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Friday Top 9 for January 24

Jan 24, 2020 3:55:02 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Regulation Trends to Follow in 2020


Via Heretik

2019 brought us a number of new regulations and laws that brought major implications to consumers and businesses across the globe. According to Heretik, there are plenty of more to come in the New Year. From the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to Brexit, this blog breaks down the biggest, most recent changes plus new regulation trends to keep an eye out for in 2020. 

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Friday Top 9 for January 17

Jan 17, 2020 3:09:41 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Could compensation be coming for Canadian victims of online fraud? 


Via The Post Millennial

The Liberal government is discussing plans to introduce a new set of online rights in the wake of privacy breaches. While many details of the digital charter are still unknown, the Innovation, Science and Industry Minister stated, "It will be significant and meaningful to make it very clear that privacy is important." He also confirmed that fines would be issued for those found guilty of breaching someone's personal data. Read the full details here.

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Friday Top 9 for January 10

Jan 10, 2020 3:23:30 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


#MeTooBots


Via The Guardian

Following the #MeToo Movement, artificial intelligence programmers are developing bots that can identify digital bullying and sexual harassment. The bots, which are being rolled out at companies around the world, can monitor and flag communications between colleagues that may be deemed unappropriated. Learn all the details of this development in The Guardian's recent article. 

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Friday Top 9 for January 3, 2020

Jan 3, 2020 2:51:35 PM | Marketing

Happy New Year and welcome back! Here are nine great industry news stories from the holiday break you may have missed. 


2020: The Year the Office Finds Its Voice?


Via Computer World

"Computer, pull up my last document and print it, double-sided on legal-sized paper." If you said this out loud right now you'd probably look silly, but that might not be the case for long. According to Computer World, voice-based AI assistants could soon be as common in the workplace as they are on our personal devices. Initially, these technologies are expected to address simple tasks, but this will lay the groundwork for increasingly complex workflows. Experts believe that AI assistants could help boost employee productivity and create a digital experience in the office that mirrors what we're using at home. Get all the details of the story here. 

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Friday Top 9: The Biggest Stories of 2019

Dec 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from the past year. 


What did Canada Google about in 2019?

Via CBC

Why is Toronto called The 6? Why is Fortnite not working? And, who is Greta Thunberg? These are just a few of the questions that Canadians sought answers to in the past year. CBC has compiled a list of the top-searched Google terms across the country in 2019. From Kawhi Leonard to guacamole recipes, the top-ranking terms might surprise you. 

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Friday Top 9 for December 13

Dec 13, 2019 4:27:50 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


First-Ever Canadian Law Awards


Via Canadian Lawyer

Nominations are now open for the inaugural Canadian Law Awards. The awards have over 30 categories including Canadian Deal of the Year, Law Department Leader of the Year, Commercial Litigation Team of the Year, Canadian Boutique Law Firm of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year. All nominations will be reviewed by an independent judging panel of leading lawyers and will be accepted until February 4, 2020. Winners will be announced in March. Get all the details here

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Friday Top 9 for December 6

Dec 6, 2019 3:57:48 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


AI Cameras to Catch Texting Drivers in Australia


Via BBC

Australian authorities have announced that they will be using AI-driven cameras to catch people in the act of using their phones while driving a world first. During a trial in the first half of 2019, the monitors  successfully detected 100,000 drivers using a device illegally. Now, drivers are beginning to receive warning letters. After the initial three-month warning period, drivers caught by the cameras will receive penalty points and a $300 fine. Learn all the details here

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Friday Top 9 for November 29

Nov 29, 2019 4:42:40 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Aspiring Lawyers Can't Afford to be Technophobes 


Via Legal Cheek

Three years ago, ULaw predicted that legal technology would become central to university curriculum. In anticipation of the changes ahead, the legal education provider formed the ULaw Technology Research Academy (ULTRA). Fast forward to 2019 and the team of six has developed a number of tech-focused courses which have been rolled out across the university's "tech hub" centers in England.

According to Simon George, an associate professor at ULAW and head of the research team, “In today’s world it’s absolutely imperative students embrace tech, and if they aren’t, they’re likely entering the wrong profession." Learn all the details in Legal Cheek's article

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Friday Top 9 for November 22

Nov 22, 2019 4:26:24 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Canada Launches Data Governance Standardization Initiative


Via Global Government Forum

Experts from government, industry and civil society have joined forces to establish a "Canadian Data Governance Standardization Collaborative" with the aim of developing a national data standards road map. The group will help both organizations and Canadian citizens benefit from data while managing the associated security and privacy risks. Currently, the group is reviewing case studies to better understand where the gaps within data governance exist and how they can be bridged. Learn all the details in Global Government Forum's recent article

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Friday Top 9 for November 15

Nov 15, 2019 5:15:00 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Google is Slurping Up Health Data


Via Wired

Last week, we shared the news of Google acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion. Now, Wired reports that the search engine powerhouse is teaming up with healthcare providers. And, what they're doing appears to be completely legal. While it's known that tech giants like Google, Facebook and Apple have all been on the hunt for health data, the fact that Google has an under-the-radar partnership with Ascension, America's second-largest health system, has surprised many. Their purpose? To develop Google's AI-based services for medical providers. Get all the details on this recent development on Wired.com.

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