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Smartphone Theft Database Complete: CTIA
2013-12-02 04:47:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A database of stolen smartphones, launched last year as part of the wireless industry’s FCC and federal law enforcement efforts to protect consumer data, has been completed, the CTIA Wireless Association has confirmed. The database, which was first announced in October 2012, now allows cellphone service providers to block the activation of 3G and LTE smartphones that have been reported stolen, according to Sean Hollister of The...

2013-11-28 04:20:46

LONDON, November 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Batteries running out, screens cracking and a lack of signal: new research released today shows what really frustrates us about our mobiles phones. Battery life is our biggest gripe with 1 in 3 (37%) of phone owners saying it's their number one problem. It's significantly higher on the list of frustrations than patchy reception (14%) and high data charges (12%). A long-lasting battery is also the single most important feature...

2013-11-26 16:26:55

Smartphone Apps Make Day after Thanksgiving Shopping Easier; Specials Offers at Verizon Wireless Stores All Day Friday DALLAS, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: With 79 percent of smartphone users using their devices to help with shopping, Verizon Wireless offers tips to this year's Black Friday shoppers: The Shop Savvy app to use while they're...

2013-11-21 20:23:27

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Chef Johnny Hernandez will help Verizon Wireless provide Miguel Rojas Hernandez with the day of his dreams. WHAT: Verizon's Dia de tus Suenos gives individuals the opportunity to live the day of their dreams with their favorite celebrity....

2013-11-21 08:24:27

NEW YORK, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), Stratasys Inc. (NASDAQ: SSYS), Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ: OLED), Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFII), and Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price...

2013-11-20 12:31:17

Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees' Donations to Red Cross; Verizon Wireless Customers Can Text Donations WASHINGTON, Ill., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon is urging its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of a late-season tornado outbreak that devastated parts of Illinois on Sunday (Nov. 17). Verizon has committed a $50,000 grant to the American Red Cross, Central Illinois Chapter, for Tornado Relief to support disaster-relief in the area and the Verizon...

2013-11-19 23:21:45

Mobile enabled group reminder and scheduling device mReminder is now available for pre-order on Kickstarter. mReminder is designed to keep families and business colleagues in sync by posting schedules, reminders and announcements remotely from anywhere via smartphones. Sugarland, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 e-Mobile Software Inc. today announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its group reminder and scheduling device mReminder™. e-Mobile has set a goal of...

2013-11-19 08:37:15

Due to high demand for free phone service, FreedomPop offers ability to bring your own phone and launches new HTC 4G smartphone for $99 LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreedomPop, America's first free mobile service company, today expanded its recently launched free phone service to allow consumers to use their old Sprint phones to add a line with FreedomPop. In addition, FreedomPop unveiled a new $99 Android smartphone, the HTC Evo 4G, available without contracts or up-front fees....

2013-11-19 08:35:40

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Internet-connected automobiles, smart meters and home-monitoring systems has increased dramatically, yet cybersecurity services to safeguard them are proving to be inadequate. To address this emerging technology risk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions has launched Managed Certificate Services, a next-generation, cloud-based platform. Offering a first line of defense, Verizon's new Managed Certificate Services (MCS) platform is...

2013-11-18 16:30:52

New technology allows consumers to securely store credit and debit card information, along with coupons and special offers, on their smartphones to make payments without swiping a card. GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless announces Isis Mobile Wallet is available nationwide, offering customers the opportunity to securely store virtual versions of their credit and debit cards on their smartphones. Isis Mobile Wallet also stores loyalty cards, coupons and...