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Law Firm on Hook for $196M in Malpractice Fees

One hundred and ninety-six million dollars. That astounding number is the amount a Texas jury awarded plaintiff Scott D. Martin who sued Andrews Kurth for malpractice. Plaintiffs have just moved the court to file an entry of judgment. The proposed order seeks an actual damages award of $196 million,......

A deal between standards groups could help make home IoT easier

The Internet of Things is moving to the forefront of home networking as the variety of devices that can go online rapidly expands.Reflecting this trend, the Open Interconnect Consortium is acquiring the assets of the Universal Plug and Play Forum, an organization formed about 15 years ago to standardize discovery and control of networked devices. […]

Art Directors Guild Sets Trio For Lifetime Achievement Award

The Art Directors Guild has announced three recipients for its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award. William J. Newmon II, Hollywood's first African-American set designer, will be honored along with Oscar-nominated matte artist Harrison Ellenshaw...Show More Summary

ACLU Sues Over Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act isn't even law yet, but it's already causing lawsuits. CISA, recently passed in the Senate and one of a trio of proposed cybersecurity laws, encourages companies to share cybersecurity information with the government. The law has been decried as a cybersurveillance measure, not a......

Temp Workers Can Sue for Discrimination ... Maybe

The battle over workers' rights and employers' desire to conduct business lawsuit-free turned another page recently. In Faush v. Tuesday Morning. Inc,The Third Circuit overturned a grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant temp-employer, remanding the case back to the lower court for further findings. The language applied......

Online, Seeing Is Believing for Kids

FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet. Unfortunately, there has been a sharp increase in the number of children who believe what they read on the Internet. This has been brought home by a recent study by Ofcom, as......

Climeon’s Marine Energy Tech Improves Efficiency 14%

Climeon’s Ocean marine waste heat recovery system can improve efficiency by 14 percent and help customers reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 5 percent. Frost and Sullivan has awarded Climeon the Technology Innovation Award for its Ocean heat-power system. Frost and Sullivan also released a report on Marine Waste Heat Recovery Solutions in which it rated the […]

Largest Ever Controlled Release of CO2 from an Underwater Pipeline Planned in the UK

DNV GL is conducting the oil and gas industry’s largest ever controlled release of carbon dioxide from an underwater pipeline at its Spadeadam Testing and Research Center in Cumbria, United Kingdom. The installation of offshore CO2 pipelines linked to depleted subsea gas reservoirs is a possible solution to mitigate CO2 emissions from power plants and […]

Mother Is Due For A Conversation

(Call Center | Dhaka, Bangladesh) Call Center | Dhaka, Bangladesh Categories: Family & Kids Money Technology Tags: Call Center Call Center | Dhaka, Bangladesh(My mom just hung up on a call center employee about her phone bill.) Me: “Mom,...Show More Summary

Scoreboard: Mon., November 23

Fox News Channel beat MSNBC and CNN combined in the prime time demo, with The O’Reilly Factor leading the averaging 507,000 A25-54 viewers.

Army Investigating Deadly Helicopter Crash at Fort Hood, General Says

An investigation board is attempting to determine the cause of the crash that killed four soldiers at the Texas base.

John Geddes Is Headed to Bloomberg

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The former NYT managing editor will be U.S. politics editor.

Non-Sequiturs: 11.24.15

Sometimes lawyers really can do good work. Let's try and remember that this Thanksgiving. [Guile is Good] More people against marriage equality are blatantly disregarding the law. [Slate] Honestly, does this sht even surprise you anymore? Ben Carson doesn't know much about who actually wrote the Constitution. Show More Summary

David Canary Dies: ‘All My Children’ Star Was 77

David Canary, known for his nearly three-decade stint on the ABC soap All My Children, died November 16 from natural causes, his family has announced. He was 77. Born in Elwood, Indiana in 1938, Canary’s acting career began with a recurring role as Dr. Show More Summary

Will Senator Cruz Follow Reagan’s Lead on the NSA?

It is Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s opposition to the NSA that is causing him problems in the Republican presidential race.

The Anonymous Assault On ISIS Is Hurting More Than It's Helping

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, portions of Anonymous decided to "launch multiple operations" against the jackass collective that is ISIS/Daesh. Dubbed #OpISIS, the group's self-declared "biggest operation ever" has predominately involved posting what the group claims are ISIS affiliated Twitter accounts to Pastebin. Show More Summary

France Fights a Successful Counter Insurgency in ‘The Battle of Algiers’

The day Germany surrendered in World War II thousands of Muslims in the French colony of Algeria took to the streets. They were celebrating — both Muslim and European Algerians had served during the war and helped to beat back the Nazis — but they were also protesting colonial French...

The Best #UNSelfie Challenge Yet!

One of Charity Navigator's users just sent us this photo to show us how he and his wife are celebrating #GivingTuesday. Basically, they are challenging their Facebook friends to support a Health, Human Services or Animal Welfare 4-star charity. Show More Summary

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