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Tech Briefing: Biometrics & Mobile Payment Companies Aiming To Stay Ahead of Cyber Crime With Innovative Digital Technologies

Tech Briefing: Biometrics & Mobile Payment Companies Aiming To Stay Ahead of Cyber Crime With Innovative Digital Technologies
Morning Technology Briefing: Tech advancers develop cyber security platform; market updates for leaders in the biometrics sector:NXT-ID (OTCQB: NXTD), Facebook, Inc. FB, Yahoo! Inc. YHOO, Lantronix, Inc. LTRX and Sanmina Corporation SANM
SoundView Technology Group continues coverage for NXT-ID, Inc. (OTC: NXTD) - NXTD has effectively raised an additional round of capital that will come in two tranches -- $1.35M less expenses up front and another $4.4M from likely warrant exercises. The proceeds will aid the company in further development and the commercial launch of their innovative digital wallet (The Wocket). In an unusually shareholder-friendly move founding members of the management team elected to surrender shares to offset the additional shares need for new investment capital. Few, if any, company managements go to such lengths to put sh…

Retailers Try to Keep Pace With Cybercriminals

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Retailers Try To Keep Pace With Cybercriminals



By Ben DiPietro/Wall Street Journal



The recent spate of breaches have left more than 200 million people wondering if their credit card and other personal information will be used in fraudulent purchases and identity theft scams. It’s also prompting everyone involved in processing transactions to rethink their security systems and consider new ways to handle payment transfers.



About The Wocket™:

The Wocket™ is a next generation designed to replace all the cards in your wallet without draining your cell phone's battery; no smart phone required. The Wocket works anywhere credit cards are accepted and only works with your biometric stamp of approval. http://thewocket.com/


About NXT- ID Inc.: 
Mobile Security for a Mobile World


NXT-ID Inc.'s (OTCQB: NXTD) innovative MobileBio™ solution mitigates consumer risks associated with mobile computing, m-commerce and smart OS-enabled devices. The company is focused on the growing m-comme…

NXT-ID (NXTD) - Increasing Intrinsic Value After Company Completes Accretive Financing Round

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NXT-ID (NXTD) - Increasing Intrinsic Value (IV) Estimate After Company Completes New Accretive Financing Round
SoundView Technology Group: NXT-ID (OTCQB: NXTD) has effectively raised an additional round of capital that will come in two tranches -- $1.35M less expenses up front and another $4.4M from likely warrant exercises. The proceeds will aid the company in further development and the commercial launch of their innovative digital wallet (The Wocket).

In an unusually shareholder-friendly move founding members of the management team elected to surrender shares to offset the additional shares need for new investment capital. Few, if any, company managements go to such lengths to put shareholders first.

Thanks to this decision an adjustment to our intrinsic valuation (IV) model results in an increase from $10.93 (published in December 2013) and our new IV estimate of $11.51.

Market forces continue to favor adoption of digital wallet technologies and NXT-ID is certainly o…

SeeThruEquity Initiates Research Coverage on UMeWorld Limited with Price Target of $0.67

SeeThruEquity Initiates Research Coverage on UMeWorld Limited with Price Target of $0.67
SeeThruEquity, a leading New York City based independent and unbiased equity research and corporate access firm focused on smallcap and microcap public companies, today announced that it has initiated coverage on UMeWorld Limited (OTCQB: UMEWF), a digital media company based in China.

"We believe UMeWorld is at the forefront of providing foreign, branded and user generated video content to Chinese consumers through the UMeLook platform with broad coverage throughout China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. UMeLook.com recently surpassed 10 million unique visitors," stated Ajay Tandon, CEO of SeeThruEquity. "The company is also involved in digital education via its UMFun.com platform, which is the only cloud based, patent-pending, adaptive learning and educational platform in China which we believe provides significant revenue growth potential. UMeWorld also recently agreed to acqu…

Getting Them Started Young: NXT-ID Enlists Business Students For Wocket Marketing

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Getting Them Started Young: NXT-ID Enlists Business Students For Wocket Marketing
This is going to be the year that sees viable alternatives to the old leather pouches and golden clips (if people still use those) that we use to carry around our money, identification and various (and multitudinous) payment cards. There are a number of digital wallet solutions set to compete for a place in your pocket later this year and they all have their own strengths and weaknesses.

I’ve argued in the past that the success this kind of solution hinges on the proper balance of security versus convenience. Though all of the digital wallets are coming to serve the same purpose, each one has a different idea of how secure it should be.



Another big part of the coming War of the Wallets is marketing. Just take a look at any of the websites set up to introduce the technology, or subscribe to the term “m-commerce” through a search alert service and you will see: the consumer market is being agg…

CES Goes Public, Putting Pasco On The Map

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CES Synergies Goes Public, Putting Pasco On The Map 
Will take over former bank branch on Fifth Avenue

It’s not very often Pasco County can brag about being the home of a public company. But in less than a week, Zephyrhills will get that honor when CES Synergies begins trading over-the-counter under the symbol “CESX.”

It’s an effort that is expected to raise millions of dollars for the full-service environmental, demolition and mold remediation company, creating potentially thousands of jobs across the country. And even better for Zephyrhills, CES also plans to move the core of its operations from nearby Crystal Springs right into the city’s growing downtown district. The company plans to open offices in the upper floors of the former Wachovia Bank building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Seventh Street, right in the heart of proposed road upgrades by the Florida Department of Transportation.


Jeff Chartier, President of Strategic Capital Markets, and a member of the CES S…

Biometrically Smart Wallet Technology Takes Aim At Target Market With Impending Release

Biometrically Smart Wallet Technology Takes Aim At Target Market With Impending Release  Tech industry and Biometrics sector set for growth with breakthrough technology developments: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCQB: NXTD) , Blackberry Limited BBRY, NQ Mobile Inc. NQ, Apple Inc. AAPL and NII Holdings Inc. NIHD
NXT-ID, Inc, (OTCQB:NXTD), a biometrics company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces it will be doing a joint project with students at the John F. Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT to assist with the marketing roll out of its next generation smart wallet, the Wocket™. The Wocket™ is a new biometrically secure smart wallet designed to replace the traditional wallet and the number of cards consumers carry. Its dynamically programmable magnetic stripe, NXTCard can replace more than 100 cards and can include medical records, ID, coupons etc. that are currently kept in a wallet, with one single secure card. In the initial phase of the…

Mobile Biometric Company NXT-ID, Inc. to Team With the John F. Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University

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Mobile Biometric Company NXT-ID, Inc. to Team With the John F. Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University
Business School Students to Participate in Marketing Studies and Initial Testing of the Wocket(TM), NXT-ID’s Next Generation Biometrically Secure Smart Wallet


NXT-ID Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD), a biometrics company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces it will be doing a joint project with students at the John F. Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT to assist with the marketing roll out of its next generation smart wallet, the Wocket™.

The Wocket™ is a new biometrically secure smart wallet designed to replace the traditional wallet and the number of cards consumers carry. Its dynamically programmable magnetic stripe, NXTCard can replace more than 100 cards and can include medical records, ID, coupons etc. that are currently kept in a wallet, with one single secure card.

In the initial phase of the project, students will rese…

W2 Energy (WTWO .0001) Reports on 2013 and Looks Forward to 2014

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W2 Energy Reports on 2013 and Looks Forward to 2014 

Changes Coming in 2014

W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: WTWO) is pleased to report on 2013's past year progress and looking forward into 2014.

2013 was a year of change for W2 Energy Inc. Although we did not make all of our targets we had hoped for, management continued to push forward on many fronts and position the company for growth in 2014.

Strategic Agreements

Management continues to promote strategic partnerships, marketing and licensing. This year looks to be the year we will see some activity on some agreements put in place in 2012-2013.

Sales cycle time has been greater than expected with funding on Joint Venture partners side being the dominant issue, however we continue to be confident that these agreements will become fruitful.

Over the course of 2012 and 2013 we signed several deals with SES International and received deposits against purchase orders generated as a result. Unfortunately in the last quarter of …

Next Generation Gadgets & Biometrics Technology Setting Up For Strong Start in 2014 with Leading Edge Smart Wallet Platforms

Next Generation Gadgets & Biometrics Technology Setting Up For Strong Start in 2014 with Leading Edge Smart Wallet Platforms 
Mobile technology innovations pave way in 2014 as consumers go digital: NXT-ID, Inc. (NXTD), Apple Inc. (AAPL), NII Holdings (NIHD), Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) and ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (CKSW)
2014 will mark another year in which digital money continues to forge forward. NXT-ID (NXTD) is prepared to take full advantage of digital currency’s rising popularity, as the company will release its much-anticipated “smart wallet”, the Wocket in the first quarter of this year. The Wocket is a next generation platform that is designed to provide consumers with the convenience of packaging all cards in your wallet into one dynamic card. This includes debit, credit, loyalty cards, coupons and more. The Wocket will also avoid any assimilation obstacles, as it will work wherever credit cards are accepted.

To read the full press release, please click …

NXT-ID reveals credit card fraud prevention initiative: Checkout with Wocket

NXT-ID reveals credit card fraud prevention initiative: Checkout with WocketNXT-ID, a biometrics company, has revealed its ‘Checkout with Wocket’ initiative, which uses patent-pending dynamic pairing technology (DPT) to prevent credit card fraud.
The initiative is aimed at securing all payment card information before, during and after transactions without changing the existing current payment infrastructure.

The ‘Checkout with Wocket’ initiative is built upon the principle of making that data useless in the case of a data breach. With this technology, if someone gained access to a credit card number used with a Wocket smart wallet, it would not work if sold or used outside of the Wocket itself, rendering it completely useless to a hacker.

Wocket smart wallet generates a dynamic account number that reveals no information about the actual account number, but is ‘dynamically paired’ to a specific account number so that a transaction can take place without uprooting the retail…

Julie May: 2014 will bring pervasive, persuasive and invasive tech

Julie May: 2014 Will Bring Pervasive, Persuasive And Invasive Tech A user scans a QR code on a smartphone, allowing bitcoins to be transferred into a digital wallet, while using the world’s first bitcoin ATM in October in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The ATM, named Robocoin, allows users to buy or sell the digital currency.

Money moves beyond credit cards to pure digital.


Digital money will be pervasive in 2014. With the introduction of apps such as Google Wallet and Venmo, IOUs have become irrelevant. These new software applications link to your checking account and, provided the person you owe money has an account, allow you to zap them money on the spot. Nifty, huh?


Keep an eye out for altcoins — alternate cryptocurrency or virtual currency — to continue making headlines this year. We’ve seen a recent flood of media around Bitcoin, but there are other altcoins in the marketplace, such as Litecoin, Novacoin, Namecoin, Bytecoin, Primecoin and Ripple. These digital curr…