Spanish police gear up for 'summer of crime' with extra staff
Spain is a pretty safe country to visit, with only one in every thousand tourists likely to be affected by petty crime. However, the country is deploying over 29,000 police officers to ensure tourists' safety and security during July and August.
Spain's 'angel of death' found guilty in 11 nursing home killings
Joan Vila Dilme was a security guard at a Spanish retirement home. He has been found guilty of the killing of eleven elderly residents, which, according to him, was to "end their suffering." Prosecutors are looking at a 194-year sentence for his crimes.
Spain: Social Security holdings 97% Spanish debt
As Spain’s economy goes, so goes the Reserve Fund of Social Security. The financial instrument relied on by Spain’s retirees increased its holdings in Spanish debt to a whopping 97 percent in 2012, up from 90 percent in 2011.
Insight: In recession-hit Spain, hints of new competitiveness
MADRID - As a provider of financial security systems, Spanish tech company Realsec might easily have fallen victim to the country's banking crisis and economic slump. Yet Realsec is currently enjoying double-digit growth in revenues thanks to new clients in Latin America.
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France Telecom Invests Up To $20M In Lookout, Preloads Its Mobile Security Solutions On To Android Handsets
Lookout, the mobile security company with ambitions to become the Symantec of the wireless world, is picking up a new backer, and and a major distribution partner in its bid to become a household name. France Telecom, owner of the mobile carrier Orange, is making a strategic investment in the startup, and it has also signed a deal in which Lookout will be preloaded on devices that it sells. Orange has 169 million subscribers and it will start first with Lookout service bundles for Android devices, installing it as standard on devices in France, Slovakia, Spain, and the UK (through its EE JV with T-Mobile) starting in early 2013.