Results Are In: The Microsoft Office 365 eDiscovery Challenge Survey

Media Law

Our Microsoft Office 365 eDiscovery Challenge survey was conducted over seven weeks using both an online SurveyMonkey tool and telephone interviews. What was your first reaction to Microsoft offering eDiscovery features within Office 365? Does your organization run Microsoft Office 365?

Lucy Bassli, Former Microsoft Assistant GC, Joins AI Company LawGeex

Media Law

Two weeks after announcing her departure as assistant general counsel at Microsoft, Lucy Bassli has joined LawGeex, the artificial-intelligence contract review company, as chief legal strategist. The post Lucy Bassli, Former Microsoft Assistant GC, Joins AI Company LawGeex appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal

Media Law

At the ILTA annual conference in Nashville today, Microsoft Corp. The post Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Launches Preview Version of Machine-Learning Data Governance Tool for Office 365

Media Law

With increasing numbers of organizations adopting its Office 365 cloud platform, Microsoft has been hard at work on enhancing security and compliance features. General Microsoft Office 365

Adios, Spartan. Hello, Microsoft Edge browser - CNET

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Hello, Microsoft Edge browser - CNETAdios, Spartan.

Yahoo/Microsoft Partnership Faces Expanded DOJ Review

JetLawBlog

A proposed partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo’s search engines faces increased scrutiny this week by the Department of Justice (DOJ). A deal between Microsoft and Yahoo would give the companies, combined, less than 25% of the current market share.

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Microsoft Releases Advanced Data Governance Within Office 365

Media Law

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Advanced Data Governance within Office 365, a tool that uses machine learning to help organizations find and retain important data while eliminating redundant, obsolete and trivial data.

NetDocuments Announces Integration with Microsoft Office 365

Media Law

NetDocuments, the cloud-based document and email management platform for law firms and corporate legal departments, today announced its integration with Microsoft Office 365. The post NetDocuments Announces Integration with Microsoft Office 365 appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Does the Right Thing In Songwriter Class Actions But Where is the Government?

Music Technology Policy

That’s right– Microsoft settled. Microsoft probably did not want to be seen as a mega international corporation that was out to stiff songwriters. At least Microsoft did the right thing, and hopefully has changed its business practices going forward.

LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award

Media Law

This week is the Microsoft Ignite conference for IT professionals in Atlanta, Ga., The legal calendaring and docketing application LawToolBox365 has won a Microsoft 2016 Office App Award, which it will receive at […]. The post LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Announcing An eDiscovery Challenge: Can It Be Done Within Microsoft Office 365?

Media Law

Today we pose a new hypothetical challenge with a twist: the matter in question still has a budget restriction but all relevant data now resides within Microsoft Office 365. This is the focus of the Microsoft Office 365 Challenge. Why Microsoft Office 365? Office 365 and the Microsoft Cloud are used by most of the Fortune 500, as well as federal, state and local governments and educational institutions. Servers and applications are managed and maintained by Microsoft.

Fairweather Fan? Game Addict Sues Nintendo and Microsoft

JetLawBlog

Estavillo is also suing Microsoft, alleging that he cannot afford the $100 fee Microsoft would charge him to fix his Xbox after it suffered the “red ring of death&# failure.

NetDocuments Announces New Integrations With Microsoft Cloud

Media Law

But for today, at least, it is turning into a Microsoft kind of day. First was this morning’s announcement that Microsoft is finally […]. The post NetDocuments Announces New Integrations With Microsoft Cloud appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. The annual meeting of the International Legal Technology Association kicked off yesterday in Las Vegas, and that means lots of announcements coming out this week from companies that serve the legal industry.

Microsoft Open Sources Its Legal Practice Management Platform

Media Law

Microsoft yesterday opened up the source code for its legal practice management software Matter Center for Office 365. I wrote here last August about Microsoft’s launch of Matter Center, its […]. The post Microsoft Open Sources Its Legal Practice Management Platform appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Readies Launch of Practice Management Product for Lawyers

Media Law

Microsoft is quietly preparing to formally launch a new practice management product for lawyers in the coming months. Microsoft executives […]. The post Microsoft Readies Launch of Practice Management Product for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. The product was scheduled to be announced this month but the announcement has been delayed. It now appears that the product will be rolled out at or around the time of ABA Techshow in April.

An Update on Microsoft’s Practice Management Product for Lawyers

Media Law

In a recent post here, Microsoft Readies Launch of Practice Management Product for Lawyers, I wrote about Microsoft’s forthcoming launch of a practice management product for lawyers. I speculated that the launch would be of Matter Center for Office 365, which Microsoft previewed at last year’s International Legal Technology Association conference.

Microsoft’s Purchase of LinkedIn: What it Means for Lawyers

Media Law

Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn last week was its largest acquisition ever. I offer my opinion in my This Week in Legal Tech column today at Above the Law: This Week In Legal Tech: What Microsoft’s Purchase of LinkedIn Means for Lawyers. The post Microsoft’s Purchase of LinkedIn: What it Means for Lawyers appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. But is the deal good news or bad news for lawyers?

Microsoft Finally Making Strides in Decade-Long EU Antitrust Battle

JetLawBlog

There may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel in Microsoft’s antitrust battle with the European Union (EU). Since the 1990s , the European Commission (EC), the regulatory body of the EU, has been investigating Microsoft’s business and competition practices. Specifically, the EC has determined that Microsoft’s provision of Internet Explorer as the only clear choice of Internet browser for PC users violates Europe’s antitrust laws.

Microsoft Loses Its Latest EU Antitrust Case

JetLawBlog

On Friday, January 16, the European Union found that Microsoft’s practice of bundling its web browser with its operating system violated EU antitrust laws. As a result of the ruling, Microsoft will not be able to sell the two products together in the twenty-seven EU member nations. In a statement released by the European Commission , the EU found that Microsoft’s practice “harms competition between web browsers, undermines product innovation, and ultimately reduces consumer choice.”

Google vs. Microsoft: Orlean Writes New Chapter

Thompson On Hollywood

New Yorker writer Susan Orlean has abandoned Microsoft Word for Google Documents. Tags: Google Writers Google Microsoft Susan Orlean Word As a recent convert to Google, I am duly impressed by how much Gmail, Calendar, Reader, News Alerts, Sync and other applications can do.

Why did Microsoft settle a Perfect case?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Adult entertainment publisher Perfect 10 has for years been fighting to stop search engines from displaying thumbnails of its copyrighted photos of nude women. This week, Perfect 10 filed a motion against Google for allegedly abusing the.

New Today from Rocket Matter: Microsoft Office 365 Integration (and More)

Media Law

The cloud practice management platform Rocket Matter today is announcing a deep integration with Microsoft Office 365, enabling two-way Outlook calendar and contact synchronization and the ability to save emails and Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents directly into Rocket Matter. The post New Today from Rocket Matter: Microsoft Office 365 Integration (and More) appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal

Media Law

At the ILTA annual conference in Nashville today, Microsoft Corp. The post Microsoft Launches Document Management System for Legal appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. announced the release of a preview version of a new document management and collaboration platform designed for law firms and legal departments. Called Matter Center for Office 365, it works with Office 365 and allows legal professionals to securely find, organize and collaborate on files […].

Matter Center, Microsoft’s Practice Management Platform, Now Available in the Cloud

Media Law

It’s been a long, strange road for Matter Center for Office 365, Microsoft’s practice management platform, but there is good news at last, as it finally becomes available in the cloud to law firms of any size. It was January 2015 when I first reported that Microsoft was quietly preparing to launch such a platform. […]. The post Matter Center, Microsoft’s Practice Management Platform, Now Available in the Cloud appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Legal Services Corp., Microsoft and Pro Bono Net Team Up to Create Legal-Aid Portals

Media Law

In a move aimed at enhancing access to justice, the Legal Services Corporation announced today that it is partnering with Microsoft Corporation and Pro Bono Net to develop state legal portals to direct individuals with civil legal needs to the most appropriate forms of assistance. Microsoft and Pro Bono Net Team Up to Create Legal-Aid Portals appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award

Media Law

This week is the Microsoft Ignite conference for IT professionals in Atlanta, Ga., The legal calendaring and docketing application LawToolBox365 has won a Microsoft 2016 Office App Award, which it will receive at […]. The post LawToolBox365 Wins Microsoft App Award; In Running for People’s Choice Award appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Microsoft Announces Plans To Buy Internet Phone Provider Skype

Media Law Prof Blog

From MSNBC.com, news that Microsoft plans to acquire Skype, the service that allows individuals to communicate via phone via the Internet. Some commentators are questioning the $8.5 billion price tag

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Microsoft Launches its Practice Management Product for Lawyers (Finally)

Media Law

Today, it got a lot more crowded with the arrival of an 800-pound gorilla, Microsoft. The post Microsoft Launches its Practice Management Product for Lawyers (Finally) appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. The field of companies offering practice management platforms for lawyers is already crowded and competitive. Earlier today, it formally launched Matter Center for Office 365, its long-rumored practice management product built as an Office 365 add-in.

Next Version of Lexis for Microsoft Office: New Integrations and Features

Media Law

Tomorrow, LexisNexis Legal & Professional will announce a new, enhanced version of Lexis for Microsoft Office, an application that provides direct access to Lexis research and citation tools and Web search tools from directly within Microsoft Word and Outlook. The post Next Version of Lexis for Microsoft Office: New Integrations and Features appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Badda Bing! Microsoft-Yahoo Merger Gets OK From EU

Media Law Prof Blog

European Union regulators have okayed the Microsoft-Yahoo search engine merger, which the companies announced last year and which proposes taking on giant Google. The deal needs a green light from regulators in Asia, but may be in place by 2012

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AN EPIC INTERNET COPYRIGHT BATTLE ON THE HORIZON? MICROSOFT AND NEWS CORP. VS. GOOGLE, MAYBE

KWIKA Entertainment Law Blog

The internet is just beginning to buzz today regarding news that Microsoft has reportedly approached Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. would “delist&# its websites from Google (and, most likely, other search engines that are not using Microsoft’s Bing search engine) in exchange for cash from Microsoft. to discuss a deal whereby News Corp.

Tivo Sued by Cisco Over DVR Patents

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

After resolving disputes with Dish, Microsoft and AT&T, TiVo is now going to war with Cisco. The Business Television Business Dish Network Microsoft Time Warner Cable Verizon Communicationsread more. THR, Esq.

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Why Steve Ballmer's $2 Billion Deal to Buy the L.A. Clippers Took Only a Week

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Business Sports Los Angeles Clippers Microsoft THR Online THR, Esq. "The only time in history a deal has been put together faster was when J.P. Morgan took over Bear Stearns on the eve of the financial meltdown," Shelly Sterling''s attorney says. read more.

Leading Online Ad Networks Agree to Voluntary Piracy Program

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Yahoo Chris Dodd Microsoft THR, Esq. MPAA chairman Chris Dodd says the plan "places a disproportionate amount of the burden on rights holders." read more. MPAA AOL Google Tech Piracy Business

Massive EU Antitrust Fine Levied Against Intel

Digital Media Law

The fine, a record, is more than double the one imposed on Microsoft in 2004, and 25% larger than a 2008 penalty against a glass maker for price fixing. Other tech companies facing EU antitrust scrutiny include Google, Cisco, Microsoft and IBM, with the latter two having actually been charged. Tags: IBM antitrust AMD Google Microsoft Intel Cisco The European Commission has fined Intel 1.06 billion Euros—about $1.45

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Dumb, dumber and just plain stupid. Tech is one industry, especially software development, where America dominates the world. Ignorant Trump wants to cut off America's nose to spite it's face. Where would Google, Apple and Microsoft be without immigrants. Easy guess, virtually nowhere. Trump Signs Order That Could Lead to Curbs on Foreign Workers - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Where would Google, Apple and Microsoft be without immigrants. Dumb, dumber and just plain stupid. Tech is one industry, especially software development, where America dominates the world. Ignorant Trump wants to cut off America's nose to spite it's face. Easy guess, virtually nowhere. Trump Signs Order That Could Lead to Curbs on Foreign Workers - The New York Times

HBO Exec Sues TV Academy Over Fall at the Emmys

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

She alleges the red carpet and other exits at the Microsoft Theater amounted to a dangerous condition. Nancy Lesser missed the after-party and spent eight months on leave. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Awards THR Online

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Monday Morning JetLawg

JetLawBlog

Google books deal faces additional heat from Microsoft and Yahoo! In the news. . Wireless industry faces additional scrutiny from the FCC. Apple v. AT&T v. Google v. FCC–what’s really going on with Google Voice. Second Circuit rules for Yahoo!’s

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Monday Morning JETLawg…

JetLawBlog

Oracle’s lawsuit against Google, claiming Android infringes patents and copyrights related to Java, could boast advantage for Microsoft. In the news… U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects Jersey Shore star Snooki’s application to trademark her nickname.

Monday Morning JETLawg

JetLawBlog

Microsoft files rare patent lawsuit against CRM software company. Microsoft Twitter patent webcam spy software Jerry O'Connell law school CRM Matisse Picasso Paris museum Dalai Lama Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences GoDaddy.com Roger Wireless Toronto

“Digital Due Process” Coalition Lobbies for Greater Online Privacy Protection

JetLawBlog

The companies involved include AT&T, Microsoft, and Google, while the advocacy groups include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Monday Morning JetLawg

JetLawBlog

Microsoft-Yahoo deal faces antitrust scrutiny. Microsoft Terms of Service Twitter BALCO Flickr U.S. In the news. Flickr alters its DMCA policy to preserve more user information. In consideration of Monica Seles attack , U.S. Open boosts security after another player-fan incident.

Monday Morning JETLaw

JetLawBlog

Microsoft uses Creative Commons licenses to reproduce Wikipedia articles in Bing search. Because we don’t all have time for that morning newspaper… – Despite active turnstiles in 2008, Six Flags declares Chapter 11 reorganization to shed $1.8 billion in debt.