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Security Flaws on Samsung and Google Phones Cause “Biometric Headache”
      0 Comments     2019-10-21

The whole point of biometric security features are in their inherent uniqueness, it’s almost impossible to break. Much of said uniqueness is based on a biological feature only the individual user has, such as a fingerprint or an eye pupil pattern. However, while some of the big smartphone providers such as Google, Samsung, and Apple […]

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Legal
Colorado’s December MCLE Deadline: What Attorneys Should Know
      0 Comments     2019-10-21

The Colorado deadline for Continuing Legal Education credits is fast approaching. Colorado attorneys need 45 CLE hours by December 31, as a 3-year compliance cycle draws to a close. Good news. All 45 hours can be done online. Pursuant to C.R.C.P. 250.2: The total of 45 must include 7 hours of legal ethics. Attorneys must […]

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Legal
The New “Asbestos Racket”: Is Baby Powder the Face of Class Action?
      0 Comments     2019-10-21

What’s today’s big news in class-action litigation? Baby powder. Johnson & Johnson CFO Joseph Wolk has lamented that talc is now the face of class-action litigation. The anti-talc lawsuit business has grown into a $36 billion industry, Wolk said during the corporation’s third-quarter earnings call. Making matters worse is a current powder recall after the FDA found […]

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Intellectual Property Law
Is Apple a “Trademark Bully”? iOS 13 Feature Triggers Suit
      0 Comments     2019-10-09

Two different companies may not own the same trademark for the same thing. Don’t worry. Someone’s breaking the news to Apple. Multiple companies may register a trademark on a word—but only in different industries. So, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suspended Apple’s second attempt to register a trademark on Memoji, already held by another tech industry company, […]

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Cyber Security
Zynga Seems to Fall Flat for Words Acknowledging a Breach
      0 Comments     2019-10-09

If you’re the type who likes app games on your smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve probably played or at least heard of “Words With Friends.” Among the many digital hits app game maker, Zynga has generated online, Words With Friends has been a social success spanning generations due to its Scrabble-similar format of word […]

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Legal
The Texas MCLE Deadline: What You Need to Know
      0 Comments     2019-10-09

Texas lawyers might not be especially fond of birthdays. The deadline for complying with CLE requirements in Texas is the last day of the lawyer’s birthday month. Texas attorneys have a grace period, lasting only until the end of their birthday month, to get the 15 hours of CLE done and reported. After the grace period, expect monthly fines for the following three […]

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