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As Drones, Smartphones and Tablets Top Americans'' Holiday Wish Lists, SquareTrade Cautions Safety While Merrymaking

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/24/15 -- While you may enjoy decking the halls, the holidays can be the pits for your favorite gadget. According to the findings of a new study from ®, the highly rated protection plan, smartphones top Americans'' wish lists this year but are accident victim No. 1 during the holidays.(1)SquareTrade''s poll on which electronics are topping holiday wish lists revealed that:25 percent want an Apple® iPhone® 6s;22 percent want an Apple iP ...


24.11.2015

SquareTrade Labs: Apple Solves Its iPhone 6 Plus Bend Problem but Ion-Strengthened Glass Fails to Protect From Most Common Phone Hazard

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/15 -- Are the new Apple iPhone® 6s and iPhone® 6s Plus really the best yet? ®, the highly rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, tested the new Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy Note®5 with a series of drops, dunks, bends and temperature shifts to find out whether these new flagship phones are stronger than their predecessors. SquareTrade Labs found that the iPhone 6s Plus fared better than its predecessor thanks to its 7000 seri ...


28.09.2015

American Parents Report Massive Device Ownership and Widespread Accidents by Kids: 89 Percent of Households Have Kid-Damaged Devices and Have Spent $11 Billion to Repair or Replace Them

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/15 -- The next generation of smartphone users is getting a head start on device destruction. According to new research from SquareTrade, children are breaking more smartphones, tablets and laptops -- requiring their tech-forward parents to shell out more than $11 billion to repair or replace them."Teaching tech etiquette alongside the ABCs and 123s is a smart idea for sanity at home. And for the 89 percent of households whose kids have damaged de ...


11.06.2015

SquareTrade''s New BendBot Shows Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Just as Bendable as Apple iPhone 6 Plus -- and More Likely to Crack Under Pressure

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/15 -- As smartphones becoming increasingly thin, their latest danger lies in the propensity for them to bend and snap under pressure. To help assess this risk, SquareTrade®, the highly rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today introduced the -- the world''s first robot designed specifically to test the bendability of today''s most popular smartphones.Developed in response to the Apple iPhone® 6 Plus Bendg ...


03.04.2015

Deflated in Seattle: Seahawks Fans 11% Clumsier Than Patriots Fans

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/15 -- As America prepares for The Big Game, new research from SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, suggests that 23 million Americans have damaged their cell phone or tablet while caught up in the passion of a sporting event, totaling over $2 billion in repairs and replacements.According to the study, Seahawks fans are at a slightly higher risk for a fumble, showing to be 11% clumsier than Patriots fans. ...


27.01.2015

SquareTrade Breakability Tests Reveal Compact Tablets Are the Holiday''s Least Breakable

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/14 -- ®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the results of 10 popular tablets'' performance in Breakability testing, with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 coming out on top as the least breakable (3.3 breakability score), and the Tmax 9 HD coming in as the most breakable (8.2 breakability score).The SquareTrade Breakability Score ranks today''s top devices based on how prone they are t ...


10.12.2014

Grand Old Party Fouls: 2014 Clumsiest States Index Reveals Red States Outpace Blue States in Device Damage

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/03/14 -- ®, the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today released the results of its annual Clumsiest States Index.(1) The Index reveals how states fare when it comes to their citizens'' rate of device accidents and damage, based on warranties purchased during the calendar year 2013. In what is now a national epidemic, SquareTrade expects that more than 54 million smartphones and tablets will be damaged or will die ...


03.11.2014

SquareTrade Wins San Francisco''s Ebbies Award for Innovation and Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/14 -- SquareTrade©, the #1 rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the company received the Emerging Growth Award at the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Ebbies Gala. Known for being customer obsessed and turning frustrating tech mishaps into positive experiences, SquareTrade was honored at the October 1st banquet for establishing itself as an industry leader through its growth, creativity and innovation."Sq ...


10.10.2014

New iPhones Come Up Big in SquareTrade Breakability Tests

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/14 -- ®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the iPhone 6 and its larger sibling, iPhone 6 Plus, performed impressively in Breakability testing, and each carries the top Breakability Scorein their respective category. The SquareTrade Breakability Score ranks today''s top devices based on how prone they are to break due to accidents. Evaluating key elements such as front and back panel design, ...


22.09.2014

SquareTrade Creates Industry's First Customer Bill of Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/11/13 -- ®, the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced , the industry's first bill of rights for customers. Addressing the need for transparency and accountability in the extended warranty industry, the SquareTrade Promise sets a new industry standard for what consumers should expect when they purchase a protection plan for their electronics."In the extended warranty industry, consumers have traditional ...


11.12.2013

SquareTrade Wins Global Business Excellence Award for Customer Service

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/13 -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced it won the UK's prestigious Global Business Excellence Award for Outstanding Customer Service. Judged by an independent panel of industry executives across sectors, SquareTrade was singled out for its exceptional customer service and its "no-quibble, go-the-extra-mile" policies that are rapidly changing how consumers feel about ...


17.10.2013

SquareTrade Launches Protect My Phone Program to Give Old iPhones New Lease on Life

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/13 -- ®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced a new Protect My Phone mobile application for all iPhone models. Unlike most iPhone insurance plans, which only offer coverage for phones purchased in the first 30 days, Protect My Phone provides comprehensive protection against malfunctions and accidents for any iPhone, old or new. Created in response to customer demand for a fast and easy way to protect an ...


12.09.2013

SquareTrade to Bring the #1-Rated Protection Plan to Staples Customers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/05/13 -- ®, the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced that it has teamed with , the world's largest office supply company and second largest internet retailer, to resell SquareTrade's protection plans for eligible products. SquareTrade protection plans are now available in more than 1,500 Staples stores in the U.S. and on Staples.com. Known for its innovative, award-winning approach to device protectio ...


05.09.2013

SquareTrade Partners With ServicePower Technologies to Bring Innovation and World-Class Service to Appliance Repairs Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/13 -- ®, the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced it has partnered ServicePower, a market leader in field management, offering software and outsourced service management for a variety of industries, from appliances to electronics. Under the terms of the partnership, ServicePower will provide repair services for SquareTrade customers, helping them get their essential appliances back up and running as fast as ...


08.08.2013

SquareTrade Wins Company of the Year Award; CEO Steve Abernethy Wins Maverick of the Year in Consumer Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/13 -- SquareTrade®, the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced it won two Stevie awards for Company of the Year and Maverick of the Year in Consumer Services. The recognition reflects SquareTrade's rapid growth, innovation, extraordinary customer satisfaction and growing adoption by millions of people worldwide."With no scripts, no quotas and no inquisitions, we are changing the way people think abou ...


23.07.2013

SquareTrade's Vince Tseng Named to Dealerscope's 40 Under 40

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/21/13 -- SquareTrade®, the #1 rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced that Vince Tseng, the company's VP of strategy and corporate development, has been named to Dealerscope's 40 Under 40 list.Winners come from a variety of backgrounds, possess different skills and work in diverse fields within the consumer electronics industry, but all share common traits of leadership, intelligence, perseverance, determin ...


21.06.2013

SquareTrade's Steve Abernethy Recognized as One of Top Five Best CEOs in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/13 -- SquareTrade®, the #1 rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced that CEO Steve Abernethy has been named one of the top 5 Best CEOs by the San Francisco Business Times. Part of its Tech and Innovation Awards, the Business Times highlighted the companies and their leaders that are solving challenging problems, growing companies and creating jobs in the Bay Area. SquareTrade was singled out for its relentless focu ...


21.05.2013

SquareTrade Hosts Live Drop Test of Leading Cameras at B&H Super Store in Manhattan; Results Show Canon More Resilient to Accidental Damage Than Nikon

NEW YORK, NY and SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/13 -- SquareTrade®, the #1 rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the results of its first Drop Test for cameras, which was held early Sunday morning at B&H Photo Video's super store in New York City. The event tested the two leading semi-professional cameras -- the Canon EOS Rebel T5i and the Nikon D5200, for durability and resilience in common accident scenarios that both professionals ...


20.05.2013

SquareTrade Recognized as Best Place to Work in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/13 -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced it has been named one of the Bay Area's top places to work. SquareTrade was singled out for employee collaboration, transparency and its positive work environment. The annual ranking by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times was announced Thursday evening at an event attended by nearly 1,000 at the San F ...


02.05.2013

New Research Predicts 1 in 4 Samsung S4 Owners Will Damage Their New Phone Within 12 Months

LONDON -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/13 -- New research from SquareTrade®, the top-rated warranty provider, predicts that 1 in 4 Samsung Galaxy S®4 owners are likely to suffer from accidental damage over the next 12 months. The prediction is based on extensive SquareTrade research which shows that 29% of Samsung Galaxy owners in the US and UK have experienced accidental damage in the last 12 months, with £9.3bn being spent on damaged smartphones and £2.9B on Samsung alone. The study of more than ov ...


25.04.2013

Former Carphone Warehouse Director and Geek Squad Europe CEO Joins SquareTrade

LONDON -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- ®, the top-rated warranty provider, today announced that Kevin Gillan has joined the company as managing director of Europe. Formerly group director for plc, CEO of ® Europe, and commercial director of Europe, Kevin joins SquareTrade to continue the company's growth in Europe. Late in 2012, SquareTrade announced that , UK's largest retailer, and , had joined Amazon and eBay International as SquareTrade UK retailers."SquareTrade has had a f ...


18.04.2013

SquareTrade Wins Shorty Award for Best Use of Social Media

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/13 -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced it won the Shorty Award for Best Use of Social Media for Customer Service. The awards honor particularly clever and adept creators of concise social media content across a variety of platforms. Competing in this category against OnStar®, Chobani™, BlackBerry® & Globe Telecom, SquareTrade was singled out for its innovation and execution of orig ...


11.04.2013

Amazon and Apple Veteran Joins SquareTrade as VP of Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced that Susheel Bhasin has been appointed as Vice President of Operations. In this role, Bhasin will be responsible for the customer experience including all call center operations, claims management, service delivery, repairs, and product development. Bhasin comes to SquareTrade from Amazon.com where he directed several key businesses including oper ...


02.04.2013

SquareTrade Wins Stevie(R) Award for Customer Service Obsession

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced it won the Stevie Award for Innovation in Customer Service. Singled out for its obsessive focus on delighting customers, the award underscores one of SquareTrade's core strengths: innovation."Our entire business is built on turning frustrating experiences caused by accidents and device disappointments into unexpected, positive encounters, ...


05.03.2013



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