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2011-08-15 11:20:00

Company Collected Kids' Information Without Their Parents' Consent WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A developer of mobile applications, including children's games for the iPhone and iPod touch, will pay $50,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC's COPPA Rule by illegally collecting and disclosing personal information from tens of thousands of children under age 13 without their...

2011-08-12 00:00:01

Ensure safety and comfort of your child with mom invented NuComfortâ“ž¢ Memory Foam stroller pad and seat liner: the first smart stroller liner offering orthopedic support for a truly luxurious ride. Morganville, NJ (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 In the first few years of their lives, children spend a substantial amount of time in their strollers, stroller bassinets, car seats and cribs which do not provide proper support and comfort. Newborns and infants in particular...

2011-08-09 00:00:03

Babies, especially those who suffer from colic or congestion, can rest more peacefully thanks to the new Kolcraft Preferred Position Bassinet. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Babies, especially those who suffer from colic or congestion, and parents can rest more peacefully thanks to the new Preferred Positionâ“ž¢ 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleeper. The Preferred Positionâ“ž¢ 2-in-1 Bassinet and Incline Sleeper is the only...

2011-07-29 07:56:00

-- Sets target date of 2013 to eliminate deaths -- Calls for specific education and enactment measures WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA today called on government, advocacy groups, automakers and car seat manufacturers to combine efforts to eliminate child heat stroke deaths in vehicles by 2013. "We must take action now because kids are dying," said Torine Creppy, executive director of Safe Kids USA. "We can tally the statistics and explore the reasons...

2011-07-21 08:41:00

21 Deaths This Year and Summer Heat Waves Call For Extra Care with Children WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the mid-point of summer, with hot temperatures throughout the country and more than 20 child deaths so far from hyperthermia, Safe Kids USA reminds caregivers to never leave children alone in vehicles. According to a national survey done by the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS) 45 percent of parents think it is "very unlikely" a child in their...

2011-06-27 05:10:00

NEW YORK, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow is a monumental day in baby safety as new federal regulations go into affect concerning the manufacture and sale of cribs. This marks the first material update to laws concerning cribs in over 30 years. "Keeping Babies Safe applauds these new standards and is proud to have played a part in their enactment," says Joyce Davis, President of Keeping Babies Safe. Effective June 28th, manufacturers and retailers have to comply with...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Kolcraft is hosting a week long Twitter contest entitled "Ode to the Optima" to celebrate the release of their lightweight Contours Optima Tandem Stroller. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Today's parents deserve a stroller that can not only accommodate a growing family, but is also lightweight and easy to use. Kolcraft, an industry leader in the USA-based design and engineering of stroller products, has released its Contours® Optima Tandemâ“ž¢ stroller...

2011-06-20 09:32:00

Troopers Check Seats as Part of 'Click It or Ticket' Enforcement Effort HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than three-quarters of the 319 child passenger safety seats inspected by state troopers during a two-week enforcement effort were found to be improperly installed, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said today. "Child passenger safety seat restraint systems save lives, but only when they are used properly," Noonan said. "Our troopers typically find a...

2011-06-07 09:00:00

HOUSTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston residents can now access the latest local traffic and weather updates without ever touching their mobile phones with this first-ever hands-free audio alert application by Global Alert Network (GAN). Global Alert Network has launched the first-ever hands-free audio alert application for mobile phones. The app is free to download and is currently available on Blackberry and Android devices through AppWorld and Android Market. The application...


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