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Media Advisory: GenSpera 2014 BIO International Presentation Available

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Media Advisory: GenSpera 2014 BIO International Presentation Available
GenSpera, Inc. (GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the 2014 BIO International presentation by Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD from the 2014 BIO International Convention held June 24th in San Diego, California.

Dr. Dionne presented interim results from the Phase Ib and ongoing Phase II study for lead drug candidate, G-202.

Summary:

G-202 Data in Hepatocellular (HCC) Patients (Ph I and Ph II)
All patients previously progressed on, or were intolerant of, sorafenib
Outstanding clinical safety profile
Well tolerated with easily managed and predictable side effects
No effect on bone marrow!
80% of patients with stable disease (no tumor growth) at two months
50% of patients with stable disease for >/= 4 months
Long-term disease stabilization (>/= 9 months) in 15% of patients
One patient remains on treatment > 22 months
End of bone pain in one patient wi…

NXT-ID Resumes CNBC Ad Campaign for its Next Generation Smart Wallet, Wocket™; to Commence Week of July 7th

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NXT-ID Resumes CNBC Ad Campaign for its Next Generation Smart Wallet, Wocket™; to Commence Week of July 7thNew Wocketwallet.com Ad; "Introducing Wocket, the Smart Wallet" NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD) (NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, is pleased to announce that the second series of 30 second spots on CNBC for its next generation smart wallet, Wocket™, will begin the week of July 7th.

The new ad, "Introducing Wocket™, the Smart Wallet", will air on Squawk Box, Squawk on the Street and Street Signs. The ad focuses on the visual of a big fat bulky wallet ending up in the wrong hands with your most personal information all gone; your credit cards, your membership cards, gift cards, all gone. Replacing them is a nightmare. It then poses the question, "what if there was a better way?"

Wocket™ is a smart wallet, the next evolution following the smart phone and smart watch. NXT-ID is introducing its innovati…

Smart Technology & Digital Wallet Advancements Reaching New Levels - New Research Data on Latest Innovative Smart Wallet

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Smart Technology & Digital Wallet Advancements Reaching New Levels - New Research Data on Latest Innovative Smart WalletSoundView Technology Group releases the recent research update on NXT-ID Inc. (OTCQB:NXTD) and its smart wallet, Wocket(TM) . Recent developments following the June 11th update include the Company has filed for a NASDAQ application and appointed a new independent Board member to satisfy that requirement for listing.

Wocket(TM) Launches into Waiting Market - Kris Tuttle & Stephen Waite - June 11, 2014 - As a prelude to what will be a more active marketing phase, the event included attendance by the media, investors, analysts, and Miss Universe 2012, which added a special level of energy and media attention. Online preorders are available with first units shipping to consumers in September at a price of $149.99, plus some optional services for customers that require additional protection.



Read the complete NXTD press release:fnmprofiles.com/nxtd

Summ…

Republic of Texas Brands to Exit Chapter 11 With a Branded Hemp Based Iced Tea Drink Offering

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Republic of Texas Brands to Exit Chapter 11 With a Branded Hemp Based Iced Tea Drink Offering RTXBQ Merger of CHILL Texas Is a Top Priority
Republic of Texas Brands, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RTXBQ) Chapter 11 exit strategy is right on target with a new beverage industry executive Tom Shuman at the helm as the new CEO. The planned merger with CHILL Texas is a top priority as we exit voluntary Chapter 11 and details of the merger will be released after the Court formally approves the Bankruptcy plan as early as next week. The synergy created with the marketing of popular hemp based products CHILLO-energy drink and C-Swiss Iced Tea has opened a sizeable Texan customer base and will open the gateway for an easy entry of our own locally produced hemp-based Iced Tea drink. Tom Shuman's 30 years of beverage industry experience and countless marketing contacts with retailers such as Albertsons, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and 7-Eleven will allow the product launch to be in many large bev…

Analyst Update; NXT-ID Inc. Wocket Launches into Waiting Market

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Analyst Update; NXT-ID Inc. Wocket Launches into Waiting Market SoundView Technology Group releases the recent research update on NXT-ID Inc. and its smart wallet, Wocket™. Recent developments following the June 11th update include the Company has filed for a NASDAQ application and appointed a new independent Board member to satisfy that requirement for listing.

Wocket Launches into Waiting Market
Kris Tuttle & Stephen Waite – June 11, 2014

Summary: The Wocket™ was officially launched on May 28th at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. All the feedback we received from attending suggests that consumers who get a chance to see and understand it, immediately want one. It's a viable way to deliver something consumers can use as a digital wallet that is secure, private, and able to handle all their payment, identification, and loyalty needs. The Wocket is really a wallet replacement, and the functional demonstration worked very well. We'll be monitoring the progress and consume…

Verde Media Group Inc. Announces Significant Growth of Advisory Board for Beautyject Inc. as Exclusive Technology Approaches North American Release and Distribution

Verde Media Group Inc. Announces Significant Growth of Advisory Board for Beautyject Inc. as Exclusive Technology Approaches North American Release and Distribution
Verde Media Group Inc. (VMGI) has announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, Beautyject Inc. continues to further advance its pool of elite industry professionals on its advisory panel as it prepares its North American product launch. Currently, the company is in advanced discussions with a world-renowned ex-senior executive of one of the largest cosmetics companies in the world to join the Beautyject team.

As a start-up cosmetic company, Beautyject Inc. has already distinguished itself in the industry by assembling a notably strategic team of management and marketing professionals. The company's CEO, Mr. Sylwin Grinman, holds an Engineering degree from the Universite Paris-Dauphine and Ecole centrale de Paris in France and has been active in the sales, marketing and managerial industries for more than …

GenSpera Releases 2014 BIO International Presentation and HCC Clinical Trial Update for G-202

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GenSpera Releases 2014 BIO International Presentation and HCC Clinical Trial Update for G-202 G-202 Data in HCC Patients (Phase I and Phase II) Highly Suggestive of Positive Clinical Activity
SAN ANTONIO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 

GenSpera, Inc. (GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the 2014 BIO International corporate presentation. Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD, presented the company overview and clinical trial updates for G-202 at the 2014 BIO International Convention, today, Tuesday, June 24th, at 11:15 PDT, in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Dionne presented interim results from the Phase Ib and ongoing Phase II study in hepatocellular (HCC) patients who had previously progressed on, or who were intolerant of, sorafenib. Historically, this patient population has a median time to progression of only two months when they enter subsequent clinical trials. Impressively, 80% of patients treated with G-202 had stable disease (no…

RTXBQ Names Former Professional Athlete Tom Shuman as New CEO

Republic of Texas Brands Names Former Professional Athlete Tom Shuman As New CEO
RTXBQ Prepares to Leave Chapter 11 With a High Powered Offense
DALLAS, TX–(Marketwired – Jun 24, 2014) -
Republic of Texas Brands, Inc. (Ticker: RTXBQ) is proud to announce former professional athlete and Beverage Industry Executive Tom Shuman as the new CEO of Republic of Texas Brands. Tom has over 30 years of beverage industry experience including such soft drinks greats as Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper and 7UP. In addition to countless distributor and marketing contacts, Tom Shuman has also launched from concept to store shelves the 100 calorie SMARTERITA Margarita drink that is currently stocked on various retailers’ shelves in Texas & Illinois. SMARTERITA can be found in SPECS, Goody Goody and PK Liquors locations, and has been authorized for distribution in 7-Eleven stores in seven states.

“Republic of Texas Brands has prepared an investor friendly Chapter 11 exit strategy that is awaiting rat…

President and CEO of UMeWorld (UMEWF) Discusses Their Online Video Platform in China and Recent SI Partnership with China Mobile (CHL)

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President and CEO of UMeWorld (UMEWF) Discusses Their Online Video Platform in China and Recent SI Partnership with China Mobile (CHL)
Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including tech issues an exclusive Q&A with Mr. Michael Lee, President and CEO of UMeWorld (UMEWF)(UMEWF). Mr. Lee discusses the company's emerging online user generated video platform in China and the recent announcement of its partnership with China Mobile Limited (CHL), (HKEx Stock Code: 00941).

Q: Investorideas.com
For readers that don't know your company, can you give a brief overview of the divisions and your current focus?

A: President and CEO Michael Lee

UMeWorld is an online video and education internet company in China. Currently, UMeWorld operates UMeLook.com, an online video platform focused on bringing foreign video content to China and UMFun.com, an online K-12 adaptive learning education platform which provides learning & educational assessment se…

NXT-ID Announces Appointment of Daniel Sharkey to its Board of Directors

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NXT-ID Announces Appointment of Daniel Sharkey to its Board of DirectorsATMI executive becomes NXT-ID's 3rd independent director as Company files for NASDAQ application NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, today announced the appointment of Daniel Sharkey as an independent director of the firm, effective immediately. Mr. Sharkey's appointment expands the Board to 4 directors, 3 of whom are independent directors. As a financial expert, Mr. Sharkey will chair the Company's Audit committee and become a member of the Compensation and Nominating committees.

"Dan's 36 years of broad experience with finance and business development for technology companies will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors," said Gino Pereira, Chief Executive Officer of Nxt-ID. "We appreciate his willingness to serve as a director and look forward to benefitting from his judgment and counsel. This i…

GenSpera, Inc. (GNSZ) Releases Updated Corporate Video: "GenSpera has targeted its active ingredient thapsigargin to kill only the cells we select: cancer.

GenSpera, Inc. (GNSZ) Releases Updated Corporate Video
GenSpera has targeted its active ingredient thapsigargin to kill only the cells we select: Cancer
GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, releases the updated corporate video explaining its lead drug candidate, G-202.

The video explains, "The thapsigargin plant, a weed that grows abundantly in the Mediterranean, kills by disruption of the calcium balance in cells, all cells. Now, Genspera has targeted its active ingredient thapsigargin, to kill only the cells we select: cancer."

Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD. says, "We have taken the powerful toxin thapsigargin and found a way to keep it inactive until it finds the cells it has been programmed to seek. Then it releases its active ingredient and destroys all of the targeted cells."

In the case of GenSpera's first drug, G-202, this target is PSMA, an enzyme which is only f…

NXT-ID Inc (OTCBB:NXTD) Pushing Hard Into Smart Devices Market

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NXT-ID Inc (OTCBB:NXTD) Pushing Hard Into Smart Devices Market
NXT-ID Inc (OTCBB:NXTD) believes it can share in the opportunities presented by the emerging smart-device market. As smartphones and tablets have already created countless billionaires around the world in various business disciplines, the company hopes that smart-device market has the potential of creating the next billionaires in the tech industry.

As such, the company announced a biometric authentication smart wallet that takes away all your cards and legacy wallet and instead gives you the power to walk with a single smart-device called Wocket.

The company said its Wocket device is in the same vein as the smart-watch. Technology companies that have grown rich and popular making and selling smartphones can be seen turning focus on the emerging smart-device market that include smart-watch such as Samsung’s Galaxy Gear and the soon-coming iWatch from Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL).

The market for smart-device is …

BitCoin's Popularity Increases As More Accept Digital Currency For Payment - Company Now Accepts BitCoin for Wocket™ Orders

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BitCoin's Popularity Increases As More Accept Digital Currency For Payment - Company Now Accepts BitCoin for Wocket™ OrdersBiometrics Companies Continue mCommerce and Digital Currency Progress as Advancers Adapt to Now Accept BitCoin
Smart wallets gaining rapid momentum as the future of currency continues to become digitized and leaders in the payment industry adjust accordingly: NXTD-ID, Inc. (OBB:NXTD) , Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) , Mastercard Corporation (NYSE:MA) , eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) .

NXT-ID, Inc., (otcqb:NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, today announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin for Wocket™ purchases. In the next few days customers will be able to pay for pre orders with Bitcoin as well as Visa (NYSE:V) , Mastercard (NYSE:MA) , American Express, Discover and eBay's Paypal (NASDAQ:EBAY) . Bitcoin is being increasingly accepted at forward thinking companies such as Virgin Atlantic, E…

A New Breed of Targeted Cancer Therapeutics & Stem Cell Advancements; Effective ProDrug Therapeutics Approach for GenSpera

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A New Breed of Targeted Cancer Therapeutics & Stem Cell Advancements; Effective ProDrug Therapeutics Approach for GenSpera
Healthcare industry update: companies develop advanced technologies and approaches for cancer treatment, clinical data reveals progress: GenSpera, Inc. (OTN:GNSZ) , Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) , OXiGENE, Inc. (NASDAQ:OXGN) , Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) , GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) and StemCells Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM)
GenSpera, Inc. (otcqb:GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces that Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD, will deliver a company overview at the 2014 BIO International Convention, on Tuesday, June 24th, at 11:15 PDT, in San Diego, CA ( http://mybio.org/search/all?terms=GenSpera ). Dr. Dionne will give an update of the ongoing G-202 Phase II trials in both hepatocellular carcinoma and glioblastoma patients and discuss upcoming milestones, as well as deliver a general GenSpera overview. Th…

NXT-ID to Accept Bitcoin for Wocket Wallet Orders

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NXT-ID to Accept Bitcoin for Wocket Wallet Orders
NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, today announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin for Wocket™ purchases. In the next few days customers will be able to pay for pre-orders with Bitcoin as well as Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and Paypal.

Bitcoin is being increasingly accepted at forward thinking companies such as Virgin Atlantic, Expedia, Tesla, Zynga and Tiger Direct.


Mr. Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. said, "It is important that, as a leading company in the modernization and digitization of the physical wallet, we support digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Peer to peer transactions will be a significant component of the payment industry going forward. NXT-ID intends to participate in this segment not only as a retailer accepting digital currencies, but also as an enabler of peer to peer transactions with encrypted communication i…

GenSpera CEO, Craig Dionne, to Present Update on Lead Drug Candidate G-202 at 2014 Bio International Convention

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GenSpera CEO, Craig Dionne, to Present Update on Lead Drug Candidate G-202 at 2014 Bio International Convention GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB:GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces that Chairman and CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD, will deliver a company overview at the 2014 BIO International Convention, on Tuesday, June 24th, at 11:15 PDT, in San Diego, CA (http://mybio.org/search/all?terms=GenSpera). Dr. Dionne will give an update of the ongoing G-202 Phase II trials in both hepatocellular carcinoma and glioblastoma patients and discuss upcoming milestones, as well as deliver a general GenSpera overview.

The Company will release the BIO presentation and update to investors following the June 24th session.

About GenSpera:

GenSpera's technology platform combines a powerful, plant-derived cytotoxin (thapsigargin) with a prodrug delivery system that provides for the targeted release of drug candidates within a tumor. Unlike typical chemot…

Smart Wallet Manufacturers and Technology Advancers Lead Growing m-Commerce Market - Company Files for NASDAQ Up Listing

Smart Wallet Manufacturers and Technology Advancers Lead Growing m-Commerce Market - Company Files for NASDAQ Up ListingBiometrics & Technology Briefing for companies making strides to improve various technology platforms as digital wallets, ecommerce/m-commerce market continues to evolve and grow at a rapid pace: NXT-ID, Inc. (otcqb:NXTD), Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) , eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) , Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) , Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) , MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) NXT-ID, Inc., (otcqb:NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, today announced that it has filed an application for listing on The NASDAQ Capital Market. Such listing is dependent on the Company meeting all of the necessary listing requirements of the NASDAQ. Mr. Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID, Inc. said, "If approved, a NASDAQ listing will allow the Company access to a broader range of investors, increase sharehol…