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Bloomberg Law App fails to include law blogs?

Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg BNA’s flagship legal and business intelligence, news, and research platform, announced Friday the release of its law app which will provide seamless access to personalized legal content. From Joe Breda, Executive Vice President, Product, at Bloomberg BNA: From meetings with clients to arguments in court, our clients need to access their Bloomberg… Continue Reading

Mobile vs Desktop : Where are people reading your law blog?

We’re not far from the day when more people will be reading your law blog on a mobile device than on a desktop. Here’s recent data from ComScore (Statista graph) showing the breakdown between desktop and mobile consumption for 10 different types of content. Substantially more than half of the time people spend on social networking and… Continue Reading

Witnessing the death of desktop computers in the practice of law?

Raymond Blijd (@legalcomplex), Project Manager Online Innovation of Wolters Kluwer, makes a compelling case that we are witnessing the death of legal research on desktop in his post today. While Health and especially Finance went full throttle in mobile, driven respectively by pure need and speed, other business markets have been slower to adopt. Yet, this anxious stance… Continue Reading

Almost 20% of web traffic coming through mobile

Mashable’s Zoe Fox (@zoebfox) reported yesterday that so far this year over 17% of global web traffic is coming through mobile. That’s up from 11% only a year ago. That followed Attorney Dan Schwartz (@danielschwartz), publisher of the Connecticut Employment Law Blog, tweeting Sunday night that 43% of the mail subscribers to his blog view… Continue Reading

Facebook growth further signals it’s all about mobile for law firm publishing

The New York Times’ Vindu Goel (@vindugoel) reports this afternoon that Facebook, on news of strong mobile growth, blew away Wall Street’s expectations sending the stock up 20% in after-hours trading. From Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive officer: We’ve made good progress growing our community, deepening engagement and delivering strong financial results, especially on mobile. The… Continue Reading

The world has gone mobile. Have your law blogs?

  Facebook reports that the number of users accessing Facebook via their mobile phones in June jumped around 20 percent in the United States and Britain. This from Reuters’ Kate Holton (@holtonreuters), on how the world’s largest social network has “…[M]oved to reposition its business for a world in which consumers’ primarily access the Internet… Continue Reading

Social networking dominates our time on smartphones and tablets

The Los Angeles Times’ Dawn Chmielewski (@DawnC331) reported yesterday that Americans are using their smartphones and tablets for social networking in a big way. This per a new report from Nielsen. Smartphone users spent 9 hours and 6 minutes a month on social networks — say, posting status updates on Facebook, tweeting their thoughts to… Continue Reading

More than one than in three American adults own tablet

We’re quickly moving from a desktop and laptop computer world to a tablet world. Mashable’s Lauren Indvik (@lindvik) reports that per a Pew Research Center Study released Tuesday, 34% of U.S. adults now own a tablet, almost double the number of a year ago (18%). In 2010 only 3% of adults owned a tablet. Law… Continue Reading

Mobile more important than desktop for blog publishers

As reported by Joshua Benton (@jbenton) of Nieman Journalism Lab, the New York Times launched yesterday a revamped mobile site. A simplified design and an experience closer to the Times’ mobile app (this upgrade is for a browser) is what you’ll take away from the revamped site. The more important message through for you as… Continue Reading

Feedly : Slick RSS reader for iPhone or Android

I’ve been looking for a slick, fast, easy to use RSS reader with a nice interface for my iPhone. I use Mr. Reader, Flipboard, and Zite on my iPad. Though Flipboard and Zite work well on my iPhone, they have limitations. Zite is a personalized magazine that feeds me relevant content by categories, but it… Continue Reading

Mobile engagement, not desktop websites key for law firms

The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) reports Intel’s earnings were down 27% with the decline of PC sales. Why? Instead of PCs, more people and businesses are buying smartphones and tablets. Microsoft’s release of its Windows 8 operating system did nothing to excite PC buyers. Consumers and businesses did not buy new computers in… Continue Reading

25 to 30% of search from mobile devices by years end

Nowhere have we seen as much in change in technology the last year as with mobile. People are leaving their desktops and laptops for smartphones and tablets. Jay Yarow (@jyarow), Senior Editor at The Business Insider, reports that search on desktops was down for the fourth straight month in December. Based on recent comScore stats,… Continue Reading