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Content tagged with Channels posted in October 2010
Health Net Brings App to Android
News  |  10/29/2010  | 
The company first released its app for Apple's iOS devices last month.
Anthem Blue Cross Launches iPhone App, Women's Site
News  |  10/28/2010  | 
The Anthem Blue Cross Grocery Guide contains information on more than 100,000 food and beverage products, while the Healthy Woman site features health, nutrition, fitness and health care options, the company says.
New York Life Adds Mobile Customer Services
News  |  10/28/2010  | 
The carrier's Virtual Service Center has been optimized for Web-enabled mobile devices.
Are You Ready, Insurance Execs? Gartner Identifies Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2011
Commentary  |  10/28/2010  | 
Gartner identifies top 10 strategic technologies for 2011 it says are likely to have "significant impact" on businesses in the next three years.
Pacific Life Taps Insurance Technologies for Annuity Sales
News  |  10/28/2010  | 
The carrier will implement Insurance Technologies' ForeSight point-of-sale software.
State Farm Brings Steer Clear App to Android
News  |  10/25/2010  | 
The application was released in February for the iPhone.
Drilling Down on Social Media Due Diligence for Insurers
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
My blog post published earlier this week, "Facebook Privacy Breach Shows Hazards of Social Media for Insurers," triggered an exchange with Anand Rao, a partner at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants. Anand shares his insights into the hazards insurers face, and what regulators are likely to consider due diligence on the part of insurers.
Allstate Releases Social App
News  |  10/21/2010  | 
Tag In by Allstate allows users to stay connected via text message to friends and family in a more private way than traditional social networking, the company says.
Liberty Mutual Mobile Campaign Uses Apple's iAd Platform, Incorporates Twitter
News  |  10/20/2010  | 
The expansion to the "Responsibility Project" invites interactions through Apple mobile devices.
Facebook Privacy Breach Shows Hazards of Social Media for Insurers
Commentary  |  10/18/2010  | 
A key lesson of the Wall Street Journal investigation is how complex digital communications leaves a trail whereby opportunistic parties can gain access to information deemed to be private and even protected at some levels.
U.K. Insurer Launches Recruitment iPhone App
News  |  10/13/2010  | 
LV=, a P&C and life insurer, is feeding open positions across its home country to the smartphone.
Nationwide to Open San Antonio Corporate Facility
News  |  10/11/2010  | 
New sales and service operations facility, which will add approximately 800 jobs to Nationwide's local presence, is planned for completion in 2012.
Minnesota Life Adopts iPipeline iGO e-App
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
The St. Paul based-insurer believes the electronic application offering will facilitate producer success, attract talent and enhance producer and client service.

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