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Florida locksmith law proposed to help find, eliminate bad locksmiths
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The fallout from an investigation into illegal locksmiths continues as a couple of Florida legislators have re-introduced the "Florida Locksmith Services Act." State Sen. Victor Crist, R-Tampa, says he'll use a DVD of 10 Connects' undercover sting and the federal bust to convince his fellow lawmakers that the ancient industry desperately needs regulation. More

Introducing the iKey—Apple's answer to the humble door key
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The computer giant, which manufactures the iPod and iPhone, has plans to replace the traditional door key with a hi-tech alternative. It is developing technology, already being nicknamed the "iKey", which will mean that rather than carrying around a bunch of keys, people will be able to use a single electronic device to unlock their car, front door and gain access to their office. More

Angie's List: Picking a good locksmith
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At one time or another, every household will require the services of a professional locksmith. If you’ve ever been locked out of your house or car, you know what a hassle it can be. Whether you need a locksmith in an emergency situation or for a project down the road, you should learn more about his credentials before hiring. More

Interoperability of building security systems: Protocols and standards
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Today's facility executive wants to purchase systems and components from various manufacturers and have those components work together as one system. They want "open systems" that allow the manufacturers to offer new features and add value without locking the owner into a single vendor's proprietary protocols. In short, they want Interoperability. More

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Purdue installing exterior security cameras
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Purdue University will soon be under the 24-hour eye of campus police. Surveillance cameras are being installed at 54 locations, mostly at parking garages, now through May as part of a plan to increase safety and crime prevention on campus. More

15 small business tax deductions
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Opportunities abound for small businesses to cut their tax bills. The key is understanding what's deductible for your business. A good tax preparer can guide you, but it is your responsibility to save receipts throughout the year. Here's a rundown of expenses to track in preparation for tax day. More

What states and cities are doing to help small businesses
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While Washington debates how to help the country’s struggling small businesses, states and municipalities have stepped up with an array of initiatives to stanch closings and save jobs. The local approaches are as varied as subsidizing wages for new hires, running a $100,000 regional business-plan competition and giving out grants to help small manufacturers reposition themselves. Some states and cities are using federal stimulus dollars, and others are mixing federal, state and private dollars. This article includes some examples. More

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