Category Archives: Companies

Precise Biometrics presents its revised strategy

By | October 12, 2018

Updated strategy in conjunction with today’s Capital Market’s lunch. Stefan K Persson will today on 12 October 2018 present Precise Biometrics’ revised strategy on a Capital Market’s lunch.  As the use of smart devices such as cellphones, vehicles, consumer electronics, watches and other accessories has increased the demand for convenient and secure biometric technology grows. To be able… Read More »

Update on the offer by Thales for Gemalto

By | October 11, 2018

11 October 2018 – Paris La Défense – Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer… Read More »

SmartMetric Receiving Enthusiastic Response To Its Biometric Card For Banking, Security & Health Care

By | October 9, 2018

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – SmartMetric is excited about the response from its Dealers and Distributors for the SmartMetric biometric card now being presented to end user customers in North America, South America and various parts of Europe. The original SmartMetric card was developed as a fingerprint secured and activated credit card. Using a built in fingerprint… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Timing for Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

By | October 3, 2018

Geneva – October 3, 2018 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it will release third quarter 2018 earnings before the opening of trading on the European Stock Exchanges on Wednesday October 24, 2018. The press release will be available immediately after the release on the Company’s website… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors Announces Conference Call to Review Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

By | October 3, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Oct. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced it will release financial results for the third quarter of 2018 after the close of extended trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday October 31, 2018. The company will host a conference call with the financial community on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (ET).  Earnings… Read More »

IDEMIA launches its Asia Pacific headquarters and Innovation Centre in Singapore

By | October 3, 2018

Singapore’s Smart Nation vision, its status as a leading innovation and financial hub, and gateway to the rest of Asia Pacific made the city-state an attractive location for IDEMIA to establish its regional headquarters. Located at 21 Media Circle, the headquarters also incorporates an Innovation Centre highlighting the Group’s commitment to the region while reinforcing IDEMIA’s vision of securing identities with convenience in this digital… Read More »

Veridos builds high-tech ID factory with Iraqi government

By | September 25, 2018

Berlin/Baghdad, September 25, 2018 – Together with the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, world-leading identity solutions provider Veridos is building a new identity document factory in the Republic of Iraq. The production site will be located in the capital, Baghdad, and enables the country to independently produce its own electronic ID cards and passports on site. Veridos will also… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Enters the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indices

By | September 24, 2018

Geneva, September 24, 2018- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today that it has joined the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe. The DJSI Europe and World indices, jointly calculated by the Standard & Poor’s Dow Jones[1] Indices andRobecoSAM[2], reward the most responsible companies in the world. STMicroelectronics, with a total… Read More »

Heidelberg organizes top management for digital future

By | September 21, 2018

Sonja Mechling takes over as Chief Marketing Officer and becomes Managing Director of the Heidelberg Digital Unit As CIO, Dr. Stefan Heizmann is the new head of IT Robert Franz is leading global sales in the Sales Operations unit As it pursues its digital transformation, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is also making organizational changes. As of October this… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors Announces US$1 Billion Bridge Financing

By | September 20, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that on September 19, 2018 (the “Closing Date”) its subsidiaries NXP B.V and NXP Funding LLC (the “Borrowers”), the lenders party thereto and Barclays Bank Plc, as administrative agent, entered into a US$1,000,000,000 senior unsecured bridge term credit facility agreement (the “Bridge Term Credit Agreement”).  On the Closing Date, an aggregate principal amount… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics announces landmark world’s first order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards

By | September 17, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 17 September 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has achieved a world-first with the receipt of a production order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards. IDEX Biometrics expects to start shipping against the order in the third quarter of 2018 and expects additional orders to follow.… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors Announces the Initiation of a Quarterly Dividend Program

By | September 10, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that its board of directors has approved the initiation of a dividend program under which the company will pay a regular quarterly cash dividend. The initial interim dividend for the fourth quarter of 2018 will be $ 0.25per ordinary share. The interim dividend will be paid on October 5,… Read More »

NXP Reorganizes Leadership Team to Support Profitable Growth

By | September 9, 2018

New Structure Geared for Collaborative Growth and Fully Leveraging Scale Kurt Sievers Named President to Oversee All Businesses EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced today changes to the senior leadership team designed to better align with the company’s renewed focus and growth strategy. Effective immediately, Kurt Sievers, executive vice president & general manager of… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

By | September 6, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced participation at the following upcoming event with the financial community: September 13, 2018 – Deutsche Bank Technology Conference, Las Vegas Interested parties can listen to the live audio webcast of the presentation at www.nxp.com/investor. A webcast replay will be available within 24 hours of the presentation. About NXP Semiconductors NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:… Read More »

GigSky Acquires Simless to Help Drive Global eSIM IoT Adoption

By | September 6, 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GigSky, Inc., a leading provider of global cellular connectivity solutions for consumers, businesses and manufacturers today announced it has acquired Simless, Inc., a subscription management platform and integrated SIM (iSIM) solution provider founded in 2014 by a team of world-class SIM-technology experts.  With the Simless acquisition, GigSky can now provide tailored solutions for IoT manufacturers… Read More »

WISeKey Ramps Up Semiconductors and Blockchain Operation in China

By | September 5, 2018

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey” or the “Company”) (SIX: WIHN) (OTCQX: WIKYY), a leading cybersecurity and IoT company, today announced that is joining the 2018 Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin. More than 2,000 leaders from government, business, science and civil society will join the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, People’s Republic… Read More »

Thales and Gemalto are granted Regulatory Clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

By | September 5, 2018

Paris La Défense, 5 September 2018, 18:00​ – Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document,… Read More »

Thales and Gemalto are granted Regulatory Clearance from the Competition Board in Turkey

By | August 31, 2018

Paris La Défense, 31 August 2018, 18:00 – Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer… Read More »

Gemalto first semester 2018 results

By | August 31, 2018

Amsterdam, August 31, 2018 at 12:00 AM – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security today announces its results for the first semester 2018. Philippe Vallée, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Gemalto first semester results reflect the teams’ strong focus on implementing the Company’s strategic priorities. The Company’s revenue grew organically +2%, driven by its three growing… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Achieves 5 Million Fingerprint Sensors Shipped To-Date

By | August 29, 2018

OSLO — Aug. 29, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced it has shipped more than 5 million fingerprint sensors to-date to customers worldwide. “Shipping 5 million sensors has provided NEXT with invaluable experience from a quality, logistics and operations standpoint,” said Ritu Favre, CEO NEXT Biometrics. “At the same… Read More »