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twitter transparency
2014-08-03 04:29:39

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Twitter recently published its fifth Transparency Report but has done so, as in all previous reports, without detailed information about national security requests. This is in spite of repeated attempts by the company to obtain agreement with government agencies to share the missing data. Twitter claims it is fighting for more transparency. In a recent blog, Jeremy Kessel, Senior Manager at Twitter’s Global and Legal Policy...

cellphone cramming
2014-08-01 05:05:36

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has taken considerable time, but the widespread problem of cellphone companies allowing their customers to be victims of "cramming" charges may be coming to an end, following a new report by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. The report found that hundreds of millions of dollars had most likely been paid in charges which cellphone users had not authorized, after third party fees were latched onto phone bills. The third party...

2014-07-31 08:32:20

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Communications has launched a new wireless provider, Sky Mobile, which offers a wide variety of advantages to consumers all over the nation. Consumers who are looking for affordable cell phone service will no longer be financial prisoners to the moguls of the mobile industry. They now have the option to turn to Sky Mobile. Customers can say goodbye to high monthly bills, unpleasant surprises and unrealistic expectations. Sky Mobile has...

2014-07-30 12:22:32

Voice-Controlled, Hands-Free, Destroyer of the Driving-While-Texting Scourge. BRADENTON, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the carnage continues, the American public screams for change, and the government, cops and U.S. realpolitik do next to nothing. Americans young and old are dying horrific, unnecessary deaths - mostly the young, they're still as clueless, ambitious and boundless as ever - at the guillotine of technology and a smart phone-obsessed society, one that's...

2014-07-30 08:29:01

Funding Led by Mas Equity Partners to Expand Collaboration with National Newspapers and Bolster Product Development MIAMI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsManias, the diehard sports fan's go-to source for team and player news, announced today the company has raised $3.5 million in its second round of fundraising, with $3 million invested from Mas Equity Partners and $500,000 from a private investor. The fresh capital will allow SportsManias to support new partnerships with...

2014-07-29 23:15:33

North Orange County Community College District has selected Regroup, the leading Emergency & Mass Communication provider, for emergency messaging and streamlined day-to-day communication on its campuses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Encompassing around 155 square miles, the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) consists of three major campuses along with numerous other specialized locations around the District. With an enrollment of over 61,000...

2014-07-29 08:40:25

Newest patents cover innovations in mobile video and messaging, call quality and account management HOLMDEL, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of communication services connecting consumers and businesses through cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced the grant of four additional patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The company now owns 47 U.S. patents. "Since 2010, we have grown our patent...

2014-07-28 12:31:32

Extends Coverage to More Than 10 Countries and Adds 100MB of LTE Data Use COSTA MESA, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Mobile, the premier mobile operator known for keeping people connected with families and friends overseas, today makes it even more affordable with the introduction of the company's $19 prepaid unlimited international/domestic voice and text plan. The plan includes calling [and texting] throughout the United States and between 10 countries including...

2014-07-28 12:26:14

Staff Report Details Needed Changes to Protect Consumers From Scams WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report issued today, the Federal Trade Commission staff recommends steps that mobile carriers and other companies should take to prevent consumers from being stuck with unauthorized charges on their mobile phone bills, an unlawful practice known as mobile cramming. The report focuses on the multi-billion dollar business known as carrier billing, which refers...

2014-07-24 23:08:35

Nonprofit fundraising experts emphasize the growing importance of mobile technology in efforts to engage donors. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The fifth annual Nonprofit Mobile Day gathered experts in nonprofit fundraising to help charities and fundraising professionals understand the ins and outs of mobile marketing and mobile commerce. Among them, Reed Baker, CEO of Sophist LLC and creator of Text-to-Pledge®, was invited to educate attendees about the power of mobile giving....


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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