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 TeliaSonera AB (Nasdaq: TLSN) 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.
Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers ...
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Technology industry veteran Martin Lund joins Metaswitch Networks this week as the company's new CEO. In this interview, Lund discusses his new role and the industry's progress with Light Reading CEO Steve Saunders. Lund believes that the industry disruption caused by SDN and NFV is creating opportunities for companies like Metaswitch – network software providers with the agility to embrace new technologies quickly and the ability to deliver on substantial projects for global network operators.