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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...

Feb 11, 2013, 08:00 ET
Is your cell phone getting in between you and your Valentine?  Asurion.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

Is Your Cell Phone Getting In Between You And Your Valentine?

Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, announced today a national survey of 5,000 cell phone users, which shows that nearly...

Nov 20, 2012, 08:01 ET

Buying a smartphone this holiday? Learn how to protect the device and the data.

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, released holiday data showing that one in four people will have their phone...

Aug 27, 2012, 08:00 ET
Asurion Back-to-School Survey Finds that Parents Replace More Than One Mobile Phone per Child Each Year.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

Back-to-School Survey Finds that Parents Replace More Than One Mobile Phone per Child Each Year

Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, today released consumer data proving that mobile phone insurance is an A+...

Aug 09, 2012, 10:59 ET

Asurion Launches "ProtectToWin" Mobile Security Application Contest; 10 Daily Winners Receive An Online Gift Card; $10,000 Awarded To Grand Prize Winner

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, today launches ProtectToWin, a 90-day contest designed to introduce the...

Aug 06, 2012, 11:25 ET

Asurion Tech Hiring focuses on Middle Tennessee Universities

 Asurion, the global leader in technology protection services, is announcing an off-season hiring program to fill a number of Information...

Jun 28, 2012, 08:35 ET
Don't Get Burned this Summer, Protect Your Cell Phone. Asurion's Insurance Data Proves July is the Most Dangerous Month for Cell Phones.  (PRNewsFoto/Asurion)

Don't Get Burned This Summer, Protect Your Cell Phone

Summer "Phone Burn" Fast Facts - More cell phone issues happen in July than any other month - 80 percent of issues happen within the...