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Bighand gets Vodafone seal of approval

Bighand today announced it had been awarded Vodafone Certified application status for its Bighand Mobile application, which allows lawyers to utilize their Blackberrys to record, edit and send verbal instructions or tasks back to office […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 30th Jan 2009 at 10:00 am No comments

Asia-Pacific news round-up

From next month we'll be regularising our coverage of Australian, N-Z and Asia-Pacific news on the Orange Rag, but in the meantime – now that Australia Day's over and people are back at work – […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 29th Jan 2009 at 5:43 pm No comments

Recommind launches MindServer V.6.0

With all eyes on Interwoven and its enterprise search plans in the wake of the Autonomy acquisition (at the moment it looks like Vivisimo is out and Autonomy IDOL will be in – the company […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 28th Jan 2009 at 10:26 am No comments

Has Windows Workflow got shifting foundations?

A software developer, who would prefer not to be identified, has drawn our attention the the following discussion about Microsoft's Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF) platform. The comments were first posted on the Visual Studio Magazine […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 26th Jan 2009 at 2:32 pm 10 comments

For the record… Interwoven's results

For those of you trying to work out valuations on acquisitions, here are Interwoven's just posted latest financial results…Interwoven reported total revenues of $69.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2008, an increase of 11% […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jan 2009 at 4:41 pm No comments

SAP gaining stronger foothold at Freshfields

One aspect of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer appointment of Paul Domnick as global chief information officer (CIO), with effect from 12 January 2009, is that it moves the firm one step closer to SAP. The firm […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 23rd Jan 2009 at 8:50 am 10 comments

Autonomy to acquire Interwoven

The following statement has just been released… Interwoven Inc has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Autonomy Corporation plc for $16.20 in cash per share for a total […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 22nd Jan 2009 at 9:58 am 15 comments

RightFax webinar on Thursday

There is a new version of RightFax – version 9.4 – now called Open Text Fax Server – available from 1st February 2009. New features include the ability to implement OpenText Fax Server into a […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 21st Jan 2009 at 11:08 am No comments

Recessionary Tales – events next to take a hit?

Marcus Evans events has just cancelled its London e-discovery conference, that was scheduled to take place at the end (26 & 27) of February. The organisers said “due to unforeseeable circumstances we can not guarantee […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 20th Jan 2009 at 9:57 am No comments

Epoq and Cohen brothers hoping for second time lucky

Epoq Software – the company behind the Rapidocs document assembly & automation – is hoping it will be second time lucky for its ventures into online legal services with the launch today of its MyLawyer.co.uk […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Jan 2009 at 1:11 pm No comments

Hammonds Direct up for sale?

The Lawyer magazine is reporting that the Hammonds Direct bulk conveyancing business is in discussion with potential buyers to buy the operation as a going concern but failing that could enter administration. The Hammonds' law […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 19th Jan 2009 at 12:49 pm 9 comments

And in his spare time…

A few people have been asking if Orange Rag editor Charles Christian will be attending the Legal IT exhibition in Islington next month? The answer is 'no' – he'll be in New York for LegalTech. […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 18th Jan 2009 at 5:06 pm No comments

Something for the weekend – a little quiz

Here's a simple quiz for the weekend? What is the legal IT-related connection between the building on the left of this picture – No.167 – and the passage to its immediate right? Post your answers […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Jan 2009 at 5:05 pm 4 comments

And then there were 10

Contrary to earlier reports, the English Law Society's latest 2009 edition of its Software Suppliers Guide will only carry 10 vendors this year. They are, in alphabetical order…AlphaLaw (now part of the IRIS group)Cognito Software […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 16th Jan 2009 at 9:37 am No comments

January edition of American Legal Technology Insider out now

The 6th issue – January 2009 – of the American Legal Technology Insider newsletter is out now. Click on the link to download your free copy as a 301k PDF file. Top stories include the […]

Added by Charles Christian on the 14th Jan 2009 at 4:59 pm No comments