Category Archives: Mobile Electronics

Warranty Life Transforms Smartphone Protection with Cost-Cutting AI-powered Usage-Based Coverage

Warranty Life launches new personalized protection for smartphone users that uses the combined power of artificial intelligence (AI), telematics, and machine learning (ML) to develop the first usage-based smartphone protection where your behavior directly impacts how much you pay.

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/warranty-life-transforms-smartphone-protection-with-cost-cutting-ai-powered-usage-based-coverage-301408571.html

Mulberry Closes $22 Million Series B Financing Round to Transform the Product Protection Experience for Shoppers and Retailers

Mulberry announced that it has closed a $22 million Series B funding round, led by Commerce Ventures and with participation from Hudson Structured Capital Management, Ally Bank, CreditEase, and existing investors.

Full Release: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/10/13/2313494/0/en/Mulberry-Closes-22-Million-Series-B-Financing-Round-to-Transform-the-Product-Protection-Experience-for-Shoppers-and-Retailers.html

Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

Strategies for Designing, Marketing & Operating Winning Service Contract & Extended Warranty Programs

October 18-19, 2021 Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee

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AppleCare+ plans can now be extended for longer than 36 months

Apple recently announced that in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the UK, and the US, owners who originally purchased AppleCare+ can renew their coverage for longer than was previously allowed.

Full Article: https://www.slashgear.com/applecare-plans-can-now-be-extended-for-longer-than-36-months-22669950/

Asurion Home+ Launches Fast Claims Reimbursements Through PayPal, Venmo and More

Asurion Home+ is the First Tech Protection Plan to Offer Customers Same-Day Electronic Reimbursements to Get Them Back Up and Running with Their Tech Fast

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asurion-home-launches-fast-claims-reimbursements-through-paypal-venmo-and-more-301220446.html

AmTrust and Servify Announce Partnership for Device Protection Programs

Companies Partner to Offer A Program Scalable to Millions of Users and Devices

NEW YORK and SEATTLE, November 11, 2020– AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a leading underwriter of extended service, accidental damage, and loss/theft plans in the consumer technology industry, and Servify, a device lifecycle management company, today announced a partnership to provide Device Protection Programs for Retailers, Carriers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fortegra Financial Corporation’s Insurance Subsidiaries

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of the U.S.-based operating subsidiaries of Fortegra Financial Corporation (Fortegra) (headquartered in Jacksonville, FL). 

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005931/en/AM-Best-Affirms-Credit-Ratings-of-Fortegra-Financial-Corporation%E2%80%99s-Insurance-Subsidiaries

Clyde Named BigCommerce Elite Partner

Clyde, the extended warranty platform that helps retailers drive revenue and customer loyalty with product protection, today announced that it has been named an Elite partner of BigCommerce.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200908005015/en/