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State plans to take over case management software

Back in 1987, when Terry Wolfe first created his case management software for local courts, he figured he might sell it to a handful of municipalities. Instead, the product completely took over his company within about five years. And now, ...

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Keeping Your Balance: Sky is the limit with cloud-based accounting

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The beginning of the year is the best time for businesses to cleanly make any changes, such as policy, service providers, and especially accounting systems. Over the past several years, more and more small to medium-size businesses have been making ...

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Companies exploit live-streaming apps Periscope, Meerkat

Lauren Simo, left, answers questions during a weekly forum streamed via Periscope on the smartphone of Fish Consulting director of social media Toby Srebnik, at the company's offices in Hollywood, Fla., recently. Marketing successes with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram have encouraged companies to try streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat. AP Images

NEW YORK — Companies have learned to use Facebook, Instagram and other social media to drum up business and now they’re finding ways to exploit two new apps, Periscope and Meerkat. The apps allow users to stream live video using ...

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Senate takes step toward banning stalking software

WASHINGTON — A loophole that permits software companies to sell cyberstalking apps that operate secretly on cellphones could soon be closed by Congress. The software is popular among jealous wives or husbands because it can continuously track the whereabouts of ...

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Does your face reveal too much?

Looking into people’s faces may reveal their gender, approximate age and what they are feeling. A person’s face helps other people recognize them, but technology already exists that allows a facial image, or faceprint, to reveal much more information such ...

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Judge permits use of predictive coding software

Representing the plaintiff, your honor: a computer. That might be a bit of a stretch, but a recent decision by U.S. District Court, SDNY Judge Andrew Carter essentially endorses the premise of computers doing the legal work traditionally performed by ...

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Clio system available to NYSBA members

The New York State Bar Association has entered an affinity partnership that allows its members to subscribe to Clio, a Web-based practice management system designed especially for solo practitioners and smaller law firms, at discounted rates.

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Kodak has prominent role in state project

Eastman Kodak Co. will supply scanners and software that will be used to modernize the record keeping of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York. DASNY, the New York School of Interior Design ...

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Kodak rolls out collage-photo option

At the neighborhood drugstore, there’s now a scissors-free way to create a collage of favorite photographs that can fit seamlessly into various frames with precut cardboard mats. Eastman Kodak Co. on Wednesday rolled out new collage software ...

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Program helps users avoid sending hostile e-mails

BOSTON — Almost everyone has been in a situation where an e-mail that they sent was misinterpreted by the receiver, but a new product may help avoid such awkward situations altogether.

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Faulty software cost state $114M

New York State paid $114 million in excessive Medicaid bills largely due to an ineffective claims processing software that failed to detect problems, according to an audit by the New York State comptroller.

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