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2014-06-09 08:33:50

Annual SquareTrade Study Shows 28 Million Incidents of American Pets Damaging Electronic Devices SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the #1rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today revealed the results of its annual research into Americans and their pets. The study shows that 28 million pet owners have had a pet damage an electronic device, with power cords rating the highest this year for number of incidents.[1]...

2014-04-01 08:33:04

Protection plan provider SquareTrade launches world's first warranty to protect Americans from a broken heart SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- #1-rated protection plan provider SquareTrade, which is trusted by millions of happy customers, launches a world first - insurance against the greatest of all calamities... a broken heart. The Heartbreak Protection Plan is designed to keep customers happy by offering any lovelorn American recuperative therapy and a year's...

2014-02-20 08:36:06

HTC One Tied with Moto X for Least Breakable in Everyday Danger Situations SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the Breakability Score(TM) for HTC's One and One Max(®), comparing them to Google/Motorola's Moto X(®) and the Samsung Galaxy S(®)4. SquareTrade's Breakability Score fills in the missing gap left by traditional device reviews: it tests devices in everyday danger...

2014-01-30 08:26:59

Freezing Temperatures Poised to Cause Super Bowl Havoc On-and-Off The Field With 1 in 5 Americans Reporting Devices Disasters Due to the Cold SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As America prepares for Super Bowl XLVIII, new research from SquareTrade(®), the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, reveals 23 million Americans have damaged their cell phone or tablet while caught up in the passion of a sporting event. With plunging temperatures predicted for...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.