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   Technology StocksAxon Enterprise, Inc. (AXON), formerly Taser Intl.


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From: John Carragher9/17/2007 9:01:55 AM
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Taser Gets New Order From France
Monday September 17, 8:16 am ET
Taser Gets New Stun Gun Order From France

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Stun gun maker Taser International Inc. said Monday it received a follow-on order from the French interior ministry for 1,249 of its X26 electronic weapons, 445 cameras and related accessories.
Taser said the order is a continuation of a tender issued in 2006 that authorized the French government to purchase and deploy its devices to law enforcement agencies.

The company expects to ship the order in the third and fourth quarters of 2007. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Shares rose 23 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $14.60 in premarket trading.

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From: John Carragher9/21/2007 7:52:58 AM
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National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Passes Resolution Supporting the Use of Electronic Control Devices
Friday September 21, 7:30 am ET

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (NasdaqGS:TASR - News), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today announced that the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) has posted ``Resolution in Support of the Use of Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) and Less Lethal Devices by Law Enforcement Officers in Use of Force Situations'' on the organization's official website at noblenational.org. The resolution was adopted at the 31st NOBLE Annual Conference, on July 27, 2007, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
``TASER technology is redefining how law enforcement officials best protect the communities they serve,'' said Tom Smith, Chairman and co-founder of TASER International, Inc. ``We have always been dedicated to working with leadership organizations within the law enforcement community such as NOBLE to assure that we are doing everything we can to best serve those that are choosing TASER ECDs to protect life.''

``The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) supports the protection of the life of every law enforcement officer. We believe that electronic control devices such as TASER(r) devices have proven to reduce both injury and death to arrestees, as well as greatly increasing officer safety in situations where the use of force is necessary, stated Douglas DeLeaver, National President of NOBLE. ''We recognize that proper training and policies will instill the public's confidence in law enforcement's use of such weapon in order for these types of weapons to become standard issue for every officer performing a patrol or prisoner restraint function.``

The resolution was posted at: noblenational.org

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From: John Carragher10/3/2007 8:35:38 AM
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Taser Gets New U.S. Marshals Contract
Wednesday October 3, 7:59 am ET
Taser International Gets New U.S. Marshals Stun Gun Order for 350 Units

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Stun gun maker Taser International Inc. said Wednesday it received a new order from the U.S. Marshals Service.
The agency ordered 350 Taser X26 electronic control devices from Aardvark Tactical Inc., which is Taser's distributor of products for the U.S. government.

The order came in during the third quarter and the devices will ship in the fourth quarter of 2007, Taser said.

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To: John Carragher who wrote (910)10/7/2007 11:22:48 AM
From: Jill
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It's sort of odd. I was thinking how my TASER position has doubled in less time than my GOOG would have doubled if I'd held onto it.

But there is so much cache attached to GOOG that I feel upset I didn't hold onto it.

Yet it's the same increase in $.

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To: Jill who wrote (911)10/7/2007 11:26:17 AM
From: John Carragher
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numbers for year end 2008 goog 700. about 15 to 18% large investment that may be much better placed elsewhere.. i hold some goog but not impressed with growth. of course i bought near year end last year. just seems you put out a very large amount of capital to get a small return vs other small cap stocks. etc

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To: John Carragher who wrote (912)10/8/2007 5:07:12 PM
From: Jill
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What else has given you good returns lately?
AAPL has done very well and still climbing.

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To: Jill who wrote (913)10/9/2007 1:58:31 AM
From: John Carragher
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isrg cmg crox rvbd

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To: John Carragher who wrote (914)10/9/2007 7:41:10 PM
From: Jill
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I'll have to look up some of these :).
I did a brief position trade in crox when it dipped to 50 and now I regret letting it go but, I myself don't like the feel of the shoes...

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To: Jill who wrote (915)10/10/2007 2:13:48 AM
From: John Carragher
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hospitals do let them wear open shoes.. crox just came out with a close shoe for nurses etc. i passed on info to visiting nurse as they all love them. say it makes a big difference standing all day.

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To: John Carragher who wrote (916)10/10/2007 9:49:27 AM
From: Jill
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I know. My neighbor loves them (he works at a hospital). Lots of people love them. I don't like the unnatural material--it felt weird to me. OTOH that has nothing to do with the stock!

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