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The race to set the standard for mobile couponing and payment



Recently, Groupon has announced several aggressive new moves into the mobile payment space. Similarly, PayPal has struck an agreement with Ingenico, Verifone and Equinox to integrate its service into the vendors’ POS terminals for US retailers.…


Added by Katia Hilal on June 8, 2012 at 3:58am — No Comments

Near field communication, or NFC... What is it?

Near field communication, or NFC, allows for simplified transactions, data exchange, and connections with a touch. It is anticipated to become a widely used system for making payments by smartphone in the United States. Many smartphones currently on the market already contain embedded NFC chips that can send encrypted data a short distance ("near field") to a reader located, for instance, next to a retail cash register. Shoppers who have their credit card information stored in their NFC…


Added by Taysha Valez on August 20, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Participate in TEDWomen Conference

In conjunction with the first TEDWomen conference being held in Washington, DC- we are supporting TEDxBayArea TED Women, a day-long conference with about 15…


Added by Deb Siegle on December 3, 2010 at 7:18am — No Comments

FCBA Seminar West: Emerging Wireless Issues - October 5 - 9 am - 5 pm PST

FCBA Seminar West: Emerging Wireless Issues

Tuesday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.…


Added by Deb Siegle on September 24, 2010 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Take Annual Consultant Compensation Survey

The WIC 9th Annual Compensation Survey Ends August 5, 2010

Gain Insight into the Latest Consulting Trends and the Best Practices of Successful Consultants…


Added by Deb Siegle on August 2, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments

Sales Engineer Opening in Orange County, CA

Hello! Tw Telecom is hiring for a Telecom Sales Engineer in our Irving/OC office in California. If interested. please apply through the following link: http://bit.ly/9K6yKu.

Summary: A Sales Engineer at tw telecom provides technical sales support for broad array of products, including some high end products within tw telecom general business, national…


Added by Erin Reilly on July 13, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Companies Using Home Agents

We received a number of inquiries about companies using home agents both before and during our March 24 Virtual Contact Center panel discussion. (See the Resources page for the slides).

Here are some of the companies mentioned that use home agents:

- 1-800 Flowers

- Alpine Access

- Apple

- Arise

- Jet Blue

- Kaiser Permanente

- Kelly At Home

- LiveOps

- Marriott

- Take Care Health

- West at…


Added by Deb Siegle on April 1, 2010 at 10:50am — No Comments

Seeking help: Telecom Analyst and Customer Support

We are seeking someone to support our office in the position described below. If you know anyone who may be interested in this position, I would appreciate if you would pass this along. You may also find the job posted on the jobs page: http://www.womenintelecom.org/page/2932551:Page:1949

Best regards,



Position: Telecom Analyst…


Added by Matt Schlegel on March 24, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Are you sick of remembering passwords.

Last year my handbag was stolen and it was the day before I was flying overseas. Reporting it to the police and insurance companies, I had to recall about 20 passwords for various things, banking, phone id, drivers licence, got only knows what else.

As a software and hardware developer of ID products I am aware that you should not leave sensistive information on your computers cos hackers can find ways to find your…


Added by Shelley Elder on March 23, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Thanks to 2009 Board members and incoming 2010 WiT Board

Our 2010 WiT Board was approved. THANK YOU to Sarah Leeper, Pat McDermott and Heather Hudson who were integral players on the WiT board who are not continuing on the WiT Board in 2010.

  • Sarah Leeper, Partner at Manatt, Phelps, Phillips served as Secretary.,
  • Pat McDermott, Ericsson Switch tech at Sprint spearheaded Operational Logistics and Volunteers.
  • Heather Hudson, Professor at USF represented members at large.
  • Their…

Added by Deb Siegle on February 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

IEEE Computer Society - Silicon Valley Chapter Event February 9th

IEEE Computer Society - Silicon Valley Chapter is re-launching.

The IEEE CS Chapter is the first technical meeting, Feb. 9.

This new chapter offers monthly technical meetings on relevant computing topic areas, typically the second Tuesday of each month.

WiT members are also invited and welcome!

For additional information please access the website at: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/computer/

February… Continue

Added by Deb Siegle on January 29, 2010 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Give your feedback to the FCC for their development of a National Broadband Plan

Anita Taff-Rice and I recently attended a session co-hosted by the Churchill Club and TechNet where Blair Levin, FCC Executive Director, Broadband Initiative, and Carlos Kirjner, FCC Senior Advisor to the Chairman discussed their desire for input on the National Broadband plan.

Time is short. Get your feedback into them BEFORE they issue their plan, which is scheduled in less than 30 days. They said they plan to meet their deadline.

As a context for the feedback, they gave… Continue

Added by Deb Siegle on December 21, 2009 at 10:28am — No Comments

Seeking telephone interview with software developers of mobile applications

I am involved in a research project around what makes it attractive to software developers to work at specific companies and on specific types of projects.

If you can lead me to some developers in the US or India who meet the following specs, I’d appreciate it.

- 1 – 6 years experience software development

- Degree in software engineering, computer science or math

- Who develop large scale Web-based or mobile applications (Not self-contained enterprise… Continue

Added by Deb Siegle on October 13, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sales/Biz Dev Rep Job Position Opportunity

CPE Link, a fast growing online continuing education provider for accounting and finance professionals, is looking for a sales & business development rep. This is a contract part-time position (20-30 hrs) with the potential to grow into a full-time position.


1. Make outbound calls to Accounting and Financial Services firms to promote & sell CPE Link products.

2. Develop business partnerships with accounting and finance associations,… Continue

Added by Deb Siegle on September 10, 2009 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Your input on Security Panel discussion topics

We're putting together a security expert panel together and welcome your input. Some of the topics we're brainstorming are: e-discovery, governance, compliance, technology & walking that fine line of security and ‘getting things done’, network & telecom security.

Which of these interest you most? or least?
What's missing that you'd like to see addressed?

Added by Deb Siegle on July 21, 2009 at 8:43am — No Comments

One Tech Writer Breaks Out

A tech writer turned herself into a novelist--PUBLISHED. Heard Rebecca Cantrell read from her mystery, A Trace of Smoke at the Book Passage bookstore in San Rafael last night. Good for her. The NY Times Book Review reviews it in June!

Added by Dorothy Webster on May 27, 2009 at 5:06pm — No Comments

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