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New credit card chips help prevent fraud

Many more stores and their customers will be swapping the swipe for the dip, by next month, in a new routine expected to put a significant dent in credit card and debit card fraud. Technology behind the process (known in ...

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Law firms move to the cloud

Cloud computing, which allows lawyers to access client files securely from home or other locations outside the firm’s offices, can improve productivity and convenience, particularly for practices that have a mobile workforce.

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How much should businesses spend on IT?

oday, all but the smallest businesses have a budget line item that few companies of any size had 20 or 30 years ago: IT spending. But while IT spending has become virtually universal, business technology experts say most companies aren’t getting it right. Too many, they say, are either not spending enough, not spending wisely — or both.

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How to anonymously track your emails

Scott MacMullan

Imagine being in a judge’s chambers with opposing counsel before a big hearing or a trial. The issue is whether some evidence you recently found should be allowed, since opposing counsel did not have enough time to review or even ...

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A brief history of legal technology

Scott MacMullan

From carbon copies to WordPerfect to Word, from faxing and Fedexing to emailing and, these days, cloud computing and e-filing, legal technology history demonstrates while we lawyers might be stubborn, change is going to happen. And what better way to ...

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Tech council honors six companies in annual awards

The Chesapeake Regional Tech Council announced six winners in its 10th annual TechAwards Thursday night at a ceremony attended by more than 350 technology executives from around the Annapolis-Baltimore-Washington, D.C., region. The honorees are: Tech Company of the Year Award: ...

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