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2014-01-16 08:29:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CallFire, the cloud-based text and voice platform that enables businesses to reach customers directly, today announced that Charles Hilliard has been named to its board of directors. Hilliard, the former president and CFO of Demand Media, advisor to industry storage leader DropBox, and CFO of United Online and NetZero, brings to CallFire 25 years of strategic planning, operating and financial management experience, including leading...

2014-01-15 23:29:22

In a comprehensive report, DUI attorneys from Ankin Law Office compare the open bottle to the lit smartphone screen to discover which is more deadly for drivers. For teens, it’s the latter. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Drinking and driving kills 2,700 teens in the U.S. every year, according to an in-depth report released today by Ankin Law Office. Texting while driving kills 3,000. These statistics make up only part of a larger, more gruesome picture and they highlight the...

2014-01-15 23:21:16

Cell phone experts from MyRatePlan.com have released their annual ranking of the best prepaid cell phone plans of the year. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Today, cell phone industry experts from MyRatePlan.com, the leading cell phone plan comparison site on the web, announced their annual ranking of the best prepaid cell phone plans. To create their ranking, the analysts from MyRatePlan took into account a number of criteria including monthly cost, amount of minutes, data, and messages, service...

2014-01-15 23:04:42

A new Twitter chatbox is available from Chatwing.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 After having a large flow of users from the Twitter community, Chatwing website chat app developers started creating a new set of chatrooms. These chat tools are specially designed for Twitter users who want to gather timely news and trends. Listed below are the expected types of news that will circulate in the chatrooms:     Hollywood news and events. Searches about Hollywood...

2014-01-14 23:30:41

A campaign in Texas called for teens not to text-and-drive, said a report. Stisim Drive expressed its support and recommended training with driving simulator for drivers to be safer while behind the wheel. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A recent campaign held in Texas called for no texting while driving. In response to it, driving simulator company Stisim Drive, to also be of help, shared a way how one could driver even safer. In a post from mysanantonio.com published on January...

Twitter New Look
2014-01-14 13:32:25

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter has tweaked its look and feel to be more like its iOS and Android apps. The changes are expected to roll out soon, according to a recent tweet from @Twitter. A screenshot attached to the tweet displays an example of what the microblogging site will look like. Twitter is still in the process of rolling out the changes to all of its users, VentureBeat reports. Only a handful of users had seen the new site by Tuesday morning....

2014-01-13 23:03:37

SMS Masterminds, a national mobile and loyalty marketing agency, signs the second veteran to their Heroes Among Us program. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 E3 Private First Class (Ret.) Jeff Collins is the second veteran to sign with SMS Masterminds’ new Heroes Among Us program, capturing Lincoln, Nebraska in his unique market-exclusive business opportunity. Collins served in the Army Infantry driving a 113 Armored Personnel Carrier in the mid-1980s and was fortunate to not have...

2014-01-13 16:23:41

SMS Volumes to Fall by 3% During this Period BOSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global expenditure on operator messaging services, which includes SMS and MMS, declined for the first time in 2013 following its peak in 2012. According to the latest Global Mobile Messaging Forecast from Strategy Analytics, operator revenue from messaging services fell by almost 4 percent last year to just below $104 Billion. Continued intense competition for subscribers between operators combined...

Syrian Electronic Army Takes Command Of Microsoft Accounts
2014-01-13 13:34:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft’s Twitter accounts were the targets of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) over the weekend, 10 days after the group took over Skype’s social media accounts. The hacking group posted pro-Syria messages and criticized Microsoft after hijacking the company’s Twitter accounts. Microsoft shut down the accounts for “maintenance” after discovering that they had been compromised. The Syria hacking collective posted...

2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...