Bluetooth®-enabled scanners. These ambulances are the first fleet of its kind in the...

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2007-07-21 12:15:00

By TODD LEWAN CityWatcher.com, a provider of surveillance equipment, attracted little notice itself - until a year ago, when two of its employees had glass-encapsulated microchips with miniature antennas embedded in their forearms. The "chipping" of two workers with RFIDs - radio frequency identification tags as long as two grains of rice, as thick as a toothpick - was merely a way of restricting access to vaults that held sensitive data and images for police departments, a layer of...