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Some tiny islands near Yemen could have a big role in the competition between the US and China

A Soviet-era tank rusts on the northern coast of Yemen's Socotra archipelago, April 14, 2021.PETER MARTELL/AFP via Getty Images The Yemeni islands of Mayun and the Socotra Archipelago have central locations in some of the world's most important waterways. That puts them in the middle of numerous political, economic, and security competitions with regional and global ramifications. Ravaged by over seven years of war, Yemen continues to witness escalating violence as 2022 begins.Last we...
Tags: Greece, Washington, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Israel, US, Trends, Opec, Qatar, Turkey, Beijing, Unesco, United States, Nato, Pakistan


Mexico seizes 380,000 boxes of Kellogg's cereal, claiming they feature cartoons that breach laws designed to improve children's diets

Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal.Thomson Reuters Officials in Mexico have seized 380,000 boxes of Kellogg's cereal, AP reported.  Cartoons featured on the boxes were thought to breach recent legislation to improve kids' diets. The raid mainly took place at a warehouse located north of Mexico City.  Mexico has seized 380,000 boxes of Kellogg's cereal, including Corn Flakes and Special K, AP reported. According to AP, officials raided 75 stores and seized batches of Kellogg's pr...
Tags: Health, Food, News, Mexico, Trends, Ap, Mexico City, Retail, Cereal, Thomson Reuters, Oaxaca, Mexico City Mexico, Kellogg, Kellogg Company, Children's Health, Weekend BI UK


Netflix raised the prices on its streaming plans to help pay for its new movies and shows

Netflix.SOPA Images/Getty Images. Netflix has increased the price of its streaming plans by $1, $1.50, and $2. The company said it is raising revenue to pay for more original content. Shares of Netflix jumped 3% following the news, and the company reports earnings on Thursday. It just got a little more expensive to Netflix and chill.The on-demand video giant has raised the price of its three streaming plans by $1, $1.50, and $2 for subscribers in the US and Canada.Now, a Basic plan costs $9.9...
Tags: News, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Netflix, Canada, Streaming, Thomson Reuters, Subscription, Tech Insider, Reuters We, DOMINICK REUTER, Netflix SOPA Images Getty Images Netflix


Oldest human fossils from eastern Africa are about 30,000 years older than scientists thought

Researchers at the Omo Kibish Formation in southwestern Ethiopia, within the East African Rift valley.Al Deino The oldest human fossils in East Africa may be even more ancient than scientists thought. New research indicates the fossils were buried in a volcanic eruption about 233,000 years ago. The fossils were thought to be less than 200,000 years old, but humanity's origin date keeps getting pushed back. Eastern Africa's oldest human fossils are even more ancient than researchers th...
Tags: Science, News, Africa, Trends, Earth, Morocco, Volcanoes, Ethiopia, University of Cambridge, Fossils, Thomson Reuters, East Africa, Homo, Homo Sapiens, Vidal, Eastern Africa


The Geek in Review Ep. 143 – Factor’s Ed Sohn and Michael Callier on Leading through New Law

This week we talk with Factor’s Ed Sohn and Michael Callier on the consulting for in-house legal teams through what they describe as New Law companies. New Law is who corporate legal counsel reach out to in order to streamline their operations and find ways of integrating themselves into the overall mission of the corporation, rather than just the department which mitigates legal and business risks. Sohn and Callier stress that New Law companies are not a threat to established law ...
Tags: Podcast, Law, Uncategorized, US, Tesla, West, Delta, Poland, Mergers, Dallas, Silicon Valley, Ed, Thomson Reuters, Michael, Consultants, St Paul


South Korea has quietly picked a side in the US-China rivalry

Military honor guardsmen before the arrival of South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House, May 21, 2021.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images South Korea long maintained "strategic ambiguity" in its relations with China and with the US. But that era is over, with the Moon Jae-in government quietly but surely siding with Washington. But while it is siding with the US in most areas, it is not about to cut all ties with Beijing. South Korea's era of "strategic ambiguity" when it comes to t...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, London, Australia, Washington, North Korea, White House, China, Russia, India, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Joe Biden, Taiwan


Hooked on and Quitting Legal Information

Simultaneously and in conjunction, Wolters Kluwer and Thomson Reuters have agreed to sell, in the case of the former, its legal information businesses in France and Spain, and in the latter, its Spanish legal information business, both to Karnov Group. There is change everywhere, as 2022 budget disciplines demand taking out the trash, and little is left in Europe in the hands of the giants. Conversely, the news that Wolters Kluwer had sold its US academic publishing assets was hardly a surprise....
Tags: Europe, UK, Law, France, Germany, US, America, Spain, Britain, Italy, Thomson Reuters, Wolters Kluwer, Aspen, Oxford University Press, Hart Publishing, Routledge


How Russia's 'Blackjack' bomber survived the Cold War and has remained on the frontlines all over the world

A Russian Tu-160 bomber during a military parade in Minsk for Belarus Independence Day, July 3, 2019.Reuters Introduced in the 1980s, the Tu-160 bomber remains the largest and fastest supersonic bomber in service. The Blackjack's most important mission was and remains to approach North America and launch its missiles. In recent years, Moscow has rebuilt its dilapidated Tu-160 force and sent it on missions around the world. Tu-160: a history — As tensions escalate between Russia and Ukrain...
Tags: Putin, Washington, China, Russia, US, Trends, Syria, Ukraine, Nato, Alaska, Arctic, Moscow, Belarus, Venezuela, Kremlin, Nicaragua


AI Surveillance Of Prison Calls Scooping Up Millions Of Conversations, Producing Little Actionable Info (techdirt)

There's not much privacy in prison. And there's going to be even less. Inmates are warned that all calls are monitored. How often this goal is achieved is impossible to say, but tech advances are making it a reality. Attorney-client privilege is supposed to be respected in prisons, but we've already seen instances where it hasn't been, thanks to automated monitoring equipment. What's already been a problem is going to get worse. AI is doing the eavesdropping, and it's far from perfect. A new r...
Tags: Amazon, News, Thomson Reuters, Reuters, Suffolk County, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Tim Cushing, Suffolk County New York, Calhoun County Alabama


After taking in Afghan commandos, the British military may try to build another elite special-operations force

Afghan special forces.Rahmat Gul/AP Members of the Afghan army's special-operations forces are among the many Afghans who fled the Taliban takeover. Those forces are highly trained and well regarded, and the UK is considering incorporating some into the British military. The British army has a history of taking in foreign fighters, some of whom have earned their own fearsome reputations. In the final days of the hectic withdrawal from Kabul, US and Coalition forces evacuated tens of thous...
Tags: UK, India, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, Nepal, Coalition, Victoria Cross, Korea, British Army, Kabul, SBS, Donald Trump


Navies are falling in love with a new kind of stealthy submarine, but it can't do what US Navy subs need to do

Japan's AIP-powered submarine Oryu at its launch on October 4, 2018.JMSDF/Twitter Navies are quickly adding submarines with air-independent propulsion. AIP lets diesel-electric subs to operate without outside air, allowing them to be extremely quiet. But the US Navy has a global focus, and one shortcoming of AIP subs is their limited range. Over the past decade, air-independent propulsion (AIP) for submarines has spread rapidly around the world.The technology, which allows conventionally ...
Tags: Japan, Sweden, China, Germany, Russia, India, US, Trends, Britain, United States, Nato, Pakistan, Mumbai, US Navy, US Air Force, North Sea


Members of Congress publicly blast Facebook but quietly invest their savings in the social-media giant

Rebecca Zisser/Insider Jackie Speier, Nancy Pelosi, Mark Zuckerberg, Ron Wyden, and Ro Khanna.Bronte Wittpenn / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images; Anthony Quintano/Getty; Justin Sullivan/Getty; Anna Moneymaker/Getty; Skye Gould/Insider Insider counted 31 lawmakers holding Facebook stock in 2020. Congressional Democrats investing in the social-media giant are among its public critics. At least 155 members of Congress held stocks in major news and social media companies. House S...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Florida, Politics, New York, News, Instagram, Minnesota, Nbc, Congress, Colorado, California, Washington, Oregon, Senate


The Geek in Review Ep. 140 – Litera’s Ashley Miller on Data and the Single Source of Truth

We talk shop with Litera’s Vice-President of Sales for North America, Ashley Miller , including Litera’s growth over the past few years, and how long it can stay in that Goldilocks’ stage of being just the right size to be a big player, yet still nimble enough to pivot when needed. The recent Changing Lawyer Virtual Summit featured recognizable speakers like Richard Susskind and Seth Godin, but also had Litera’s traditional outside the norm type speaker with Mark Schulman, rock dru...
Tags: Podcast, Law, Office, Uncategorized, Change Management, Data, Pink, Cher, North America, PANGEA, Thomson Reuters, LexisNexis, Seth Godin, Mark, Data Analytics, McDermott


The Pearl Harbor memorial is littered with errors, and one Navy vet is trying to get them fixed

The USS Arizona Memorial, part of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, December 27, 2016.Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo The Pearl Harbor National Memorial features several important errors. Such mistakes stem from the complex subject matter and shortages of expertise. The error still drive historians and history buffs nuts, and at least one is trying to fix them. Cook 3rd Class Doris Miller is an American hero, the first Black sailor to ...
Tags: Utah, Cook, Navy, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Trends, Hawaii, Ford, Wenger, World War Ii, Oklahoma, Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Thomson Reuters, Arizona Memorial, Miller


What Clients Are Saying Behind Your Back [Sponsored]

How firms can harness the power of branding. The post What Clients Are Saying Behind Your Back appeared first on Above the Law.
Tags: Law, Thomson Reuters, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms


Six Ways To Make A Great First Impression [Sponsored]

The first great step to being hired by prospective clients is setting your law firm up for success with a positive online presence.
Tags: Law, Thomson Reuters, Sponsored Content, Small Law Firms


Small Law Firms Face Numerous Challenges, But Maintain A Positive Outlook [Sponsored]

Explore the challenges solo and small-firm lawyers are facing and the solutions they are pursing to best prepare their practices for the future.
Tags: Technology, Law, Thomson Reuters, Sponsored Content, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Whitepapers


Female Lawyers Are Out-Billing Their Male Counterparts

No wonder there's concern about billable hours.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Billable Hours, Thomson Reuters, Trivia Question of the Day


Building A Client-Centric Law Firm [Sponsored]

Law firm clients are looking for more than just legal services.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw, Thomson Reuters, Sponsored Content, HighQ


A look at digital asset info reporting in the infrastructure law

Photo by Alesia Kozik from Pexels President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA) into law on Monday, Nov. 15. The new law, like prior transportation bills, does include plenty of traditional roads and bridges provisions. But it went decidedly digital to help cover some of its $1.2 trillion costs. The IIJA includes reporting requirements that mandate cryptocurrency exchanges share information with the Internal Revenue Service. The good news for c...
Tags: Taxes, Digital, Joe Biden, Crypto, Pew Research Center, Irs, Thomson Reuters, Internal Revenue Service, Crypto Exchange, IIJA, Alesia Kozik, Checkpoint Thomson Reuters


A Virtually Perfect MCBA Legal Conference

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** A Virtually Perfect MCBA Legal Conference More than a year has passed since the start of the pandemic and life has yet to return to any semblance of normal. Social distancing and mask requirements are still in place and interacting in person inside for lengthy amounts of time is inadvisable. That means that when it comes to legal conferences, virtual conferences are all we’ve got for now, for bette...
Tags: New York, Law, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Kevin Ryan, Rochester New York, Bar Association, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black, Jared Correia, Shannon Brock, Monroe County Bar Association, EDRM Electronic Discovery


Federal District Court judge rules on discoverability of Fitbit data

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Federal District Court judge rules on discoverability of Fitbit data These days, technology is inexorably intertwined with our daily lives. We interact with others online for both business and social purposes. We carry mobile phones with us everywhere we go. We use cloud-based software so that we can access our data and online communications using any internet-enabled device. We purchase and pay ...
Tags: New York, Law, Court, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Rochester New York, Hollins, Federal District Court, Biomet Inc, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black, Guan Hollins


ABA report provides post-pandemic advice for lawyers

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** ABA Report Provides Post-Pandemic Advice For Lawyers   The pandemic and its effects have dramatically affected the practice of law and will continue to to have a long-term impact on the ways that legal work is conducted in the years to come. The good news is that now that vaccine rates are on the rise in the United States, it’s possible for members of the legal profession to envision and prepare f...
Tags: New York, Law, United States, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Rochester New York, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black, ABA Coordinating Group on Practice Forward


Florida Bar on The Ethics of Accepting Venmo and Other Online Payments

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Florida Bar on The Ethics of Accepting Venmo and Other Online Payments The effects of the pandemic on the practice of law - and on our society overall - will be long lasting and significant. It will likely take years to fully appreciate how much things have changed. That being said, many of the structural modifications to our work culture are already apparent, and have been caused by the increased ...
Tags: New York, Law, Paypal, Web/Tech, Thomson Reuters, Aba, Committee, ABA Journal, Venmo, Florida Bar, Rochester New York, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black, Florida Bar Ethics Department


It’s lawyer well-being week, so make sure to take care of yourself

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** It’s not easy being a lawyer. Even though it’s a fulfilling profession, practicing law can be also be stressful. That’s why the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being established Lawyer Well-Being Week, and the goal is to ensure that lawyers focus on wellness and take steps to reduce their stress levels. This year it’s scheduled for May 3rd to the 7th and we happen to be in the midst of it as I wr...
Tags: New York, Law, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Rochester New York, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, NBlack, Nicole Black, MCBA, Monroe County Bar Association, National Task Force on Lawyer Well Being, COVID, Lawyer Well Being Week, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Committee, Bradley Kammholz


Are legal professionals ready to return to the office?

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Now that mask mandates are being lifted across the country, the return to in-office work seems inevitable. However, anxiety about COVID-19 remains high due to the absence of consistent universal protocols and less-than-ideal vaccine rates, especially amongst children, many of whom do not yet qualify for the vaccine. For those reasons, many legal professionals are reluctant to return to the office f...
Tags: New York, Law, Africa, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Baby Boomer, Baby Boomers, Lindsey, Rochester New York, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black


Think before you post to social media lest you face 6-month suspension

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. *****   Think before you post to social media lest you face 6-month suspension If I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again: think before your post. This recommendation applies to everyone, of course. But if you’re a lawyer, then you’d best heed my advice and tread lightly when posting commentary online on social media sites or elsewhere. Otherwise you run the risk of running afoul of your ethical obligati...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Law, Social Media, Ethics, Commission, South Carolina, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Charleston, Floyd, Rochester New York, Respondent, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology


Will lawyers continue to be averse to technology post-pandemic?

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Will lawyers continue to be averse to technology post-pandemic? As the pandemic recedes and we head into the “new normal,” no one is exactly sure what law offices will look like post-pandemic. Will lawyers work remotely more often than before? Will the “face time” requirements of year’s past fall by the wayside as remote work increases? Will law firms continue to adopt new technologies into their...
Tags: New York, Law, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Rochester New York, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black


NY’s in-state office requirement is on its last legs

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** For years now, New York has steadfastly resisted the realities of practicing law in the 21st century by requiring non-resident lawyers to have an office in the state. This despite the fact that rapid technological advancements over the past decade have enabled lawyers to work from any location and access case-related information with the click of the button, at any time, day or night. Lawyers are no...
Tags: New York, Law, Senate, Ethics, Thomson Reuters, Aba, Committee, ABA Journal, Assembly, Rochester New York, New York State Bar Association, Bar Association, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black


Here’s why your firm needs to be in the cloud

Here is a recent Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Here’s why your firm needs to be in the cloud If you’re familiar with my column you know that I have been urging lawyers to learn about - and use - technology for over a decade now. I always stress how important it is for lawyers to educate themselves about the technologies available for use in their law practice and to make informed decisions regarding which tools to invest in for the long haul....
Tags: New York, Law, Web/Tech, Bill, Thomson Reuters, Aba, ABA Journal, Rochester New York, New York Senate, New York State Senate, Daily Record--Legal Currents Column, Law & Technology, NBlack, Nicole Black, Bill S6806A, Diane J Savino