By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T Inc. is launching its home security and automation service in 15 cities Friday, with an eye toward getting customers hooked on security cameras, thermostats and locks they can control from phones and tablets.
By The Associated Press
THE DEAL: Blackstone Group LP is leading a group that has agreed to buy home security provider Vivint for more than $2 billion. The transaction is expected to close by year-end.
THE TARGET: Provo, Utah-based Vivint is one of North America's largest providers of home
PROVO, Utah (AP) - Blackstone is leading a group that has agreed to buy home security provider Vivint for more than $2 billion.
Provo, Utah-based Vivint is one of the largest providers of home automation and security services in North America. Its shareholders include Goldman Sachs, Peterson