Posts Tagged SaaS

The virtual deal room is now more advanced

Used as data rooms, lawyers can share confidential information. Physical “deal rooms” house documents pertaining to confidential activities such as mergers and acquisitions. Access to such rooms is controlled. No photocopiers are found within, and no cameras allowed inside. Brock Smith, a Vancouver-based partner in the technology

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Tablets becoming better tools thanks to useful apps

Each lawyer in Russell Alexander’s firm has an iPad. The founder of Russell Alexander Family Lawyers has been using one since Apple Inc.’s tablet debuted four years ago. Donna Neff, founder of Neff Law Office Professional Corporation, started her tablet experience on an iPad 2, a device

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Quality work deserves a quality website

Does your law firm’s website reflect your firm accurately? Does the content on the site mesh with your firm’s work and history? Do pictures of offices and people on the site match your actual offices, lawyers and staff? If you answered yes to these questions, congratulations. Your

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Passwords for polyglots

Consider these basic cybersecurity tips: Create strong passwords for your computing devices and online services, like bank and social media accounts. Regularly change your passwords (e.g. once ever 3 months) This might sound like an annoying habit to need to develop, but you can make it interesting,

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Wearable technology raising many legal concerns

Towards the end of the dystopian 2013 satire The Circle, by Dave Eggers, the protagonist wears a front-facing wearable camera and microphone device that livestreams (except for bathroom breaks) her every waking moment to millions of followers. In the real world, Toronto Police Services recently announced a

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Sync your phone

I recently watched a podcast (embedded below) about syncing a phone’s contacts with Google contacts. It reminded me of what happens to people who: rely on their phones exclusively for contact information for hundreds, if not thousands, of people don’t back up their phones to their computers

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My website has been hacked

Here’s how I found out my WordPress-based website was hacked. One day in January 2014, I had to find an article on my website. I’m a freelance journalist, among other things, and I republish most of my articles on my website once they’re no longer in the

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Coordinates in three words

I get really good concentration when I tote my laptop for coffee and a snack at hints.avid.together. The Apple Store I normally visit when I need to ask questions about my Mac or iPod is at speedy.ferrets.phased.

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Who watches your browsing?

Thanks to people like Edward Snowden, more people understand how little privacy we actually have these days. Yet few people realize how many “trackers” follow their every click as they browse the Internet. That’s where people like a team at the Emily Carr University of Art +

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Improving legal service delivery by going online

Lawyers as technology entrepreneurs Doug Simpson holds a degree in computer science. Engineer Monica Goyal worked for years in the technology industry. Both Michael Bluestein and Michael Carabash profess passion for both business and technology. These technophile lawyers believe they can improve the delivery of legal services.

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