Category Archives: Companies

Cybersecurity, Identity and Access Management Using World First Multi-Function Biometric Security Card by SmartMetric for the Projected $14.82 Billion Security Access Market

By | August 30, 2017

/ — NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) — Cybersecurity and identity validation for network access control, physical building entry and secure on-the-spot identity security is now handled by the revolutionary biometric security card developed by SmartMetric. SmartMetric has created an advanced biometric card that combines cyber security for network log on… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Announces Interim 2nd Quarter Results

By | August 29, 2017

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT) today announced interim results for the second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2017 and CEO Ritu Favre outlined NEXT’s strategic focus going forward.  NEXT, the leader in high-quality low-cost rigid and flexible fingerprint sensors, summarized first half 2017 highlights: Revenue of NOK 24 million… Read More »

JCBI and Russian Agricultural Bank signed a new partnership on acquiring and issuing JCB cards

By | August 28, 2017

Moscow, Russia and Tokyo, Japan, Aug 28, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd, and Russian Agricultural Bank (RusAg), one of the largest state owned banks in Russia, announced the signing of a license agreement on acquiring and issuing JCB cards. According to the terms of the agreement, RusAg… Read More »

Thai British Security Printing PCL (TBSP) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Aug 28

By | August 28, 2017

Shares of Thai British Security Printing PCL (BKK:TBSP) closed at 15.1 yesterday. Thai British Security Printing PCL currently has a total float of 110.00 million shares and on average sees 1,623 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 10.95 and high of 17.9. Stock Exchange Of Thailand 50 Index (SET50): Driving Thailand Economy… Read More »

Top Tech Players Invest $47M in Dublin-Based Cubic Telecom Series C Round

By | August 24, 2017

Cubic’s largest investment round to date includes major technology players Qualcomm and Valid, as well as Audi Electronics Venture GmbH and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund DUBLIN, IRELAND–(Marketwired – Aug 24, 2017) – Cubic Telecom, a global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity platform company, today announced the close of a $47M Series C investment round. The new investment, which… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Publishes its IFRS 2017 Semi Annual Accounts

By | August 23, 2017

Geneva, August 23, 2017 – STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, published today its IFRS 2017 Semi Annual Accounts for the six-month period ended July 1, 2017, on its website and filed them with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.  The Company’s Semi Annual Accounts, prepared in accordance… Read More »

SG360° Acquires Data Service Solutions (DSS), A Leading Integrated Finishing and Fulfillment Provider

By | August 22, 2017

WHEELING, Ill., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SG360°, an industry-leading print and direct marketing solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Data Service Solutions (DSS), a leading integrated print finishing company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The combination will create greater scale and a more diversified, robust offering that serves the complex needs of SG360° customers. The deal will enhance… Read More »

Identiv Strengthens Presence in India With Bureau of Indian Standards Certification of Desktop Smart Card Reader Solutions

By | August 17, 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identiv, Inc.  (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Certification on the most popular collection of the company’s desktop smart card reader solutions. BIS, the National Standards Body of India, was established under the BIS Act of 1986 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking, and quality certification of… Read More »

Citibank Korea Fails to Compensate for Debit Card Illegal Payments

By | August 14, 2017

s Citibank Korea hasn’t compensated customers who use its debit card for the damages for more than 45 days, the financial authorities enforced sanctions against the bank. According to the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on August 13, affiliated stores at Paypal in the U.S. were targeted with a BIN attack and numerous cases of information of Citibank Korea’s… Read More »

Mastercard unveils innovation centre in Dubai

By | August 12, 2017

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has unveiled its newest payment solutions and groundbreaking technologies at the latest release of its ‘MEA Innovation Showcase’ in Dubai, UAE. Featuring innovations that are shaping the future of the payments sector in the region, the location of the enhanced ‘MEA Innovation Showcase’ at the company’s regional headquarters… Read More »

Shanghai Huahong renames fabs

By | August 11, 2017

Shanghai Huahong Group has renamed all the wafer fabs under the group. The move is to enhance the overall image of the group’s IC manufacturing business, and enable its worldwide customers and partners to identify easily wafer fabs under the group. Eight-inch foundry Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing (HHGrace) and 12-inch foundry Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) are among the member… Read More »

Mandatory notification of trades in IDEX

By | August 10, 2017

On 9 August 2017, the following primary insiders were granted subscription rights under the company’s 2017 incentive subscription rights plan:  CEO Dr. Hemant Mardia was granted 580,000 subscription rights. Following the grant, Dr. Mardia and his close associates hold or control 2,115,625 shares and 3,830,000 subscription rights in IDEX.  CFO Henrik Knudtzon was granted 415,000 subscription rights. Following… Read More »

Grant of incentive subscription rights in IDEX

By | August 10, 2017

The board of directors of IDEX ASA resolved on 9 August 2017 to issue 4,435,000 incentive subscription rights to certain employees and individual contractors in the company. The grant was made under the company’s 2017 incentive subscription rights plan as resolved at the annual general meeting on 12 May 2017. The exercise price of the subscription rights is… Read More »

Identiv Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

By | August 10, 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter ended June 30, 2017. For the second quarter, total revenues were $14.8 million, GAAP gross margin was 38%, GAAP net loss was $(1.9) million, and adjusted EBITDA was $0.2 million. “We continued to experience year-over-year organic growth in the… Read More »

IDEX receives initial order for card sensor modules from leading Asian smart card provider

By | August 9, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 9 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received an initial order to deliver its off-chip fingerprint sensors for cards to a major Asian authentication and security card customer. The sensors will be integrated in the customer’s biometric ISO form factor card for government identification and access control applications, and… Read More »

Invitation to IDEX’s presentation and webcast of first half of 2017 report

By | August 9, 2017

IDEX ASA will release its interim report for the first half of 2017 on Thursday 10 August 2017.  CEO Dr. Hemant Mardia and CFO Henrik Knudtzon will present the results and a business review starting at 09:00 CET at the Felix Conference Centre at Aker Brygge in Oslo.  The presentation will be broadcasted live at this link: IDEX first half… Read More »

IDEX receives initial order for card sensor modules from leading Asian smart card provider

By | August 9, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 9 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received an initial order to deliver its off-chip fingerprint sensors for cards to a major Asian authentication and security card customer. The sensors will be integrated in the customer’s biometric ISO form factor card for government identification and access control… Read More »

Nxt-ID’s Strategy to Conquer IoT and Digital Payments is Proving Out

By | August 8, 2017

The burgeoning Internet-of-Things (IoT) ecosystem is growing by the nanosecond. Gartner estimates that there will be 8.4 million connected devices in 2017, a 31% increase from last year. One company that is stretching its IoT muscle is Nxt-ID (NXTD), an innovative tech company that introduced the world to smart wallets and has since expanded deeper into digital payments… Read More »

NXP Investors Stand to Gain From a Chip-Stock Rally and Qualcomm’s Desperation

By | August 7, 2017

I noted two months ago that activist Elliott Management’s reported push (recently confirmed) to get NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) to obtain a higher sale price from Qualcomm Inc.  (QCOM) had a good chance of paying off, given how chip stocks have performed since Qualcomm inked a $47 billion deal last October to buy NXP and how much Qualcomm needs the diversification and growth opportunities… Read More »