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GM’s OnStar Wants To Keep Track Of You, Even If You Decline
2011-09-22 08:46:27

  General Motor´s navigation service OnStar has detailed changes to its privacy statement that effectively allows them to sell or distribute your personal information and your coming and goings to whomever it pleases. In other words, OnStar reserves the right to share that information with credit card processors, law enforcement and others, according to various media reports. OnStar allows any vehicle it is installed on to be tracked if stolen, call emergency services if a...

2011-03-11 10:36:00

DETROIT, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OnStar is offering Crisis Assist services to active subscribers in areas affected by the Tsunami warning. A simple push of the OnStar button in their vehicle will put subscribers in contact with specially trained Crisis Advisors. Crisis Assist services are being offered to subscribers in Hawaii and along the Pacific Coastal areas from Southern California to Alaska. OnStar's Crisis Assist capabilities include specially trained Crisis Advisors, who...

2011-02-25 09:00:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai OnStar Telematics Co., Ltd. more than doubled its subscriber base in the last three months to surpass 200,000, a positive sign for OnStar and the China telematics industry as well. "This significant milestone shows that drivers in China truly value our services," said Jon Hyde, general manager of Shanghai OnStar Telematics Co., Ltd. "We look forward to continuing to build on our leadership position in China by bringing new and enhanced...

2010-09-03 14:59:00

DETROIT, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- OnStar is offering Crisis Assist services to its active subscribers in areas affected by Hurricane Earl. With a simple push of the OnStar button in GM vehicles, subscribers will be put in contact with specially-trained Crisis Advisors. Crisis Assist services are currently being offered to subscribers along the coastal areas of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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