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New Facebook Setting Secures Your Data On Open Wireless

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It prevents your information from being stolen over open or poorly secured wireless networks.

AT&T Loses Case; News Release Held Under Paid Advertising Laws

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That’s what AT&T (then doing business as Cingular Wireless) did when they issued a news release about their MACH 1 and MACH 2 command centers that allow them to quickly respond to natural disasters so their customers aren’t without service for very long.

Five Steps to Insanely Good Customer Service

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This amazing customer service came from my Internet/cable/wireless provider. And our wireless carriers are few and far between (granted, this is starting to change, but has a long way to go). Rogers Wireless is Canada’s largest voice and data communications services provider.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Nikki Little

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You also can find her managing the Verizon Wireless Midwest Area blog , which she and her team have grown from a Tumblr blog three years ago into a real community. By Gini Dietrich Not unlike many of my friends, I first met Nikki Little on The Twitter.

Twelve of My Favorite Things

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Beats Wireless Headphones. Communication 12 Days of Christmas iPad thomas keller fitbit lululemon bose headphones peloton app beats wireless trek madone trek bike evernote moleskin amazon echo alexa c o bigelow shunBy Gini Dietrich.

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Four Mobile Marketing Growth Areas

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To complicate matters a little bit, the FCC recent decision on net neutrality affects how we may or may not, as consumers, be protected from the wireless companies on our phones. More than 80 percent of Americans carry a mobile phone ( CTIA Wireless Association ).

Creative Destruction and Overturning the Economy

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They had solved a thorny problem we were still struggling with, namely reliable, cost-effective wireless communication in remote locations. Today’s guest post is written by Rusty Speidel.

Gin and Topics: The Universe Is Upside Down

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It’s one step closer to not requiring us to pay for access to the web or allowing wireless companies to block certain content. I swear the universe is upside down this week. And, as I was telling Joey Strawn , that’s not a good thing!

Net Semi-Neutrality: New Rules from the FCC

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Which means we can gain access to anything we want if we’re using our browsers, but the wireless carriers can block apps if they want (i.e. Well, the FCC has made their decision on net neutrality and we are now faced with two versions of the web.

How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better

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How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better By Jessica Oaks. Anyone who has switched contracts from AT&T or Verizon to T-Mobile knows that the wireless service provider does things its own way. T-Mobile has revolutionized wireless service.

What Do You See In Marketing For 2015?

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When that kind of money is being spent on wireless licenses, it means businesses see the potential for making lots of profit on their investment. Wireless internet access and mobile devices are changing the way people interact with businesses and changing it fast. Online and Offline Marketing and Advertising 2015 predictions digital marketing FCC auction 97 responsive website design and development Social Media traditional marketing wireless

How Will Wireless Auction 97 Affect Marketing?

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This auction is for licenses being used for fixed or mobile wireless services. Whenever you are using your mobile device, you are using some part of that wireless “highway” and are affected by the traffic on it. We’ve seen that mobile use is growing exponentially, and of course the wireless providers are all about getting as much out of their service as possible by offering lots of ways to use it.

Twitter Adds Aggregate User Age Information to Gnip Audience API

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Wireless device network. Advertising/Marketing Twitter age Aggregate User Age Information APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Audience API Country Device Categories Devices gender Gnip Interests language Location Mark Callahan Metro privacy Region safety security television TV TV Genre TV Shows Wireless Device NetworksTwitter announced the addition of aggregate user age information to the Audience API (application-programming interface) from Gnip.

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Great Case on Social Media Turned Into a Bad One by The Traditional Media

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Tweet It all started with Lara – a user of social media, unhappy with her wireless company, making a complaint about it on Twitter, the company returned to her and fixed the problem.

Facebook Eyes Internet.org Free Basics Launch in U.S. (Report)

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Brian Fung of The Washington Post reported that the social network has been in discussions with government officials and wireless carriers to bring Free Basics stateside. Fung also reported that Facebook has yet to engage in talks with major wireless carriers, instead focusing on smaller providers.

Did You Hear From Google Yet?

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Wireless services are expanding and increasing the ways mobile devices are used. Many experts expect wireless broadband to move into the category of a regulated utility, like electricity or phone services. Mobile Marketing for Small Business google mobile devices mobile friendly responsive responsive website design and development search engine wireless

Lies My Brand Told Me

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I''ve been a customer of my mobile wireless carrier since cellular service was first introduced. wireless. wireless carrier. brand cablecompany cellular cellularservice customerservice customerservicenumber customerservicerep iphone iphone6 mobile mobilecarrier onlinesystem retailexperience roamingfees salesassociate wireless wirelesscarrier I got my iPhone 6. How about you? To be honest, I was surprised that I got it.

Experiencing Electronic #Natitude

Geoff Livingston

In-stadium wireless access needs significant improvement. And while ordering food wirelessly seems like a great idea, you have to wonder if the order will go through. Daddy Blogs Social Media Sports #natitude At Bat experience integration MLB mobile Nationals stadium wireless

MLK Day 2014: State of the Divide

Geoff Livingston

Or is this just BS now that broadband wireless is becoming widely adapted? Reality African American black broadband digital divide mlk net neutrality pew race smartphone wireless

Can I get that wirelessly?

Taylor Marek

General News Podcasting Technology IPhone wirelessIf you are meaning podcasts, then yes. Apple is planning on taking that idea and putting it on the IPhone in the near future. Want to read the full article? link]. I am looking forward to the new possibilities this can bring to the table. What are your thoughts on this?

Can I get that wirelessly?

Taylor Marek

General News Podcasting Technology IPhone wirelessIf you are meaning podcasts, then yes. Apple is planning on taking that idea and putting it on the IPhone in the near future. Want to read the full article? link]. I am looking forward to the new possibilities this can bring to the table. What are your thoughts on this?

When Verizon Wireless Claims it is THE Best

Ari Herzog

Here’s a video that launched last month, specifying Verizon Wireless now offers “the most advanced 4G network in the world.”. From one wireless industry site: Verizon claims their network is the fastest at 5-12 Mbps, followed by WiMAX at 3-6 Mbps, and HSPA+ at 1-7 Mbps.

Is Wi-Fi Making You Anti-Social?

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Think of the hapless wireless operator on the Titanic who couldn’t get anyone to tune to his distress signals. By 1970, advances were such that Professor Norman Abramson could connect radios to computers, creating the world’s first wireless network. According to Keith Hampton at the University of Pennsylvania, only a few studies so far have addressed how wireless Internet use in public and semi-public spaces has influenced social life.

#43 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Planning for Retirement, Copyright vs. Trademark, and New Wireless Market

Taylor Marek

Technology deals the new wireless market that Google is thinking of buying and that much debate is being waged on over rules. Technology deals the new wireless market that Google is thinking of buying and that much debate is being waged on over rules. Business Finances General News Podcasts Technology copyright GoDaddy Google market Plans retirement trademark wirelessThis episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy.

Apple Had Over 40% Of The Wireless Headphone Market, Facebook Tests Mid-Roll Ads And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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Over the holidays, Apple finally started shipping their highly-anticipated AirPods - wireless/Bluetooth headphones. Lots of positive reviews, plus this stunning piece of data: Apple has over 40% of the wireless headphone market. and this is just the beginning for wireless headphones. . wireless headphone market. wireless headphones. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base).

#43 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Planning for Retirement, Copyright vs. Trademark, and New Wireless Market

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This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11. link]. My Show is the First IPhone Compatible Podcast! Simply Dial: 1-831-480-3979 to hear the latest show on your IPhone.

Veebeam could solve streaming to my TV (Sponsored Post)

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We're Nearing The End Of Cables

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It's wireless or USB-C compatible headphones going forward. wireless. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away.

Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

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I’ll help shape our strategy and investments with partners to build wireless technologies and ecosystems that improve global connectivity. Facebook has worked hard over the past decade to make the world more open and connected–from partner oriented initiatives like OCP ( Open Compute Project ) and TIP ( Telecom Infra Project ) to new wireless connectivity technologies and long-haul fiber optic cables.

Get Off the Grid

Geoff Livingston

Fortunately for me, Argentine wireless networks didn’t like the great outdoors. Perhaps soon even the most sparse areas will have wireless access, either wifi or cellular. Patagonia winds whisper to me like it was yesterday.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

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To truly appreciate social media and the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, the consumer must first remember the wireless networks' distant and humble beginnings. Fast forwarding to 1970, Norman Abramson designed and tested the first wireless local area network, also known as the WLAN.

Run Your Business With Skype

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I know some small business owners who have ditched their land lines and have gone completely wireless using Skype and their mobile phones. Skype is one of the leaders in voice over internet technology, if not THE leader in VOIP. They have some awesome services for businesses who are ready to enter the 21st century. Consider these: Free Skype to Skype calling. You can have your own online phone number. Anyone from anywhere can call you and it’s local. Conference calls through Skype.

It Pays to Provide Customer Service via Twitter (Report)

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In the telecommunications industry specifically, conversations sparked by negative tweets resulted in three times more willingness to pay for monthly wireless plans than those that started with positive tweets.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

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250+ million Americans carry mobile phones—over 80% of the nation’s population (Source: CTIA Wireless Association). Four out of five teens carry a wireless device; the majority (57%) view their cell phone as the key to their social life (Source: CTIA survey, Teenagers: A Generation Unplugged).

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires Pryte, Instagram 6.0, Vine Comes To Xbox One

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Vine: Facebook launches expanded video ad capabilities for brands. Facebook.

Offline Retail Analytics Via Smartphone

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Here’s how it works, in a nutshell: Euclid installs sensors in retailers’ locations that can measure how many people walked by a store, how many walked in and for how long they stayed based on when their smartphones emit a kind of radar searching for wireless Internet signals. There’s a company in Palo Alto, California that is calling itself “ Google Analytics for the real world.” ” The company’s name is Euclid. I think this is a sublime idea.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

A few months ago Rogers, the Canadian provider of wireless, cable TV, Internet and phone services, launched Social@Rogers (client). Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on Reuters.com which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers.

Is The Content Right On Your YouTube Ad?

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People just love to watch stuff, and as wireless services expand and mobile devices multiply they will be watching more stuff in the year to come. One of the trends in online marketing is the increasing use of video. Helena Clark’s recent Search Engine Watch post has some practical tips for getting the content right on YouTube ads.

T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

I didn’t stay with Verizon Wireless, my cellular provider for over a decade, either. At the Wireless Advocates kiosk at a local Costco warehouse store, I asked my remaining questions and bought it with a 2-year contract for the reasonable rate of $139.99 (over $100 cheaper than on T-Mobile’s website). I stuck with Verizon Wireless since 1999 when I bought my first cellphone with them. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person.

What IFTTT Teaches Us About Automation

Geoff Livingston

With the evolution and creation of more input devices and additional wireless access becoming available, I only see more media choices occurring, not less. I like If This Then That or IFTTT. The site resolves a growing need to simplify online life.