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Three Trending Topics in IoT: Privacy, Security, and Fog Computing

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Cisco has estimated that there will be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected to the Internet by the year 2020. IoT has been a buzzword over the past couple of years. However, the buzz surrounding IoT in the year 2015 has IoT enthusiasts particularly exerted. This year, IoT has taken center stage at …

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October 2015 – gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open

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The first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the “dot” in a domain name) have launched their “Sunrise” registration periods. As of the date of this post, Sunrise periods are open for the following new gTLDs: .pohl .allfinanz .trading .spreadbetting .cfd .swiss .xn--45q11c (八卦 for “gossip” in Chinese) .forex .broker .earth .gdn …

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Amazon Wins Ruling on Results for Searches on Brands It Doesn’t Sell

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On October 21, 2015, the Ninth Circuit ruled that online retailer Amazon does not violate the Lanham Act when, in response to a search for a brand it doesn’t sell, it returns a results page that fails to disclose that fact and simply offers competing products sold under different brands. The decision in MultiTime Machine, …

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Deciding what Platform to Use for Your Law Firm Website

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I often have clients ask me how frequently they should refresh or update their websites. That is a tricky question. When it comes to content, a website should be updated on an on-going basis – every week is good, and every day is not too much. Frequent content additions will increase the likelihood that your site is viewed …

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On Sale Today – .law Domain Names

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Today, all law firms will be able to apply for .law names. This top-level domain name is intended to create an online space in which only regulated, licensed legal practitioners can be found. In order to purchase your .law domain name, there are specific steps involved, as well as some key dates of which to …

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