The next generation of the CaseLines digital evidence management platform was released today. Central to the release CaseLines have advanced their unique extended structural metadata model to allow users to build and control defined relationships between the evidence, multiple parties, the court and the judge, enabling multi-bundle functionality.
Envelop Risk, a global specialty cyber insurance analytics and underwriting firm, announced the launch of its business at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Envelop Risk provides cyber underwriting to insurers and reinsurers; and partners with cyber security firms to deliver custom cyber insurance products for their customers.
Following on from its examination of the effects of technology in the public sector last year, independent think tank Reform has released a report called Thinking on its own: AI in the NHS. It highlights the areas in which AI is currently deployed in the NHS, what its future uses can be, and what legal challenges need to be overcome to reach that destination.
Law firms continue to experience increased competition from within and outside the legal sector as legal work becomes commoditised. Additionally, in-house counsels are under more pressure to demonstrate value to their organisation. Against this backdrop, artificial intelligence technology is helping organisations make best use of data to assess their legal obligations and risk, freeing up legal staff to perform more high value tasks.
In what is becoming a hyper-competitive industry, the fortunes of premier drone manufacturers DJI and GoPro are in stark contrast. American company GoPro has announced its plans to exit the business citing competitiveness of the sector as well as increasing regulation. Meanwhile, despite recent concerns over security, Chinese company DJI has confirmed its place as a leader in the market with its latest product.
In what has been a difficult time for autonomous vehicles, not helped by this recent incident involving a driver using the Tesoa Model X with the Autopilot feature. Unfortunately the driver later died in hospital, and the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has not been impressed by the lack of information released by Tesla.
On 1 December 2017, AI experts Enigma Pattern broke the infamous Enigma code in just thirteen minutes in a live demonstration. In an event designed to demonstrate the endless potential of AI, from diagnosing medical conditions to rendering judgements on whether someone should get a loan and cracking history’s trickiest code, Enigma Pattern also showcased the rising power of cloud computing and data centres.
Last year, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) released a report called Ethically Aligned Design, written with the purpose of advancing the discussion of how artificial intelligence and autonomous systems (AI/AS) can be aligned to moral values and ethical considerations that prioritise human wellbeing. The organisation opened it up to commentary and feedback from the public.