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2013-12-16 23:24:17

Patent covers determining relevant text messages that a user can select from based on location, activity, availability, and transit status of the user. SEATTLE, Washington (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 mPanion®, the mobile location pioneer, announced that it has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), U.S. Patent No. 8,583,079, titled “Rich Presence Status based on Location, Activity, Availability and Transit Status of a User”. Some...

2013-12-16 23:21:29

“I subscribed to the Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Text Messaging Service because we badly needed this information” says Khalifan Ramadan, who is one of the 300,000 Tanzanian registrants the service counts after its first year. The implementing mHealth Tanzania Partnership team states that partnerships are key for an effective mHealth initiative. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Khalifan benefits from the well working integrated partnership model that is at the core...

Neighborhood Tweets Shows Twitter Posts From Those Who Are Nearby
2013-12-16 10:45:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter is going local, but still with 140-characters. The micro-blogging service is reportedly testing a new feature that shows users' nearby tweets. The new native app includes a map that shows tweets occurring near the user in real time. Fittingly dubbed “Nearby” this feature appears as a separate column in the app, while it shows tweets from other users regardless of the “follow” relationship between the users. As of...

2013-12-14 23:02:29

An ignition interlock system available in Washington State is designed to make practices such as texting while driving difficult and undesirable, according to Richard McKinney, a car accident lawyer in Seattle at the Law Offices of Richard McKinney. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Seattle car accident attorney Richard McKinney of the Law Offices of Richard McKinney said a new high-tech device designed to prevent cell phone use while driving could lead to fewer distracted driving...

2013-12-14 23:00:54

Learn how SMS text messaging, voice broadcast, and other call center products will help promote your entertainment-related events. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 CallFire is inviting clients behind the velvet rope to help turn their club, theater, bar or other entertainment venue into a popular hotspot with telephony tools that make connecting with customers and generating new business simple and effective. Use Voice Broadcast and SMS text messaging to spread the word about an...

2013-12-13 23:04:57

Cloud-Based Contact Platform Names NetZero Co-Founder Chief Executive as Company Continues Rapid Growth Santa Monica, Calif. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Santa Monica, Calif., December 13, 2013 – CallFire, the cloud-based voice and text platform that enables businesses to reach dozens-to-millions of customers directly and in real-time, today announced that former NetZero CEO and co-founder Ron Burr has been named CallFire CEO. Burr joined CallFire as its chief revenue officer in 2012, and...

2013-12-13 23:03:21

SMS Masterminds, a national mobile and loyalty marketing agency, is offering a discounted entrepreneurial business opportunity for ten qualified United States military veterans. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 SMS Masterminds, a national mobile and loyalty marketing agency which licenses its technology and software to entrepreneurs around the country, is unveiling its United States Veteran’s Initiative program titled Heroes Among Us. The Heroes Among Us program offers...

Twitter Reverts Old Block Policy
2013-12-13 12:21:38

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter has made changes to its blocking functionality and reverted to the old rules whereby users are unable to follow an account after being blocked. The change, detailed on Twitter's blog, is a response to user feedback. "We have decided to revert the change after receiving feedback from many users - we never want to introduce features at the cost of users feeling less safe," wrote Twitter VP of Product Michael Sippey, in the blog...

Government Debates Over Possible Move To Lift In-Flight Mobile Ban
2013-12-13 10:38:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to consider whether the decades-old ban on in-flight mobile phones should be lifted. On the same day the federal Department of Transportation, along with three members of Congress, asked for legislation to hang up calls on planes altogether. The Secretary of Transportation Anthony Fox released a statement noting that he is considering the possibility of banning in-flight...

2013-12-12 08:33:09

Combines Innovative "Search and Share" Adoption by a Major Messaging App with Monetization Model TORONTO, Canada and New Delhi, India, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sprylogics International Corp. ("Sprylogics") (TSXV: SPY), a technology provider of local mobile search and messaging solutions for consumers and businesses, and Nimbuzz (www.nimbuzz.com), a global leader in mobile messaging with over 150 million users, are pleased to announce the availability of a major enhancement to...