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A Computer Trained to “Think” like an Associate

Could a computer put the jobs of future associates in Jeopardy? The answer to that, in Jeopardy style, comes in the form of a question, "Who is Watson?" It may ultimately mean legal research performed in seconds rather than hours. This week, it meant a huge game show victory by a computer...

So You Have an iPad....

If you are a current iPad or iPad2 owner you have probably tinkered around with it a lot. In fact, you have probably already mastered Angry Birds, totally customized your Pandora station, and your iBook shelf runneth over. Are you now considering using it for work and productivity purposes? What are...

Color App Gives New Meaning to Going Public

Location Based apps such as Gowalla or Foursquare provides users with a social experience that not only shows where they are at the moment and what they are doing, but also who they are with or near. But at least one new app is taking things a few steps further by locating users and sharing information...

SaaS: A Cloud-y Option for Attorneys

There's a lot of talk about "the cloud" right now, especially in the wake of last week's announcement of the iCloud. The cloud, better known as Software as a Service (SaaS) is, in a nutshell, software and storage capabilities accessed via the internet, with data stored at sites owned...

The Litigation Data Avalanche: Time To Move To The Cloud?

By Matthew Gillis and Steven Berrent For those of us who are trying to look down the road and see where the litigation technology industry is headed, it might be instructive to take a look back in time to an unlikely example: the law firm mailroom. Virtually every law firm started out with a small...