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NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCQB: NXTD), a biometrics company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, today announced features of its next generation wallet, The Wocket™, scheduled for launch for the first quarter of 2014. The Wocket™ is designed to replace all the cards in your wallet with a single, secure smart card. The Wocket™ works anywhere that credit cards are accepted and can only be used with your biometric or touch screen authentication.
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The world of wallets is about to change with new and exciting technologies making payments easier than ever. However, most credit card holders are understandably reluctant to use their smartphone for transactions -- this is due to a variety of reasons including:
- Limited battery life
- Dependency on wireless network coverage
- Well publicized security threats
Rather than depending on a smartphone for transactions, NXT-ID has developed a truly next-generation electronic wallet.
Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been issued a patent by the USPO (via AppleInsider) that describes a system for using facial recognition and detection on a mobile or desktop computing device. This could work a lot like the Android face unlock option, which has been criticized before for its fallibility, but is also designed to prompt activity and use facial expressions as input for controlling the device. Read the full story at http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/03/apple-patents-face-recognition/
Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) recently announced that the company has named Rajan Rajgopal, vice president of Quality. Rajgopal will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Micron's quality systems including manufacturing, customer program management and product ramps. He brings more than 25 years of experience to Micron and most recently served as the vice president of Global Quality and Customer Enablement for GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Singapore. "Micron continues to evolve as a memory business driven by systems-level solutions, and quality plays a heightened role in serving our valued customers," said Micron President Mark Adams. "We are excited to have Rajan join our team and leverage his experience in serving our customers in an increasingly diversified set of application segments."
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) and its subsidiaries provide security, backup, and availability solutions worldwide. Its products and services protect people and information in any digital environment from mobile devices, enterprise data centers, and cloud-based systems. The company operates through User Productivity & Protection, Information Security, and Information Management segments. The User Productivity & Protection segment comprises endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile offerings. The Information Security segment includes next generation security capabilities, such as mail and Web security, authentication services, data center security, managed security services, hosted security services, and data loss prevention. The Information Management segment comprises offerings related to backup and recovery, information intelligence, which includes archiving and e-discovery, and information availability. The company markets and sells its products and related services through its direct sales force and eCommerce platform, as well as through distributors, direct marketers, Internet-based resellers, system builders, Internet service providers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, specialized partners, value-added resellers, large account resellers, managed service providers, system integrators, and in retail locations.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) news: Looking back on 2013, billions of searches on Bing from around the world reveal it was a year of American songs, superhero movies, Facebook love, high-end designer brands, controversial sports stars, European getaways and fierce women. Bing search trends, found at http://www.BingTrends.com, indicate what has most captivated people around the world in 2013, and this year the trend report includes search data from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S.
Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA) a leading developer of human interface solutions, recently announced that Google has selected the ClearPad® 3350 capacitive touchscreen solution to power its latest flagship smartphone device, the Nexus 5. As a single-chip touch controller solution, which integrates touch directly in the display, ClearPad 3350 enables leading OEMs to develop thinner, lighter, brighter and more responsive smartphone touchscreens. With ClearPad 3350, Nexus 5 users can experience the industry's first full high-definition (HD) In-Cell touchscreen, along with best-in-class touch sensitivity. Clearpad 3350 also incorporates software filters for excellent noise avoidance, while providing 10-finger multi-touch and up to 120 Hz touch refresh rates.
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