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Kill-switch for mobile phones could save US

consumers $2.6B per year, says report


US consumers could save $2.6 billion! (£1.56 billion!) that they're currently spending to replace stolen phones and to insure the irresistible, pocket-sized thief magnets, says a new report.

As it is, the country's law enforcers and politicians have been putting the thumbscrews to cellular carriers to get them to make kill switch technology standard on all phones shipped in the US.
To Read here.



Self-Defense Tips for Staying Safe Before,

During, and After Your Outdoor Workout



Intensely dislike that we even have think about this topic when we hit the streets or the park for a workout—but women are often targets for violence.


None of this is to scare you! But it's important to be aware so you can stay as safe as you can while doing your thing, says self-defense and fitness expert Jarrett Arthur, and that's why she's provided these tips:



To read here.

Jewelry with hidden GPS chips offers personal safety with style
 A new line of jewelry from Cuff is equipped with tiny wireless chips that link to a smartphone app via Bluetooth. Pressing on the jewelry in case of emergency sends an alert and your location to pals in your 'Cuff circle.'

Wearable technology and elegant jewelry design might sound like two incongruous concepts, but a new accessories collection targeted at improving personal safety could change that.

To read here.


Preliminary Six-Month Crime Stats for 2013 Released

Today, the FBI released preliminary crime statistics that indicate a decrease of 5.4 percent in the number of violent crimes and property crimes reported to law enforcement during the first six months of 2013 when compared to crimes reported during the same time frame in 2012.
To read here.


Battling bullies: Safety experts offer advice on

dealing with bullying, cyber-bullying

School is a place for young people to learn, grown and acquire skills for their future. But, what happens when that place is no longer one of comfort, safety and assurance? In addition to physical bullying, students today may also face cyber-bullying, making safety awareness more important than ever.

Tracy and Charley Vega, personal safety experts and founders of Simple Self Defense for Women & Children, offered their knowledge on these hot-button issues recently.

To read here.



Protect yourself with these self-defense tips

Television broadcasts daily reports about robberies, muggings, and other violent crimes. Understandably, this means more people worry about being assaulted while they are out.
This is not an unreasonable concern, and since December was National Personal Self Defense Awareness Month, I want to share with you some ways you can protect yourself while you
are out shopping or just out participating in your daily activities.

To read here.






3 Self-Defense Moves Everyone Should Know



Don't Talk to Strangers - Kids Learn Personal Safety – Animated


Basic Moves for Women's Self Defense : How to Use Pepper Spray



What kind of weapon is more effective for Self-Defense: Pepper Spray or a Stun Gun


The Effects of a Stun Gun | Video Demonstration




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