Tyco to Acquire ShopperTrak, leading provider of retail analytics and intelligence

By Lauren

IRELAND – Tyco International has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire ShopperTrak, a leading global provider of retail consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, for approximately US $175 million in cash. Based in Chicago, ShopperTrak provides customer traffic and related intelligence to more than 1,200

UAE condemns terror attack on Saudi mosque

By Lauren

UAE – The UAE has condemned the terrorist attack which today struck a mosque in the province of Ihsa, Saudi Arabia. A suicide bombing and gun attack on Shi’ite Muslim worshippers killed at least four people in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday. In a statement, the Ministry of

Milestone Systems Celebrates MEA Focus at Intersec 2016

By Lauren

DENMARK – Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), showcased the award-winning XProtect portfolio in their crowded stand at Intersec 2016, just concluded in Dubai. The official launch of XProtect 2016 took place at Intersec signaling the importance of the Middle East

Breaking news: Johnson Controls and Tyco merge

January 25, 2016 By Lauren

IRELAND – Johnson Controls and Tyco International PLC have agreed to merge in an inversion deal that will place the combined company’s headquarters in Ireland, as just reported by The Wall Street Journal. An inversion deal is when U.S.-based companies acquire foreign-based businesses to take advantage of

Cisco annual security report reveals a decline in defender confidence and increased Impact of Industrialised attackers

By Lauren

UAE – The just released Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report, which examines threat intelligence and cyber security trends, reveals that only 45 percent of organisations worldwide are confident in their security posture as today’s attackers launch more sophisticated, bold and resilient campaigns. While executives may be

IBM leads the way strategically in 2015, seeing major growth in Cloud, security and systems

By Lauren

US – American multinational technology and consulting giant, IBM, led the way in 2015 with its strategic initiatives, with cloud now a US $10 billion business and security a $2 billion unit. Systems and analytics also grew. Despite another quarterly revenue slide, IBM sees a silver