Thomson Reuters, Long A Mainstay At ABA TECHSHOW, Withdraws As Exhibitor

For as long as I can remember in attending the American Bar Association’s annual TECHSHOW conference, one constant has persisted: the prominent presence in the exhibit hall of Thomson Reuters or its predecessor West Publishing Company. This year, that will change. When TECHSHOW opens Feb. 27 in Chicago, Thomson Reuters will not be among the exhibitors.
Thomson Reuters confirmed this week that it will not exhibit at TECHSHOW this year. Last year, it spent $137,000 to exhibit at TECHSHOW.
Even so, this is not a threat to the viability of TECHSHOW, sources familiar with the conference said. In recent years, TECHSHOW has seen growth in both the number of vendors who participate and the number of legal professionals who attend. Information provided by the Law Practice Division after last year’s show said that it was the most successful ever in both revenue and attendance.
‘Re-Evaluating All Trade Shows’
So why is Thomson Reuters pulling


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SAGlobal to Acquire LexisOne, Combine with Legal360, Merging Practice Management and CRM

SAGlobal will acquire the LexisOne cloud-based practice management application from LexisNexis, according to an agreement the two companies planned to announce tomorrow.
SAGlobal had notified me of the news earlier today on the condition that I agree to an embargo and not publish it until tomorrow morning. Since then, however, Legal IT Insider broke the story.
SAGlobal will combine LexisOne with its Legal360 client relationship management (CRM) software to create an integrated, cloud-based practice management and business development product for law firms.
Both LexisOne and Legal360 are built on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform for enterprise resource planning (ERP) and CRM.
SAGlobal is a consulting and development company that specializes in Microsoft Dynamics implementation and industry-tailored applications. It has 700 employees in 19 offices worldwide, and has customers in more than 80 countries.
LexisOne is a practice-management suite that has primarily been marketed to law firms in the UK. It provides practice management, time and billing, accounting and


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VirtualBox 6.0.2 Released with Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.4

 softpedia: VirtualBox 6.0.2 is the first maintenance update to the VirtualBox 6.0 series, adding support for building the VirtualBox drivers on the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.4 operating system


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A popular WordPress plugin leaked access tokens capable of hijacking Twitter accounts

A popular WordPress plugin, installed on thousands of websites to help users share content on social media sites, left linked Twitter accounts exposed to compromise.
The plugin, Social Network Tabs, was storing so-called account access tokens in the source code of the WordPress website. Anyone who viewed the source code could see the linked Twitter handle and the access tokens. These access tokens keep you logged in to the website on your phone and your computer without having to re-type your password every time or entering your two-factor authentication code.
But if stolen, most sites can’t differentiate between a token used by the account owner, or a hacker who stole the token.
Baptiste Robert, a French security researcher who goes by the online handle Elliot Alderson, found the vulnerability and shared details with TechCrunch. He later tweeted details of the bug on Thursday.
In order to test the bug, Robert found 539 websites using


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Huge Collection #1 database leak exposes 773 million email addresses and 21 million passwords

A massive database leak — dubbed Collection #1 — has made its way to hacking forums, exposing millions of email addresses and passwords. The news was first shared by Troy Hunt — the man behind Have I Been Pwned? — who explains that the leak comprises, “many different individual data breaches from literally thousands of different sources”. Hunt explains that there are “1,160,253,228 unique combinations of email addresses and passwords”, so there are a very large number of people that may have been affected by the leak. See also: Organizations suffer breaches despite confidence in their security measures Email security… [Continue Reading]


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IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace

IBM has decided to end support for its Watson Workspace team chat app, citing a lack of customer traction. The decision follows the sale of IBM’s software assets –  including legacy collaboration applications such as IBM Notes, Domino and Connections – to Indian technology services provider HCL for $1.8 billion in December.[ Related: 7 Trello alternatives for visual task management ]A preview of Watson Workspace, announced in 2016, touted  IBM Watson’s cognitive computings capabilities. Watson’s AI underpinned features such as Workspace Moments, which promised to reduce the noise of collaboration by summarizing posts within the chat app.To read this article in full, please click here


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