PARIS, Dec 3- France is to allow private armed guards to protect its shipping fleet against pirates, the government said on Tuesday. France is one of the main contributors to an international naval force that patrols the Gulf of Aden and the northwestern Indian Ocean to foil pirate attacks launched from Somalia.» Read More
For cable companies such as Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, home security is another revenue stream to rebuild margins whittled away by rising programming costs and declining video subscriber numbers.
*UK business trying to recover from management failures. Gaffes including last year's last-minute failure to provide thousands of security guards for the London Olympics have complicated the company's efforts to win outsourcing contracts, especially in the UK, its home market.
July 11- Health insurer WellPoint Inc will pay $1.7 million for allowing health and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people to be accessed over the Internet, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Thursday.
Britain should shut down 30 rundown prisons and build 12 modern "hub prisons" with a capacity of up to 3,000 inmates each, according to a new report.
One of the most striking products unveiled at the D11: AllThings D conference is a smart lock called "August." It makes any deadbolt into a digital "virtual doorman."
Nick Buckles, CEO of private security company, G4S, tells CNBC why, aside from the Olympics, the company has had the best organic growth for a number of years.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through private security company G4S ahead of their earnings.
Network security company, Fortinet is expensive, selling for 42 times next year's earnings, explains Mad Money's Cramer, but it makes a ton of sense to buy on any pullback, especially ahead of legislation being introduced in the Senate next week, which has rare bipartisan support.
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.
CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.
John Hering, Lookout Mobile CEO, discusses a new security app for android devices that tracks lost or stolen devices, restores missing data and all sorts of critical functions that helps immunize your iPhone.
Security and outsourcing company G4S is planning to spend 200 million pounds ($330 million) per year on acquisitions, the company's CEO told CNBC Tuesday, after the company beat analyst expectations to post first-half earnings growth of 8 percent.
From an iPlunger to a solar-paneled bikini and a flying alarm clock, these gadgets are sure to make you do a double take — but they get the job done!
The International Maritime Bureau reported last week that global piracy hit an all-time high in the first quarter of 2011, driven by a rise in attacks off the coast of Somalia.