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The wireless industry is launching a new effort to crack down on cellphone theft. Under terms of the new commitment, companies that sign up will make sure that all U.S. phones manufactured after July, 2015, include an anti-theft feature either preloaded or available as a free download to wipe users’ data, lock the phone so it can’t be used without a password, but also reverse the inoperability if it is found or recovered by an authorized user.
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Did you know Americans sent/receive 69,635 texts per second in 2012 (or an average of 6B per day) #textsmsmarketing  
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From the +The Wall Street Journal story: "The idea of an event where people give two-minute pitches describing a problem, then join a team of strangers to come up with a solution in the course of one weekend is radical." Wireless is disrupting all industries, including  #healthcare #hackathon #healthcareit #mhealth  
Hackathons, the high-octane, all-night problem-solving sessions popularized by the software-coding community, are making their way into the more traditional world of health care.
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Good to see parents talking with kids about #onlinesafety. Reminder to visit growingwireless.com for family rules template, tips, apps/features and more to help you keep the conversation going with your kids. #onlineparenting  
How are kids these days behaving online, and how worried do you really have to be?
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Did you know smartphones help syrup makers detect leaks? If there's a leak, the smartphone sends them a text so they know where the issue is and can fix it. Genius! http://ow.ly/vmeD2
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The safety and security of wireless users remain the wireless industry’s top priority, and is why CTIA and participating wireless companies announced the "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment." This will continue to protect consumers while recognizing the companies’ need to retain flexibility so they may constantly innovate, which is key to stopping #smartphonetheft.
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These senior citizens are probably more connected via wireless than you! Seniors, guests and staff use wireless for everything from ordering food and haircuts to monitoring physical therapy. #mhealth #seniorcitizencare #seniorcare
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Here are some apps so you can easily file your taxes by April 15 from +NBC +TODAY 
April 15 is looming -- but no worries, you can file your taxes from your phone.If you’re lucky enough to have a brief and simple filing, there are a handful ...
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If you don't have a #greenthumb, there are apps available to help you so you can keep your plants alive and thriving. #apps
Some people talk to their plants. One of my plants has started talking to me. Electronically, that is, via a new gadget called the Parrot Flower Power that I stuck into one of my flower pots.
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Great quote from CA utility manager on why #smartgrids make sense for utilities: "The more information you have, the better you are able to serve your customers. You are able to improve reliability, and you are able to ensure safety for your own employees."
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We represent the wireless ecosystem: carriers to network providers to devices to content developers to apps before gov't.
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CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products.

The association advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. CTIA also coordinates the industry's voluntary efforts to provide consumers with a variety of choices and information regarding their wireless products and services. This includes the voluntary industry guidelines; programs that promote mobile device recycling and reusing; and wireless accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

CTIA also supports numerous important industry initiatives, such as GrowingWireless.com to provide parents with tools and information to educate themselves so they may teach their kids how to use wireless technology responsibly; "go wireless, go green" campaign to educate consumers and policymakers about the industry's numerous eco-friendly initiatives and activities; "On the Road, Off the Phone," a teen-focused safe driving public service announcement campaign; AccessWireless.org, a resource for consumers to research and find information on accessible wireless products and services; and text4baby, a free mobile educational service to promote the birth of healthy babies

The association also operates the industry's leading trade shows, as well as equipment testing and certification programs to ensure a high standard of quality for consumers.

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