Posts Tagged internet

Dot-bomb

Welcome to the worldwide web of gTlds, soon to explode on the Internet. The Internet has been so simple to negotiate: Just type three w’s, dot-[name], dot-com and, click, you’re on a website somewhere. Dot-com has been joined by the likes of dot-org, dot-co and dot-ca but

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What's in a domain name?

Cybersquatters, typosquatters, scammers and sundry malcontents will try to commandeer your organization’s good name. Here’s how to guard against a whole lot of headaches.

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Web set to sprout new domains

Dot-com is getting more company: A new category of generic top-level domains (gTLDs) is about to be unleashed. Granted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), TLDs are the letters to the right of the dot in a web address, such as com, ca,

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How Facebook helps lawyers achieve their goals

By the time you read this, Facebook may count 700 million active members. More people use Facebook than most countries have citizens. It inspired a Hollywood blockbuster. Facebook is a massive phenomenon. Are lawyers taking part? Should they?

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Dear Livescribe: a letter from Canada

Almost two months ago, I reviewed technology new to me that blew me away in less than half an hour. But (and maybe this is just my nature), I have a minor gripe or two. I tried to tweet this particular gripe (and a recommended solution) to

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Getting computer help from friends

You know the geek (sorry, good friend, or “help desk person”) you call when your computer goes on the fritz? The one who happily helps you for free? Make that person’s life easier. If there’s nothing wrong with your Internet connection and you can turn on your

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Google for journalists, April 26, Toronto

Last fall, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) put on a fine event in Toronto. (I won a copy of the book The End of Wall Street, which I heartily recommend if you want to better grasp just what has been happening in world

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Tablet wars

originally published by CBAPracticeLink The iPad has dominated the market, but its competitors are coming on strong. It means more choice than ever for demanding professionals who know what they need.

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Seven steps to handling group work online

Ah, group work. You need to keep dates straight, understand who does what, work on only the latest files, and you do all this with phone calls and email – big piles of email. Or not.

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Ensuring smartphone security

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Take a good look at your mobile phone. The thing you use to make calls on the go now does email, chat, web surfing, takes pictures and voice recordings, and lets you use practice management systems. Legions of software developers and users

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