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Comment on BigTech News: 50 states & territories launch antitrust probe into Google PLUS LinkedIn loses right to block data scraping by Ben

Just to clarify – the headline is not correct – not all 50 states are participating – only 48 are. As of at least earlier today, California and Alabama have not joined in. Also, the plural of “attorney general” is “attorneys general” – but that’s just me being pedantic.

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Comment on BigTech News: 50 states & territories launch antitrust probe into Google PLUS LinkedIn loses right to block data scraping by Ben

Just to clarify – the headline is not correct – not all 50 states are participating – only 48 are. As of at least earlier today, California and Alabama have not joined in. Also, the plural of “attorney general” is “attorneys general” – but that’s just me being pedantic.

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BigTech News: 50 states & territories launch antitrust probe into Google PLUS LinkedIn loses right to block data scraping

It’s been a bad week in BigTech Land as Google faces a major US antitrust probe from 50 states and LinkedIn loses an appeal to block startup hiQ Labs scraping and analysing data from its profiles.

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BigTech News: 50 states & territories launch antitrust probe into Google PLUS LinkedIn loses right to block data scraping

It’s been a bad week in BigTech Land as Google faces a major US antitrust probe from 50 states and LinkedIn loses an appeal to block startup hiQ Labs scraping and analysing data from its profiles.

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Document Excellence Day, 2 October

The next Document Excellence Day will be held on Wednesday 2 October 2019 at BT Centre, London and will be followed by an informal drinks and canapés reception. As well as presenting an exciting and interesting agenda, we are using the event as an opportunity to make an announcement about the future of the group. […]

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Legal tech win: Clark Willis selects BigHand to help mobilise workforce

Clark Willis, a fast-growing law firm in the North East, has chosen BigHand’s subscription-based digital dictation solution, BigHand Professional, to bolster its flexible working practices.

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Webinar | DocsCorp and iManage: minimising the impact of a data breach

Register for this webinar to see a brand new integration with iManage and DocsCorp security solutions that can better protect your business from threats like email data breaches and accidental data loss. This webinar will show you how to: • Secure and manage your data, so it doesn’t become part of a breach • Implement […]

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Webinar | DocsCorp and iManage: minimising the impact of a data breach

Register for this webinar to see a brand new integration with iManage and DocsCorp security solutions that can better protect your business from threats like email data breaches and accidental data loss. This webinar will show you how to: • Secure and manage your data, so it doesn’t become part of a breach • Implement […]

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Legal IT Newswire: iManage EMEA Selects Macmillan Cancer Support as its Charity of the Year

iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that iManage EMEA has chosen Macmillan Cancer Support as its Charity of the Year. The organisation is a leader in providing physical, financial and emotional support to individuals affected by cancer. “iManage is proud to announce Macmillan Cancer Support as our Charity of the […]

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Start-up firm Integral Law selects Proclaim Practice Management solution from Eclipse

Start-up law firm Integral Law is implementing the Proclaim Practice Management solution from Eclipse, the Law Society Endorsed legal software provider. Established in 2019 as an Alternative Business Structure (ABS), London-based practice Integral Law specialises in Conveyancing services, and has chosen to utilise Proclaim to offer a high-quality, efficient service to clients throughout the UK. […]

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Eversheds Sutherland's ALSP hires GD Financial Markets co-founder Brett Aubin as MD

Following Eversheds Sutherland’s launch in May of alternative legal services business Konexo, the new division has appointed as managing director Brett Aubin, who is a founder of Gordon Dadds Financial Markets LLP.

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Eversheds Sutherland’s ALSP hires GD Financial Markets co-founder Brett Aubin as MD

Following Eversheds Sutherland’s launch in May of alternative legal services business Konexo, the new division has appointed as managing director Brett Aubin, who is a founder of Gordon Dadds Financial Markets LLP.

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Comment on Why Wavelength sold to Simmons by Anon Commentator

This is a really curious acquisition. On the one hand it kind of makes sense but on the other S&S aren’t generally seen in the market as a groundbreaking and innovative firm when compared to others. When we pull back from the marketing hype it is one thing to work in partnership with a company […]

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Why Wavelength sold to Simmons

Up there with the biggest stories this year is the acquisition of Wavelength by Simmons & Simmons, which sparked a good few questions, mostly as to why Wavelength would sell at a time when every law firm and their dog needs and doesn’t have legal engineers and data scientists. We spoke to CEO and co-founder Peter Lee.

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Syke hires Salesforce specialist to build CLM practice

In its first mainstream technologist hire, legal engineering company Syke has brought in Adam Dessurne – formerly head of client lifecycle management at 4C – to head and build its enterprise CLM practice.

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Farrer & Co: Lessons learned from shift to IaaS in Azure

Just over 18 months ago, Farrer & Co began a project to move its entire infrastructure into Azure – becoming one of the first UK law firms to do so. We caught up with IT director Neil Davison and head of IT systems Andy Beech, as well as Nick Martin, managing director of cloud consultancy SystemsUp, to find out how the project is panning out. Has each of the stages gone as expected? What have been the unexpected challenges? We expected there would be a few bumps in the road and, of course, there have been. But have they been overcome, and if so how?

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Farrer & Co: Lessons learned from shift to IaaS in Azure

Just over 18 months ago, Farrer & Co began a project to move its entire infrastructure into Azure – becoming one of the first UK law firms to do so. We caught up with IT director Neil Davison and head of IT systems Andy Beech, as well as Nick Martin, managing director of cloud consultancy SystemsUp, to find out how the project is panning out. Has each of the stages gone as expected? What have been the unexpected challenges? We expected there would be a few bumps in the road and, of course, there have been. But have they been overcome, and if so how?

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Permira makes “significant investment” in Axiom

In what must be assumed to be a u-turn on its plans to float, Axiom today (5 September) announced that it has taken a “significant investment” from Permira, albeit the sum is as yet undisclosed.

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Permira makes "significant investment" in Axiom

In what must be assumed to be a u-turn on its plans to float, Axiom today (5 September) announced that it has taken a “significant investment” from Permira, albeit the sum is as yet undisclosed.

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Comment on TRENDING Corrected: Reynen Court under the microscope: The beta launch and road map by A Legal Tech Innovator

A great idea for any firm wishing to explore and adopt new Legal Tech quickly and with limited risk. So far, seemingly great execution. I do wonder how much the drive to create a standard approach will slow down innovation or make it hard to deliver. I can imagine being able to go to the […]