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    Forbes: The Exclusive Inside Story Of Ring: From 'Shark Tank' Reject To Amazon's Latest Acquisition

    With crushing competition looming, Ring, the home security device company that has had a near-monopoly on the market for video doorbells, is selling itself to Amazon for a reported $1.1 billion. “I’m beyond happy,” said Ring founder Jamie Siminoff about the deal, “incredibly so.” 

    LA Times: Ring modernized the doorbell, then its inventor, Jamie Siminoff, went to war against crime

    If booming sales, expanding offices and a parade of TV commercials hadn’t  put Jamie Siminoff on the radar of the home security industry, an early  March incident certainly did. 

    CBS News: Free police body cameras: PR stunt or a step forward?

    Axon International wants to give a body camera to every police officer in the U.S. -- free of charge. If only it were that easy.

    Security Sales & Integration: Why the Home Controls Market Is Forecast to Eclipse $62B by 2024

    Imperial Capital’s latest “Premises Control and Automation” report projects strong growth in the years ahead, but market evolution will present significant challenges for some security pros.

    CE Pro: FLIR Exits DIY Video Surveillance Biz, Ending Thermal-Imaging Apps for Consumers

    With the sale of Lorex to Dahua, FLIR looks to move away from the DIY security and small to medium-sized security products business. 

    Security Sales & Integration: Amazon Acquires Smart Doorbell Maker Ring

    Further entrenching itself in consumers’ homes, Amazon has purchased smart doorbell maker Ring for $1 billion.