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Tag Archives: Technology

Commentary: Before the next tech revolution

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone’s debut, the start of a societal revolution that no one quite expected and a chance, perhaps, to reflect on the impact of the revolutionary technologies to come. The device was first ...

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Dependency on technology raises risk of breakdowns

Technology has become so indispensable that when it breaks down, people’s lives go haywire, too. Computer outages at United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday delivered a reminder about our growing dependence on ...

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Commentary: Blend technology, goals for employee surveys

Even when positions in a legal firm are often highly sought after, simply filling every available office chair shouldn’t be the endpoint for recruiting and retention. Employee engagement is a significant part of keeping those seats occupied by passionate, productive ...

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Lawmakers look at cybersecurity laws

ALBANY (AP) — State lawmakers in New York are set to examine current laws relating to privacy violations and data breaches and whether current penalties fit the crime. The Senate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship plans to ...

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Commentary: It’s time to love technology

Lawyers tend to have a love/hate relationship with technology. Of course, that’s often true for any of us who use today’s technology for our work. But for many lawyers, those feelings are quite pronounced and, without offering any amateur psychological ...

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With tech advances come privacy risks for US

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday proposed strengthening laws against identity theft by requiring notification when consumer information is hacked, providing more free access to credit scores and protecting students’ private data. Obama said identity theft is a growing ...

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Brite recognized by Inc. Magazine

Rochester technology firm Brite has been included in the 2014 Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 list for a fourth consecutive year, the company announced.

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Government wants cars talk to each other

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid ...

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Justices debate technology in court

In this Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even necessary. Among those who think the Supreme Court will weigh in is Justice Antonin Scalia, who addressed the topic in July in a question-and-answer session with a technology group.  AP Images

WASHINGTON — At the U.S. Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even necessary. When the justices have something to say to each other in writing, they never do it by email. Their courthouse ...

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