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Nov 24, 2014, 11:38 ET
63 percent of people in a recent survey by product protection leader Asurion said they planned to shop Black Friday, so it's a good bet registers will be ringing up a whole lot of the items in this infographic. Yet data also shows every day accidents to holiday gifts can eat up those savings and leave gifts useless in less than a year - nearly a third of items bought last Black Friday have broken. Find tips on protecting purchases and reducing other holiday stress at http://blog.asurion.com/tag/holiday-2014/.

Asurion Finds Nearly 1 out of 3 Items Bought Last Black Friday Have Broken

 Black Friday is known for great deals, but the 63 percent of consumers who plan to brave the crowds may want to add one more item to their...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Asurion's Support and Protection Service Named 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for Software and Mobile Apps

 Asurion announced today that its Soluto™ support and digital protection service is a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in the Software...

Oct 15, 2014, 08:00 ET

Asurion Knows How Your Stuff Will Die, Dispels Pre-Holiday Product Protection Myths

To celebrate its "October Is Protection Month" campaign, Asurion today launched free educational tools and invited consumers to click for a great...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:30 ET

October Is Protection Month: Unmasking Product Protection Plans

Halloween may be the spookiest time of year for little ghosts and goblins, but the holidays are a truly terrifying time for consumer electronics...

Sep 18, 2014, 11:06 ET

Asurion Wins 2014 Product Leadership Award for Retail Product Protection

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection, was recognized by industry analyst and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan as the winner...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Asurion Retail Solutions Launches Solution Hub, an Online Post-Sale Support Platform

 Asurion Retail Solutions announced today the successful rollout of Solution Hub, an innovative, online platform providing consumers...

Aug 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
Do your homework before sending your students back to school. Asurion shares tech lessons every parent should know. (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

"New Rules for School" Help Parents Safeguard Kids' Vulnerable Technology

 Kids headed back to school count on costly gadgets to help them learn and connect but are at greater risk than adults when it comes to device...

Jun 03, 2014, 08:00 ET
Get Dad something he really wants this Father's Day - technology! (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

Majority of Dads say Father's Day is Time for a Tech Gadget Upgrade

Want to delight dad this Father's Day? Upgrade his tech gadgets. A recent survey conducted by Asurion, the global leader in technology protection...

May 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
Asurion survey data reveals what technology gifts graduates really want and which gifts grads will need to be successful. (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

Shopping for a Graduate?

 It's that time of year, college and high school graduate gift-buying time.  And guess what? Today's graduates are not looking for the...

May 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

Asurion Recognized For Its Focus on Customer Service

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection and support services, was awarded today with Confirmit's highest customer service honor,...

Mar 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

Asurion Recognized by Microsoft for Customer Excellence

 Asurion, the global leader of technology protection services, is recognized today by Microsoft as the winner of the 2014 Productivity Award in...

Feb 11, 2014, 08:00 ET
Could mobile devices be affecting our personal relationships?  Nearly 30 percent of Americans think their cellphone is more helpful than their sweetheart, according to a national survey recently conducted by Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

It's Not You, It's My Cellphone; Does Your Device Come Between You and Your Valentine?

Nearly 30 percent of Americans think their cellphone is more helpful than their sweetheart, according to a national survey recently conducted by...

Jan 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

Frigid Winter Weather Got You Down? Feel Better Knowing Your Smartphone is Safer than Other Americans'

Gray skies, plunging temperatures, snow and ice giving you the winter blues?  Take heart in knowing that according to statistics from Asurion,...

Nov 20, 2013, 12:08 ET
Is your cellphone your #1 holiday helper.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

58 Percent of Black Friday Shoppers Say Smartphones are Critical to Learn, Buy and Save

 Black Friday means pre-dawn bargain searching, emptied store shelves, anxious shoppers and harried sales staff, right?  Perhaps not...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:00 ET

Asurion Completes Acquisition of Highly Acclaimed Technology Support Solutions Company, Soluto

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection solutions, took another step forward in its development of advanced support service...

Sep 17, 2013, 08:00 ET

Asurion Wins 2013 North American Customer Value Leadership Award

For protecting the mobility investments and connectivity requirements of 150 million consumers who rely on their mobile devices for personal and...

Sep 12, 2013, 08:00 ET

Theft Deterrent Initiatives Still Leave Consumers Phoneless

Cellphone theft is becoming more common. After reviewing millions of consumer claims, Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services,...

Aug 06, 2013, 08:00 ET
3 out of 10 Teens Damaged Cell Phones in the Last 18 Months, Mainly at School.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

UPDATE: 3 out of 10 Teens Damaged Cell Phones in the Last 18 Months, Mainly at School

Back to school season will not only mean children will spend long hours out of touch with parents, but mom and dad will also have to worry about...

Jun 25, 2013, 08:00 ET
Don't Get Burned by the Summertime Blues #AsurionProtects.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

Don't Get Burned by the Summertime Blues, Make Sure Your Cell Phone is Protected

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, announced today that more phones are lost, stolen or damaged in July than any...

Mar 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

Asurion to Provide Free Cell Phone Virus Protection, Locate and Backup Services for Walmart Shoppers

Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, and sister organization, N.E.W. Customer Service Companies, LLC (NEW), the leader in...