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2011-10-04 21:46:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, CTIA-The Wireless Association® asked a federal court to block the enforcement of San Francisco's "Cell Phone Right-to-Know" ordinance. CTIA's challenge argues that the Ordinance is barred under the First Amendment and conflicts with federal law governing the safety of wireless devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/MM28614LOGO-b ) As CTIA explains in its motion, the Ordinance requires...

2011-10-04 10:00:00

Pledges $1 for Every New Facebook Fan in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Wirefly (http://www.wirefly.com), the Internetâs leading authorized retailer of cell phones, smartphones and cell phone plans, is pleased to announce the launch of its very first social media fundraising initiative benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the global leader of the breast cancer awareness...

2011-10-03 14:00:00

WAUSAU, Wis., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the rollout of AT&T's mobile broadband network in Marathon and Lincoln Counties, AT&T* is inviting consumers in the Wausau area to honor past and present military members by recycling old cell phones through AT&T's support of the Cell Phones for Soldiers program. "When you donate your used cell phones to Cell Phones for Soldiers, your phones are either reconditioned and reused -- or they're disposed of in an...

2011-09-26 12:10:00

New York personal injury attorney Scott C. Gottlieb of Syracuseâs Law Offices of Scott C. Gottlieb & Associates, LLP, says those using cell phones illegally behind the wheel must be held accountable for their act of negligence and recklessness. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Syracuse personal injury attorney Scott C. Gottlieb today congratulated local police on a sharp rise in citations issued for texting while driving, but he cautioned that no law enforcement...

83 Percent Of Adults Own Cell Phones In U.S.
2011-09-19 12:32:58

  According to a new study, 83 percent of adults in the U.S. own cell phones and 73 percent of them use text messaging services. The Pew Internet & American Life Project surveyed 2,277 participants 18-years-old and older and found that 31 percent of cell phone users prefer texts over talking on the phone.  About 53 percent of the participants said they preferred a voice call to a text message. About 55 percent of texters who send 50 messages a day said they would rather...

2011-09-14 09:09:00

DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Facts Samsung Evergreen(TM) earns platinum certification from UL Environment, a leading global science company, for meeting UL Environment's high Sustainable Product Certification standard. First Samsung device from AT&T* to receive sustainable industry certification. In 2010, as part of AT&T's handset sustainability efforts, it collected more than 3.7 million cell phones for reuse and recycling and over 1.8 million pounds of cell...

2011-09-09 13:00:00

Wirefly, the Internetâs leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans today announced the launch of the highly anticipated DROID Bionic by Motorola, available exclusively from Verizon Wireless. Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Wirefly (http://www.wirefly.com), the Internetâs leading authorized retailer of cell phones and cell phone plans today announced the launch of the highly anticipated DROID Bionic by Motorola, available exclusively from...

2011-09-09 10:30:00

ERIE, Pa., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- West Boylston Public Schools will be featured as part of a national video outreach campaign for FundingFactory, a fundraising-through-recycling program that collects used inkjet, laser cartridges, cell phones, laptops, and small electronics and pays schools for these items in cash and rewards. To date, for the West Boylston Public School system, recycling with FundingFactory has translated to $40,000 worth of laptops, projectors and digital cameras...

2011-09-08 09:00:00

New guide from National Consumers League outlines key tips on minutes, Web access, and texting WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With school back in session across the country and the flurry of purchases that often entails, many parents may be in the market for a cell phone for their teenager. However, the age that children are getting their first cell phones is trending earlier in recent years, with many pre-teens entering the cell phone market even before high school....

2011-09-06 10:13:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Richmond International Raceway's big fall weekend, Affinion Loyalty Group (ALG) and its partner General Motors (GM) invite community members to take part in a GM Ride and Drive event and to help support Cell Phones for Soldiers. At the Ride and Drive members of the public can get behind the wheel of the a variety of GM vehicles including the Cruze, Malibu, Volt, Camaro Coupe, Camaro Convertible, Corvette Grand Sport,...