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An indicator that an event has occurred. Notifications are a major feature of smartphones and tablets, informing the user that an event such as a text message, email, weather, news headline or social media update is now available on the device. By wrist vibration, they are also the primary attribute of smartwatches, providing a guaranteed alert when users' phones may be a few feet away. See notification fatigue and smartwatch.



an official notice sent by one state to another concerning some concrete fact, event, action, or document. Notification is sometimes provided for in treaties, for example, to announce that a treaty is going into effect, that a state is adhering to the treaty, or that a treaty is being denounced.

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The notifications from the app can be turned off entirely by going to the Settings application, opening the Notifications menu, scrolling down to the News app and toggling the notifications off.
Lahore -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) through a notification has forbidden former Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif from selling his movable and immovable properties on Friday.
Unfortunately, Marshmallow doesn't appear to have a system-wide setting for these sorts of notifications, but at the very least, you can reduce the number of heads-up notifications you see.
A notification is deemed to have been duly made on the fifth day following the display of the notification at the electronic address of the respondent.
The development of emergency notification solutions follows technology.
In the event of an emergency or disaster, it is critical that campuses have a flexible notification solution with which they can instantly alert first responders, campus decision-makers and, if necessary, the entire campus community," said Paul Lopez, general manager, marketing, NEC Unified Solutions.
WINNIPEG -- Manitoba's Community Notification Advisory Committee which advises police agencies whether they should warn the public about the presence of high-risk sex offenders in the community, has dealt with 111 cases which they referred for consideration since 1995.
Department of State's Consular Notification and Access Reference Card?
Fischman said the judge's requirement that affidavits be produced proving notifications were indeed made is a win for the citizens of Los Angeles.
The Microsoft Active Notifications software alerts users to incoming e-mail and calendar appointments while the computer is in sleep mode.
To hear your notifications you can say phrases like "Alexa, read my notifications" or "Alexa, what did I miss?
Sergeant John Cooley, officer in charge of LAPD's Employee Assistance Unit (LAPD/EAU, 977 North Broadway, Suite 409, Los Angeles, California 90012; 213-485-0703), who is responsible for making timely notifications and handling funeral arrangements in LAPD line-of-duty deaths, interview by author, July 2000.