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Cota Wireless Power Technology Recognized in 2015 CTIA E-Tech Awards

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Privacynq Brief Eases Consumer Privacy Concerns for IoT Products

New standard for easy-to-understand privacy and security disclosures builds consumers’ digital trust in IoT products Click to Tweet YORK, PA. - September 21, 2015 /MobilityWire/ -- Today PrivacyCheq (www.PrivacyCheq.com) announced the immediate availability of Read more

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Configurable View-Through Attribution from Kochava Reveals True Reach of Mobile Campaigns

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Ossia’s New Chief Commercialization Officer to Speed Innovative Wireless Power Technology to Market

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Privacynq Brief Eases Consumer Privacy Concerns for IoT Products

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New standard for easy-to-understand privacy and security disclosures builds
consumers’ digital trust in IoT products

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YORK, PA. – September 21, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — 

Today PrivacyCheq (www.PrivacyCheq.com) announced the immediate availability of Privacynq, a new service enabling manufacturers of Internet of Things (IoT) devices to easily and effectively disclose privacy and security practices to consumers of their products.

Until today, it has been very difficult for consumers purchasing IoT sensors to wear or place in their homes to know where the massive amounts of captured data was being stored, where it was shared, and what (if any) precautions were being taken to protect it. At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show and numerous other speeches, the Federal Trade Commission has urged the IoT industry to self regulate and ‘design for privacy’ by giving users a clear understanding of the privacy and security aspects of their products.

The Privacynq service provides an elegant solution to this IoT “privacy vacuum”, enabling manufacturers to easily deliver consumers a condensed privacy and security report called a “Privacynq Brief.” The Privacynq Brief gives concise, understandable answers to the best questions that a privacy and security expert would ask when considering the purchase and use of an IoT product, such as “How do I benefit from this data being captured?”, “What is captured?”, “Who is my data shared with?”, ”How is it secured?” and “How will you notify me if a breach occurs?”

To help consumers make informed purchasing decisions, Privacynq Briefs can be easily viewed on any smartphone while shopping in stores, on a desktop PC while browsing e-commerce sites, and even from an IoT product’s mobile ‘dashboard’ app. Unlike paper or static web notices, the Privacynq Brief is an always current “live” online document, tracking any changes in the product’s privacy and security policies whenever it is viewed.

“While the 2015 Pew privacy survey showed that 91% of consumers feel their privacy is ‘out of control’, consumer IoT manufacturers have so far missed a great opportunity to impress consumers by being forthright and open about privacy and security,” said Roy Smith, PrivacyCheq’s CEO and founder.

“We created the Privacynq Brief to give the emerging IoT industry an easy way to delight users by delivering clarity on privacy and security, as recommended by the FTC. What we are doing for the IoT market with this disclosure is analogous to the ‘Nutrition Facts’ labels on packaged food that show important dietary and ingredient information, allowing shoppers to make informed decisions. This type of standard disclosure is critical to build consumer trust in IoT products as they become more and more integrated into our daily lives.”

A sample IoT Privacynq Brief can be viewed on any mobile or desktop device at http://tinyurl.com/privacynq. The Privacynq service is available immediately with a free 30-day trial at www.privacynq.com. Discounted pricing is available for IoT incubators and startups, and the service is free to students and educational institutions.

About Privacyheq
PrivacyCheq leads the industry with innovative privacy enhancing technology (PET) solutions covering mobile, desktop and IoT devices, providing cloud-based privacy disclosure, regulatory & legal compliance services to a worldwide audience of mobile app and game publishers, website operators, and consumer products manufacturers. The company’s Privacynq service delivers consumer-friendly privacy and security notices for IoT products. The company offers a variety of other services to deliver COPPA compliance, TOS, EULA and Privacy Policies, CFPB Regulation P and Euro GDPR compliant privacy notices to mobile users on any device or operating system. For more information visit http://www.PrivacyCheq.com.

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Henry Oh Joins PrivacyCheq’s Advisory Board

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YORK, PA. March 30, 2015/MobilityWire/ — Today PrivacyCheq(www.privacycheq.com) announced the addition of Henry Oh to its advisory board. Mr. Oh’s wide ranging background includes leadership positions at a variety of game and media startups in the US and Singapore. Additionally Mr. Oh’s law background includes research and practice positions in Wall Street, Washington DC and Sacramento, CA. He currently serves as an advisor to the Application Developers Alliance, Blockai, and the Rainforest Connection.

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AgeCheq Assembles “Dream Team” of Privacy and Mobile App Experts to Power Advisory Board

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Mobile privacy management company taps industry experts specializing in privacy, law, advertising, direct marketing and publishing to build advisory board representing the entire mobile app ecosystem

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YORK, PA. July 9, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com), the company helping mobile app and game publishers easily make their apps and games COPPA compliant, today announced new additions to its corporate advisory board and board of directors.

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Kochava Takes Bold Privacy Stand in Support of Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act

On the anniversary of updated child online privacy law, Kochava leads the mobile advertising industry by building child privacy protections for mobile apps and games into its mobile measurement and attribution platform

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  • July 1st, 2014 marks the one year anniversary of the FTC’s update to the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA), expanding its coverage to mobile apps and games.
  • Kochava is taking a stand in support of child privacy by building COPPA compliance tools into its platform and making them available to its hundreds of customers free of charge.
  • AgeCheq helps Kochava clients easily comply with COPPA using what the FTC refers to as a “common mechanism” for parental verification, disclosure and approval.
  • Mobile apps and games using Kochava for measurement and attribution can now use the AgeCheq service for simple COPPA compliance directly from the Kochava dashboard.
     

SANDPOINT, Idaho, July 1, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — Kochava (www.kochava.com), the mobile attribution, analytics and optimization company, today announced its support for the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) with its commitment to provide the AgeCheq COPPA compliance services (www.AgeCheq.com) to its growing list of large global brands, agencies and games. Kochava has integrated the AgeCheq COPPA compliance service into its mobile measurement and attribution platform, making AgeCheq’s COPPA compliance tools available for free to all Kochava customers via the single Kochava Dashboard.Kochava already provides advertisers a single view into the performance metrics of all their media buys, and removes integration challenges through the single, universal Kochava buy-side SDK. With the addition of the AgeCheq tools to the Kochava platform mobile app and game, publishers who may have children under 13 in their audience can easily comply with COPPA privacy regulations by using the SDK to add a few lines of code to their game. Existing apps and games already using Kochava for measurement and attribution can be updated using the AgeCheq service, tested and re-posted to the app stores within a single day.

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Redline Communications Wins Contract to Expand Crime Fighting Network in Mexico

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Redline’s Virtual Fiber™ wireless will be the backbone of an enhanced and expanded video surveillance system

Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) Group Inc. (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of mission-critical wireless networks announced that they have received a $1.7 million contract to power a wireless video surveillance network of more than 1,000 cameras in Mexico. Under this contract, Redline’s secure wireless networking system will provide M2M connectivity between cameras located throughout multiple cities and a central automated monitoring center.

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Tyfone Appoints Former Rear Admiral Nicholas Kalathas as Consulting Advisor for Government and Healthcare Sectors

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Tyfone (www.tyfone.com), a cyber and mobile secure ID and secure transaction solutions provider, today announces the appointment of retired Rear Admiral Nicholas Kalathas as a consulting advisor. As a flag officer, Rear Admiral Kalathas served as the senior logistician for Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and commanded the CENTCOM-Joint Theater Support Contracting Command where he oversaw $20 billion of contracts for services, construction and supplies in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to earning the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and other awards, he was a member of the Navy Acquisition Professional Community and held a Level III certification in Contracting. At the time of his retirement, he was responsible for Contingency Contracting Policy within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He retired after 30 years of military service in 2013.

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Tyfone Expands Global Leadership, Appoints Former UBS Managing Director Nizar Jamal as Chief Technology Officer

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Tyfone (www.tyfone.com), a cyber and mobile secure ID and secure transaction solutions provider, today announces the appointment of Nizar Jamal as the company’s chief technology officer. Previously, Mr. Jamal was the managing director of client-facing technologies at UBS in Switzerland, where he was responsible for implementing secure mobile and social platforms across UBS. Prior to UBS, he co-founded Impelsys, a digital publishing solutions provider, where he led the implementation of their cloud-based software as a service strategy and transformed the organization from its former direct service approach. Before co-founding Impelsys, Mr. Jamal spent several years in the San Francisco Bay Area with enterprise software, network infrastructure and security industry startups.

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Tyfone Will Showcase Groundbreaking Secure ID Solution at 12th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference

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Tyfone to demonstrate Connected Smart Card solution that remedies cyber security vulnerabilities; Tyfone CFO to speak on mobile smart card best practices

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Tyfone to Showcase Unique Mobile Banking Security Technology at Money2020 for FIs to Augment Passwords and Digital IDs

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Tyfone’s CEO to highlight cyber security and biometric vulnerability fixes in Money2020 Panel

Tyfone (www.tyfone.com), a secure mobile ID and transactions solutions provider, will showcase The Connected Smart Card™ (CSC™) technology at Money2020, booth 616 (Aria Resort, Las Vegas, October 6-10), uniquely combining both hardware and software for unparalleled security in mobile banking. Tyfone’s CSC delivers the proven solutions that are recognized by leading experts in the field of security.

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Tyfone Wins Prestigious 2013 Mobile Merit Award

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The Connected Smart Card solution from Tyfone honored for excellence by panel of industry leaders

Tyfone (www.tyfone.com), a mobile secure transaction and secure ID solutions provider, announced today the company has been named the winner in the Mobile Technologies/Security category of the global 2013 Mobile Merit Awards.

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