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Earlier this week, Snapchat announced its movement into the mobile payment world with Snapcash, a feature that lets you send money to other Snapchat users with the push of a button. As the company explains, it's as simple as entering...

Apple acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Google paid $39 million for Songza. Which tech giant made the better deal and will win the music streaming war?

The impact of economic, industry and product cycles on M&A In a recent M&A study by Deloitte, about 60% of executives interviewed cited "Overstated Revenue Forecast" as the greatest concern in valuing a target. The study goes on to say that "In...

Dealmakers must make data driven decisions everyday. And in this day and age, that data can be sourced from a variety of places, including your smartphone. Here are 7 must-have mobile apps for every business professional in the deal-making space: 1. Finance Toolkit by...

Smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live and work, and certainly how we collaborate. The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend is one that continues to transform the modern workplace, but one that also poses significant security risks. Think of all the things...

I was part of a panel presenting at the ILTA educational conference in Las Vegas last month. Our subject, for the second year in a row was, "What's New and Cool in Emerging Technologies?" We talked about all the obligatory subject matter: Windows 8, advancements in eDiscovery, Office 365 and the cloud, the latest in mobile devices and a variety of other things. It was a fun subject and well received. But let me say, it's not just about the technology.

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” - Aldous Leonard Huxley Facebook has a problem. It is a great company with terrific brand recognition and a product that people love to use - but the market...

In Part 1 of this blog series on law firm security, I discussed how security has traditionally been an uphill battle with lawyers. But with mounting client pressure and an increasing number of security breaches, the mindset and attitude around law firm security is starting to shift.

Back in March of 2012 I had some very harsh things to say about law firm security in my post, When Good Enough - Isn't. I tried a humorous tact, providing "helpful" suggestions for Responses to a Breach of Client Data.

Alterative fee arrangements (AFAs) seem to be consistently in the news. With clients demanding greater efficiencies and increasingly clamping down on legal fees, I'm often asked about technology's role in alternative fee arrangements. Clients want to know what the secret software...