LAS VEGAS— Apple didn't attend last week's gadget show but its presence was felt. Many companies have designed "smart" home products that integrate with Apple's HomeKit, an emerging technology for controlling lights and appliances through a mobile app. Apple itself isn't making an app, just a platform for integration: all the functionality will come from...» Read More
NEW YORK, Aug 4- Private equity firm GTCR LLC is looking to sell home security company Protection 1 for more than $1.5 billion and has tapped Morgan Stanley to assist with the effort, according to people familiar with the matter. Another buyout firm, Blackstone Group LP, acquired home security company Vivint Inc for more than $2 billion in 2012..
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