Tag: launches

Surge Launches Breakthrough Wireless Activation Technology

Surge Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SURG), a holding company meeting the needs of underserved markets in fintech, telecommunications and media, today announces the launch of its proprietary 4SIM™ wireless activation technology. 4SIM is a first-in-kind software solution enabling independent retailers to activate prepaid wireless phones and SIM cards in a fraction of the time using existing point-of-sale (POS) equipment on the ECS Marketplace platform.
” data-reactid=”13″Memphis, TN, Sept. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Surge Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SURG), a holding company meeting the needs of underserved markets in fintech, telecommunications and media, today announces the launch of its proprietary 4SIM™ wireless activation technology. 4SIM is a first-in-kind software solution enabling independent retailers to activate prepaid wireless phones and SIM cards

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Amazon Launches Investigation After Customers Share Flirty Conversations With Service Reps

It looks like the customer service reps at Amazon are being a little too helpful during their live chats with shoppers. 

The company told Yahoo Life that they have launched an investigation after a Twitter thread detailing a flirty conversation with an Amazon customer service rep went viral.

“We do encourage our associates to create engagement with our customers, which aligns with our peculiar culture. However, we do not tolerate language which may be offensive,” Leah Seay, an Amazon spokesperson said in a statement.

“We are looking into these incidences, and will take the appropriate actions once our investigation is complete.”

On Aug. 22, a Twitter user named Roxana tweeted several screenshots of her conversation with a customer service rep after she called the company to ask about delivery details for an order.

“You are very sweet and I must say you have a very lovely name,” wrote the employee

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Google launches Kids Space, a hub for child-friendly apps and videos on tablets

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Google launched a hub for kids content.


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As students continue to spend more time at home amid the pandemic, Google on Monday unveiled a new hub for children’s content on tablets.

The hub, called Kids Space, will take children to curated apps, videos and books. The apps will be certified with a “teacher approved” badge, a program Google launched in April. The content is rated by teachers who work with Google to pick the apps, based on criteria including age-appropriateness, learning and positive messages. The videos will come from YouTube Kids, the child-friendly version of Google’s massive video site. The search giant said it worked with publishers to provide a library of more than 400 free books.

The hub, meant for kids under 9 years old, will only be available for tablets

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