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Matrixx Software Announces Glo Gordon CEO
News Wire Feed | 1/31/2020

Dave Labuda appointed non-executive chairman of the board and senior advisor.

Verizon Media Hires Former Gap CTO
News Wire Feed | 1/10/2020

Verizon Media hires Rathi Murthy, a senior technology exec who held leadership roles at Gap, American Express, as its new CTO.

Women Report More Welcoming Environment in Tech Workplaces, Survey Says
News Wire Feed | 10/30/2019

Smaller firms have more than twice as many women in leadership roles than larger firms.

WICT Rocky Mountain's 'Tech It Out' Sells Out, Offers Streaming Option
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2019

Conference set for November 14 in Denver.

AWIP Launches NYC Chapter to Bridge the Gender Leadership Gap in Tech
News Wire Feed | 10/10/2019

Inaugural chapter event includes a panel discussion hosted at the AWS Loft with female tech CEOs and a Google exec, moderated by a principal at New Enterprise Associates.

Undeterred, More Women Are Applying for Technical Roles Each Year
News Wire Feed | 10/1/2019

Many apply for software, engineering and developer jobs without STEM degree.

Huawei Announces Partnership With Belgium Nonprofit Close the Gap
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2019

Huawei joined in partnership with Belgium nonprofit organization Close the Gap to provide digital skills training to rural and remote communities in Kenya.

Zayo Recognized by 2020 Women on Boards for Board Diversity
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2019

Zayo is committed to achieving diversity companywide.

Think Tank & Telecom Non-Profit Partner Together to Sponsor Grants for Tech Education for Students in Underserved Communities
News Wire Feed | 7/22/2019

Cloud Girls, a Next-Gen Tech Think Tank, has joined forces with Telecom for Change, a nonprofit supported by telecom companies, to raise funds to support technology-based afterschool programming for young women in underprivileged and underserved areas.

Amber Johanson Joins Zerto as VP of Global Pre-Sales Engineering
News Wire Feed | 6/25/2019

Zerto fosters a world-class, customer solution-focused IT resilience sales organization.

Nokia Touts 5G Wins & Fair Pay
News Wire Feed | 5/21/2019

'We now have 37 5G commercial contracts – 20 with named customers including T-Mobile, AT&T, STC and Telia...' said Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri.

Marsh Reveals Winners of Inaugural All-Women Hackathon
News Wire Feed | 5/1/2019

Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, today announced the winners of its inaugural #ReWRITE all-women risk and insurance hackathon event held earlier this month in New York and Phoenix.

Women Tech Council Unveils 2019 Shatter List Showcasing Companies Closing the Gender Gap in Tech
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2019

Companies recognized for active programs that accelerate shattering the glass ceiling for women in technology.

WICT Rocky Mountain Announces 2019 Honorees
News Wire Feed | 3/28/2019

They'll be fêted May 9 in Denver.

HPE Launches Interactive Game Teaching Young Girls Critical Cybersecurity Skills
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

HPE's new cybersecurity game and curriculum to educate Girl Scouts on safely and defensively navigating the Internet and social media.

Girl Scouts Announces Pledge to Bring 2.5 Million Girls Into STEM Pipeline by 2025
News Wire Feed | 1/28/2019

Organization working to raise $70 million toward developing the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Dish Names Chief Digital Officer
News Wire Feed | 11/28/2018

Suma Nallapati has served on Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's cabinet as Secretary of Technology and State CIO.

Comcast Spotlight Hires Megan Latham to Lead Customer Experience
News Wire Feed | 11/12/2018

Former Bloomberg exec joins ad sales unit of Comcast.

Lindsay Broadband Hires New Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 11/6/2018

Formerly of ATX Networks, Ruth Lee brings 30 years of experience to the Ontario-based broadband provider.

Sigma Systems CTO, Catherine Michel, Wins World Communications Award
News Wire Feed | 11/5/2018

Sigma Systems, the global leader in catalog-driven software, today announced that its CTO, Catherine Michel, has won the 2018 Total Telecom World Communications Women in Telecoms Award.

StarHub Ranked Top in Asia Pacific for Gender Equality
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2018

StarHub has bagged the top honors in Asia Pacific for Gender Equality, and is ranked fifth globally among corporate stalwarts such as General Motors and L'Oreal in Equileap's list of the world's top 200 companies, leading the way in gender equality.

The Chasing Grace Project Docuseries About Women in Tech to Premiere Episode 2
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2018

Comcast NBCUniversal is the exclusive sponsor of Episode Two and will co-host the premiere event.

VR/AR Specialist Jaunt Ups Mitzi Reaugh to CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2018

She succeeds George Kliavkoff, who is exiting to join a yet-unnamed entertainment company.

Marni Walden Appointed to Mobilize Solutions Board
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2018

Former Verizon exec on board to help ad-tech company navigate wireless industry.

Karen Renner Named CIO of Arris
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2018

Renner, the former chief information officer for Thales, succeeds Phil Baldock.

Vernice 'FlyGirl' Armour to Keynote Cable-Tec Expo Luncheon
News Wire Feed | 8/2/2018

Armour is the US's first African American female combat pilot.

Sandy Howe Named EVP & President, Americas, Technetix
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2018

In this role, Howe is responsible for all functions for the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, including sales, customer service, product management, finance, HR and operations.

AT&T Vet Kris Rinne Joins the Synchronoss Board of Directors
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2018

Kris Rinne has been elected to Synchronoss's board of directors.

Comcast Contributes $100K to Latinas in Tech
News Wire Feed | 6/5/2018

Comcast NBCUniversal is contributing $100,000 to Latinas in Tech, a non-profit organization with the mission to connect, support and empower Latina women working in the technology industry.

Comcast Launches Voice-Activated Movie Ticketing on TV
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2018

While watching the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer, Xfinity X1 customers can find showtimes and buy tickets on Fandango by saying 'get tickets' into the voice remote.

Orange Launches Its New 'Women Start' Programme
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2018

For this year's Viva Technology, Orange is pleased to announce the launch of Orange Fab France 'Women Start.'

VMware Invests in Stanford's Women's Leadership Lab
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2018

WiC partner VMware gives $15 million to a new Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab at Stanford University to focus on research on systemic biases in the workplace in the pursuit of advancing female leadership.

Cox Named No. 13 on Diversity Inc. 2018 Top 50 Companies List
News Wire Feed | 5/8/2018

Cox moves up from No. 18; company recognized for 13th time among Top 50.

New Female-Focused OTT Announced, Gatherer Network, From Cinedigm
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2018

Cinedigm is pleased to announce the formation of a new female-focused OTT channel, Gatherer.

The Maren Group Leverages Executives' Personal Experiences to Address Sexual Harassment
News Wire Feed | 3/8/2018

The Maren Group is a private consulting group focused on issues of economic abuse including sexual harassment, discrimination, domestic violence and child support enforcement.

The 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology
News Wire Feed | 1/17/2018

Research into the 2018 Best Workplaces in Technology reveals that tech companies struggling to create an inclusive workplace should foster an environment where each employee can be their own authentic self.

Synchronoss Names Mary Clark as CMO
News Wire Feed | 1/9/2018

Mary Clark has joined Synchronoss as its new chief marketing officer.

C&W Communications Names Inge Smidts as CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/21/2017

Inge Smidts, currently Chief Marketing Officer for Liberty Global, will become CEO of C&W Communications in February 2018.

WOW Appoints Teresa Elder New CEO
News Wire Feed | 12/18/2017

Elder joins WOW to replace CEO Steven Cochran, who will retire from the company next year.

Chasing Grace Documentary Expands to Include Photo Exhibit of Women in Tech
News Wire Feed | 12/6/2017

Wicked Flicks Productions today is announcing an early, exclusive showing of The Chasing Grace Project photo exhibit titled 'Persistence.'

AT&T to Launch Edge Computing Test Zone in Silicon Valley in Early 2018
News Wire Feed | 11/7/2017

AT&T Foundry will work with third-party developers and companies to test low-latency cloud computation for autonomous cars, AR/VR, drones and more.

Sheena Allen Profiled in New Documentary She Started It
News Wire Feed | 10/17/2017

Groundbreaking fin-tech entrepreneur Sheena Allen profiled in new doc She Started It.

Mayor De Blasio, Cornell Tech & Cuny Launch Winternship for WiT
News Wire Feed | 10/12/2017

Over 200 freshmen and sophomore women at CUNY will participate in 2-week program across dozens of companies; Campaign will open doors for more young women in tech sector.

128 Technology Names Susan Graham Johnston as President
News Wire Feed | 10/4/2017

New hire brings deep leadership experience to support global demand for secure vector routing.

CenturyLink Intros Business WiFi for SMBs
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2017

Integrated solution to help small to medium-size businesses increase revenue and improve customer service

Level 3 Offers Encrypted Wave Service
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2017

New option encrypts data at the layer 1 optical level to avoid data loss if optical lines are tapped or traffic is misdirected.

Mellanox Names VP of Silicon Engineering
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2017

Former Intel manager Shlomit Weiss joins Mellanox as senior vice president of silicon engineering.

Women in Comms to Host Networking Events in Denver & London
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2017

Women in Comms invites the industry to attend two upcoming networking events: a breakfast in Denver on Sept. 28 and a luncheon in London on Nov. 1.

Cisco Inks Video Delivery Deal With Viacom
News Wire Feed | 9/15/2017

Cisco to build "video network foundation" for Viacom's multiscreen video services

Charter, Comcast, Cox Execs Speak at Cable-Tec Expo
News Wire Feed | 9/14/2017

Picciolo, Marchetti, Martin to join Liberty Global's Fries and Charter's Rutledge for kick-off session.

Mobike, AT&T, Qualcomm Team Up
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2017

World's largest 'smart bike' sharing service plans to use IoT solutions from AT&T and Qualcomm.

Comcast Launches SDN-Enabled Gig Platform for Enterprises
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2017

SD-WAN is the first product on Comcast's new ActiveCore platform.

Former Verizon Exec Lynch Joins Cohere Board
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2017

Richard Lynch, also on the boards of BlackBerry and Sonus, joins the board of wireless startup Cohere.

Charter Donates $350K in Cash to Harvey Relief
News Wire Feed | 9/1/2017

Charter donations also include $1M worth of free PSA time.

Verizon DMS Inks Deal With Stadium Digital
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2017

Verizon's streaming services will power Canadian company Stadium Digital's sports video platform.

Ciena Reports Fiscal Q3 Financials
News Wire Feed | 8/31/2017

For its fiscal third quarter to July 31, Ciena reported revenues of $728.7 million, up from $670.6 million a year earlier.

CableLabs Accelerator Welcomes AI Company DeviceBits
News Wire Feed | 8/30/2017

DeviceBits is one of four late-stage startups selected to participate in the Cablelabs-backed UpRamps Fiterator program.

Comcast X1 Voice Remote Wins Emmy
News Wire Feed | 8/29/2017

Comcast nabs third X1-related Emmy.

Light Reading's Free LTE Advanced Pro Breakfast Heading to MWC Americas
News Wire Feed | 8/28/2017

Sprint, Boingo and AT&T to headline special breakfast workshop at inaugural MWCA.

Verizon Virtual Network Services Expands Security With Check Point
News Wire Feed | 8/24/2017

Verizon expands the Software-Defined Technology Ecosystem with security offering for network reliant applications.

New IP Agency Publishes "STRICT" Manifesto to Accelerate Development of Next-Gen Communications
News Wire Feed | 8/23/2017

The New IP Agency (NIA) has rolled out a six-point manifesto that details the organization's strategy for advancing the development and uptake of network virtualization and automation technologies around the globe.

Comcast Business Brings D3.1 to New Markets
News Wire Feed | 8/22/2017

Following a similar roadmap to its residential D3.1 launches, Comcast is introducing new business services based on DOCSIS 3.1 in several east coast cities.

BT, Dell EMC Team on Disaggregated Switching R&D
News Wire Feed | 8/16/2017

BT is working with Dell EMC to determine the potential of disaggregated switching technology as it looks for ways to support its SDN and NFV plans.

Comcast Delivers Internet to 1 Million Low-Income Homes
News Wire Feed | 8/15/2017

Comcast's Internet Essentials program has hit a milestone in connecting 4 million low-income Americans in 1 million homes.

Verizon Extends Virtual Networking Link to AWS
News Wire Feed | 8/14/2017

Verizon is touting its Virtual Network Services as a way to create more security for and control over mobile-to-cloud transactions with Amazon Web Services.

CenturyLink Packages VoIP for Small Biz
News Wire Feed | 8/1/2017

Pre-configured services are easier to consume, including premium features at a flat rate.

CenturyLink Unveils Managed Hybrid SD-WAN
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2017

Managed service combines private MPLS connections with public Internet to optimize application traffic flow.

Charter Invests in Dolan Company 605
News Wire Feed | 7/25/2017

Ad targeting company 605, which is backed by Dolan Family Ventures, has garnered investment from Charter along with a promise of set-top data from the nation's second largest cable company.

AT&T Promises Edge Computing Push
News Wire Feed | 7/18/2017

The company is embracing edge computing to move the data crunching from the device to the cloud, using 5G to keep latency low.

Vodafone Launches Global Girls' Coding Program
News Wire Feed | 7/14/2017

Vodafone will provide teenage girls across 26 countries, including 14- to 18-year-old girls in India, with coding training.

Verizon, Boingo Offer Returnships in LA
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2017

In partnership with Path Forward, Verizon and Boingo will offer 16-week paid return to work internships this fall for those wanting to come back to work after a break for caregiving.

AT&T Tests Next-Gen Platform for DirecTV Now
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2017

Beta testing of new platform, including cloud DVR feature, available for invited DirecTV Now customers beginning this summer.

Informa Launches New Community Dedicated to Connected Car & Autonomous Vehicle Industry
News Wire Feed | 7/13/2017

The Connected Car unites OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, semiconductor/RFs, insurance carriers, CSPs and commercial-trucking professionals to define the new taxonomy of today's global automotive industry.

AT&T Adds Oracle Cloud to NetBond
News Wire Feed | 7/11/2017

Addison of Oracle Network Cloud Service – FastConnect to the AT&T NetBond for Cloud ecosystem offers secure, dedicated connectivity.

BT, KPMG Highlight Cybersecurity Traps
News Wire Feed | 7/10/2017

Investing in IT security products alone does not provide protection against cybercriminals, warn BT and KPMG in a new report.

AT&TJoins VC Effort to Spur ONAP-Based Tech
News Wire Feed | 7/6/2017

Network operator pledges up to $200M Coral VC fund aimed at solving tough tech issues, backing technologies that run on ONAP.

Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit Tackles Business Reality Behind Historic Change
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2017

Fourth annual, must-attend summit set for Prague, December 5-7; critical discussions among communications industry movers and shakers to focus on 5G, IoT, NFV, Video, Smart Cities and Security.

AT&T Sets XGS-PON Trial for 2017
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2017

Move to test symmetrical 10-Gig XGS-PON is part of carrier's Open Access Strategy.

AT&T Launches 5G Trial With DirecTV Now in Austin
News Wire Feed | 6/28/2017

Launches second trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.

Windstream Joins ONAP
News Wire Feed | 6/26/2017

Network operator becomes first major US carrier to join open source group founded by AT&T and others to address orchestration and more.

AT&T Hosts Teen Cybersecurity Training Camps
News Wire Feed | 6/22/2017

AT&T is teaming up with the Air Force Association to host "CyberCamps" to teach teens basic cybersecurity skills and promote STEM fields.

Verizon Makes Hosted Services Pay-As-You-Go
News Wire Feed | 6/15/2017

New SDN-based service models gives enterprises greater flexibility.

Infinera Unveils XTM II for Cloud Scale Metro Packet-Optical Applications
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2017

Infinera unveiled today the XTM II, a next-generation packet-optical platform delivering rich Layer 0, Layer 1 and Layer 2 services with high density, low latency and low power consumption.

Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN Event Tracks Heartbeat of Virtualization Movement
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2017

Two days of real-world answers to virtualization challenges from industry leaders returns to Denver on Sept. 27-28.

Verizon Completes $4.5B Deal for Yahoo
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2017

Yahoo joins AOL at Verizon to form a new subsidiary, Oath.

CenturyLink Teams With Cisco on Enterprise Unified Monitoring
News Wire Feed | 6/13/2017

CenturyLink Managed Enterprise with Cisco Meraki gives enterprises a single dashboard for monitoring WiFi, security, SD-WAN and more.

Orange Joins Cloud Foundry Foundation
News Wire Feed | 6/8/2017

Signs up to industry-standard platform for cloud applications as a Silver Member.

Vodafone Americas Foundation Reveals WIP Winners
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2017

Vodafone's non-profit arm awards $600,000 in prizes to PathVis, WIPER and DreamSave for mobile innovations designed to impact the global community.

BT Launches Managed Endpoint Access Security Service
News Wire Feed | 6/7/2017

New service adopts technology from ForeScout Technologies.

AT&T Buys Brocade's Vyatta Software
News Wire Feed | 6/2/2017

Acquisition made for undisclosed amount covers Vyatta operating system and associated software, including employees involved in its development.

Level 3's Storey to Become CenturyLink CEO in 2019
News Wire Feed | 6/1/2017

CenturyLink today announced that upon closing of the CenturyLink – Level 3 acquisition, Jeff Storey, currently president and CEO of Level 3 Communications, will join CenturyLink as its president and chief operating officer.

AT&T Teams with Caltech on Quantum Networks
News Wire Feed | 5/31/2017

AT&T Foundry and California Institute of Technology are forming an alliance to speed quantum technology development.

Cisco Debuts Remote PHY Solution
News Wire Feed | 5/30/2017

New "Infinite Broadband" solution includes Remote PHY device and automation software

Vodafone Malta to Merge With Cable Operator
News Wire Feed | 5/24/2017

Melita and Vodafone Malta merger to create new fully integrated communications provider in Malta.

Cisco Intros IoT Threat Defense
News Wire Feed | 5/23/2017

Segments devices on the network to provide protection for organizations at IoT scale.

Windstream Launches SDN-Orchestrated Waves
News Wire Feed | 5/22/2017

New wholesale service orchestrates wavelengths for dynamic data center and cloud connections.

Sprint Launches C3PO Open Source Project for the Packet Core
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2017

Open source NFV/SDN-based mobile core reference solution designed to improve performance of the network core by providing a streamlined data plane for the packet core.

Comcast Begins SD-WAN Beta
News Wire Feed | 5/16/2017

Comcast is jumping on the SD-WAN bandwagon through a partnership with Versa Networks.

Windstream Opens 5 New US Fiber Routes
News Wire Feed | 5/15/2017

New routes leverage assets Windstream acquired in buying Earthlink and were announced at this week's ITW show.

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