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Tag Archives: High Tech

Sports becoming high-tech business

Mardana Lamy works the CLEAR Lane to help attendees with an expedited security clearance before going into a Miami Heat basketball game at the American Airlines Arena in Miami on Nov. 28, 2016. (Bloomberg photo by Scott McIntyre)

Lazaro Torres, a die-hard Miami Heat fan, was scurrying to reach his seat before tip-off one night last month when he hit an all-too-common roadblock: Two dozen fans stirring impatiently in the security-check line. Not a problem. He slid into ...

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Obama announces new high-tech manufacturing effort

PITTSBURGH — Imagining advances from lighter cars to smarter robots, President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million project to spur high-technology manufacturing, a sector of U.S. industry that presidential advisers say has lost ground to such competitors as Germany and Japan.

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Axcess bridging the digital divide

Without broadband access to the Internet, George Ayers would find his job much more difficult. “We’re dependent on world markets for everything we do,” said Ayers, a Farmington-based family farmer. “In my case, I watch corn, soybean and wheat prices ...

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Rochester records pilot finds success

More than 100,000 patients have given consent for their medical records to be filed electronically in the Greater Rochester region. The Rochester Regional Health Information Organization, developed in 2006, started the electronic medical exchange among area hospitals as a small ...

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Legal rebels recognized by ABA

Rochester’s own “legal technology evangelist,” Nicole Black, was featured Tuesday as a “Legal Rebel” at ABAJournal.com, the Web site of the American Bar Association’s flagship magazine. Black, who writes a weekly column for The Daily Record, and boasts a large ...

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MCBA 2.0

The Monroe County Bar Association recently launched a second version of its “eDocket” as a means to communicate with members and non-members alike. To keep in touch with readers, and keep them informed of association happenings, the MCBA’s newsletter “The ...

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Lawyer ads on parade

LegalTube.com, conceived and owned by two law partners, claims to be “the matchmaker site that helps you select the right attorney.” The new online advertising venue catering specifically to lawyers was launched earlier this month. Like the popular Web site ...

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U of R: Grant boosts energy research

Imagine a source of commercial energy powerful enough to sustain entire cities without producing the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming. Is there a source of energy fueled by materials plentiful enough to obviate the need for fuel cartels ...

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Local marketer unveils new site

Tipping Point Media recently launched an upgraded, interactive Web site, at tipping pointmedia.com, a change company founder and CEO Michelle Ashby said was greatly needed. Having used the same layout for the past three years, Ashby said the new site ...

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Rochester awarded DHS security funding

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded New York State more than $283 million in federal homeland security funding, including more than $2.3 million for the Rochester region, a 57.4 percent increase from last year. Other cities that ...

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Ethics evolving with technology

A recent ethics opinion from the Philadelphia Bar Association Professional Guidance Committee holds that a lawyer can’t use a third party to “friend” an adverse witness in an attempt to find possibly impeaching evidence on the witness’s Facebook page. It ...

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