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2009-05-13 11:05:00

Notification System Provides City and School Officials with Direct, Reliable Communication to Any Device MINNEAPOLIS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that the City of Detroit Lakes, Minn., and the Detroit Lakes School District have recently implemented the Honeywell Instant Alert(R) notification service. Instant Alert enables the city and school district to quickly contact residents, business owners and parents with direction and detail during...

2009-04-08 08:00:00

AMERSFOORT, The Netherlands, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Dutch Internet communication service Perzonae is ready to compete with major international software companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple in the coming years. Today, Perzonae Unified Communications launches a innovative service that allows people to combine emails, chats, and later, calls and teleconferencing, in a more efficient manner, regaining control of their Internet communications. Less management, less junk, fewer...

2008-10-08 12:00:16

Marketers today are faced with the stark reality that we live in a time-constrained society with constant bombardment of commercial message opportunities. Technology has, in many ways, made the communications decision-making process more complicated. It was not too many years ago that commercial messages were limited to three major television networks, a few syndicated radio broadcasts, a couple of national magazine titles or the local newspaper. If a marketer put their message in one of...

2008-06-29 21:02:19

President Harry S. Truman, it is often said, was in the habit of writing fiery missives to colleagues or rivals and then stashing them away in his desk drawer for a day or two. Many of his most vitriolic messages, including one well-known and notorious letter to his wife Bess, were never mailed. After this self-imposed cooling-off period Truman, if still miffed, would mail the letter, but if his angry edge had been tempered either by reason or time the president would start over or discard...

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