Swisscom AG (NYSE: SCM) has got itself into a pickle on the thorny issue of data security, or lack of it. Back in December it was granted an injunction that stopped a Swiss newspaper group, NZZ, from publishing details of confidential customer data (more than a terabyte's worth) that had landed in its lap after being stolen from Swisscom offices. Now, that injunction has been lifted, so Swisscom potentially faces some of that data, or stories relating to that data, being splashed across the pages of the Swiss press. Check out Swisscom's take on the saga here.
Sweden's Telia Company has appointed a new chief commercial officer. Hélène Barnekow, who was most recently head of Worldwide Field & Partner Marketing at EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) in Boston, slides her feet under her new desk on April 1.
Orange (NYSE: FTE) has teamed up with Visa to announce the launch of Orange Cash, an NFC-based mobile payments app, in the French cities of Caen and Strasbourg. The app is based on a prepaid account that customers can top up via any debit or credit bank card.
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Liberty Global results Not the best week for John Malone, eh Paul? His Liberty Global posts disappointing earnings results while his Charter Communications gets outflanked for TWC by Comcast. Almost makes you want to feel sorry for the guy, right? Well, not really.
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.
During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.
She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.