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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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An FCC report says he thought the attack was real," the notification read.
It is vital to mention here that these notifications have been issued under NAB ordinance 999, section 23.
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.
Sometimes the latest known address of the target recipient is not sufficient for the purposes of notification and then the notification process cannot be duly completed with that given address.
Fortunately, technology has paved the way for new modes of notification that even today are saving lives across the globe.
In the United States, the obligations of consular notification and access provided for in the Vienna Convention, as well as other bilateral consular treaties, are binding on federal, state, and local governments by virtue of the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution.
We are committed to helping our customers increase campus safety through this emergency notification solution which allows faster and more widespread alerts and extends notification reach to students, faculty and staff," Mr.
Dennis Kelly, a spokesman for the American Insurance Association, said AIA also is seeking a "uniform national standard" and seeks further clarity on the bill's requirements for notification.
Overall, 53% of parents thought that a parental notification requirement would have at least one positive consequence--mainly, that it would encourage minors to more carefully weigh the decision to have sex (42%) or to talk to their parents (33%).
Substitute notices include e-mails to individuals where e-mail addresses are available, conspicuous notice on the business website and notification via major statewide media.
The CNAC protocol requires notification of offenders where possible, and allows them to provide written input for consideration by the committee.
Thus, the mere Filing of a tax return bearing a new address does not constitute clear and concise notification of an address change.