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Jan 9, 2012

Netflix unveils video service in UK, Ireland

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix’s Internet video service makes its debut in the United Kingdom and Ireland Monday. It’s part of a previously announced expansion that is expected to saddle Netflix Inc. with a loss this year. The subscription service will stream TV shows and movies on devices with high-speed Internet connections. Netflix is charging 5.99 […]

Dec 29, 2011

N.Y. Times offers discounts in mistaken email gaffe

NEW YORK — In today’s digital age, it’s easy to send out an email by mistake — even for a company that’s in the business of communication. The New York Times thought it was sending an email to a few hundred people who had recently canceled subscriptions, offering them a 50 percent discount for 16 […]

Dec 5, 2011

Microsoft rolls out Xbox TV platform

LOS ANGELES — Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console users — one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice. The interface, first demonstrated by CEO Steve Ballmer in September, is set […]

Nov 8, 2011

Timely government info will now cost $190

Instead of a service that was once free, Maryland citizens and businesses will now have to pay a $190 annual subscription fee to the Secretary of State’s office if they wish to access the most timely government information published by the Maryland Register. Updates to current and proposed state regulations, hearing notices, executive and legal […]

May 24, 2011

Software review: WestlawNext

My Westlaw rep contacted me last week, trying to entice our firm into upgrading our Westlaw subscription to the next generation of software — WestlawNext. I’ve got briefs for an appeal due in early June, so the 10-day trial period came at an opportune time. I tinkered around with it this weekend, grabbing some cases […]

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